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Dr. Shekar

MBBS

Endocrinologist, Bangalore

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Dr. Shekar is a trusted Endocrinologist in HAL, Bangalore. He has completed MBBS . You can visit him at Cloud 7 Healthcare Multi Speciality and Diagonstics in HAL, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shekar on Lybrate.com.

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What are the precautions o be taken by diabetes patients and what are their daily food diet to decrease the sugar level.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
What are the precautions o be taken by diabetes patients and what are their daily food diet to decrease the sugar level.
DIABETIC DIET ADVICE: ●Eat regular meals throughout the day at same time everyday..Avoid skipping meals ●Include high fibre foods at each meal e.g. legumes(beans/lentils ),nuts(almonds,walnut),eggs etc ●Take fruit as a healthy snack e.g. apples,pears,papaya,mausami,jamun,guava ●Try to avoid –grapes,mango,bananas,jackfruit(cheeku) ●Vegetables to be included in plenty-at least 2 servings per meal ●Reduce the fat intake,fried foods,cakes,pastries and foods containing palm oil and coconut oil ●Include healthy foods like daliya,oats ●Reduce salt intake in the diet to 1 tsp or less per day ●stay away from especially labelled diabetic foods(they are of no benefit),and saturated fats ●Limit intake of sugar and sugary foods like sweets ●If so desire can take sugarfree as sugar substitute for sweetening purposes DIABETIC DIET CHART: Morning: 4-5 Almonds soaked overnight in water or 1-2 walnuts 6:30 a.m.: Tea + 2 mariegold biscuits(only for those who can’t skip their morning tea) 8:00-9:00 a.m. : 2 Roti + subzi + daliya /upma/poha/raw cheese/sprouts + 1 glass skimmed milk 11:00-12:00 a.m.: Fruits (only those permitted), salads, guava, papaya, pomegranate, cucumber, carrot, sprouts etc 1:00-2:00 p.m.: 2 roti +dal + salads+curd/raita/buttermilk 4:00-5:00 p.m : tea + roasted chana/bhelpuri(only if hungry) 7:00 p.m : salads/coconut water/lemon water(without sugar) 8:00-9:00 p.m: 2 roti +dal/khicdi + skimmed milk Try to sleep daily on sametime till 11:00 p.m. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS : Avoid potato/sweet potato/arbi banana/cheeku/grapes/mango/litchi papads/ chatni/pickles/fried foods groundnuts/cashew/pista/raisins sweets/honey/cold drinks/jaggery Note: For preparing chapatis, use whole wheat flour mixed with chana flour or besan in 3:1 proportion alongwith small amounts of soyabean flour Learn how to live with diabetes: It is common to feel overwhelmed, sad, or angry when you are living with diabetes. You may know the steps you should take to stay healthy, but have trouble sticking with your plan over time. Stress can raise your blood sugar. Learn ways to lower your stress. Try deep breathing, gardening, taking a walk, meditating, working on your hobby, or listening to your favourite music. Eat well: stick to a diabetes meal plan .chose foods that are lower in calories, saturated fat, trans fat, sugar, and salt.Eat foods with more fibre, such as whole grain cereals, crackers, rice, or pasta. Set a goal to be more active most days of the week. Start slow by taking 10 minute walks, 3 times a day.Twice a week, work to increase your muscle strength. Use stretch bands, do yoga, heavy gardening (digging and planting with tools), or try push-ups. Check your feet every day for cuts, blisters, red spots, and swelling. Brush your teeth and floss every day to keep your mouth, teeth, and gums healthy. Stop smoking. Ask for help to quit. Keep track of your blood sugar. Check your blood pressure if your doctor advises and keep a record of it. At each visit, be sure you have a: blood pressure check,foot check,weight check Two times each year, have an: HbA1C test. It may be checked more often if it is over 7. Once each year, be sure you have a: cholesterol test,complete foot exam,dental exam to check teeth and gums,dilated eye exam to check for eye problems,urine and a blood test to check for kidney problems
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I am male 48 years old diabetic from past 13 years. My sugar level is within 200. My diet plan is at 9 am oats with curds. 11: 30 am 1 chapati, at 1: 30 pm little rice / ragi ball with fresh vegetables + butter milk at 4: 30 pm marie biscuits 7 nos. And at 9 pm 2 chapati or 2 dosa. Is this alright or should reduce / increase the food. Please suggest.

