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Dr. Vasanthi Nath

Endocrinologist, bangalore

Dr. Vasanthi Nath Endocrinologist, bangalore
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I have diabetes. Why is that I should not have surgery foods? What sort of sugary food I can have?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I have diabetes. Why is that I should not have surgery foods? What sort of sugary food I can have?
Diabetes cannot be cured. If managed well enough, it can be curtailed to avoid complications such as kidney failure, amputation, blindness and stroke. Preventing or managing diabetes requires clinical interventions as well as lifestyle changes. Medication is only one small part of managing diabetes. The major changes come from self-care activities. There are five essential self-care behaviours that have good outcomes. 1. Diet – Consume a low-fat, high-fibre diet helps. Eat lot of fruits, vegetables (at least 4-5 helping a day) along with whole meal, cereals and lentils 2. Exercise for at least 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week. 3. Medications – Be compliant with the dosages. 4. Testing - Monitoring blood sugar and screening for complications 5. Psychology – Acceptance, coping and problem solving skills
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What is the region behind unsleepyness. Who thyroid disease and diabetics caused.

M.B.B.S
General Physician, Surat
What is the region behind unsleepyness. Who thyroid disease and diabetics caused.
Commonly sterss, anxiety caused unsleepiness. Iodine deficiency caused thyroid. Irregular life style, obesity, high glucose diet, lack of work, lack of exercise, family history can cause diabetes.
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My wife is known diabetic.Last year one big carbonkull came on her right side of the private parts.She has sufferred lot then and it has been removed by surgery by doctors.Now very same carbonkull is starting to come on the left side of the private parts.She is worriying because of pain.What to do ? Shall i consult which Dr for this.Is there no permanant solution? kindly give us expert openion in this matter and guide us properly.

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
Dear, Diabetes is often called the silent killer. Diabetes, is a metabolic disease in which sugar does not get metabolized properly in the body. This means that the blood sugar levels continue to be high, threatening the normal functioning of the body. According to Ayurveda There are 20 forms of Diabetes : 4 are due to Vata, 6 result from Pitta, and 10 are caused by Kapha. But Diabetes (MADHUMEHA) is.Mainly kapha dosha disease. Poorly managed diabetes can lead to a host of long-term complications like :- Heart attacks, Strokes, Blindness, Nerve damage, Amputation of Limb. Impotency in men.Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com
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Sometimes Gout/Uric Acid excess for the last 20 years. Whenever in pain I take allopathic medicine including painkillers. What do you advice ?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
First thing is to avoid smoking and liqour drinking Also take supplements for vitamin E and C Tb evion 400 mg one daily And tb limcee ine daily For month
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I have thyroid and my weight is 119kg. My question is how could I lose weight?

CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
I have thyroid and my weight is 119kg. My question is how could I lose weight?
Hi at 119 kgs it is very tough to loose weight with diet and exercise. Unless of course one is taking very restrictive diet along with a good amount of physical exercise. Otherwise the best option now a days is" bariatric surgery" which ensures a definite weight loss. There are a number of top hospitals and surgeons offering this treatment now a days.
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He is my father and he has diabetes. Please suggest some yoga for help in reducing the same.

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
He is my father and he has diabetes. Please suggest some yoga for help in reducing the same.
Yoga and meditation helps to relieve stress. Thus reduces stress hormones level in body and helps in sugar control. Diet exercise and medication is key to control sugars.
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My friend is pregnant and is having ppbs of 149. Should she hav to take any diabetic medicine?

