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I'm a kidney patient. Can I eat vegetables like tomato, potato, Brinjal, lady's finger etc. My bp is on a higher side and uric acid level is 8.2. Creatinine level is 1.58. Can you suggest a kidney friendly diet ?
I am 45 years old working in sales ans Marketing, I am suffering from sugar. May it is 230 to 240 avg. Second my back pain is started from almost one month. For sugar taking glycolate gp2 half daily before meals. And back pain nothing Pl suggest.
Hi I am in stage of pre-diabetic. My hba1c is 6.0. What Vegetable curry's I can eat. Please suggest. I can eat Dal And Sambhar Also.
Hi I am 29 years old, height 5.8 and weight 78 kg. I had increased uric acid level before 1year. I consulted with doctor and he prescribed tablet goutcheck and pan-40 & then I had relief. After 3-4 months I stopped medicines. Now i'm suffering from back pain in morning and some times I get tingling sensation in feets.
My father age is 69 years old, For past 3 years he is taking tablet for dietetics, Now his sugar level has been increased a lot but he is not taking that much sugar too, Before food 215 mg, after food 330 some what. I do not know how to reduce his sugar level without going for insulin. Please advice me, what action can be taken. Whether he needs to take any test, if yes please tell me the test report names so that I will check near by lab. He is taking Amedop AT tablet for BP too. He got stoke in the year 2000. Because of that his left side function is not good. Please provide your response as soon as possible.
I am 40 years old diabetic patient and also I am a science teacher, my last fbbs is 109 mg/dl, PPbs is 153 mg/dl, HbA1c is 5.6 mg/dl, Uric acid is 7.0 mg/dl, SGOT is 50 mg/dl, SGPT is 45 mg/dl, creatinine level is 1.4 mg/dl, whole abdomen sonography is ok, kub is ok, Blood pressure is150/80mg/dl, what is the position my health now if anything serious Dan tell me and please say how to control it? Can I eat vegetables like lady's finger and cabbage? I take tablet furic20 for uric acid, is it good for to lower uric acid level? Is Rose petal good for blood pressure?
Hi team Lybrate! My father is suffering from diabetes. I just want to know the list of food to avoid. I would request to give certain examples of food to eat/avoid. Thanks in advance.
I am diabetic patient from two years now I am taking two tablets in a day glimepride 2. As per doctor advice now I want to know sometimes I forget to take medicine before taking meal can I take medicine immediately after finish the meal. Please reply me immediately thanks.
I have suffered from thyroid and I am taking thyrox-50 daily in morning. Can any other medicine which can cure it fast and I will have not take any medicine after some course.
Dear sir Could you please tell me is there any way to reduce permanently diabetes or have I to continue ayurvedic medicines life long. Please tell me.
Blood sugar refers to the glucose present in our blood. This glucose is formed from the food we eat. It is carried through our bloodstream to different parts of the body mainly to provide energy. Measuring blood glucose is an essential measure of our health.
Hypoglycemia refers to low blood sugar. This is a condition when blood sugar concentrations fall below normal. Without enough glucose, our body will not be able to perform its normal functions. It can be a concern for people with diabetes taking certain blood sugar-lowering medications, but it can also affect people who don?t have diabetes.
An episode of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) comes on very suddenly and you must be aware of how to tackle it effectively.
Causes of Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemia is usually seen as a side effect of Diabetes treatment. Some common causes of Hypoglycemia include:
Overmedication with insulin or Anti diabetic pills
Drinking too much of alcohol
Missed meals. Hypoglycemia may occur in people with cancer who are on chemotherapy, which often causes loss of appetite
Genetic defects in the regulation of Insulin release
Liver failure ? ability of liver to generate new glucose gets impaired
Pituitary and adrenal gland disorders affect the production of glucose
Symptoms of Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemia means that there is not enough glucose reaching our brain. With drop in blood sugar our brain gets impacted immediately and we start feeling weak and fatigued. There is also a blurred/ impaired vision. Sometimes you tend to feel extremely hungry as well.
Other symptoms may also include-
Rapid or irregular heartbeat
Paleness, cold/clammy skin
What to do when you feel hypoglycemic ?
If your blood glucose is less than 70 mg/dL, immediate action must be taken to increase the blood sugar level. In such a condition the healthiest thing to do is get your glucose levels up, immediately.
Get some carbohydrates into your body immediately ? snack on something sweet, maybe glucose tablets
Drinking fruit juices or simple plain water with added sugar also helps.
Check the levels again after 15 minutes and eat some other carb rich snack in case it is still low. Once you?re above 70, follow up with a protein snack to help stabilize your blood sugar.
Untreated mild to moderate hypoglycemia can lead to severe hypoglycemia and unconsciousness. Such a situation requires the intervention of a special and cannot be self treated.
How to prevent hypoglycemia?
Regularly checking your blood sugar level can help you keep it in your target range
Keeping quick fix foods around you whether in office or in the dashboard of your car is a good practice.
People with Hypoglycemia must check their blood glucose level frequently especially during long journey trips. If the person is driving, there could be trouble concentrating or seeing clearly.
Be aware of what causes the sugar levels to drop, when is it that it usually drops ? maintaining a record of these things will better prepare you to handle situations.
It?s critical to eat small snacks every 2-3 three hours. This helps prevent your blood glucose from falling too low.
Maintain a healthy body weight by consuming a healthy diet and engaging in adequate exercise.
Are you diabetic? Do you monitor your blood sugar levels?
You often consume a much higher amount of sugar than you should actually, as it is widely present in a very high number of foods and beverages. Research suggests that this excessive sugar consumption may ultimately be very harmful for your health - and that it may badly harm your skin. Experts believe that too much intake of sugar can make your skin look wrinkled or dull, and also lead to a host of other skin-related disorders. Here are the ways in which excessive sugar consumption affects your skin:
- Causes inflammation: Inflammation, caused by excess sugar intake, can be really damaging for the body - especially because it negatively impacts your immune system, and may lead to frequent breakouts on the skins and increased chances of pimples or warts.
- Increases wrinkling: Sugar's inflammatory properties not only lead to breakouts on the skin, but also cause wrinkles. Collagen, which is essential for healthy, supple skin, is broken down by sugar, which makes the skin look dehydrated and dull, also increasing the chances of premature wrinkling.
- Causes imbalances in blood sugar level: Excessive sugar consumption causes irregularities in blood sugar levels by initially increasing sugar levels, which then reduces when insulin in released into your cells. It often ends up making you hungry, moody or shaky and increases stress levels leading to dull looking skin.
- Leads to occurrence of acne: Increased intake of sugar results in stimulation of hormone levels which raises sebum production and in turn affects growth of skin cells. This may be reason of acne. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dermatologist and ask a free question.