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Dr. B.K.Bharathi

MBBS, Fellowship in Diabetology

Endocrinologist, Chennai

23 Years Experience  ·  800 at clinic
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Dr. B.K.Bharathi MBBS, Fellowship in Diabetology Endocrinologist, Chennai
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Dr. B.K.Bharathi is a popular Endocrinologist in Guindy, Chennai. Doctor has helped numerous patients in his/her 23 years of experience as a Endocrinologist. Doctor is a MBBS, Fellowship in Diabetology . You can visit him/her at Ramachandran's Diabetes Hospitals - Guindy in Guindy, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. B.K.Bharathi and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Dr B R Ambedkar medical college - 1994
Fellowship in Diabetology - Dr.A.Ramachandran's Diabetes Hospitals - 2011

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Ramachandran's Diabetes Hospitals - Guindy

No.110, Anna salai, Guindy. Landmark - Opp To ITC Grand Chola.Chennai Get Directions
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Dear sir/madam namaskar Muje lagbhag 7 salo se sugar he iski vajah se mere peron me takat khatam ho gai he mere se khada nahi hua jata balance nahi banta please muje advise de ki me kis docter ko check karaun kya mera ilaj ho jaiga.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Dear sir/madam namaskar
Muje lagbhag 7 salo se sugar he iski vajah se mere peron me takat khatam ho gai he mere se kh...
You have to get good diabetic control and need to take vitamins as you have peripheral neuropathy from diabetes which is the cause of your problems. 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. For diabetes, hypertension (high BP) and many long-term illness control there is the need for regular advice and follow up. Just one time consultation or advice is not enough to guide a diabetic in scientifically & medically correct manner. For giving you regular follow up you ask me with all details like your daily eating pattern and medicines you take. I assure you a proper guidance... if you keep in touch personally.
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I am a diabetic patient form last 20 years and my present level of sugar fasting is below 150. Presently I am suffering from Anxiety, please tell whether this is connected to sugar or not and what is the best treatment?

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
Dear, 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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Iam suffered from diabetics & BP. Last few days and still i m suffered with cold. Headache too. Please give the right advice.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Iam suffered from diabetics & BP. Last few days and still i m suffered with  cold. Headache too. Please give the righ...
Mr Gopalkrishnan, If you are having diabetes and hypertension it necessary to get them effectively treated with appropriate drugs, diet control and exercise. Then routine problems like cold and headache can be conveniently handled. So please get both those conditions under control. That will help in reducing other problems better. If required you may take anticold remedies and pain killer.
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Diabetes Care

MS- Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Diabetes Care

Low gut microbe diversity may trigger diabetes. The gut microbe is vital as they absorb nutrients from the food to keep the body healthy.

I am now 62 years and on steroid 10 mg alternate days (Omnacortil or wysolone) for the last 15 Years, since suffering from Collagen Vasculitis Disorder (autoimmunity). Usage of steroid caused Diabetics, BP and cholesterol, hence taking insulin and other medicines. Any new development in the treatment towards the above by skipping steroid?

