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Dr. D. Dhanamithiran

Endocrinologist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. D. Dhanamithiran Endocrinologist, Chennai
300 at clinic
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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
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Dr. D. Dhanamithiran is one of the best Endocrinologists in Anna Nagar West Extension, Chennai. He is currently associated with Diabetes Care and Speciality Center in Anna Nagar West Extension, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. D. Dhanamithiran on Lybrate.com.

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Should I visit my doctor after every two months according to his advise though my sugar level is under control? Should I check my creatinine and liver function every year? If yes, please give reason. I am a diabetic patient and taking GMR M1 everyday.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Should I visit my doctor after every two months according to his advise though my sugar level is under control? Shoul...
Sugars keep fluctuating every second of your life. It's a very complex interplay of hormones,stress level,activity medication and the food intake. So,though your sugars may seem to be under control,slow and gradual changes do occur at the cellular level. So,it is advisable to get the check up done at regular intervals
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What to eat and what changes should we do during pcod and thyroid? How to deal with it in a better way? What should be the lifestyle?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
What to eat and what changes should we do during pcod and thyroid? How to deal with it in a better way? What should b...
Eat a high-fiber diet. Get insoluble and soluble fiber. Limit foods that are high in fat. Choose lean meats. Incorporate probiotics into your diet. Eat on schedule. Stay hydrated.
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Agar diabetes ho to for use kaise hatane ke like kya Karna chahiye or kya nahi Karna chahiye

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Agar diabetes ho to for use kaise  hatane ke like kya Karna chahiye  or kya nahi Karna chahiye
Agar confirmed diabetes hai, to jo dava jaruri hai wo leni padati hai. Bina modern medicine (oral or insulin injection) diabetes control may nahi ayega. Usake saath regular exercise aur restricted diet lena bhi jaruri hai.
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I am 27 years old I got diabetes 1 year ago, from ther my weight reduced to 67 kgs from 75 kgs. On the advice of my colleague I started doing gym in the morning for 1.5 hrs daily. Since I am diabetic I should not take stomach full rice r any other food. How can I improve my muscle. How can I gain weight back? What diet should I follow for improving my muscle?

PGD Maternal Child Health, MBBS
General Physician, Akola
I am 27 years old I got diabetes 1 year ago, from ther my weight reduced to 67 kgs from 75 kgs. On the advice of my c...
For your height 67 kg is normal weight and you must not allow any gain in the weight. In view of diabetes you must keep your diet low on sugars (carbohydrates) & fats and enough proteins. Keep exercising like walking. Strenuous exercises may burn calories but if you are on anti diabetic drugs, severe exercise for 1 and half hour may precipitate hypoglycaemia at times, so it is better to have regular brisk walking for 4 to 5 kilometers in about an hour. Have small frequent meals in place of 2 large meals at lunch and dinner. Eat lot of salads and one fruit of your choice, avoiding grapes, mangoes, sugarcane juice etc.
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Is there any permanent solution for thyroid? Present I have 20 age, since 9th class onwards I am using the thyroid tablets 150mg with doctors prescription.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. Lybrate-user, hypothyroidism has to be treated for life time. You will have to continue these tablets for whole life. There is no option.
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I am diabetic 45 years old female. I feel burning in my feet. Why?what is the reason? What is d cure ?plz help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am diabetic 45 years old female. I feel burning in my feet. Why?what is the reason? What is d cure ?plz help.
burning may be due to increases level of blood sugar.you should avoid carbohydrate and sugar rich diet.take precautions for control blood sugar level.
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Sir I am type 2 diabetes patient from last six month. Kindly suggest me good and healthy diet for me. I will very thankful to you for this.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Sir I am type 2 diabetes patient from last six month. Kindly suggest me good and healthy diet for me. I will very tha...
DIABETIC DIET CHART: Morning: 4-5 Almonds soaked overnight in water or 1-2 walnuts 6:30 a.m.: Tea + 2 mariegold biscuits(only for those who can’t skip their morning tea) 8:00-9:00 a.m. : 2 Roti + subzi + daliya /upma/poha/raw cheese/sprouts + 1 glass skimmed milk 11:00-12:00 a.m.: Fruits (only those permitted), salads, guava, papaya, pomegranate, cucumber, carrot, sprouts etc 1:00-2:00 p.m.: 2 roti +dal + salads+curd/raita/buttermilk 4:00-5:00 p.m : tea + roasted chana/bhelpuri(only if hungry) 7:00 p.m : salads/coconut water/lemon water(without sugar) 8:00-9:00 p.m: 2 roti +dal/khicdi + skimmed milk Try to sleep daily on sametime till 11:00 p.m. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:  Avoid potato/sweet potato/arbi banana/cheeku/grapes/mango/litchi papads/ chatni/pickles/fried foods groundnuts/cashew/pista/raisins sweets/honey/cold drinks/jaggery Note: For preparing chapatis, use whole wheat flour mixed with chana flour or besan in 3:1 proportion alongwith small amounts of soyabean ●Eat regular meals throughout the day at same time everyday..Avoid skipping meals ●Include high fibre foods at each meal e.g. legumes(beans/lentils ),nuts(almonds,walnut),eggs etc ●Take fruit as a healthy snack e.g. apples,pears,papaya,mausami,jamun,guava ●Try to avoid –grapes,mango,bananas,jackfruit(cheeku) ●Vegetables to be included in plenty-at least 2 servings per meal ●Reduce the fat intake,fried foods,cakes,pastries and foods containing palm oil and coconut oil  ●Include healthy foods like daliya,oats ●Reduce salt intake in the diet to 1 tsp or less per day ●stay away from especially labelled diabetic foods(they are of no benefit),and saturated fats  ●Limit intake of sugar and sugary foods like sweets ●If so desire can take sugarfree as sugar substitute for sweetening purposes
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My fasting sugar levels are always less than 100 but my pp levels are always fluctuating in the region of 150 to 220 my hbaIc level is 6.8 Is it OK.

