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Dr. C.V.Krishnaswamy

Endocrinologist, Chennai

Dr. C.V.Krishnaswamy Endocrinologist, Chennai
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.
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Dr. C.V.Krishnaswamy is a renowned Endocrinologist in Mylapore, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Dr. C.V.Krishnaswamy@St.Isabel's Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. C.V.Krishnaswamy on Lybrate.com.

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I am 48 years male living in vellore District and working as HR-Manager. Due to stress, got diabetic in the year 2007 and taking medicine from M. V. Diabetic center, Chennai. My question is how long I should take these medicines.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am 48 years male living in vellore District and working as HR-Manager. Due to stress, got diabetic in the year 2007...
Hi, Diabetes is not a curable disease, it can only be controlled. So, you have to be on these medications for life long. Only the dosage can be adjusted according to the blood sugar values.
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Hi, I am 40 years old & I am bussiness man. I have diabities from 12 to 13 years. I have neuropathy in my foots, so tell me the solution. Thanks.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Hi, I am 40 years old & I am bussiness man. I have diabities from 12 to 13 years. I have neuropathy in my foots, so t...
Take tab pantoplex one daily for neuropathy and mention your recent blood sugar levels and ongoing treatment and revert back to me for further assistance.
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I am 37 year old, my weight is 100 kg. How to lose weight without exercise, what should I do. BP- OK Sugar- OK (Non diabetic)

MBBS, Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL)
Dermatologist, Raigarh
I am 37 year old, my weight is 100 kg. How to lose weight without exercise, what should I do. BP- OK Sugar- OK (Non d...
WEIGHT 1. Whole-grain bread. Research shows that people who follow a weight-loss program incorporating whole-grain breads, cereals, and other foods lose more body fat from the abdominal area than those who eat only refined-grain foods, like white bread and rice. 2. Low-fat milk and yogurt. Scientists have found that the more calcium in fat cells, the more fat those cells will burn. In one study, two groups of overweight mice were put on a restricted-calorie diet, but one also got calcium supplements. The no-calcium mice lost 8 percent of their body fat, compared to 42 percent among the mice that did get calcium. 3. Lean protein. Good sources of protein, such as lean meats, eggs, and beans, help keep your blood sugar stable. The result youll feel full longer and get a boost in energy and that will help you burn more belly fat. Consult me in private for detailed treatment and to ascertain your personality symptomatically.
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My liver enzymes are quite high in my blood tests. I feel very week for the last 2 months and also my before breakfast sugar is also high. Please advise.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Mumbai
My liver enzymes are quite high in my blood tests. I feel very week for the last 2 months and also my before breakfas...
If you want to take Ayurvedic medicines start with VIDANGARISTHA 10 ml + KUMARIASAV NO 1 10 ml+ water 20 ml after lunch & dinner.
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Can I work offshore if I have diabetes.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition (Delhi University)
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
Can I work offshore if I have diabetes.
Yes sure, but always carry some food item with you so that you can have it after 2 3 hours soto maintain blood glucose levels, always carry some rosted channa, fruits with you.
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I am suffering from knee joint pain due to reduced cartilage. Can you suggest me suitable diet restrictions taking into regard of my medications for diabetes and bp.

B.Sc.(Hons)HSc in Food and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Visakhapatnam
I am suffering from knee joint pain due to reduced cartilage. Can you suggest me suitable diet restrictions taking in...
Hello, Your BMI is in normal condition. So you no need to loose weight or gain weight. But your knee problem can only get relieve by perfect diet plan by taking in to consideration of your 24 hr recall method. You can consult me privately for diet plan.
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I am 52 years old with type 1diabetes since 15 years. Yesterday found vit. D deficiency 6.09. What should I do?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am 52 years old with type 1diabetes since 15 years. Yesterday found vit. D deficiency 6.09.
What should I do?
vit d is available as sachets in 60000 strength..that is to be taken daily till 1 week thereafter once weekly for 6 weeks and then once monthly
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I have put large weight. I'm a thyroid patient. What should I do? Please help me on this matter!

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
I have put large weight. I'm a thyroid patient. What should I do? Please help me on this matter!
Scientists now know that the body does not register liquid calories in the same way it does solid calories. Drinking a grande caffe mocha, for instance, won't make you feel satiated the way eating a bowl of pasta will. Which means that although the caffe mocha actually has a greater number of calories than the pasta, you're still more likely to want a second cup from Starbucks than another plate of linguine. So monitor your intake of juice, soda, coffee drinks and wine. If you consume one of each of those beverages during the day, you'll have taken in at least 800 extra calories by nighttime — and you'll still be hungry. (Incidentally, alcohol may suppress the metabolism of fat, making it tougher for you to burn those calories.)
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I have a thyroid problem for 1 year what can I do ?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
Drink more water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. You can take 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. 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,
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If anyone having thyroid issue then what would be the solution? How to prevent from this type of issue?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. lybrate-user, A person suffering from either hyperthyroidism (excess activity) or hypothyroidism (les activity), has to take appropriate treatment for that specific condition. These conditions can only be controlled, there is no permanent cure. Treatment has to be for lifetime. Thanks.
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I am 66 years old a diabetic for the past twenty years. I had undergone angioplasty 12 years back. Suddenly I had a lump on the upper portion of my stomach which was moving from left to right side with a back pain. Ultrasound was normal and cardiologist said it it is nothing to do with cardio. In February 2015 my diabetic medicine was changed to zeta meta 500 mg. When I started looking up for drug reaction on the net all my symptoms tallied with zeta meta. I stopped on my own this medicine and increased my insulin by 5 units. All the symptoms including my breathlessness, Heaviness on legs and the lump in my stomach vanishes within 15 days. My physician does not agree with me and he refused to see the print out given by me about the side effects of zeta meta. nowadays I walk 3 to 4 kms and do exercise without breathlessness. I will be happy to get an explanation from any of our eminent doctors.