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
General Physician, Sri Ganganagar
My friend is pregnant and is having ppbs of 149. Should she hav to take any diabetic medicine?
Being pregnant her p. P. Blood sugar should be below 120 mg%. Please ask her to go for ogtt test. Based on result we first control by life style modification and brisk walking and if required metformin can be used. Other wise insulin is drug of choice.
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I am 22 years old I have diabetes what is the perfect diet for me. Please tell me.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am 22 years old I have diabetes what is the perfect diet for me. Please tell me.
Preventing or managing diabetes requires clinical interventions as well as lifestyle changes. Medication is only one small part of managing diabetes. The major changes come from self-care activities. There are five essential self-care behaviours that have good outcomes. 1. Diet – Consume a low-fat, high-fibre diet helps. Eat lot of fruits, vegetables (at least 4-5 helping a day) along with whole meal, cereals and lentils 2. Exercise for at least 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week. 3. Medications – Be compliant with the dosages. 4. Testing - Monitoring blood sugar and screening for complications 5. Psychology – Acceptance, coping and problem solving skills
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I am 72 years old male. I have heart problem. I went through by-pass surgery in 2000 and implanted pace maker ion 2008. Now I am under medication I have type two diabetic patient also. Now I have hip pain problem. When I walk I feel pain in the hip and right leg. Please advise.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
You can take rhus tox - 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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Hello I am suffering from diabetes for the last five years besides medicine which type of care I should take and which tablet is suitable for me my blood sugar is FBS 135 AND POST LUNCH 190.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hello I am suffering from diabetes for the last five years besides medicine which type of care I should take and whic...
Dear lybrate user, one of the major nutritional substance required for human body is carbohydrate. We take carbohydrate in the form of rice, wheat, sugar etc. The complex molecules of carbohydrate are broken down into simple glucose molecules during digestion & released in the blood stream to be absorbed by the muscle cells. Muscle cells utilise the glucose molecules to release energy by breaking down those glucose molecules. Insulin hormone plays a vital role in the absorption of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells. In abnormal conditions, either due to less production of insulin or due to resistance to insulin, the process of absorption of glucose by the muscles comes to a stand still. The glucose molecules remains in the bloodstream which results in the increase in the blood sugar level. The failure of utilisation of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells results in production of less energy than normal condition. This is externally manifested as the fatigue & tiredness of the patient. This excess amount of blood sugar compels the kidney to function more than normal level in order to excrete the blood sugar molecules through urine. As a result the patient suffers from frequent urination. This abnormal condition is clinically known as diabetes mellitus. Once a patient is diagnosed with diabetes he has to take regular medicine to keep his blood sugar level within normal limits. Take homoeopathic mother tincture gymnema sylvestra q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. Also you need to walk at least 1 hour daily without any interval. Also you need to take a low carbohydrate rich diet. Avoid rice, sweet dishes, fruits, cold drinks, fast foods, alcoholic beverages, potato etc.
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I am 40 years old female and i'm suffering from thyroid problems causes, diagnosis and treatment disease.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello your statement is not very clear. But I think you want to know what happens in hypothyroidism. This condition is now a days seen more often in ladies. Patient feels weak and tired, weight may increase plus there may be swelling of legs and feet. It occurs because of lack of thyroid hormones like t3 and thyroxine. Treatment is to take thyroxine tablets regularly.
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I am suffering from thyroid and am regularly taking throx 50 1 tablet daily before breakfast. Is there any permanent solution to this or will I have to take medicines forever?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am suffering from thyroid and am regularly taking throx 50 1 tablet daily before breakfast. Is there any permanent ...
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 can help,
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Hi, I have hypothyroid from last 3 years, now TSH is 4 which is normal. But 50mg thyroxine tablet is continue. How can I completely recover from this tab.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi, I have hypothyroid from last 3 years, now TSH is 4 which is normal.
But 50mg thyroxine tablet is continue. How ca...
Mr Rahul, The treatment for hypothyroidism has to be continued for life time. Your TSH level is 4 milli units / ml, because of thyroxine tablet that is being taken. If you discontinue that then hypothyroidism will come back. So please continue taking thyroxine 50 mcg daily.
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High Blood Sugar Level in Body - How Can You Control It?

MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Gurgaon
High Blood Sugar Level in Body - How Can You Control It?

Blood sugar control is the core of the diabetes treatment plan as by losing control over your blood sugar, you risk serious complications related to health. Frequent or ongoing irregular blood sugar levels can damage your blood vessels, nerves and organs. Irregular Blood Sugar Level is a major concern and can affect diabetic as well as general people.

The most common causes of uncontrolled blood sugar level are:
1. Skipping Insulin or oral glucose medicines.
2. Eating too many carbohydrates in general.
3. Have an infection
4. Exercising less or not at all.

Symptoms of increased sugar level in body
1. Increased Thirst: If you feel unusually thirsty and feel the urge to drink more than usual, you should check your sugar levels.
2. Frequent Urination: Excessive urination occurs when glucose builds up in your blood, and your kidney begins to work harder to get rid of the extra glucose. The excess sugar is thrown away from the body through urine.
3. Fatigue: Extreme tiredness or fatigue is common symptoms of uncontrolled blood sugar. If you do not have sufficient amount of insulin in your body, or if the insulin is not processed properly, then it stays in our blood. Hence, it does not get used up for energy.
4. Blurry Vision: High blood sugar levels can lead to swollen lenses in your eyes due to fluid leaking in, according to Joslin Diabetes Center. This changes the shape of the lens and makes it unable to focus properly, resulting in blurry vision.