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
I am now 62 years and on steroid 10 mg alternate days (Omnacortil or wysolone) for the last 15 Years, since suffering...
You can take Nux Vomica. 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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I am a diabetic n under insulin control. I want to change my treatment to ayurvedic. Kindly suggest d pros n cons of my above decision.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am a diabetic n under insulin control. I want to change my treatment to ayurvedic. Kindly suggest d pros n cons of ...
Mr. Lybrate-user, diabetes can only be treated by either oral anti-diabetic drugs or insulin injections or both. Plus diet restriction and regular exercise. Unfortunately there are no other drugs in any branch of medicine which control blood sugar. So my suggestion is to continue present treatment. I have seen patients in my practice who stopped modern medicine and started other therapies and have come back with exceptionally high blood sugar. Now the choice is yours.
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My husband is having burning sensations in the left foot. It comes and goes frequently. He is having diabetes family history. Are there any symptoms of diabetes to him. please suggest.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Kota
My husband is having burning sensations in the left foot. It comes and goes frequently. He is having diabetes family ...
Foot exercises. Do the following exercises barefoot: •1. First write digits 1 to 10 using your toes raised up in the air. •2. Sit on a chair, raise your toes and curl them •3. Pick up a small piece of cloth off the floor using your toes. •4. Still in a sitting position, point your toes and circle your ankles in a slow counter and clockwise motion. •5. Stand up from the sitting position and go on tip toe for 5 seconds.
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My husband is suffering with thyroid and spondylitis, can we cure these or how to get relief? Please help me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Faridabad
My husband is suffering with thyroid and spondylitis, can we cure these or how to get relief? Please help me.
1.Peel two cloves of garlic and crush it. Add this to a glass of milk. Boil it on a mild flame till one-fourth glass remains. Filter and make two equal parts. Drink one part in the morning and the other in the evening. 2.Warm mustard oil or sesame oil (1 teaspoon) with 3-4 cloves of crushed garlic and 1 tsp of ajwain (carom) seeds until it roasts to a reddish brown colour. Ensure that it does not get burned. Massage this oil on your affected areas. After that do hot fomentation with salt potli (bag). 3.Take 1 tsf triphala churna daily....n practice yoga daily twice..
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Generally ppl says eating banana will increase sugar levels for diabetic. Is it true but I like and feel this will not harm and I feel more energetic. I have cervical spondlysis. So should I take two big bananas per day. A diabetic can eat jack fruit . Final question , I would like to take 120 ML of scotch wishy in one sitting twice in a week. Will it affect my health increase my sugar levels. Please tell me madam.

CCP, MBA, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Karnal
Generally ppl says eating banana will increase sugar levels for diabetic. Is it true but I like and feel this will no...
What to have & what not to have really depends on your appetite. If you think you can digest 2 bananas daily & whisky twice a week, then its ok. For diabetes, apart from banana & whisky, there should not be any heavy food in your stomach. Eat light & easy to digest meals. Don't stuff your stomach. Have water only when thirsty. Mix trifla churanam & haldi & take 1 spoon at night while sleeping. Keep a gap of minimum 6 hrs between meals. Exercise daily, especially kapalbhati, yoga etc.
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I have type 1 diabetes. I have to take insulin for life time? Any other treatment not available?

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
General Physician, Amritsar
I have type 1 diabetes. I have to take insulin for life time? Any other treatment not available?
Insulin is best and time tested option awailable so far, you can have nasal slray insulin which for time being is not awailanle in india, stem cell therapy and artificial pancreas are the other options.
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Sir, My father has been a diabetic for around 12 years, he is taking metformin 2000 mg , vidigliptin and vogliboz .03 mg in a single day, his age is 71. Is it the right time to switch over to insulin now

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology, DDM, CCACCD
Diabetologist, Mumbai
If his blood sugar levels are within limits and if he is not suffering from any other health issues.Then switching over to insulin is not required.
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I have multiple complaints as below. I have border line diabetes now. How to prevent myself from this diabetes and what is the food structure I should follow. (i am vegetarian) I have swelling on prostate and I am urinating slowly. Presently I am taking alopathy medicine and it is making me dry orgasm. During sex I couldn't feel satisfied due to this medicine. At the beginning it is making me erectile dysfunction also. I am also having cholestrol (triglyceride) level high. I do have lower back pain for many years due to regular long two wheeler drive. Could you please advise me for the above problems. I am always feeling tried and I couldn't concentrate on my work properly and I am loosing my business just because of the above problems. I am expecting your merciful guidance. Please.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
I have multiple complaints as below. I have border line diabetes now. How to prevent myself from this diabetes and wh...
This is for backache.Once it is cured every thing is likely to fall in order. Rule out diabetes & vit.D deficiency or any other metabolic disorder. Sleep on a hard bed with soft bedding on it. Use no pillow under the head. Kindly take BioD3 Max 1 tab dailyx10 Paracetamol 250mg OD & SOS x5days Do back(spine)/shoulder/knee exercises Make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take Do not ignore it.It could be beginning of a serious problem. Contact me again,if needed.
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My mother is 70 years old & just diagnose sugar around 200. How to keep normal a sugar level! medicine as well as proper diet.

