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Dr. Ashalata Srinivasan

MBBS, DGO

Endocrinologist, Chennai

24 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Ashalata Srinivasan MBBS, DGO Endocrinologist, Chennai
24 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Ashalata Srinivasan is an experienced Endocrinologist in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. She has over 24 years of experience as a Endocrinologist. She studied and completed MBBS, DGO . She is currently associated with Dr.Seshiah & Balaji Diabetes Centre in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ashalata Srinivasan on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - nagpur university - 1993
DGO - Bombay University - 2001

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Is drinking alcohol good for health? If yes, what kind of drinks and how much drinks one can consume. If one is having diabetes, how much drinks and what kind of drinks are permitted.

BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Is drinking alcohol good for health? If yes, what kind of drinks and how much drinks one can consume. If one is havin...
Hello, Its always better to avoid, but if at all it should not go beyond 2 drinks per week...thats max.. Diabetes is all about metabolic problems and alcohol further slows down metabolism. Which is surely for good for the glucose uptake.
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High protein diet causes some side effects like gout. That means problem in uric acid metabolism. Is there any relationship in between sexual intercourse and uric acid metabolism? Can sexual intercourse cause problem to the metabolism of uric acid? Can excessive uric acid and salt in blood cause blood clot or hinder blood circulation?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
High protein diet causes some side effects like gout. That means problem in uric acid metabolism. Is there any relati...
There is no relationship in between sexual intercourse and uric acid metabolism. You can have sexual intercourse. You have to take tablet for uric acid and avoid too much proteins.
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I am 56 year old female c/o giddiness occationallyinv: tmt+ ecg hdlhighldl40& dopler eaco chest x ray normal blood fast 137, pp191now advise angiogram& sent I am not having any abnormality in my routine work, it is necessary to under go forangiogram? and sent implant? medicine advise tab ecosprine0-0-1tab metformin 250mg10-1pl confirm me your advise please Angiogram and sent implant is mandatory or oral treatment is enough please advice.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 56 year old female c/o giddiness occationallyinv: tmt+ ecg hdlhighldl40& dopler eaco chest x ray normal bloo...
Based on sugar levels it appears the person probably has t2 dm. In the details no medicine for diabetes has been mentioned. No info on weight & height, also on hba1c% and lipid profile. I need those details to answer. If all cardiac parameters are normal there may not be a need for angio gram.
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MAMC, MRCPCH, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Noida
DENTAL CARE IN DIABETES
Keep your teeth clean.
Don't brush too hard.
Replace tooth brush every 3-4 months
Go to dentist every 6 months for cleaning and examination.
Report any sigh of redness,pus,patches or pain.
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Sir from last one week I suffer long hiccups unstops for a period of time. Even I take more water take sugar but no use. Pls say what to do.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Sir from last one week I suffer long hiccups unstops for a period of time. Even I take more water take sugar but no u...
