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Dr. K.Srinivasan is an experienced Endocrinologist in Mylapore, Chennai. You can consult Dr. K.Srinivasan at Chennai Meenakshi Multispecality Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. K.Srinivasan on Lybrate.com.

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I am a diabetic since 2005. I take Nurokind plus along with Isryl m1 two doses and Dynaglipt M one (3 tabs for diabetes and one dose of nurokind plus, Telma 80 is taken for high bp. My present sugar level is 137/157 and bp level is 160/120. Above medication is continuing for 4 months. No drastic difference is observed. Besides, feet irritation and low sensation occur. Do not decrease. Current test indicates -Vitamin B12 is1862 pg /ml. Means too high. I need your advise at least to vanish my foot pain and increase sensation level.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am a diabetic since 2005. I take Nurokind plus along with Isryl m1 two doses and Dynaglipt M one (3 tabs for diabet...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Diabetes when continues for a long time (many years) does affect small and large blood vessels, nerves, eyes, kidney, lower limbs and heart. The damage to various organs does occur even with fairly good glucose control. But if a person has uncontrolled disease then complications are more severe. So peripheral neuropathy is a quite a commonly seen complication. Your B12 levels are high, which means there is no need for taking Nurokind (which contains B12). Strict blood glucose control is one of the prime requirements to control symptoms of neuropathy. If pain and burning sensation continue to cause problem, then you may take drugs like Gabapentine of pragabalin. But your BP needs to be controlled more effectively. It should be maintained around 120 to 130 /70 to 80 mm Hg. Thanks.
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My father is suffering from diabetes since last 10-12 years. But nowadays his diabetes is getting uncontrolled. According to recent reports, his diabetes level were found to be elevated. His fasting sugar was 160mg/dl nd his post potential sugar level is 360mg/dl. He is undergoing medication. Basically he is taking combination of metformin and glimepiride. He is high BP patient also. So its my humble request from the respected doctors to please tell its treatment.

M.sc in dietetics and community nutrittion management
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
My father is suffering from diabetes since last 10-12 years. But nowadays his diabetes is getting uncontrolled. Accor...
In diabetes the most important thing is diet and exercise.These two things can control high sugar levels.So do regular exercise like walking,yoga,sit ups and other free hand exercises.Take balanced diet.Eat small amount of foods more frequently.Take foods 5-6 times instead of 3 big meals.Avoid fast foods,junk foods,processed foods,sugar,sweetened juice,soft drinks,underground vegetables pumpkin,banana.Eat unrefined foods but not more.Take watery vegetables,whole fruits.Take egg white,lean meat,fish,dairy products and other protein sources more to control diabetes.Add small amount of healthy fats.Take walnut,almond,seeds.Drink lots of water specially before meals.Avoid smoking,alcohol.Use nutritional supplement in this regard.Take stress free rest and these will help you.
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I am 60 and my post pp blood sugar is 145. Should I start taking medicines? Subhash.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 60 and my post pp blood sugar is 145. Should I start taking medicines? Subhash.
No it is not required. However you can go for regular walk, control your diet by avoiding excess sugar, sweet, high calorie and carbohydrate rich diet. Monitor your blood sugar three monthly and consult physician if required
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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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Do you have any cure for diabetic neuropathy spread into back bone to right foot? giving tingling pain and heaviness in foot -walking is painful right foot.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Do you have any cure for diabetic neuropathy spread into back bone to right foot? giving tingling pain and heaviness ...
Proper diabetic control and neurobion forte tab should help you. You tell me your fb, hba1c and medicines you take and diet plans.
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I have been diagnosed with lumbar spondylosis I suffer from diabetes and hypertension I am terrible pain even after physio therapy and all the medical treatment I have received at Kokilaben Ambani Hospital for 10 days please advise me what can I do to relieve pain.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Ayurveda, Kanpur
I have been diagnosed with lumbar spondylosis I suffer from diabetes and hypertension I am terrible pain even after p...
ras raj ras 125 mg twice a day vatari avleh 10 gm twice a day relief in 3-4 days and for complete cure take it for 60 days only
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My grandmother has diabetes what is its prevention. And How anyone should take care her.