PG Hom, London, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hello along with taking the right medicines for diabetes, your mother will have to avoid taking a lot of sugar. Lesser sugar in tea or lesser sweet consumption to start with. She can also take one tea spoon of powder of roasted methi seeds early in the morning and at night it has helped my patients a lot.
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Are there any long-term effects associated with taking ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) medications? If so, what are they and what medications are implicated? What exactly is a spine block injection? Will it work long-term for low back pain due to disc problems? What causes Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and what is the best method of treatment? Can iodine help this condition?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Are there any long-term effects associated with taking ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) medications? I...
Use of stimulant decreases the symptoms to a much good effect and if we don't give stimulant medication There will be more of conduct disorder and progress in disease and for side effects we have to monitor the person and advice them accordingly And spine block will work for six months
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Is there any treatment for diabetic retinopathy and vitreous hemorrhage in Ayurveda. Pls tell m m very depressed by this. Don't wnt surgery.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Is there any treatment for diabetic retinopathy and vitreous hemorrhage in Ayurveda. Pls tell m m very depressed by t...
Mr. Lybrate-user, diabetic retinopathy is a serious complication of diabetes. Particularly occurs if blood sugar level is not well controlled for a long time. Hyperglycemia affects small blood vessels of retina and blocks them creating lack of oxygen. This leads to development of new blood vessels which are fragile and bleed blocking the vision or shrivel and cause detachment of retina. Only treatment for this is laser therapy, or certain injections in to the eye or if needed surgery (vitriectomy). In other medical practices there is no treatment for this problem. Strict blood glucose control is also very essential part of the treatment. Please go through appropriate treatment. Getting depressed is not going to benefit. Thanks.
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I have blood sugar. From 4 years and I am not taking any tablets or insulin. Sometimes reports come accurate and sometime wrong. What I have to do. Norlmalyy my sugar level remains 190. Tell me treatment. Thanxss.

CDIABT, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I have blood sugar. From 4 years and I am not taking any tablets or insulin. Sometimes reports come accurate and some...
For diabetes follow a diet low in carbohydrate, low in salt, low in fat and high in fibre. Avoid bakery products. Avoid too much rice and potato. Avoid fried stuff. Avoid chocolate, cakes, ice cream, soft drinks and fruit juices. Eat lots of vegetables. Walk for at least 30 minutes a day for 5 days in a week. Medicine will depend upon your fasting and postprandial blood report.
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How should we calculate insulin for type 2 Diabetes mellitus condition ?plz give me with example.

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
How should we calculate insulin for type 2 Diabetes mellitus condition ?plz give me with example.
Normally starting dose of insulin for type 2 diabetes is roughly 0.4-0.6 units/kg weight. But in type 2 diabetes insulin resistance is variable. In long standing diabetes pt whose beta cells are exhausted and who is obese insulin requirement may go beyond 2-3 units/kg. HbA1c is approx average of blood sugar control in last 3 months. More HbA1c means more uncontrolled diabetes and may require more insulin. Normally diabetologist starts insulin considering age of patient, duration of dm, HbA1c, obesity, current medication details, co morbidities, meal pattern and few other factors. Its individualised treatment and may not work same in other individual. Even insulin has different analogues and have different duration of action. For e.g. Lantus (glargine) has 24 hr action (basal insulin) and humalog (lispro) has 4 hr action. Human actrapid or huminsulin R (regular insulin) has 6-8 hr action. Etc so dosage and timing of insulin is also variable, it depends on which insulin you are taking or which insulin is suitable for you. I hope this answer help you to understand your doubt.
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I have recently been treated for an MI. An angiogram was performed. I have also been diagnosed with diabetes. What diet advice should I keep in mind?

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
Sexologist, Sri Ganganagar
I have recently been treated for an MI. An angiogram was performed. I have also been diagnosed with diabetes. What di...
Small frequent meal. Missi Chapati. No Ghee over them. Eat slowly chew well. No fatty diet. Plenty of water salad and fruits. Avoid juice of all fruits. Avoid Mango, Banana,Chikoo, Lichi and Grapes.
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