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Dr. Ashok Kumar A

MBBS, MD - Diabetology

Endocrinologist, Chennai

11 Years Experience
Dr. Ashok Kumar A MBBS, MD - Diabetology Endocrinologist, Chennai
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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 11 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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My father is 57 years old. He is diabetic from last 12 years. From last 1 year he is putting insulin 2 times a day. Now problem is that he is not able to sit or walk from last 6 months and is completely on bed. Doctors said he is suffering from parkinson and dementia. I want to know the medicines and when he will able to walk or sit.

MBBS, MD, CCEBDM(diabetology), CCMTD(thyroid dissorders)
General Physician
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My father is 57 years old. He is diabetic from last 12 years. From last 1 year he is putting insulin 2 times a day. N...
Parkinsons disease is a neuro degenerative disease. Unfortunately there is no permanent treatment for this condition. For initial symptom relief doctors give anticholinergics, antihistaminics, but latter dopamine agonists or dopamine precursures (levodopa) is needed. I your case, it appears to be an early onset and already advanced case of parkinsonism which is associates with high grade dementia, rigidity, tremour, inability to walk. In this condition levodopa+carbidopa/benserazide-. 4-. 8g/day or ropinirole or pramiprexole might be needed. Along with that, regular physiotherapy will help a bit. Proper nurshing care may be needed. Thank you. Take care.
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Hi I am a vegetarian, over the last 8 years post my daughters delivery I have gained 8 kilos, which I am unable to spread. I am a thyroid patient as well. Please suggest what should I do.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician
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You need to follow diet and exercise daily for at least 30 minutes. Take your Thyroid medications properly. Here is a sample diet to help you understand the diet. Early Morning: Green tea ( sugar less) Breakfast: non fried preparations/ whole wheat bread/ vegetable poha, upma, etc. / idli sambhar etc. Mid-Morning: Fruits ( avoid the carbohydrate rich fruits like grapes, banana, custard apple and watermelon) Lunch: 2 dry chapatti + sabji 1 katori + dal or skimmed curd – 1 katori + salad 1 katori Evening Snacks: Tea / Coffee sugarless + high fiber bis. OR Sprouts 1 katori Dinner: 2 chapatti + vegetable 1 katori + skimmed buttermilk 1 glass + salad 1 katori.

My grandmother is having gastro infection and her rbc is 9.1 and bp 120/52. And she faints many times. Also she is diabetic. What foods she take and which to avoid. Why does she faint many times? Please advice.

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My grandmother is having gastro infection and her rbc is 9.1 and bp 120/52. And she faints many times. Also she is di...
Diabetics needs much care if they are getting faint many times as you have stated. Consult endocrinologist.

Actually my weight is increasing day by day and I need a perfect diet of morning till night mythyroid and diabetics results r normal just please me in this I really need a perfect body.

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Actually my weight is increasing day by day and I need a perfect diet of morning till night mythyroid and diabetics r...
Here is a sample diet to help you understand the diet. Early Morning: Green tea (sugar less) Breakfast: non fried preparations/ whole wheat bread/ vegetable poha, upma, etc. / idli sambhar etc. Mid-Morning: Fruits (avoid the carbohydrate rich fruits like grapes, banana, custard apple and watermelon) Lunch: 2 dry chapatti + sabji 1 katori + dal or skimmed curd – 1 katori + salad 1 katori Evening Snacks: Tea / Coffee sugarless + high fiber bis. OR Sprouts 1 katori Dinner: 2 chapatti + vegetable 1 katori + skimmed buttermilk 1 glass + salad 1 katori.
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I am 36 year old M am in problem aprpx 1 year bcz my both leg in pen, not proper work in running condition, doctor say uric acid incris. please help me. Awdhesh patel.

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Homeopath
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I am 36 year old M am in problem aprpx 1 year bcz my both leg in pen, not proper work in running condition, doctor sa...
Dear lybrate user, protein is one of the most vital nutritional substances which are required for human body. Almost every high protein diet contains purine. This purine produces uric acid on oxidation. Excess uric acid is accumulated at the joints of human beings as urate salts. This accumulation of urate salts lead to pain & swelling of those affected joints & this condition is clinically known as gout. You should avoid high protein rich diet like mutton, chicken, beef, eggs, sea fish, spinach, garden pea, tomato, lentils etc. Also you need to take homoeopathic mother tincture urtica urens q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. This medicine will help to dissolve the accumulated excess urate salts from the joints.

I am over weight. I need to follow and what diet and what not to eat and because of this, is these any chance of getting diabetics. I am aged 22. I am feeling like even though I am unable to stop eating sweets. Is there any preventive for this.

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
General Physician
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I am over weight. I need to follow and what diet and what not to eat and because of this, is these any chance of gett...
Please decrease your weight by 1. Take maximum salad minimum missi chapati fat free diet. Brisk walking low gycemic index fruits. No anxiety.

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

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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.

Hi I am 39 years old male and I am diabetic since 3-4 years. I consulted one local Ayurveda doctor for this but the medicine given by him didn't make any change. After 1-2 months of taking the medicine given by him I got erectile dis-function and as he spoke about erectile dis-function at me without any situation I suspect that because of his medicine I got the problem. I am doing physical exercise like walking everyday and away from sweets. Please suggest me a good medicine for diabetes and erectile dis-function.

CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist
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I am 39 years old male and I am diabetic since 3-4 years. I consulted one local Ayurveda doctor for this but the ...
Mr rameshbabu, I would like to get some more details from you like - weight, height, waist circumference, fasting and pp sugar levels, hba1c% and medications (allopathic) if any. Please come with these details in a private conversation where I can advise specifically as in this communication only general guide lines can be given.