MBBS, MD - Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
My grandmother has diabetes what is its prevention. And How anyone should take care her.
1. Do regular exercise for 30 minutes daily like brisk walking 2. Reduce weight if overweight 3control diet a) avoid sweets, sugar/honey, milk, milk product excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet like white bread, cereal, rice, pasta b) avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato, bakery item, processed food, c) include more fiber like pulse, green leafy vegetable, cucumber, carrot, tomato, j legume. D) avoid sweetened fruit like banana, mango, litchi, chickoo, sapota, seethaphal jack fruit, grape etc. Can have fruits like guava, pineapple, papaya, orange, mousambi, strawberry, watermelon, pomegranate, jack fruit, sweet potato, a handful of walnut daily (akhrot) e) avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/jowar/ragi, moong and chana dal. F) avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. G) avoid red meat. Take fish/chicken. H) avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink 4. Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting dietitian 5. Monitor your fasting, pp blood sugar 3 monthly and hba1c six monthly 6. Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment.
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Which type of thyroid is matter in pregnancy T3 T4 Or TSH what is minimum range of it and how we can track it.

PGDHM, PGCDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Hello lybrate-user T3 T4 or TSH are blood test to diagnose thyroid disorders, it is NOT type of thyroid. In pregnancy it is very important to keep thyroid functions under normal range, so please consult your gynecologist or physician to guide you to proper care related to same. Thanks
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I am 32 old male. I went for sugar test. Fbs is 98 mg, ppbs is 128 mg. Hba1c is 5.6 (range is 4 - 6). Do I have diabetes.?

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
I am 32 old male. I went for sugar test. Fbs is 98 mg, ppbs is 128 mg. Hba1c is 5.6 (range is 4 - 6). Do I have diabe...
No. However advised reduction in weight to about 65 Kg. , regular exercise like walking or sports swimming etc. Avoid excessive sweets .
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Is Sedentary Lifestyle Causing Infertility?

DNB - Obstetrics & Gynecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Pune
Is Sedentary Lifestyle Causing Infertility?

Infertility is a condition that refers to the inability to conceive, even after regularly having unprotected sex for a period of 6 months at least. In most cases, infertility may also refer to the biological inability of a person to contribute to the process of conception; or to a woman who is incapable of carrying a pregnancy to its full term.

There are several causes behind infertility; but taking the current lifestyle of the people into account, stress and a sedentary lifestyle are emerging as major factors behind this condition.

How do stress and sedentary lifestyle cause infertility?

1. Stress: Stress is turning into a major cause of infertility, esp. in women. A research carried out by Emory University observed 16 women between their mid 20s-30s, with normal weights for a period of 6 months to come to this conclusion. It found out that each of these women did not get their periods for the 6 months under observation due to high amounts of cortisol (stress hormone) in their body. Each of these women had really hectic work lifestyles, which indicated that women with stressful jobs are at a higher risk of experiencing infertility due to stress.

In fact, both the partners, when going through a period of stress, are unable to conceive. However, during periods when they felt good, their chances of having a baby increased dramatically.

2. A Sedentary Lifestyle: Again, more of a risk factor for women than men.
Amongst women, a sedentary lifestyle during teenage causes hormonal imbalance and anovulatory cycles more commonly seen in PCOD (polycystic ovarian disorder - the development of multiple small cysts in the ovary) patients, which is a major cause for infertility.

As for men, those with a sedentary lifestyle generally tend to be overweight or obese, which can lead to low sperm quality. This, in turn, can significantly reduce a couple’s chances of conceiving.

What can do you to prevent infertility?

1. Stay Active: Acupressure, regular exercising, daily brisk walking, practicing yoga and meditation are some of the ways by which you can alleviate the problem of infertility. Each of these activities help in improving the flow of blood to your reproductive organs, which helps in the release of toxins from the body. They also help in enhancing the movement of the pelvic region and in reducing any type of inflammation and pain in the area, thereby increasing your chances of conceiving. The added benefit of practicing these is a significant reduction in your stress levels.