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Physiotherapist, Noida
I am 66 years old a diabetic for the past twenty years. I had undergone angioplasty 12 years back. Suddenly I had a l...
. Apply Hot Fomentation twice daily. Avoid bending in front. Postural Correction- Sit Tall, Walk Tall. Extension Exercises x 15 times x twice daily - lying on tummy, take left arm up for 3 seconds, then bring it down, right arm up for 3 seconds, bring down. Bring right leg up, hold for 3 seconds, bring it down. Then right leg up and hold for 3 seconds and bring it down. Repeat twice a day- 10 times. Bhujang Asana – Lie flat on your stomach, keeping the palms out, bend the neck backward, take a deep breath and while holding it for 6 seconds, raise the chest up. Release breath and relax your body. Repeat the exercise 15 times twice daily. Core Strengthening Exercises- Straight Leg Raised With Toes Turned Outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Back Stretching- lie flat, pull one of the knee forward to chest, hold for 3 seconds, then bring the other knee forward to the chest and again hold for 3 seconds. Then pull both knees towards the chest and hold for 3 seconds. Repeat 10 times each exercise twice a day. Do the cat/cow stretch. Get on all fours, with your arms straight and your hands directly under your shoulders; your knees hip-width apart.
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I am diabetic with moderate neuropathy. Bs levels are around 100-110 and 140-150. I am on mixtard insulin 15 15 and gluformin-500 1 1 1/2 1 1/2 per day. Also pregabelin75, 1 1 daily. I am feeling muscle stiffness to walk initially for about 5 minutes then moderately normal. Feet are normal with slight tingling. Suggest homeo medicine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Rhus tox 30 ( dr. Reckeweg )1 drop night zincum met 30 ( dr. Reckeweg ) 1 drop twice daily report after 2 months
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My uric acid level is 7.5 and I have pain in joints of my fingers and in my feet. Please suggest some remedy.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My uric acid level is 7.5 and I have pain in joints of my fingers and in my feet.
Please suggest some remedy.
Mr. Lybrate-user, to reduce uric acid, you will have to restrict high purine containing foods like: organ meats, red meat, certain fishes such as sardines, scallops, shell fish, salmon, herrings, haddock, trout, anchovies, mussels, mushrooms. Plus no sweetened aerated drinks, alcohol and high fat milk products. You can take low fat milk products, egg whites, plenty of fruits and vegetables. There are specific drugs used to reduce uric acid called as uricosuric agents which increase the excretion, those can be used.
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After my pregnancy I have put on to much weight and I also have hypo thyroid how do I loose weigh?

MD - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist, Delhi
After my pregnancy I have put on to much weight and I also have hypo thyroid how do I loose weigh?
It's common to aid after every pregnancy. However hypothyroidism has made your case complicated. Get treated by expert doctor.
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I am a diabetic for the last 10 years. My self check diagonisis and the doctor's differs. For e.G. My fasting sugar shows 94 on my ACCUCHECK whereas the doctor's shows 132. This is happening for the last three times. I would like to know the reason.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What you r measuring is a capillary blood sample And what lab measures it is a vein blood sample Hence the difference
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I am a 2nd stage diabetic patient having average 125 blood sugar, bp 90/140, cholesterol levels 200.