MD - Diabetology, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS
Endocrinologist, Kochi
Please give details of your sugar levels ie, fbs, 2 hour ppbs & hba1c. Also, do the tests adviced by your diabetologist for kidney status, etc.
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I had been tested for vitamin d and Tsh levels approx 3months back. My vitamin d levels were less than 10 and Tsh levels were 5 (normal range as per lab: 4.9) Since then I have been suffering from muscle pain and cramps during mensuration. This time I faced a lot of neck pain during mensuration. Notes: I have taken vitamin d supplements but no medicine for thyroid.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
* Neck pain occurs due to wrong posture or due to strain on your neck muscle . Check your posture , do not bend your neck excessively and when you work on your laptop or computer after half hour of working move your neck slowly in clockwise and anticlockwise direction . * Do neck massage with lukewarm mustard oil . * Do not take pillow of high hight during sleeping Or avoid to take pillow . * In diet vegetable protein of cereal , B complex supplements and half teaspoon of haldi in a cup of milk for seven days will give you enough relief.
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MD - Diabetology, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS
Endocrinologist, Kochi
How should Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS) and 2 hour Post Prandial Blood Sugar (PPBS) testing be done properly? Not many are aware of this. Details:
The term Fasting means "no caloric intake for atleast 8-10 hours. This means you should not take any food or drink that contains calories during the 8-10 hours before testing. Thus, plain water is the only thing that can be taken. Usually, FBS is done early in the morning. If you take medicines then, continue taking them as usual. If you exercise daily, do so. But do NOT exercise only for that day alone. It can be dangerous and also will give a wrong report.
Once your blood sample is taken, have your regular breakfast. Note the time of starting breakfast. PPBS is to be taken exactly 2 hours from this time.And NOT 2 hours after finishing.
Some people believe that the food you had for dinner the previous night will affect your FBS the next morning. This is wrong.
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Hi ,im suffering with type 1 diabetes from last 15 yr, I joined gym 2 months before, im taking rice twice a day, due to this im getting shape, my friends are telling to avoid egg ,they are saying it may lead to skin allergies & hernia. So please give me diet chart for protien to shape my body.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Hi ,im suffering with type 1 diabetes from last 15 yr, I joined gym 2 months before, im taking rice twice a day, due ...
Eggs do not cause allergy to everyone, you can have them specially the whites. Also incorporate pulses and soya products in your diet.
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MD - Medicine
Endocrinologist, Ahmedabad
Walking daily will improve control of Diabetes. Do regular exercise and yoga to remain stress free. This way control your sugsr related complications.
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I am diabetic patient for last 3years . Please suggest some medicine or any other solution

CCP, MBA, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Karnal
For diabetes, we have seen in our clinic, a vaman karma done in spring season, followed by medicine for 3 months, completely wipes out excessive blood sugar levels. If you can follow some simple lifestyle changes, then you should go for it.
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I am 29 year old men and suffering from diabetes last 6 month, I am daily take gluconorm g 1 but glucose level not mention, what I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 29 year old men and suffering from diabetes last 6 month, I am daily take gluconorm g 1 but glucose level not me...
Along with medicine follow the advice given below 1.Do regular exercise 2.Reduce weight if overweight 3Control diet 4.Avoid sweets, excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet, . 5.Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting Dietitian 6.Monitor your fasting, PP blood sugar and Hba1c three monthly 7.Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment
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I have sugar 176. I'm 58 years old. What should be the sugar at my age and how to keep it always under control?

MBBS, M.MED, DFM, FID, CCEBDM, ACMDC, CCMTD
Diabetologist, Hyderabad
I have sugar 176. I'm 58 years old. What should be the sugar at my age and how to keep it always under control?
If you have type 2 diabetes and your blood sugar levels are racing up and down like a roller coaster, it's time to get off the ride. Big swings in your blood sugar can make you feel lousy. But even if you aren't aware of them, they can still increase your risk for a number of serious health problems. By making simple but specific adjustments to your lifestyle and diet, you can gain better blood-sugar control. Your body uses the sugar, also known as glucose, in the foods you eat for energy. Think of it as a fuel that keeps your body moving throughout the day. Blood sugar highs and lows
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What causes hashimoto thyroiditis and. What is he best method of treatment? Can iodine helps this condition?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Hashimoto's thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease, a disorder in which the immune system turns against the body's own tissues. In people with hashimoto's, the immune system attacks the thyroid. This can lead to hypothyroidism, a condition in which the thyroid does not make enough hormones for the body's needs. There is no cure for hashimoto's, but replacing hormones with medication can regulate hormone levels and restore your normal metabolism. Yes, iodine may help.
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Hi, i am 36 old female,my sugar levels are 146 fasting and 240 pp, i am taking 1 tab of Glycomet everyday but my sugars levels are not controlled. Kindly revert what medicine should i take.Thanks