Post Graduate Diploma in Echocardiography, Mbbs
General Physician, Ernakulam
My fasting sugar levels are always less than 100 but my pp levels are always fluctuating in the region of 150 to 220 ...
Not ok. Follow diabetic diet. Take. 2 tsp methi seeds put it in 200 ml water and drink after 12 hours soaking. 2 times a day along with food. Do the ppbs after 3 weeks.
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I am 40 years old and unmarried. I am suffering from thyroid. Is it totally curable or a lifetime disease.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 40 years old and unmarried. I am suffering from thyroid. Is it totally curable or a lifetime disease.
if you are suffering from thyroid..you should take medicines for it life time..but do not worry..take treatment regularly.
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I'm having joint pain because of increased uric acid in my body. Please tell me a medicine to reduce uric acid in my body.

MBBS
Internal Medicine Specialist, Ahmedabad
I'm having joint pain because of increased uric acid in my body. Please tell me a medicine to reduce uric acid in my ...
Increased uric acid level causes Gout. There are many drugs available in market which reduce the uric acid level in blood. But before I go for any drug I would like you to consult your physician as Gout causes very painful and swollen joints which later interfere with your daily activity. Sometimes it may even bring deformity in joints. So I suggest you to get the complete health check up done before you start any medication. Note: health is wealth.
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I am 58 years old, male with Schizophrenia since 10 years. At present I am put on Amisulpride 200 mg 0-0-1 and Sizopin 100 mg 0-0-1. Of late, I am thinking of replacing Amisulpride with Paliperidone 3 mg OD (Of course, only after the consent of my Psychiatrist, with whom I have an appointment next week). In the mean time, I want to know, how safe it is and will it react with Sizopin? Please confirm.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Hyderabad
I am 58 years old, male with Schizophrenia since 10 years. At present I am put on Amisulpride 200 mg 0-0-1 and Sizopi...
If you have been stabilized with amisulpiride and sizopin , its better to continue the same treatment. if you have any side effects or if there is no improvement, then only you think of changing the medication. As such paliperidone has no serious side effects but can cause stiffness of muscles and shaking in some pts.
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Hello sir, I am 46 yrs old. Suddenly my sugar level increase. How to reduce this. I have cholesterol & uric acid.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hello sir, I am 46 yrs old. Suddenly my sugar level increase. How to reduce this. I have cholesterol & uric acid.
You have to take regular exercise, reduce weight, control diet by avoiding sweet,excessive carbohydrate. Take bland diet,avoid oily food and red meat.Monitor your blood sugar, lipid profile, uric acid and consult doctor with report
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Diabetes, Hypothyroidism and obesity are more common in women than in men. True/False.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Diabetes, Hypothyroidism and obesity are more common in women than in men. True/False.
Mr Zishan, Only hypothyroidism is more common in women compared to men. The other two conditions are more in men.
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If I have normal t3 t4 tsh level in hyper thyroid profile and have a small goitre in neck then I need thyroid surgery or not. Please tell me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
If I have normal t3 t4 tsh level in hyper thyroid profile and have a small goitre in neck then I need thyroid surgery...
you have hyperthyroidism. if all is normal then continue medicines. if no pain . than you can ignore surgery. keep diet. Get enough calcium and vitamin D.
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I am a hyper thyroid patient. Kindly tell me is green coffee help me to reduce weight? Or tell me is there any side effects?

