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Dr. Ashok Kumar A

MBBS, MD - Diabetology

Endocrinologist, Chennai

12 Years Experience
Dr. Ashok Kumar A MBBS, MD - Diabetology Endocrinologist, Chennai
12 Years Experience
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Ashok Kumar A is a renowned Endocrinologist in Laksha Hospital, Chennai. He has over 12 years of experience as a Endocrinologist. He studied and completed MBBS, MD - Diabetology . You can meet Dr. Ashok Kumar A personally at Metro Speciality Clinic in Laksha Hospital, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ashok Kumar A and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University - 2005
MD - Diabetology - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University - 2008
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I had diabetes test. And fasting is 89. Is this harmful because I am only 19 years old. What precautions should me taken in order to maintain sugar level.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I had diabetes test. And fasting is 89. Is this harmful because I am only 19 years old.
What precautions should me ta...
Mr. lybrate-user, Your blood glucose is absolutely normal nothing to worry. But looking at your height and weight it is clear that you have grade 1 obesity with a BMI 30.41 kgs/M2. Your ideal body weight has to be 55 kgs. Therefore, if you do not want diabetes to come, then it is absolutely essential to take a restricted diet, avoid sweets, junk food, pastries, bakery items, sweetened aerated drinks (colas), fructose corn syrup containing products and also avoid smoking and alcohol. Thanks.
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I am suffering diabetes. Fasting 154 and after fooding 254. Please suggest medicine and precoution ?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
Balanced diet, lots of fibres, negative calories intake balance and proper workout with expert medical treatment would help. You may additionally add on ayurveda. This will support without side effects. Generally medicines is for long time and often life long. However marked lifestyle management techniques also help well being without medicine.
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I am 49 years old. I am quite fit, suddenly I check my sugar level. Fasting was 112 and non fasting was 195. I am in tension. I asked a homeopathic doctor, he suggest me that it is not a serious problem, but you should go for morning walk and take sugar in limited form. Pls suggest me what should I do?

MBBS, CCEBDM
Diabetologist, Bangalore
I am 49 years old. I am quite fit, suddenly I check my sugar level. Fasting was 112 and non fasting was 195. I am in ...
Hi Get your HbA1C test done as this is a 3 month average blood sugar reading and helps in diagnosing diabetes. Delay in treatment of diabetes results in early complications. Apart from this follow strict diet and exercise regularly.
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I 20 yrs old having. Hypothyroid. I am facing irregular periods and so much of hairfall. What shall I do to control this? please suggest me. I am going to depression day by day due to these hairFall problem. And shall I get pregnant? my tsh level is 1.4 nd my t4 is 10.4. Please suggest me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Rudrapur
Please dont think about pregnancy at that time because your hormonal imbalance and take homeopathic medicines for permanent cure and you can completely cure through medicines.
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My daughter 29 years was taking thyronom 75 mg. For 2 years. Same dosage continues after her delivery in march also. Today the thyroid level was checked and found at a low level of 0.05. Please advise on further dosage or continuation of medicine.

Anesthesiologist,
If hypothyroidism is detected during pregnancy, and continued after delivery, now stop thyroxine for 3 months and repeat thyroid profile. On the readings treatment will be reviewed. If you have any questions consult me on p. Consultation.
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CURE INFERTILITY WITH THE HELP OF AYURVEDA

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Delhi
When a couple is not able to conceive after a year of regular sex on their fertile days (without contraceptives), they are said to be infertile for some reason. Infertility can be cured although some of the problems are difficult to treat especially when the mother is over the age of 35 years. Stressed modern life and an increased use of chemicals and pesticides in our food is a huge cause of infertility in both men and women.

There are several herbal treatments available to help infertile couples and one such treatment is known as Ayurveda.

Ayurveda highlights the importance of a healthy body of the woman even before conception. Dried asparagus is used in the preparation of Ayurveda and it contains proteins, carbohydrates, natural steroids, and polysaccaroids. Infertile couples can use its tonic that revitalizes their reproductive system. This herb has proven extremely useful in the treatment of male side fertility problems i.e. premature ejaculation, impotence, lower sperm count, or less motile sperms. Visiting a reputable infertility clinic (link to sablok clinic goes here) will help you a lot.

Ayurveda is highly effective for female fertility problems and its regular use prepares a woman’s body for conception. Reproductive strength of the couple actually depends on the fitness of reproductive tissues in both man and woman. The woman releases her ovum as a result of her menstrual cycle while a man releases his semen (containing sperms) when his reproductive system receives stimulation from the environment. The reproductive cycle needs energy that the body gets from the digestion of food intake. As a result, when a person eats healthy food, he is likely to acquire a stronger body and powerful reproductive sperms, hence resulting in the production of healthy babies.