MD
General Physician, Mumbai
Can you tell me the dose of metformin you are currently taking? please message me in private chat and I will send you the complete prescription.
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I am neeraj singhal, I am 34 yrs. I am suffering from acromegaly, a 5 mm. Tumor in pitutary gland produce excess growth harmone.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am neeraj singhal, I am 34 yrs. I am suffering from acromegaly, a 5 mm. Tumor in pitutary gland produce excess grow...
if you are having regular headaches and overgrowth symptoms then the tumor needs removal ..consult a neurosurgeon immediately
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My mother has thyroid she is gaining weight due to thyroid what medicine she can take? Please advise.

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
My mother has thyroid she is gaining weight due to thyroid what medicine she can take? Please advise.
Hypothyroidism usually lead to weight gain of max 4kg. Weight can be controlled by balanced diet and regular exercise. She might need to take levothyroxine tabs regularly. What is her current weight? what are values of t3 t4 tsh? family history?
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Hello, recently I have been diagnosed with above par blood glucose level with fasting 148 and post 209. Also made A1C checked with 7.4 and 3 months avg sugar level with 183. Didn't started diabetic tablets yet. Daily experiencing tiredness. Lack of interest, dizziness.sexual failures. Indigestion. I'm 29 year old and too much tensed to get to know I have this disease what are my options left? Really tensed to have this thinking every now and then about my health not in right condition. Having a feeling of no future in me. And thinking of rejecting my marriage proposal as no guarantee of my life. And no hopes to my dependants.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hello, recently I have been diagnosed with above par blood glucose level with fasting 148 and post 209. Also made A1C...
1.Do regular aerobic exercise for 1 hour daily (brisk walking, jogging,running, swimming,cycling etc) 2.Reduce weight if overweight 3Control diet a) Avoid sweets, sugar/honey, milk, milk product excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet like white bread, cereal, rice, pasta b) avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato, bakery item, processed food, c) include more fiber like pulse, green leafy vegetable, cucumber, carrot, tomato, j legume. D) Avoid sweetened fruit like banana, mango,litchi, chickoo, sapota, seethaphal jack fruit, grape etc. Can have fruits like guava, pineapple, papaya, orange, mousambi, strawberry, watermelon, pomegranate, jack fruit, sweet potato, a handful of walnut daily (Akhrot) e) Avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/Jowar/Ragi, moong and chana Dal. F) Avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. G) Avoid red meat. Take fish/chicken. H) Avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink 4.Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting Dietitian 5.Monitor your fasting, PP blood sugar 3 monthly and HbA1c six monthly 6.Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment.
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I have acute pancreatitis, now tell me is there any possibilities become a diabetic patient?

M.D. Internal Medicine
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I have acute pancreatitis, now tell me is there any possibilities become a diabetic patient?
Try and get your pancreatitis under control and monitor frequently so that you don't go in to chronic pancreatitis. Patients with family history of diabetes and sever pancreatitis are more likely to develop diabetes early.
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I am 37 year old Female. I have done Thyroid test below are the results:- T-3 109 T-4 9 TSH 5.45 I am taking "thyronorm 50 mg" tablet daily. Should I continue this? Please advise.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello, Madam treatment for hypothyroidism has to go on for lifetime. Plus when on treatment to be free from all the symptoms TSH should be maintained between 3 to 4 mU/L. Thanks.
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Sir, I am 43 years ,male well built, 85 kg.Off la I found sugar is 120 fasting and 150 pp. Also uric acid 8.8. Pls advice.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Sir, I am 43 years ,male well built, 85 kg.Off la I found sugar is 120 fasting and 150 pp. Also uric acid 8.8.
Pls ad...
The first thing you should do is to eat foods that are high in fiber, This is because fiber rich foods absorb uric acid from the blood. Your kidneys then 'throw' out the excess uric acid. Try to eat Oatmeal, Spinach, cauliflowers and Isabgol in milk if possible.  Please use olive oil to cook your food. Kindly avoid vegetable oils because they become unhealthy when heated twice. This leads to rancid fat in the body. These destroy vitamin E, that in turn controls uric acid levels. Olive oil also curbs uric acid by itself.  Vitamin C chewable tablets taken 500 mg daily lower uric acid levels within 4 to 8 weeks.  Try to stop intake of sweets, cakes and pastries. Saturated fats are bad for you.  Many fruits have got potent anti-oxidant properties, like celery seeds, grapes and tomatoes, and these prevent harmful toxins from attacking your organs - releasing uric acid.
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