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Dr. C.r. Ashok Kumar is a popular Endocrinologist in Pozhichalur, Chennai. You can consult Dr. C.r. Ashok Kumar at Dhanam Clinic & Diabetic Centre in Pozhichalur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. C.r. Ashok Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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Is it important to check blood sugar for all these 3 times together? 1, Fasting 2. PP after breakfast 3. PP after lunch Is PP after breakfast avoidable?

MD - Diabetology, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS
Endocrinologist, Kochi
Is it important to check blood sugar for all these 3 times together?
1, Fasting
2. PP after breakfast
3. PP after lun...
If you are on all those medications listed, I strongly recommend that you do all the 3 tests, preferably on the same day. Also do your hba1c levels, once in 6 months. It gives more information than fbs & post breakfast ppbs. But usually, we advice only fbs & 2 hour ppbs in the morning and this is the bare minimum. The choice is yours.
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Dear Sir, Can I take medicine calcarea carbonica for my belly fat day by day I am becoming fat my shoulder and back both side become fat. Presently taking eltroxin 50 mg for thyroid. As well as when I am in fasting my urine having smile.

BAMS, MD (Panchkarma)
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Dear Sir, Can I take medicine calcarea carbonica for my belly fat day by day I am becoming fat my shoulder and back b...
Hello lybrate user, thanks for writing. If you want fast, permanent weight loss, you can try our research oriented holistic medicines for assures results. You can lose up to 10 kg weight per month, without crush dieting, with out side effect, without gym, without surgery. Tips for you: 1. Eat plenty vegetable and fruits. 2. Drink 9 glass of water per day. 3. Avoid dieting for weight loss. 4. Avoid oily thing. 5. Have 5to 6 servings of food per day. If you have any questions you can contact us by lybrate.
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Ssugar hone ke baad pair me jhin jhini rahta hai krbi 3 month ho gya 2 month se sr pevesca+ 75 mg khati thi 15 days se ye dwa 150 mg kha rahe hai fir v thik nai ho raha.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Ssugar hone ke baad pair me jhin jhini rahta hai krbi 3 month ho gya 2 month se sr pevesca+ 75 mg khati thi 15 days s...
Lybrate-userji, sabase pahali baat ye ki blood glucose ko control me rakhana chahiye. Fbs 100 mg ke paas, pp 150 to 160 mg ke paas, hba1c%<6.8, maintain hona chahiye. Nahito nuropathy jaise complications control me nahi ayenge. Shukriya.
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For 57+ female on treatment for Hypothyroidism, Hypertension & Osteoarthritis - 1) Does a dosage of Vit D3 (60K IU per month) & Shelcal CT (daily) over an year have risk of kidney disorders? 2) What are the possible natural treatments to control osteoarthritis pain specially caused after climbing stairs after a long time?

Fellowship in Shoulder and Knee Surgeries, DNB (Orthopedics), Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), MBBS
Orthopedist, Nagpur
For 57+ female on treatment for Hypothyroidism, Hypertension & Osteoarthritis -
1) Does a dosage of Vit D3 (60K IU pe...
Calcium and Vitamin D is okay. No problem with long term use natural treatment for osteoarthritis is Exercises. Nothing works better than exercises. Knee range of movement, Cycling and strengthening exercises. Swimming is also good if you can... There are some medicines which help to delay osteoarthritis without side effects.
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Without medicine how can we control diabetics. If medicine we have to take, which is best without side effects.

M.D. Internal Medicine
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Without medicine how can we control diabetics. If medicine we have to take, which is best without side effects.
Medicines if required to control diabetes in addition to lifestyle modification should be taken as most of the anti diabetic drugs have mininmum side effect profile and can be taken for longer duration -lifelong with doctors advise. It is essential to go for regular check ups to know the functioning of your liver, kidney or heart as many anti diabetic drugs can not be given in diabetic patients with complications or need to reduce dosages if associated peptic ulcer disorders or nutritional deficiencies. Many times such patients benefit from insulin therapy dramatically.
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Can I take raw Aloe vera? I am diabetic and high bp. Lots of Aloe vera plant at my home. Please give me idea how I use it. I am taking raw Turmeric (1 piece) and Garlic (2 clove) every morning empty stomach. Thank you

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, CAFE, MMM, M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification, PGCDE, PhD
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Can I take raw Aloe vera? I am diabetic and high bp. Lots of Aloe vera plant at my home. Please give me idea how I us...
You can but not well accepted as per digestion, tolerance are concerned, you can try if you have gastric disorders..rest research going on for more efficacy.
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I am 40 years old male, I have pain in my some finger joints and groins from 2 years. I am diabetic from last 24 years and thyroid from 1 year. What should i do?