Ayurveda fertility treatment assumes the fertility to be the result of the transformation of sperm and egg and if there is any hindrance in the way, the process doesn’t occur. This process will not initiate unless it is rejuvenated by ensuring the health and strength of both egg and sperm. Ayurveda experts suggest that there are certain foods that strengthen the reproductive system better than others. These foods include milk, pomegranate, almonds, pumpkin, honey, and sesame seeds. Ayurveda also suggests a detoxification program that involves simple eating and a regular oil massage. The treatment emphasizes eating khichdi on daily basis as it considers it to be the best healing food. Besides khichdi, the patient should take spice tea to clear toxins in his or her body. Daily massage of sesame oil also helps in conception as it dilates the skin of the patient.

Ayurveda treatment specialists also recommend that the environment and preparation of making love and having sex is also important. It is necessary to set a background that contains an aromatic and romantic ambiance over a soothing and relaxing couch or bed. This union is very important in that two forces are going to merge together to produce a new life. Peace of mind is necessary to achieve success in the process. For more details you can contact us at our helpline number.
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My mother (32) was suffering with thyroid which medicines will reduce the thyroid. Suffering for thyroid from 3 years tell me the tablet names (plz) I am asking you as a request And also nerve weakness also pls give tell me for this also.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My mother (32) was suffering with thyroid  which medicines will reduce the thyroid. Suffering for thyroid from 3 year...
you mother have also nerve weakness with thyroid..you can give her tab. thyronorm before meal in morning daily.if you tell us level of tsh.i will also tell you dose of it. for nerveweakness you can give her cap. multivitamin 1od after meal in morning. give her whole grain food, oats food, iodine salty food, lenty of water,
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I have sugar level 359 so I am using certain diet but it's not resulting in decreasing of sugar levels so please tell me the way to reduce my sugar levels (i have suffering from diabetics since last 10 years)

MD - Diabetology, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS
Endocrinologist, Kochi
I have sugar level 359 so I am using certain diet but it's not resulting in decreasing of sugar levels so please tell...
It is VERY difficult for a diabetic since 10 years, to reduce his blood sugar levels by diet control alone. I strongly recommend that you take medicines too, under a doctor's supervision.
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What are symptoms of heart stroke How to avoid getting sugar What are symptoms of sugar.

MD - Clinica Biodicity, MBBS
Cardiologist, Delhi
What are symptoms of heart stroke
How to avoid getting sugar
What are symptoms of sugar.
Dear lybrate-user to avoid diabetes and heart disease, do not be overweight. Be active. Avoid stress. Start yoga, meditation and walking. You are overweight, avoid sweets, fats and too many carbohydrates. Eat nutritious food like more salads and fruits. Drink plenty of water and lose weight. The symptoms of developing diabetes are being thirsty, being hungry, frequency of urine and losing weight.
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Hi. I am 24 years female. From 2 months I always have this beating and pumping sounds in my head. I have severe habit of yawning also. I have been googling out my symptoms. Some google results showed it could be related to heart disease or increased risk of stroke. Can these things be true? Few months back I had checkups like cbc thyroid ecg which showed all Normal. But still I feel tensed what can be wrong with my body.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi. I am 24 years female. From 2 months I always have this beating and pumping sounds in my head. I have severe habit...
lybrate-user, If you BP is high, or if the heart is over worked there is a possibility of rapid heart rate (tachycardia) or thumping beat in the chest (palpitation). If all parameters are normal as you are saying, then there is no cause to worry. My suggestion is to practice pranayam and learn some relaxation techniques which will make you feel much better. Plus exercise regularly for over 1 hour a day, that will improve your cardio-respiratory ratio. Thanks.
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I am suffering from diabetes I an taking regular insulins so I want to know that I should continue insulins ahsd is there any ther way to stop taking insulins?

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
General Physician, Warangal
I am suffering from diabetes I an taking regular insulins so I want to know that I should continue insulins ahsd is t...
Maintain ibw take balance d diet walk daily avoid sugary items fat food take plenty vegetables and fruits in 2 / 3 servings lead stress free life sugars control we can switch over to oral drugs update with report s.
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I am 57 year old. I am suffering from diabetes since last two years. Blood sugar level is before fasting is 100 and after lunch - two hours blood sugar level is 153. I do walking and exercise in the morning. Please suggest some medicine which do not affect my kidney.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 57 year old. I am suffering from diabetes since last two years. Blood sugar level is before fasting is 100 and a...
Your blood sugar seems to be under control. 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 am 57 years old male. My blood glucose test rpt is F-109, pp- 192, Urine rpt is urea -17, creatinine- 0.90, proteins- nill, sugar (fas)- nill, sugar (pp)- yellow ppt. Need I treatment or precaution? Pls advice me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 57 years old male. My blood glucose test rpt is F-109, pp- 192, Urine rpt is urea -17, creatinine- 0.90, protein...
1. Your post prandial blood sugar is high and fasting blood sugar is in the upper limit of normal. 2. You may be having diabetes. Pp blood sugar should be less than 140 mg/dl in normal person. 3. Repeat your fasting, pp blood sugar, hba1c and consult physician/diabetologist with report for advice and treatment.
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Which is yoga best for diabetic and natural treatment as well as natural food and food which can be consumed when out door.