2. Eat Right: Diet too plays a major role. Certain foods are known to boost your fertility, while maintaining proper hormonal balance and reducing the chances of miscarriage. Foods like cold water fish, raw dairy, eggs, tomatoes and dark leafy greens among others should be a part of your daily diet.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Hello sir, I have diabetes from the past 10 years which ranges between 200 to 250 mg, moreover I also have cholesterol and high bp problem. I have a query that how can I keep a check over my diabetes and cholesterol level, is there any permanent solution to all of this .what kind of precautions to take up. Regards.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
Hello sir, I have diabetes from the past 10 years which ranges between 200 to 250 mg, moreover I also have cholestero...
1.no alcohol 2. Reduce body wt 3. No smoking/ tobacco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice 5. 30 mts brisk walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. 9. Take more water for medicine and further advise contact on private chat. Good luck.
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My wife is having problem for last3days. The outer wall of her vagina is severe itching problem. She is diabetic too Using Candid ointment but not helping. Pl suggest.

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
My wife is having problem for last3days. The outer wall of her vagina is severe itching problem. She is diabetic too ...
At the age of 62, dryness of vagina can also cause itching. So she should go for creams that moisturise vagina. Take her to a Gynaecologist who will decide what exactly she needs. Fungal infections are common in diabetics. So the Gynaecologist will decide from that angle also.
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I Am a diabetes patient. My ECG report is normal. I also take Insulin. Now what can I do? Thanks doctor.

M.sc in dietetics and community nutrittion management
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I Am a diabetes patient. My ECG report is normal. I also take Insulin. Now what can I do? Thanks doctor.
As your all reports are normal you just do maintain proper diet and do regular exercise.These two can reduce your medicinal dose even can reduce insulin taking.Do exercise like yoga,swimming,walking,push ups.You can use fenugreek seeds with 1/2 glass water on an empty stomach in the morning but you have to adjust your medication.Eat small amount of food more frequently.Take food 5-6 times instead of 3 big meals.Take lots of watery and whole fruits,vegetables.Use unrefined foods but not more.Take extra protein.Use healthy fats small amount.Avoid sugar, juice,fast foods,junk foods,processed foods.No underground vegetables,banana,pumpkin.Avoid smoking,alcohol.Drink lots of water specially before meals.Stay stress free and take proper rest.You can use nutritional supplements to control diabetes.
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How can you cure or treat the diabetes patient with he can come to front of you he can deaf and dumb person.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
How can you cure or treat the diabetes patient with he can come to front of you he can deaf and dumb person.
We need to control sugar levels with medication exercise and following a diabetic diet and there are many ways to explain this kind of patients and infact they understand quickly and follow each and every advice
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CBC. 4900 neutrophil 61.0 Lymphocytes 35.0 eosinophil 3.0 monocyte 1.0 Basiphils 0.0 Haemoglobin 12.9 PCV. 35.1 Total RBC. 3.97 RDW CV. 13.7 MCV. 88.4 MCH. 32.5 MCHC 36.8 Platelet 2.15 ESR. 10 Blood GLUCOSE 111 UREA 23.5 CREATININE 1.00 T3 84, T4 9.00, TSH 0.76 HbA1c. 6.5.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
CBC. 4900
neutrophil 61.0
Lymphocytes 35.0
eosinophil 3.0
monocyte 1.0
Basiphils 0.0
Haemoglobin 12.9
PCV. 35.1
Total...
Magji, I have gone through the details, every thing looks fine. RBC number is low (3.97 million/cc) Rest of the parameters look normal. But glucose (if fasting) then it is in the pre-diabetes range, similarly HbA1c% 6.5 shows there may be diabetes. So it is better if you get a OGTT done in you local pthology lab. Thanks.
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Hello Dr. I am sufrng frm depression since 9/yrs, I am taking pexep cr 12.5 but this med is not working, Dr. Chang my med and gave me zyven od plus 100 mg is this med is suitable 4 me. I am from Frm bad sleep after taking new one ie zyven od plus 100 mg. Dr. what can I do for good sleep. Is there any side effect reg new med. For better sleep what can I do. Pls Dr. suggest me. Thanking you.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hello Dr. I am sufrng frm depression since 9/yrs, I am taking pexep cr 12.5 but this med is not working, Dr. Chang my...
1. You may be having anxiety or stress. Avoid stress. 2. You need 7-8 hours of sound sleep to remain healthy. 3. Go for regular exercise, Take part in games and sports, 4. Do yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise like pranayama to calm your mind, control your emotion, relieve anxiety and improve concentration. 5. Adhere to a specific sleep time and regular schedule 6. Take light dinner. 7. Avoid taking tea/coffee at bed time. Have a glass of warm milk at bed time. 8. Don’t go to sleep immediately after dinner. Take a small walk after dinner and if possible take hot water bath before sleep. Read a light magazine or interesting book before going to bed 9. Avoid late night. 10. Don’t sleep in day time 11. Don’t take sleeping pill
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SLE, Fellowship In Diabetology, Diploma In Psychology Mental Health And Illness, PLAB (MANCHESTOR, UK), FAGE, MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES THAT CAN BE CONSUMED SAFELY BY DIABETICS

