Lybrate.com has an excellent community of Endocrinologists in India. You will find Endocrinologists with more than 31 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Endocrinologists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.
Book Clinic Appointment
Adult Diabetes Treatment
Treatment of Thyroid Disease in Children
Thyroid Disorder Treatment
Thyroid Problems Treatment
Type 1 Diabetes Treatment
Treatment Of Childhood Diabetes
Diabetic Diet Counseling
Dilatation And Curettage (D C) Procedure
Egg Donation Procedure
Treatment Of Erectile Dysfunction
Treatment Of Female Sexual Problems
Food Plan Preparation
Hi, i am 37 years old male. i am diabetic from last 10 years and at present my sugar level is 190 pp.i take gluconorm g 2 fort twice a day. is there any other good medicine for my diabities and i am over weight also my weight is 122 kgs.
Madam I am 62 year old with type 2 diabetes from the last one year I used to 5 km daily and active is it advisable to take one banana with papaya after the meals and two chapati s in the night Regards Ramesh B R.
I am a diabetes patient. And I wanna loose my weight. How can I loose weight and to low my diabetes. It is creating too much problems in my daily life. How can I make it better? I am in stress and tension also.
I am very fatty and also I have very high sugar, please suggest me the diet chat also medicines as early as possible.
I am taking thyrox 50 and my TSH is 3.88. II have heard that in Allopathy you have to take the medicine for life long but in homeopathy its not the case. I want to switch over to homeopathy. May I know the homeopathy medicine name which I can start taking instead of thyrox 50 for the treatment of thyroid and for how long I'll have to take the medicine?
Suffering from high BP and CVA. My weight is 75 kg. Height 1.75m fasting blood glucose 125, @ Hrs. PP 150. Pl suggest diet for controlling my blood sugar.
My mother have problem of diabetes, b. P & thyroid. So please consult right precaution & home made remedies.
I am male 45 years old. I am having problems related to excess uric acid / gout. Kindly suggest ayurvedic and/or allopathic remedies.
I am a diabetic patient. I think type 2 diabetic. Taking tab. Regularly. But walking, I could not maintain properly. Is it will affect my health. But I am pure veg. Maintaining diat. Please give me advice.
My query is I am having uric acid 8 and I am not feeling pains regularly, where it wil affect and please suggest home remedies and precautions.
Govt is promoting IME-9 tablets for diabetics. Is this drug a complementary to drugs like Metformin etc. Can it be consumed simultaneously with other allopathic drugs. Can it cause hypoglycemia.
Sir, My age is 45 years. I am suffering from sugar for last 15 years. Now I am suffering from very high blood sugar. Fasting 275 and pp 375. I am taken glymet and piosis 30 mg twice a day. What can I do now. Thanks.
Diabetic retinopathy is an eye problem that affects the retina of the eye and causes total and irreparable blindness. It usually occurs after 15 to 20 years of diabetes. Poorer the control earlier is the onset. Association of hypertension and increased blood cholesterol make the condition more serious.
In initial stages, there may not be any visual symptoms. Some patients may get macular edema marked with a decrease in the vision without exhibiting diabetic retinopathy.
Here is some important aspect of the disease that you should know:
Symptoms as the condition progress: you might experience blurred or fluctuating vision, impaired color vision, spots or dark strings floating in your vision, dark or empty areas in your vision and an even significant decrease in vision which is not corrected with glasses. Diabetes can cause early cataract formation (diabetic cataract) in the eye.
Causes: In an uncontrolled diabetic patient, the blood supply to the retina is decreased due to vascular constriction, in due course of time. This causes anoxia which promotes new vessel formation which may leak causing macular edema and or exudates. The newly formed vessels are fragile, can cause small projections (aneurysms) or may bleed. This all happens in the most sensitive central part of the retina (macula) thereby affecting vision to varying degree.
Advanced diabetic retinopathy: more edema, exudates, and hemorrhages occur. The newly formed vessels may profusely bleed in the cavity of the eye, seriously affecting vision. In due course of time, retinal fibrosis occurs which may cause retinal detachment and total blindness. Few eyes may develop an increase in intraocular pressure (glaucoma) at any stage of the disease, causing blindness even without advanced diabetic retinopathy.
When does the risk increase: longer the duration, higher the incidence. If you have an uncontrolled blood sugar ideally evaluated by hb1ac (glycosylated HB) test, hypertension and increased cholesterol. Pregnancy too increases the risk. Ethnicity plays an important role. More prevalent in native Americans, Hispanics and Africans and now some studies highlight incidence in southeast Asia, including Indians.
When should you consult ophthalmologist: once you are declared diabetic, you must consult an ophthalmologist. Thereafter as per his advice every one or two years or even early if your control is poor or if your parents suffered from advanced diabetic retinopathy. If you are pregnant, eye examination may be needed frequently. Remember, proper control of risk factors and timely examination and intervention can prevent you from becoming blind. A Recent introduction of oct evaluation & intravitreal therapy has significantly helped patients with diabetic retinopathy.