My father have sugar. He uses zentac300 tablets. He feels his sugar level is normal. Can he decrease the dose?

MD - Pathology
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its not a question of what he feels about his sugar . get his hba1c levels done .this will tell regarding his blood sugar levels over a span of 3 months. if this level falls in range of good control then you can think of gradually reducing the dose with regular blood tests to check his response

How often should I test my blood sugar, and what should I do if it is too high or too low?

MBBS, DNB (General Medicine)
Endocrinologist
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How often should I test my blood sugar, and what should I do if it is too high or too low?
Your question doesn't state whether you are a diabetic or not. So I will answer for both situations. If you are not a diabetic, fasting sugar twice on separate occasions is enough to know whether you need to be tested further for diabetes or not. Cut off value for fasting sugar is 126 mg/dl. If sugar on 2 occasions is beyond this then you need treatment. If on the other hand you are a diabetic, then you need a much more extended profile. You need 4 readings in a day to know the trend of your control. Fasting, 2 hrs after breakfast, 2 hrs after lunch and 2 hrs after dinner. I would recommend that you depend on your physician for management of these reports. But if the sugar at anytime is below 70mg/dl then immediately take glucose for avoiding crisis.
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I am 53 year woman. I had prediabetes. My question is. How can I cure, fully my diabetes without take medicines. But have to cure home remedies. Please help. Thank you.

DM - Endocrinology
Endocrinologist
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U cant cure this but you follow strict diet and exercise program you might not require medicine for very long time.
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Hi Doctor, I am 21 years old boy I am concerned about my health I do not want any problem in future like joint pain, diabetes, heart problem etc. What routine should I follow in terms of food and exercise to avoid these things.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist
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Hi Doctor, I am 21 years old boy I am concerned about my health I do not want any problem in future like joint pain, ...
You should take acupressure treatment and take biochemic mag phos12x 4 tab thrice a day with warm water and take it 5 day & you don't get more sweet and sour. Do walking.

I am 43 years male having diebetic for the last 13 years. I do walking and yoga 1 hour each in the morning and evening. I use to take glimasave m2 and remylin d once in the morning. Unfortunately I have the hab it of taking alcohol daily in the night. When tested last my sugar was 166 and 270 i. E fasting and pp. Please advise me how to bring my sugar to normalcy. Should I change my medication?

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General Physician
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Get hbaic & kft as you are alcoholic you must change your drug regime with new generation drugs. Click on private portal with reports
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I have suffering from february; 2014 to december, 2014 with hepatities now I feel some improvement and take medicine heptrol-400mg. At present I have been suffering from diabetic. So what I will do?

M B B S, M. D (Internal Medicine)
General Physician
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What form of hepatitis are you having. You said till december, 2014. Are you saying it was cured? how long are you diabetic?
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I have thyroid from last 2 years. Is my new born baby also get it. Now her age is 4 months. If she has what is the solution?

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician
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I have thyroid from last 2 years. Is my new born baby also get it. Now her age is 4 months. If she has what is the so...
Thyroid is general terminology used for hypo thyroidism. Get your baby investigated for Thyroid profile. If she has thyroid deficiency, she should be treated accordingly.

Albumin absent Glucose nil Micro 3-4 pus cells/ hpf are seen Serum creatinine 0.84 mg These are the data received I found in my reports. The doctor says I have sugar. Do I have it or that I do not have.

Diploma in Anesthesia, MBBS
General Physician
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Albumin absent
Glucose nil
Micro 3-4 pus cells/ hpf are seen
Serum creatinine 0.84 mg These are the data received I f...
You have not given blood sugar fasting or post lunch test, with out which we will not be able to tell you regarding the your diabetic status. Your treating doctor might have seen it and has suggested you have sugar, so you have to believe him, otherwise with the reports you have given we can not conclusively say that you do not have sugar.

Whether type-i diabetes (juvenile diabetes) can be cured? if yes let know the curriculum of such patients who are cured and the time duration and cost of treatment

Pediatrician
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Type 1 diabetes is condition when body cannot produce insulin on its own, it has to be supplemented to the body by giving insulin injections though out life, children can not be cured but they can lead near normal life with supplementation of insulin and maintaining normal blood sugar levels.
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My mother is a diabetic patient. What are the chances for me to also have diabetic in future. And what should I do to prevent myself from having diabetic in future.

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
General Physician
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My mother is a diabetic patient. What are the chances for me to also have diabetic in future. And what should I do to...
25 % chanches if one parent is diabetic. Please keep your life style healthy adequate weight good exercise. Green vegetables fruits and free from un-nessary anxiety.

I am of 27 years old. I am suffering with hypothyroidism levels are 6.83. I did not start any treatment. What should I do. Please suggest me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist
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I am of 27 years old. I am suffering with hypothyroidism levels are 6.83. I did not start any treatment. What should ...
YOU SHOULD STSRT TREATMENT FOR IT. 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 can help,

Which is the best food for diabetes?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist
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High fiber food groups are best. You need to provide me your daily food intake details. There are many lifestyle and dietary guidelines that can be followed: take high fiber prescribed diet. Maintain a healthy body weight eat a balanced diet as prescribed by a registered dietitian, I being a registered dietitian and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their diabetes problem. I will also prescribe medicines that will speed up the time to achieve your weight management goals. Do reply for private consultation.
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