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Dr. Somashekara Reddy K S

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Endocrinology

Endocrinologist, Bangalore

25 Years Experience  ·  100 - 500 at clinic
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Dr. Somashekara Reddy K S MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Endocrinology Endocrinologist, Bangalore
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
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Dr. Somashekara Reddy K S is an experienced Endocrinologist in Cunningham Road, Bangalore. He has been a successful Endocrinologist for the last 25 years. He studied and completed MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Endocrinology . He is currently practising at Fortis Hospital - Cunningham in Cunningham Road, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Somashekara Reddy K S on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Mysore Medical College - 1993
MD - Medicine - Vijayanagara Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS), Bellary - 1997
DM - Endocrinology - PGIMER, Chandigarh - 2003
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)
Association of Physicians of India (API)

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#20/1, 10th Main(100ft Rd.), Ex-Chaiman Layout, Banaswadi. Landmark: Behind Poorna Heart Care & Food World Road & Opp. to Sai Charan Deep ApptBangalore Get Directions
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Is there any food /fruit /veg to be avoided while on medication for subclinical hypothyroidism for an 11 years old. He has gall stones too. But there was no symptom of either hypothyroidism and gall stones.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Is there any food /fruit /veg to be avoided while on medication for subclinical hypothyroidism for an 11 years old. H...
Hello, For a patient with sub-clinical hypothyroidism foods to be avoided include soy beans, soy containing products, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, mustard, radish, peanuts and coffee. Most important is to avoid soy beans and its products. Iodinated salt should be used. Thanks
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How to control diabetes? I take medicines daily Time to time but diabetes increase day by day.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
How to control diabetes? I take medicines daily Time to time but diabetes increase day by day.
Thanks for the query. To achieve strict blood glucose control, one has to take appropriate medicine plus take a restricted diet and do regular exercise to control weight Thanks.
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What are symptoms if thyroid? And if suffering from thyroid, is there any permanent cure?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hperthyroidism is a condition in which levels of TSH is low and T3 ,T4 is high then normal. Symptoms of hyperthyroidism are as follows:- anxiety irritability fatigue hand tremors increased or irregular heartbeat difficulty sleeping excessive sweating diarrhea or frequent bowel movements altered menstrual cycle enlarged thyroid (goiter) bulging eyes and vision problems Hypothyroidism is a condition in which TSH level is high and T3 , T4 level is low. Symptoms of hypothyroidism:- Fatigue. Weakness. Weight gain or increased difficulty losing weight. Coarse, dry hair. Dry, rough pale skin. Hair loss. Cold intolerance (you can't tolerate cold temperatures like those around you) Muscle cramps and frequent muscle aches. please mention your symptoms and thyroid hormone levels so that proper medication and suggestion can be given to you. Homoeopathy can cure thyroid disorder permanently.
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How much Alcohol Consumption is Allowed for a Diabetic on Insulin Injections every day. What should be the Daily Diet and how much to eat and what to eat.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
How much Alcohol Consumption is Allowed for a Diabetic on Insulin Injections every day. What should be the Daily Diet...
Avoid Alcohol completely. If diabetes is not properly controlled it can have disastrous effects on your eyes, feet and several organs of the body. Diabetes can be controlled/managed by a proper regulated diet and exercise. Avoid 3 big meals. Instead take small mini meals every 2/3 hours. Take green vegetables/salad with every minimeal. Eat whole grain food/grains like ragi, wheat, jowar, barley, instead of refined grains like maida/ sooji/ white bread, white rice etc. Avoid all forms of simple sugars/carbs like Colas, juices, sweets, cakes, biscuits, pizzas, noodles etc. Eat fruits with low/medium GI index like apple, guava, mosambi, orange. Do at least 30-45 mins of exercise everyday. Walk for 10 mins after every meal. These steps can help reduce sugar levels.
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How to reduce the level of thyroid I am 34 yes and suffering from hypo thyroid from last 6years and I am taking thyronorm 154 mcg.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr Surendra, You are on the right treatment, Hypothyroidism can only be controlled by thyroxine treatment. What are the latest or current TSH levels? Are your symptoms in control? If not then there may be a need to increase the dosage of thyroxine tablets. I am sure you are aware that this is a life long therapy.
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How diabetes affects your eyes and what you can do to control vision?