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Srinagar
Which is yoga best for diabetic and natural treatment as well as natural food and food which can be consumed when out...
All type of yoga are good for you esp pranayam, kripalbarti, dhanurasan and halassan. While eating out you have to avoid sugar, junk food, fried food and fruit juices.
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I am 41 years n diabetic. I take volglistar GM2 every day morning n evening. My fbs is 253 n PPBS is 298. How to control my sugars thru diet kindly help.

MD - Consultant Physician, Doctor of Medicine, MD
General Physician, Ahmedabad
I am 41 years n diabetic. I take volglistar GM2 every day morning n evening. My fbs is 253 n PPBS is 298. How to cont...
Methi karela jamun saragwa kankora whole grains high fibre no sugar low glycaemic food carbs. Yoga exercise after meals walks for 1/2 hrs.
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Am a male age 24 diabetes patient For every 3 months or six months my penis get infection.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Am a male age 24 diabetes patient For every 3 months or six months my penis get infection.
Hello, Although you are more prone to catching infections but there should be a possible cause of repeated penis infections. Take Echinaecea 1x, 2 tablets once daily after lunch for 1 month to clear off the infection.
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I am suffering from erosive pyloric ulcers in my stomach and my liver and spleen are also fatty. I am suffering from GERD. I diabetic too.

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
I am suffering from erosive pyloric ulcers in my stomach and my liver and spleen are also fatty. I am suffering from ...
Avoid tea/coffe alcohol, smoking spicy food. Life style changes and food habbits can solve your problem easily. Chew your food properly. Avoid outside food. Walk about 3-5 kms daily. There should be gap of 2hrs after dinner and sleep. Small and frequent meals is of help. Keep your blood sugar controlled. Raise your bed about 4" from headend side. Get your gastroendoscopy done if it persist, consult doctor. Edit answer.
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Sir/Madam, I am a diabetes patient for last 4 years. What I can eat in breakfast, lunch and dinner. please give me a diet list. And what to do to keep this disease normal.

MBBS
General Physician, Jaipur
Sir/Madam,
I am a diabetes patient for last 4 years.
What I can eat in breakfast, lunch and dinner. please give me a ...
Indian Diet Plan For Diabetes Food ItemAmountProtein (g)Calories (kcal) EARLY MORNING Fenugreek seeds with 1 cup of water––– Tea (without sugar)1 cup435 Marie Biscuits2156 Breakfast Stuffed methi/palak /lauki paratha2 small7200 Curd50 gm (1 cup)330 OR Egg white / Paneer Bhurji1 medium bowl6130 Plain roti (no oil)2 small3150 OR Vegetable poha/upama/oats/daliya1 soup bowl4.5230 MID MORNING Apple /guava/orange1–40 LUNCH Salad (10 mins before lunch)1 Medium bowl130 Capsicum + gobhi veg1 medium bowl185 Dal1 soup bowl6130 Phulka (no ghee)26175 EVENING Milk / green tea / herbal tea / lemon water1 cup235 Roasted chana + Muri1 cup585 DINNER Salad (10 mins before dinner)Phulka (no ghee24.5150 Lauki veg1 cup285 Curd1 cup330 LATE NIGHT Skim Milk (no sugar)1 glass4120 Total–49.51286 How is an Ideal Indian Diet Plan for Diabetes made? An Ideal 1200 Calorie Indian Diet Plan For Diabetes can be designed keeping in mind the person’s individual requirements and other medical conditions. Every person has different caloric requirement. The calorie requirement is based on various factors like age, sex, medical conditions, activity levels, metabolism etc. To lose weight in a healthy manner, calculate your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate). This will help you understand the minimum calories your body requires in order to function properly. This sample 1200 Calorie Indian Diet Plan For Diabetes, will provide you with an idea of what an ideal 1200 Calorie Indian Diet Plan For Diabetes looks like. Although you must understand that this is just a generalized 1200 calorie Indian diet plan for diabetes, it may or may not suit your goal as there are chances your body requirements will be different. So do consult your dietician in person to know if you can use this 1200 Calorie Indian Diet Plan For Diabetes.
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