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 40 years old male, I have pain in my some finger joints and groins from 2 years. I am diabetic from last 24 year...
exercise must and tk physiotherapy treatment for few day and maintain diabetes and thyroid by medicine
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I have done hba1c test. It shows 5.8.average sugar level considering hba1c is 120 Thyroid profile also normal. Shud I be worried about diabetes Age: 31 years old. Was diagnosed wit gestational diabetes 1 year ago.

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I have done hba1c test. It shows 5.8.average sugar level considering hba1c is 120
Thyroid profile also normal. Shud I...
HbA1c is borderline prediabetes. Patients with gestational diabetes has increased chance of developing diabetes in future. Your weight is 64 and height is 5 ft. It suggests you are overweight. At present it is advisable to loose weight with diet and exercise. Please consult any dietitian for weight loss meal plan.
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I am a 24 year old male and I am suffering from hyperthyroidism. what are the do's and don'ts for me? Please help me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Treatment for hyperthyroidism can also eventually contribute to excessive weight gain. It is important to learn how to get as much nutrition as possible from your food without eating a lot of extra calories. In addition, eating the correct amount of sodium and calcium are important dietary considerations for people with hyperthyroidism. Get enough calcium and vitamin D. Because hyperthyroidism may contribute to thinning bones, it's important to get enough calcium every day to help prevent osteoporosis. The Institute of Medicine recommends 1,000 milligrams (mg) of calcium a day for adults ages 19 to 50 and men ages 51 to 70. That calcium recommendation increases to 1,200 mg a day if you're a woman age 51 or older or a man age 71 or older. The Institute of Medicine also recommends 600 international units (IUs) of vitamin D a day for adults ages 19 to 70 and 800 IUs a day for adults age 71 and older.
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Sir, I am 43 years ,male well built, 85 kg.Off la I found sugar is 120 fasting and 150 pp. Also uric acid 8.8. Pls advice.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Sir, I am 43 years ,male well built, 85 kg.Off la I found sugar is 120 fasting and 150 pp. Also uric acid 8.8.
Pls ad...
The first thing you should do is to eat foods that are high in fiber, This is because fiber rich foods absorb uric acid from the blood. Your kidneys then 'throw' out the excess uric acid. Try to eat Oatmeal, Spinach, cauliflowers and Isabgol in milk if possible.  Please use olive oil to cook your food. Kindly avoid vegetable oils because they become unhealthy when heated twice. This leads to rancid fat in the body. These destroy vitamin E, that in turn controls uric acid levels. Olive oil also curbs uric acid by itself.  Vitamin C chewable tablets taken 500 mg daily lower uric acid levels within 4 to 8 weeks.  Try to stop intake of sweets, cakes and pastries. Saturated fats are bad for you.  Many fruits have got potent anti-oxidant properties, like celery seeds, grapes and tomatoes, and these prevent harmful toxins from attacking your organs - releasing uric acid.
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I am 36 years old male, I have suffering heel pain from last 6 months. I checked my uric acid, and results showed 6.4. After that I apply pain relief ointment but I have not got any fruitful results. So I wants to know what is the reason for this pain? And how to relief?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Your uric acid level is in the upper limit of normal 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, 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 caffeinated drinks, excess sweets cakes/cookies 6. Reduce weight if overweight 7. Take medicine after consulting physician 8. Take x ray heel to exclude planar fascitis/calcaneal spur and consult orthopedic specialist for advice and treatment.
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I am a diabetic my sugar is 150 in fasting I take one tablet of gluconorm-g2 daily is it ok?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Although it is ok but your fasting sugar is not ok. For this just make changes in your lifestyle and try to follow below given steps and follow up after 2 months eat little at a time every 2-3 hourly. Don? t eat too much at a time brisk morning walk for 30 minutes regularly dinner 2 hours before going to sleep 10 minutes evening walk after dinner avoid sweets, mango, grapes, cold drinks in particular.
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My sugar level is fasting 147 and PP is 240 after taking glimulin 3 mg twice 15 minute before meal and glycomet 1 g after meal twice. I am diabetic since 09 years.