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
I am a hyper thyroid patient. Kindly tell me is green coffee help me to reduce weight? Or tell me is there any side e...
Hello- hyperthyroidism is always associated with high bmr. >beverages like coffee, green coffee, tea, green tea etc also raises the bmr. So it is not advisable for you to take green coffee.
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Pumpkin Extract Beneficial for Diabetic Patients

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Pumpkin extract has insulin–like effects. It can help people with diabetes keep their blood sugar under control.

Quoting Chinese researchers that animals with drug–induced diabetes treated with pumpkin extract had lower blood glucose levels, greater insulin secretion, and more insulin–producing beta cells than diabetic rats that weren’t given the extract. This action may be due to the presence of both antioxidants and D–chiro–inositol, a molecule that mediates insulin activity.

Pumpkin extract is potentially a very good product for pre–diabetic persons, as well as those who have already developed diabetes.

Pumpkin is frequently used to treat diabetes and high blood glucose in Asia.
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How I losses my weight and which type of food I'll take whether I've low sugar problem please tell me.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
How I losses my weight and which type of food I'll take whether I've low sugar problem please tell me.
Hi lybrate-user go for brisk walk 45 minute daily. Take 3 cup green tea daily (jasmine flavour). Have diet rich in fruits vegetable salads & multigrain aata roti avoid rice, deserts, and fried stuffed. Drink 2-3 liters water in a day.
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My mother is 45 now. Her uric acid has increased and it became 5.05.will it be harmful??which food and vegetable she have to avoid???suggest please.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
My mother is 45 now. Her uric acid has increased and it became 5.05.will it be harmful??which food and vegetable she ...
5.05 is within normal range In hyperuric patients... Avoid high protein diet like sprouted cereals, non veg food, etc
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I am 45 old male suffering from hypothyroidism. Now I am taking vit a, d &e suppliments along with minerals and feeling better. Should I use this suppliments for life time?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 45 old male suffering from hypothyroidism. Now I am taking vit a, d &e suppliments along with minerals and feeli...
Usually if one is taking good food (balanced diet), there is hardly any need for supplements. But if you are feeling good with those may continue with. All these three vitamins are fat soluble and get stored in the body, hence taking excess is not advisable. Where as bcomplex group and vitamin c are water soluble supplementing them regularly is unlikely to cause any difficulty. So you might take vit a, d & e for a few days and stop and then take again if required.
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He need to control his sugar .his sugar at fasting is above 200 but less than 240 .inspite of having high blood sugar he does have any problems.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
He need to control his sugar .his sugar at fasting is above 200 but less than 240 .inspite of having high blood sugar...
Hello, Your query does not give any relevant details about the person who is having diabetes according to you. If any suggestion is to be made, then I need to know following things: Patients age, weight, height, blood glucose levels fasting, PP & HbA1c%, lipid profile, present treatment with dosage, dietary pattern and extent of daily exercise being done daily. So if you are looking for proper advise and treatment come back with these details preferably in a private conversation then I will be able to guide. Thanks.
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