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Dr. Natrajan

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Dr. Natrajan is one of the best Endocrinologists in Anna Nagar, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Natrajan personally at A Natarajan Clinic in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Natrajan on Lybrate.com.

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My age is 17 and my weight is alot and always increase. I don't have sugar and I don't eat much carbohydrate but I don't do exercises as it is difficult . I have tried lemon with honey juice but not worked. Please help me . And I have checked thyroid. Its ok.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
My age is 17 and my weight is alot and always increase. I don't have sugar and I don't eat much carbohydrate but I do...
Pay close attention to your food choice. ·        Eat less carbohydrate food sources like chapatti, rice, noodles, pasta, bread etc as they help in gaining weight and storing fat. ·        While having lunch or dinner eat vegetables and dal to fill your stomach rather eating lots of chapattis or rice. ·        Have a healthy breakfast like poha, idli, upma, plain dosa, oats, dalia or khichdi with vegetables. ·        Eat a balance diet including good quality proteins like: fish, lean chicken and eggs. If you are a vegetarian then include skimmed milk, low fat paneer, butter milk, soy bean or soy milk in your diet. ·        Avoid ghee, butter or vanaspati. Prepare your diet with vegetable oil like sunflower, safflower soybean or olive oil. ·        Eat plenty of salads. ·        Eat fresh fruits including apple, orange, pineapple, papaya, sweet lime, berries, guava, watermelon, mask melon etc. ·        Avoid eating outside junk and fried foods like pizza, pasta, roll, burgers, cakes, chocolates and cookies. ·        Have an early dinner. The earlier the better, giving your system more time to digest the food. ·        Avoid cold drinks/alcohol as they add empty calories to your diet. ·        Avoid fat enriched milk products like cheese, sweets, full fat cream etc. ·        Drink 3 liters of water in a day. ·        Try to have less sugar in food and beverages. ·        Try to drink 2 cups of green tea in a day as green tea helps in weight loss by aiding digestion. ·        Avoid red meat like mutton, beef, lamb or pork. ·        Eat sprouts or roasted chana, whenever you feel hungry.
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If chapattis are higher in carbohydrates to consume for diabetic patient what else we could eat in place of chapattis, any alternate.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Jaipur
If chapattis are higher in carbohydrates to consume for diabetic patient what else we could eat in place of chapattis...
Dear you can add bran (wheat, oat) to your ata these things will add more and superb quality of fibre to your chapati. You can also keep variety of ata like bajra chana ragi oats and while kneding add these with normal wheat ata these are very helpful to maintain blood sugar level. Other then chapati brown rice is also a good option to eat its also rich in fibre.
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10 Tips for Staying Healthy With Type 2 Diabetes

MBBS, MD, FAIIDR
Diabetologist, Vadodara
10 Tips for Staying Healthy With Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is commonly seen in adults, but nowadays its prevalence is rapidly increasing in young adults and even teenagers. It is a chronic disorder that adversely affects the way your body processes and metabolizes the glucose (blood sugar). 

In Type 2 Diabetes, your body either resist the effects of insulin, a hormone that controls the sugar flow into the cells or does not produce adequate insulin to maintain a normal glucose level. Incorporating a healthy living, with the focus being on eating healthy and exercising regularly (for about 30-45 minutes) can help keep Diabetes Type 2 in check.

  1. Take small and frequent meals i.e. 4-6 times a day spread across regular time intervals. Also, carry a quick fix of carbs that can come to aid when the sugar levels drop. 
  2. Foods rich in fiber and complex carbohydrates, such as bread, vegetables, fruits and whole grain cereals should be at the top of the priority food list. Stay away from fatty or fried food. 
  3. Keep a check on your glucose level regularly at home with the help of a blood glucose meter. 
  4. A three monthly HBA1C test (three-month average blood sugar) can help to know overall blood sugar control. 
  5. Limit consumption of alcohol and completely cut down on tobacco. 
  6. Get up from your couch and hit the nearest jog course or do the exercise of your choice. There is no substitute to physical activities if you are on your way to control Diabetes; be if any type. 
  7. Assess cholesterol and blood pressure count periodically. 
  8. Because of nerve damage and poor blood circulation, your foot may have to bear the brunt of this disorder as well. Take good care of your feet. Check your feet for swelling, red spots and blisters; wear special shoes with a soft pair of socks that can keep your feet dry. Get your feet examine by special instruments for blood circulation and sensation in feet. 
  9. Diabetes damages oral health as well. Visit a dentist for a gum and tooth checkup at least a couple of times in a year. 
  10. Get your kidneys and retina tested as diabetes may weaken the blood vessels of these areas. 