BHMS, Certificate in Sex Education & Parenthood, PG Dip (Preventive & Promotive Healthcare), Dip in LSM (Prescribing Exercises), Dip in LSM (Metabolic Disroders & Nutrition), Dip in Occupational health & industrial hygiene., MBA (Healthcare), Certificate in Good Clinical Practice, Dip in Healthcare Quality, Core Competency In Lifestyle Medicine
Homeopath, Jamshedpur
How diabetes affects your eyes and what you can do to control vision?

Diabetes is a scourge that has been spreading like wildfire across the globe. It is one of the major public health concerns of the modern era. Diabetes not only causes damage to your internal organs but will also take a toll on your eyes if left unchecked. Retinopathy, glaucoma, cataracts and blurry vision are common phenomena accompanying diabetes. 

You may not notice it at first. Symptoms can include:

  1. Blurry or double vision

  2. Rings, flashing lights, or blank spots

  3. Dark or floating spots

  4. Pain or pressure in one or both of your eyes

  5. Trouble seeing things out of the corners of your eyes

Thus Comprehensive Dilated Eye Exam plays an important role to detect it.

Here are some common Diabetic Eye Problems:

  1. Blurry Vision: Do things turn blurry for you at times? Well it is not your glasses which are at fault but your high blood sugar count swelling up the lens within your eye and changing your ability to see. In order to correct your vision, you need to try bringing your sugar level back to the optimal range, which is 70 to 130 milligrams per deciliter. Do call on a doctor if the situation persists or deteriorates further.

  2. Cataracts: Your eye lens is just like a camera that enables you to see through it by focusing on a particular object. If you have cataract, your otherwise clear lens gets shrouded a layer making it opaque and cloudy. You tend to face difficulties in the form of glares, blurred or clouded vision, and blind spots among other problems. Diabetics are prone to acquiring cataract much earlier than others, with the condition worsening subsequently. They are removed via surgery where your doctor substitutes your hazy lens with a new artificial one.

  3. Glaucoma: You eye transmits images to your brain through the optic nerve. Pressure may build up within the optic nerve resulting in damage and ultimately causing total or partial blindness. This is a fairly common disorder with diabetics and a large number of cases pertaining to blindness due to diabetes are caused by this. Usually, glaucoma can be treated with laser, surgery, eye drops or medicines.  It is important to visit a doctor as it can help stop the progression of the disorder much earlier.

  4. Diabetic Retinopathy: The retina is a cluster of cells behind your eyes that absorbs light and converts them into images that are sent to the brain via your optic nerve. High blood sugar count can actually wreak havoc on the tiny blood vessels within your retina giving rise to diabetic retinopathy. Symptoms may include blurry vision, seeing spots, blind spots and difficulty in low light or night time. Retinopathy can cause you to progressively go blind and thus it is imperative that you go for periodic check-ups and keep your diabetes under control.

Control and Prevention

If you have diabetes, you are not doomed to develop diabetic eye disease. Although you are at risk, you have the ability to control your diabetes so your vision is not compromised. Controlling diabetes requires you to monitor your blood sugar levels regularly. Follow some steps to help you control and preserve your vision:

  1. Taking your Medicines regularly as prescribed by your doctor. Skipping of medication may leads to irregular control and is more hazardous.

  2. Eating Right food is essential when trying to prevent or control diabetes. Eat a diet that is high in nutrients, low in fat and moderate in calories. A high-fiber diet with low glycaemic index foods (slow-release carbohydrates) will keep blood sugar steady and make you feel full. Although you do not need to eliminate sugar completely, you must limit sugar to a small serving. The good news is that as you cut sweets, your cravings will change and you will naturally desire more healthy foods.

  3. Keep your A1C level under 7%: A1C is a test you have during a visit to your endocrinologist to determine how well-controlled your diabetes has been during the previous 2-3 months. Keeping your blood glucose in this target range means less damage to the delicate blood vessels around your eyes.

  4. Control blood pressure and Cholesterol Levels: People with diabetes have a greater chance of having high blood pressure and Cholesterol, which can cause eye blood vessel damage.

  5. Regular Physical Exercise can help you control your blood sugar, increase fitness and reduce your risk for heart disease and nerve damage. You must track your blood sugar before, during and after exercise to prevent hypoglycaemia.