Doctors often get questions from patients regarding what fruits and vegetables they can eat and in what quantity each day. Here is a list that attempts to answer this issue.

Safe fruits for People with Diabetes

1-1/4 cup cubed watermelon
1 medium (3-inch) apple
1 medium (3-inch) peach
1/2 of a large (4 1/2-inch) pear
1/2 slices pineapple
1 small (5-inch) banana or 1/2 of a 9-inch banana
17 small or 12 large grapes (any kind)
1 kiwi fruit
2 small plums
3 dried prunes
2 Tbs. Raisins (any kind)
1-1/4 cup whole strawberries
1 cup cubed melon
1 small (3-inch) orange



Safe Vegetables for People with Diabetes

Any 3-4 of the following vegetables spread over 3-4 meals per day and quantity around 50-100 grams/day depending on sugar levels
Asparagus
Green or wax beans
Beets
Broccoli
Cabbage
Carrots
Cauliflower
Celery
Collard greens
Cucumber
Eggplant
Green beans
Kale
Mixed vegetables (without corn or peas)
Mushrooms
Mustard greens
Onions (all kinds)
Pea pods
Radishes
Salad greens (lettuce, romaine, spinach)
Tomatoes (fresh or canned)
Turnip greens
Turnips
1/2 cup mashed potatoes or a 3-inch baked potato
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My father got heart attack a couple of months ago. There were 100% blockage of one artery. He is suffering from diabetes too. After operation he is now well but still weak. So is there any way to overcome weakness and gain some weight coz he is lean now because of all happened. please suggest me some precautions, cures or any advice that can make him live longer. Is there any chance of happening this attack again? He is 49.

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Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
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My age is 38 f i am a diabetic since 4yrs, my vision getting blurred, my teeth swells blood sometimes also giddiness. I am taking glimeperide 2mg if I go to some other doctor they also tell to take the same medicine only what to do?

My age is 38 f i am a diabetic since 4yrs, my vision getting blurred, my teeth swells blood sometimes also giddiness....
Your diabetic so you will have gingival problems. As it is directly connected with diabetes. If diabetes is in control undergo flap surgery and maintain good oral health you will get rid of it.
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I am 29 year old female. Thyroid patient from past 6 years. Taking regular medicines and check ups. But from past 1yr. I am very disturbed due to chest discomfort. I feel something stucked between my chest & throat. Also I have to breath hard after every two minutes. My chest xray is clear. Medicines not helping me at all. Please advice.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 29 year old female. Thyroid patient from past 6 years. Taking regular medicines and check ups. But from past 1yr...
HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- where there is deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving thyroxine tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Go for walk, Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. 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. flax oil, 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, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor on time.
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