    If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an endocrinologist.

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3 Ways Ayurveda Heals Diabetes

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
3 Ways Ayurveda Heals Diabetes

Diabetes is highly common health issue in India. Your blood sugar levels increase beyond the normal levels and cause other related problems like swelling, frequent urination, nausea, heart ailments etc. Conventional drugs can only control the symptoms, but cannot help the person to completely get rid of diabetes. However, here are some suggestions from Ayurveda that can help you in treating your diabetes in a way that it will never return.

  1. Food habits: Try avoiding foods that are high on sugar and whatever you eat, do not eat it all at once. Eat in small portions spread over the day. Limit carbohydrate and fat intake in your diet; instead try to consume whole grain foods and vegetables.
  2. Lifestyle changes: Avoid alcohol, drugs and smoking. Sleep soundly and sufficiently. Maintain your body weight and take care of your health by getting routine checkups done for sugar and other possible ailments that may be underlying causes of your diabetes.
  3. Must Do's: Practice a healthy lifestyle by undertaking regular exercise and yoga. Practice medication and go out for a walk at least once in the day. Also, make it a habit to mix half a tablespoon of turmeric powder, 1 tablespoon of amla powder with half a tablespoon of methi seeds and consume it every day. Incorporating these habits in your lifestyle would definitely help you in getting rid of diabetes.
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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.

BAMS, PGFP
Ayurveda, Jalgaon
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My father is suffering from diabetes. I just want to know the list of food to avoid. I would request...
Avoid all sweet food viz banana sugarcane etc. Use mostly fruit vegetables. Avoid leafy vegetables. Take meal in evening only not at night. Control the water intake.
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I am suffering from irregular periods in staring time to present I consulted no. of doctors and I tried no of drugs I have thyroid problem also use thyronorm 25mcs tablet but present also I suffer that irregular periods please give any suggestion for me.

MBBS, MS - Obstetrics & Gynecology, Fellowship in Infertility (IVF Specialist)
Gynaecologist, Aurangabad
I am suffering from irregular periods in staring time to present I consulted no. of doctors and I tried no of drugs I...
Hi lybrate-user, you could have polycystic ovarian disease, please share your blood test reports and ultrasound too to guide in best possible way. If you have thyroid problem please correct it first. Please be focused about diet high protein, low carbs, no oily spicy and junk food. Daily exercise for 30 min will add on effect for regularise period. You need get few blood tests to find out cause if not done already.
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My mom is suffering with pulmonary tb, taking att drugs and she is a diabetic patient presently she is having asthma symptoms wheezing cough chest tightness fever etc I want to know type of treatment for it. Ist curable? Can she lead a normal life? Solutions?