Hiccups are caused by the irritation of the phrenic nerve supplying the diaphragm muscle. It can be caused by gas or acidity. You can try taking an antacid syrup 1 to 2 tsp three times a day. It will give you relief.
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Need a daily diet chart for 1400 U Cal diabetic salt restricted diet, high U diet (S.Na /U )Please tell.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Need a daily diet chart for 1400 U Cal diabetic salt restricted diet, high U diet (S.Na /U )Please tell.
Hello, diabetes is a disease to b managed rather, than to b cured, completely & only medication can't suffice the treatment, unless following noted natural norms are considered. * go, for a brisk walk in d morning to restore blood circulation to nourish the cells & tissues of your body. * tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins, regulate metabolism. * go, for meditation, yoga to reduce your stress, anxiety to nourish the whole body including your pancreas to monitor, beta cells to maintain your sugar level and to feed heart. * go, for either of cycling, swimming, gardening, dancing, playing badminton. * maintain 1000-1400calories, through dietary regulation. * tk, 4 marie, biscuits with a cup of tea -1 cup of sprouts, 1/2 apples -morning at 7.00 am. * 3 sliced breads with one cup of milk (without sugar, 1 egg,(white portion) at 9.00 am. * 100 gm of fruits can be taken, avoiding grapes, banana, ripened mangoes. * 3 breads, or 2 bowl, of rice, 1 bowl of green veg. 1 small bowl of pulses, 2/3 bowl of diluted curds at 2 p. M * tk, 4 nos of marie biscuits with one cup of tea (without sugar, 1/2 apple, or, 1/2 cup, of sprouts, at 4.00 pm. * 3 breads, or, 2 bowl of rice, 1 small bowl of pulses, 1 bowl of green vegetable, 1 small bowl of curd in dinner at 9.00 pm. * finally, one cup of milk at bed time * ensure, sound sleep for 7 hrs. In d night. * avoid, direct sweets, junk food, caffeine, smoking, dust, smoke, spicy, fried -intake. Beverage, alcohol, grapes, banana, ripened mangoes, sugarcane juice, potatoes, sweet potatoes, peas * follow all d instructions of your diebetologist along with desired medications for your sound health. Stay fit & fine.
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What precaution he should take because he is diabetes patient from last 8 years. His sugar level is not going down.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, msc in dietetics & food service management
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Indore
What precaution he should take because he is diabetes patient from last 8 years. His sugar level is not going down.
You take 3 big meals n 2 small meals between 3 big meals. In morning take 1 glass of lukeworm water with 1/2 spoon methidana powder its helps to control blood sugar level. Then walk for 45 min. Tea without sugar with biscuits (digestive marrie / marrie gold) after 1 hr you take breakfast like daliya, oats, upma, sprouts. In midmorning take any fruit except banana, cheeku, grapes. In lunch take 1- 1/2 chapati, dal, salad, vegetables and curd. Then snacks then dinner n don't take rice. Ou take 3 big meals n 2 small meals between 3 big meals. In morning take 1 glass of lukeworm water with 1/2 spoon methidana powder its helps to control blood sugar level. Then walk for 45 min. Tea without sugar with biscuits (digestive marrie / marrie gold) after 1 hr you take breakfast like daliya, oats, upma, sprouts. In midmorning take any fruit except banana, cheeku, grapes. In lunch take 1- 1/2 chapati, dal, salad, vegetables and curd. Then snacks then dinner n don't take rice.
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Is there a permanent cure for Diabetics. I heard if the liver is made healthy and detoxified by use of IGF then Diabetics is permanently cured.