DM Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
Dear,you need to reduce the cholesterol levels. High cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) what is hypercholesterolemia? hypercholesterolemia is a condition in which the level of cholesterol in your blood is high. When you have too much cholesterol, deposits of fat in the blood called plaque form inside blood vessel walls. The blood vessel walls thicken and become narrower (a condition called atherosclerosis). This change in the blood vessels reduces blood flow through the blood vessels, increasing your risk of heart disease and possibly leading to heart attacks or strokes. Cholesterol is a naturally occurring fatty substance. Your body needs small amounts of cholesterol to make and maintain nerve cells and to produce hormones. Most of the cholesterol in your blood is made by your liver from the fats, carbohydrates, and proteins you eat. You also get cholesterol by eating animal products such as meat, eggs, and dairy products. The two most important components of cholesterol are ldl (low-density lipoprotein) and hdl (high-density lipoprotein). Ldl and hdl carry cholesterol through your blood. Ldls carry a lot of cholesterol, leave behind fatty deposits on your artery walls, and contribute to heart disease. Hdls do the opposite. They clean the artery walls and remove extra cholesterol from the body, thus lowering the risk of heart disease. Ldl is called" bad" cholesterol. (you can think of" l" for" lousy" cholesterol.) hdl is called" good" cholesterol (think of" h" for" healthy" cholesterol). It is good to have low levels of ldl and high levels of hdl. How does high cholesterol occur? the main cause of high cholesterol is eating foods that are high in saturated fat or cholesterol. Other possible causes are? an inherited problem with the way your body processes cholesterol? a disease that raises the cholesterol level (for example, diabetes mellitus, kidney disease, liver disease, or hypothyroidism). What are the symptoms? high cholesterol is a silent disease. There are no symptoms until problems have already developed, such as the chest pain of a heart attack or calf pain with walking, caused by narrowed or blocked arteries to the legs. How is it diagnosed? you will have blood tests to check your cholesterol level. These lab tests usually measure your total cholesterol level as well as the levels of low-density lipoprotein (ldl), high-density lipoprotein (hdl), and triglycerides. You may need to fast before your blood test. This means you do not eat or drink anything except water for 12 hours before the test. Your health care provider may give you a physical exam. He or she may ask about your diet and diseases and health problems in your family. How is it treated? the goal of most cholesterol treatment is to decrease the ldl in your blood and to raise the hdl. For every 1% decrease in cholesterol level, your risk of heart disease is reduced 2%. A diet high in fiber and low in total fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol can help to lower cholesterol levels. For more information on changes you can make in your diet, see health maintenance: controlling cholesterol. You will need to lose weight if you are overweight. You should also exercise as recommended by your health care provider. If diet and exercise are not enough to reduce your cholesterol level, your health care provider may prescribe drugs. Among the drugs commonly used are cholestyramine, niacin, gemfibrozil, atorvastatin, fluvastatin, lovastatin, pravastatin, and simvastatin. Each medicine has slightly different effects. Sometimes you will need to take more than one medicine to decrease your total cholesterol. Your health care provider will choose the best medicines for you. How can I take care of myself and prevent high cholesterol? in addition to changing your diet, you can help lower your cholesterol by the following? get more exercise, especially aerobic exercise. Ask your health care provider about an exercise prescription. Start slowly to avoid injury. Exercise helps raise hdl levels, improve circulation, decrease body fat, and tone muscles? don't smoke? maintain a normal weight? have your cholesterol levels and weight checked by your health care provider.
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How to are the symptoms of diabetes and to control diabetes? Is it hereditary if so how to overcome that?

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
How to are the symptoms of diabetes and to control diabetes? Is it hereditary if so how to overcome that?
There are several means to gain control over your diabetes. Few of them as below: 1. Eating at regular intervals 2. Avoiding foods high in processed and invisible sugar 3. Good sleep hygiene 4. Consistent workouts to be able to give you specific guidelines, we would need to gain a deeper insight into your lifestyle and work with you in greater proximity. Do let me know if you're keen and we could take this prospect forward. Meanwhile, feel free to consult me privately.
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Hello doctor. My mom is diabetic patient her age is 59. She is using tables when we consult to doctor they said blood count is low so you should take injection for this and they wrote renocel 4000 I you injection and we are giving that injection weekly 2 times but. Skin getting rashes like red red doubts so kindly help me in this matter. Waiting for your reply.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
Hello doctor. My mom is diabetic patient her age is 59. She is using tables when we consult to doctor they said blood...
There are several means to gain control over your diabetes. Few of them as below: 1. Eating at regular intervals 2. Avoiding foods high in processed and invisible sugar 3. Good sleep hygiene 4. Consistent workouts to be able to give you specific guidelines, we would need to gain a deeper insight into your lifestyle and work with you in greater proximity. Do let me know if you're keen and we could take this prospect forward. Meanwhile, feel free to consult me privately.
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Is there any problem for a diabetic person (currently on medication taking metformin 500 mg one tablet daily) to donate blood in blood donation camp ? Also want to know the usefulness of blood donation.

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
General Physician, Sri Ganganagar
Is there any problem for a diabetic person (currently on medication taking metformin 500 mg one tablet daily) to dona...
No there is no restriction. Go and donate. It is good for you and for needy persons. For you it will make you more healthy.
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Hi, I am 23years old male, I wanted to ask how should I know that I am taking excess carbohydrates and sugar, my urinations are very frequent (about 1nce in 2hrs) and I sweat a lot too! my. Height is 5'11 nd weight is about 79-82! pls suggest Thanks.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi, I am 23years old male, I wanted to ask how should I know that I am taking excess carbohydrates and sugar, my urin...
Mr. Lybrate-user kumar, if you have doubt please get a fasting and pp sugar test done and report the same. If fasting is >126 mg and pp >200mg then diabetes is confirmed.
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