You can also take the package for Managing Blood Sugar.

How you can control the level of sugar in your body

  1. Diet: Eat right. Consult a diabetes educator or dietician to help you figure out a healthy diet that works for you. Do share all your sugar levels, your preference with them. This would enable them to make a proper and more suitable diet plan for you, which will help you in keeping your blood sugar under control.
  2. Exercise: To keep your blood sugar control, do exercise regularly. Exercise will increase your insulin activity, after which you don’t need to as much insulin to help your body in processing carbohydrates.
  3. Medication: Insulin is a hormone that is normally produced in the body. But for people with abnormal blood sugar level, it is either not working as it should or the body has stopped producing it. People with abnormal Blood sugar level may need to take insulin in order to keep their blood glucose levels in a healthy range. Insulin helps your body to use glucose properly.
  4. Blood Glucose Monitoring: Monitor your blood glucose levels regularly in order to know how much insulin you require, especially before you take a meal. Keeping a check on your blood glucose levels will help you in adjusting your insulin medication as well as your meals, so that your blood sugar remains stable.

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult the doctor and ask a free question.

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I am 41 years old and having history of diabetic type-2 for past 6 years. Every year I ma doing heart check up and a per doctors it is ok. Is it enough to check up once in every year/ but some 1 ir 2 times I felt little pain in left side for few seconds and goes away. Why? But no other symptoms like sweating and all. Is it a cardiac problem?

MBBS, DPHA, DPH, PGDHHM, MBA (Healthcare), Fellow in Diabetes
General Physician, Gandhidham
I am 41 years old and having history of diabetic type-2 for past 6 years. Every year I ma doing heart check up and a ...
Hello Heart check up for Diabetic patients is very important. You should carry out heart check up annually. In your case if you feel chest pain and ECG shows normal findings; discuss with your doctor about carrying out treadmill test or exercise tolerance test to know how much blood flow reaches to your heart. Regards.
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I am 60 years old man, taking insulin 24 units per day and diabetrol sr 2 tablets in a day. Having sugar level at 110 on random testing. Using insulin and tablet for more than 4 years now. Please suggest should I continue the same medicine or to change.

M.D. Internal Medicine
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I am 60 years old man, taking insulin 24 units per day and diabetrol sr 2 tablets in a day. Having sugar level at 110...
Random sugar less than 140mg% is acceptable if your hba1c is less than 7% and kidney functions are normal then you can continue the same medicine.
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Sir. My mom's sugar hai sugar very fast increase 450 sugar sir please help me to decrease sugar or diabetes.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
Sir. My mom's sugar hai sugar very fast increase 450 sugar sir please help me to decrease sugar or diabetes.
There are several means to gain control over your diabetes. Few of them as below: 1. Eating at regular intervals 2. Avoiding foods high in processed and invisible sugar 3. Good sleep hygiene 4. Consistent workouts to be able to give you specific guidelines, we would need to gain a deeper insight into your lifestyle and work with you in greater proximity. Do let me know if you're keen and we could take this prospect forward.
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I am a thyroid patient and had been from last 12 years. I am taking thyronorm as a supplement for my improper hormones secretion but still my weight is continuously increasing kindly help me through it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I am a thyroid patient and had been from last 12 years. I am taking thyronorm as a supplement for my improper hormone...
Dear lybrate user homoeopathic medicines are curative for your condition ,hormonal supplements cant cure and may lead to side effects too
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I am effected by thyroid but I don't take any medicine because I am effected by dengue fever last 50 days back my thyroid symptoms are --- T3: 2.10* ng/ml T4: 18.09* ug/dl TSH: 0.05* uiu/ml. So what I can do?

PG Diploma in Clinical Research, Diploma in Acupuncture, MBBS, College Of Physicians & Surgeons
General Physician, Mumbai
I am effected by thyroid but I don't take any medicine because I am effected by dengue fever last 50 days back my thy...
Meet your Endocrinologist to assess as he has seen and advised earlier. You have to be monitored, weight and symptoms and ofcourse Thyroid Harmone estimation. Avoid self medication. All the best. God bless you.
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My father has diabetes, type 2. He is already getting treatment but I want good result to diminish it from roots. Is it possible. What should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My father has diabetes, type 2. He is already getting treatment but I want good result to diminish it from roots. Is ...
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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