  6. Annual comprehensive eye exams: If you are pre-diabetic or diabetic, it is even more important to have Complete Dilated eye exam to initially get baseline recordings of the eye conditions and then regular yearly follow-up visits to monitor changes in your vision. If you notice blurred vision and you have had diabetes for a length of time, it might be a signal you need to keep tighter control of your glucose levels. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can ask a free question.

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I am getting pregnancy and now enter into 3rd month, we took scanning and thyroid (only TSH) and the result of thyroid was 13.00 it is sfae for safe delivery and what is consequences happens for baby. Does any abnormal conditions may happen to the baby after delivery and what is condition of baby in developing brain and other issues, some body tells us in the above condition it is difficult for developing brain please make a solution.

MBBS, M.MED, DFM, FID, CCEBDM, ACMDC, CCMTD
Diabetologist, Hyderabad
I am getting pregnancy and now enter into 3rd month, we took scanning and thyroid (only TSH) and the result of thyroi...
If left untreated, hypothyroidism can progress and cause a multitude of complications. Understanding the symptoms of hypothyroidism and getting regular screenings to ensure an early diagnosis will prevent the onset of the complications listed below. Birth defects if you are pregnant and have an untreated thyroid disorder, your child may have a higher risk of having birth defects than babies born to healthy mothers. Babies born to women with untreated thyroid disorders may have significant mental and physical development issues because thyroid hormones are vital for brain development. Fortunately, if these problems are addressed shortly after the birth, the child may experience healthy development. An abbreviated thyroid function test is part of the newborn screen. This usually includes a panel of blood tests performed on a newborn to exclude diseases. Goiter when your thyroid over exerts itself in an effort to produce an adequate amount of hormones, the excessive stimulation may cause the thyroid glan.
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Dear sir, I am suffering from thyroid fro the past three years i. E, from 2012. I am female and 29 years old now my height is 5'2 and weight is 80kgs. I got married 10 years back and blessed with two children. In 2012 my thyroid istsh. 5.57. In 2013&2014 it is tsh 10.7. Recently I have checked it is tsh5.33. Also suffering with sciatica pain and severe body and bones pains and of course putting lot of weight and I got thyroid. After my children births I am 65kgs. Right now iam using electron 50mg for thyroid. I request you to please suggest me any advice or medine to get rid of these pains. Symptoms: thyroid with sciatica pain and bone pains.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Dear sir, I am suffering from thyroid fro the past three years i. E, from 2012. I am female and 29 years old now my h...
for sciatica pain you can take tab. ultracet sos. tab. nerurobion forte once a day. IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- Deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving ' THYROXINE ' tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work.go walk daily.avoid oily foods,junk foods. Do Tests T3,T4,TSH EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help,
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My sugar level is 154 in spit of taking all prescribed medicine. Met form 1000 twice a day. Advice

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology, DDM, CCACCD
Diabetologist, Mumbai
If you want a tight control of your diabetes. 1 more medicine can be added. But it will depend on your age, co-morbidities, past history etc.
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Sir, My Father 60+years old and Diabetic last 20+yrs, PP and Fasting normal. Abhi Tab. Gluconorm G1 le rahe hain iske pahle Dipride M2 le rahe the. Sir, but pichhle kuchh dino se right hand me kampan ho rahi hai, suggest me plz.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Sir, My Father 60+years old and Diabetic last 20+yrs, PP and Fasting normal. Abhi Tab. Gluconorm G1 le rahe hain iske...
Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. It is a difficult task to control blood sugar in the desired normal range. Whatever we eat is metabolised to sugar in the body to provide energy for our daily activities. For the absolute control, one has to monitor his / her blood sugar at regular intervals (Self-Monitoring of Blood glucose – SMBG). Though difficult, this can be done by a glucometer and keep a record. Get an idea of Fasting sugar (FBS) and 2 hours after food (PPBS), & HbA1C (inform me) and check before dinner and after every major food. The basic idea is to reduce the food intake to 1/3 of what you take now. The dictum of sugar control is diet, exercise, diet + medicine and at later stage medicine+ Insulin will be needed. There are different diet plans of varying calories for each person depending on his activity & life style.
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