SENIOR RESIDENCY-ENDOCRINOLOGY, FELLOWSHIP IN DIABETES AND ENDOCRINOLOGY, MD, MEDICINE
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
You are basically on almost maximum allowed tablets, even then ur sugars are still on the higher side.Hope u had taken the tablet and done the tests on the day of the tests. Two option, go for one small dose of night time insulin(lantus) or add tablet onglyza 5mg in the morning. Do a hba1c and revert back.

My father is 51 years old he is suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure. His blood su level is 180 after meal and before meal it is normal. His blood pressure is 160 just above the normal. But he is loosing his weight continues. And he is saying that he feels unenergetic. He does regular yoga and also go for walk and avoid high sugar containing foods please suggest me.

Cardiologist, Faridabad
My father is 51 years old he is suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure. His blood su level is 180 after meal...
It is gud that he loses weight as weight control is imp for control of both bp and sugar level Avoid taking fat rich diet take less salt and sugar Not worry as tab met formin also decreased wt.
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How can I get fair skin and gain weight? I have thyroid problem from last 8 year and it's very badly affects on my body and health. What to do? Hell me!

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Jammu
How can I get fair skin and gain weight? I have thyroid problem from last 8 year and it's very badly affects on my bo...
Colour of the skin is genetic .There can be little improvement if you shift to cold place or you can go for bleaching.
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I am suffering from extreme itch on my whole skin. I take 50 mg thyroid tablet. someone says it becoz of thyroid. please hlp.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Amritsar
I am suffering from extreme itch on my whole skin. I take 50 mg thyroid tablet. someone says it becoz of thyroid. ple...
Hi. Thyroid conditions may cause generalised itching on your skin. Apply good moisturisers on your skin after bath. You may use coconut oil. Use mild cleansing lotion and avoid soap. Get your thyroid profile repeated and see of your dose needs any adjustment. Avoid direct contact of woolen clothing on your skin, wear cotton clothing underneath.
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What are the symptoms of hypothyroid? Can I get better by improving my food habits?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
What are the symptoms of hypothyroid? Can I get better by improving my food habits?
Symptoms of hypothyroidism:- Fatigue. Weakness. Weight gain or increased difficulty losing weight. Coarse, dry hair. Dry, rough pale skin. Hair loss. Cold intolerance (you can't tolerate cold temperatures like those around you) Muscle cramps and frequent muscle aches. please mention your symptoms and thyroid hormone levels so that proper medication and suggestion can be given to you.
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He has major problem of blood pressure. And sugar problem also. And little bit headache.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
He has major problem of blood pressure. And sugar problem also. And little bit headache.
Take pranacharya diabeto and shilajeet capsule twice a day with water....take vasant kusumakar ras twice a day...avoid sweets....take small meals in less time interval....do pranayama early morning....avoid alcohol consumption...
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I am 5-6 week pregnant. I have heard that eating raw coconut early morning makes child healthy and fair. So I am consuming first sugar candy (1 tsp ) with little ghee and then eat little raw but fresh coconut as first thing in morning. Is it safe for early pregnancy ?

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
I am 5-6 week pregnant. I have heard that eating raw coconut early morning makes child healthy and fair. So I am cons...
A good diet to the mother is always good for the child. Coconut pulp and water is rich in natural electrolyte content which keeps the mother healthy. Mother's circulation delivers these things to the child making him gain weight and provide enough amniotic fluid around the child. Cannot comment upon the claims of fairness as these are not substantiated scientifically.
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Hello, I am 24 yes old, I have an 1 years baby, on pregnancy I got thyroid and now also I have that same problem, ill put over weight and I have an hair fall, now my thyroid level is6. 67 if it's possible to weight loss and reduce thyroid problem, how many years I have take tablet for that.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), M.D in Ayurveda, Ph.D
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
Hello, I am 24 yes old, I have an 1 years baby, on pregnancy I got thyroid and now also I have that same problem, ill...
At least minimum 2. To 3 years you have to take, but some doctor say to continue life long, but it is wrong. My patients stopped and no any change happend.
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