MBBS & Post Graduate course in Diabetology, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), CCEBDM
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
Insulin is produced by pancreas and not liver. If you are early diabetic patient then it can be controlled by diet and exercise
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I am 41 yrs old male. I have Thyroid disorders from last 3 months. Please help me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 41 yrs old male. I have Thyroid disorders from last 3 months. Please help me.
pl. take treatment of it continue... Take diet for hypothyroidism:- 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, Avoid few foods in hypothroidism i.e. caffeine products tea,coffee, tabcco, alcohol / wine , kale, broccoli, spinach, mustard green, cabbage, turnip, millet, cassava, linseeds, pine nuts, soy products as soy milk, tofu, soybeans, soy souce, also avoid stress. Take Some Relax during work. Proper follow up you can feel better and reduce weight also.
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I have diabetes since last 15 years and it is largely controlled but time and again it goes beyond the regulated limits. I am experiencing pain in my feet and maybe because of neuropathy, and there is also a sense of numbness. Lately is is seen that the third toe on my right leg has curved downward. Can you suggest treatment for the above and who should be consulted. Thanks/regards

M B B S, M. D (Internal Medicine)
General Physician, Nellore
If your glycated hemoglobin is within fair control, then you need not bother about occasional rises in the sugar levels. Neuropathic pains are treated symptomatically. They are expected to happen after so many years. Do not worry about your toe. I think it is only age-related changes in the joints.
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Hi ,I got a sugar last 3 months and I am taking the medicines I checked my hba1c is 8.2 Please tell me how can I reduce my hba1c is 7.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi  ,I got a sugar last 3 months and I am taking the medicines I checked my hba1c is 8.2
Please tell me how can I red...
In a known case of diabetic we need to control sugar levels with medication, aerobic exercise and following a diabetic diet.
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I am having sub clinical hypothyroidism my tsh is 7 but my t3 and t4 are normal I have been in medication for the past 3 months will this hypothyroidism gets cured?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am having sub clinical hypothyroidism my tsh is 7 but my t3 and t4 are normal I have been in medication for the pas...
lybrate-user, Subclinical hypothyroidism or clinical hypothyroidism, basically mean the thyroid gland is not producing adequate quantity of thyroxine. This is an essential hormone for development and day to day functioning of brain, as well as multiple vital metabolic reactions constantly going on in the body. Therefore, thyroxine supplement is essential. Once the condition occurs, it will stay for lifetime. There is no cure. Thanks.
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I am suffering form type 2 diabetes for 5 years. I am taking metformin HCl tab 1 daily. My pp level and fasting level under control but my weight not increasing Please suggest.

M.sc dietitics and food service management, Diabetes educator
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bhopal
I am suffering form type 2 diabetes for 5 years. I am taking metformin HCl tab 1 daily. My pp level and fasting level...
I advice you include diet high in protein (20%of kcals) for the health of diabetics because it supplies the essential amino acids for tissue repair. Pulsese are rich in protein and fibre. Take lukewarm water with half spoon methidana powder. Complex carbohydrates and fibre should be included in diet. You should avoid fasting and feasting. Junk food should be avoided. Timely and balanced diet is as important as regular medicine intake to control diabetes. Except fruit juice you should eat complete fruit because it contain fibers which is good for a diabetic. You should take one glass milk (skim milk) at the night.
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Suffering From Diabetes - How You Can Optimize Your Nutrition?

Certificate In Food / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Dehradun
Suffering From Diabetes - How You Can Optimize Your Nutrition?

What happens in diabetes? Your body is unable to breakdown sugar due to either production of less insulin or because of insulin insensitivity. This leads to a surge of sugar in your blood. High sugar damages key organs like kidneys, heart and nerves inside your body. If left untreated, diabetes cuts down on life expectancy and takes life away from the years a diabetic is alive. Its treatment is managing the quantity of blood sugar through diet and lifestyle changes, including exercise.

Diabetes nutrition
Diabetes nutrition requires cutting down on foods that raise blood sugar or glucose. These are called high glycemic index foods. The glycemic index is the ability of food to raise blood sugar in the body. Usually, it is measured as a reference to glucose, as 100.

So, ‘bad’ carbs are the highly processed carbohydrates like polished rice, white flours and semolina or sooji with high glycemic index. And the ‘good or healthy’ carbs are those that contain more nutrients like minerals, vitamins and fibre and low glycemic index and include fruits, whole grains and vegetables.

Fat is also a problem for diabetics. But why?
Remember, traditionally doctors have focused primarily on blood glucose management, but diabetes management today has overshot the goalpost. More people with diabetes will die of heart disease than of diabetes. Hence, diabetes nutrition management today emphasises not just glycemic control, but also the management of blood pressure, lipids, and other risk factors that may jeopardise heart health. Hence, to optimise diabetic nutrition, apart from low carbohydrate, low fat, calorie restricted diets are also crucial. Low fat diet also aids in weight loss which helps people with type 2 or adult- onset diabetes control blood glucose better.

How can you make the best use of diabetic nutrition?
Diabetic diet can be optimised by taking these simple steps

  1. Eat three meals a day at regular times. This helps your body use insulin better.
  2. Start your day with a good breakfast.
  3. Eat exactly the same quantity of food every day. Avoid overindulgence one day and abstinence the next.
  4. Eat more fibre which means more legumes, lentils and peas as well as fruits like pears.
  5. Use more monosaturated fats that are present in nuts, olives and walnuts.
  6. Avoid red meats- they contain saturated fats.
  7. Stay away from baked foods and processed snacks as they contain trans-fats which are bad for the heart.
  8. Exercise is key to optimising your diabetes diet. It helps you manage both your weight and insulin sensitivity. Even five percent decrease in body weight helps.

These are just some of the ways diabetic nutrition can be optimised to attain multiple goals of attaining proper blood sugar, blood pressure, and lipid goals plus achieve body weight goals for preventing or delaying diabetes complications. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dietitian/Nutritionist.

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Mam nmste my wedding is going 2 take place in near future .my wife is diabetic insulin user . Wht type of precautions should I take 4 hapy married life from sex point of view.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mam nmste my wedding is going 2 take place in near future .my wife is diabetic insulin user . Wht type of precautions...
Mr. Lybrate-user, she should control her blood sugar very well, avoiding serious hypoglycemic episodes. As for you if you do not have diabetes, then there is no special precaution required. Do not consider her diabetes as some thing special situation, just handle it as a routine problem. Best of luck.
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I have thyroid value 13. I am taking medicine thyrox 50. What I will do to maintain my thyroid?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
DEAR SIR YOUR MEDICINES DISAGE IS NOT PROPER..PL. TAKE TAB. THYROX 125 MCG BEFORE MEAL. TAKE DIET...Walnuts Soybean flour Cottonseed meal Iron supplements or multivitamins containing iron Calcium supplements Antacids that contain aluminum or magnesium Some ulcer medications, such as sucralfate (Carafate) Some cholesterol-lowering drugs, such as those containing cholestyramine (Questran) and colestipol (Colestid) To avoid potential interactions, eat these foods or use these products several hours before or after you take your thyroid medication.
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I use anti depressants and also have Hypothyroid my sexual feelings are decreasing day by day because of the anti depressants I want to be normal again is there any good treatment for this to increase the sexual responsiveness and for the right erection.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
I use anti depressants and also have Hypothyroid my sexual feelings are decreasing day by day because of the anti dep...
Dear lybrate user, you need counselling along with your medicines for depression. The counselling process will help you to understand and get rid of the root cause of your depression. Antidepressants may affect your sexual desire, and erection. Once, your negative thoughts reduce, you will need lesser medicines and your body will start functioning normally. Then you will have normal sexual desire and you will not have problems with erection. Consult a counsellor at the earliest. Take care.
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Which are the food to avoid for patients having uric acid ? And what are the medicine for this ?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Which are the food to avoid for patients having uric acid ? And what are the medicine for this ?
1. Avoid protein rich diets like mutton, egg, fish, sea food (sardines)/prawn 2. Avoid pulses, lentill, mushrooms, green leafy vegetablles like broccoli, cauli flower, cabbage, spinach, beans, peas 3. Take fruits like apple, banana, orange, black cherry, lime etc 4. Drink plenty of water (8-10 glass) daily 5. Avoid alcohol and caffeinated drinks, excess sweets cakes/cookies 6. Reduce weight if overweight 7. Take medicine after consulting physician.
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Hi every one. I am 22 years old , i consult a doctor to confirm my pregnancy but she say that i have a thyroid problem so that its effects to have pregnancy . How can i escape from this thyroid which is the best way to solve this thyroid problem plz kindly give me a best suggestion

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology)
Gynaecologist, Bangalore
Treatment is very simple - one tablet every morning on empty stomach. Dose depends on your TSH and T4 reports.

I am diabetic since last 12 years, otherwise my overall health is o. K. My present age is 60 years and weight is 65 kgs. My fasting glucose level is normally 110-130 and pp glucose level is normally 150-180 but sometimes it goes upto 250 level. I am taking 1 tablet of volibo m 0.3 after lunch and dinner. I am also taking novomix 30 of 18 units each before lunch and dinner. I am regularly walking for 30-45 minutes. Please suggest if I have to change any medicine.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
You seem ok with these med. Except occasional spurts in sugar levels. I would sincerely advise you to get support of some herbal combo along with these med. If you get response in few weeks, you may continue. Uncontrolled and sustained dm will effect your helath by way of neuropathy and retinopathy and other problems. Your diabetologist must have cautioned you.
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