CCH, CGO, CVD, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
My mom is suffering with pulmonary tb, taking att drugs and she is a diabetic patient presently she is having asthma ...
Pt on akt treatment which is helpful. Pulmonary tuberculosis is curable if taking proper treatment, and proper diet, and regular checkups. The cough, asthma, fever are part of tb. Don't take cold water. Cold food.
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I'm 24 and in the sugar test I have 100 FBS. Is that okay? If not what precautions to be taken to get into normal levels. Please guide me.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I'm 24 and in the sugar test I have 100 FBS. Is that okay? If not what precautions to be taken to get into normal lev...
Dear Lybrate User, One of the major nutritional substance required for human body is carbohydrate. We take carbohydrate in the form of rice, wheat, sugar etc. The complex molecules of carbohydrate are broken down into simple glucose molecules during digestion & released in the blood stream to be absorbed by the muscle cells. Muscle cells utilise the glucose molecules to release energy by breaking down those glucose molecules. Insulin hormone plays a vital role in the absorption of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells. In abnormal conditions, either due to less production of insulin or due to resistance to insulin, the process of absorption of glucose by the muscles comes to a stand still. The glucose molecules remains in the bloodstream which results in the increase in the blood sugar level. The failure of utilisation of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells results in production of less energy than normal condition. This is externally manifested as the fatigue & tiredness of the patient. This excess amount of blood sugar compels the kidney to function more than normal level in order to excrete the blood sugar molecules through urine. As a result the patient suffers from frequent urination. This abnormal condition is clinically known as DIABETES MELLITUS. Once a patient is diagnosed with Diabetes he has to take regular medicine to keep his blood sugar level within normal limits. However, the patient does not need to take medicine unless his/her Post. Prandial Blood Sugar level reaches 200. If Post. Prandial Blood Sugar level reaches 200 then patient should take the following Homoeopathic medications:- 1)Homeopathic URANIUM NIT 3X TABLETS (R.S. BHARGAVA company). Take one tablet thrice daily, in empty stomach 2) 30 drops of Homeopathic Mother Tincture GYMNEMA SYLVESTRA Q, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water Along with intake of medicines the patient need to walk at least 1 hour daily without any interval. In order to decrease the intake of carbohydrate in diet the patient should avoid rice, sweet dishes, fruits, cold drinks, fast foods, alcoholic beverages, potato etc
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When I am suffering from sugar condition what I can take for this treatment please give me proper treat?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
When I am suffering from sugar condition what I can take for this treatment please give me proper treat?
Mr Meraj Khan, If you have diabetes then depending on the type T1 or T2 DM and sugar level, treatment will vary. In addition to drugs you will have to take a properly planned diet and exercise regularly for at least 1 hour. If you are looking for specific treatment please come in a private conversation, where I can give specific advice. In this communication we are supposed to give only general guidelines.
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I am 48 years old male and a diabetic patient for 5 years. My glucose level increased rapidly to 295mgs (pp) and now hba1c is 10.3%. I use to take brandy 180ml on alternative days. My doctor advised to take glycinorm m 40mg - (morning & night) and istamet 50/500mg in the afternoon. Will it be advisable? shall I continue? would there be any side effects for this medicine? kindly advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 48 years old male and a diabetic patient for 5 years. My glucose level increased rapidly to 295mgs (pp) and now ...
Respected sir your glycemic levels are high and you need to follow strict diabetic diet and avoid alcohol you need to follow your prescription for the time being and follow up closely on your glucose levels the drugs prescribed are safe if renal parameters are normal and you take diet as advised regards.
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I am 63 year old male no sugar BP normal with medicine. My problem is 20 year back operate on my right leg hip joint with nailing. 3 year back remove nails. My right leg short about half inch. I walk limb. And due to that full body load come on left side leg. Now days my left side leg pain in knee. For that pl. Suggest medicine or treatment.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Kota
I am 63 year old male no sugar BP normal with medicine. My problem is 20 year back operate on my right leg hip joint ...
Leg & Hip pain k liye ap exercise kijiye I hope you feel well. Hip Strengthening – Basic Exercises To begin with, the following basic hip strengthening exercises should be performed approximately 10 times, 3 times daily. As your hip strength improves, the exercises can be progressed by gradually increasing the repetitions and strength of contraction provided they do not cause or increase pain. Bridging Begin this exercise lying on your back in the position demonstrated (figure 1). Slowly lift your bottom pushing through your feet, until your knee, hip and shoulder are in a straight line. Tighten your bottom muscles (gluteals) as you do this. Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times. Hip Extension in Lying Begin this exercise lying on your stomach in the position demonstrated (figure 2). Keeping your knee straight, slowly lift your leg tightening your bottom muscles (gluteals). Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times. Adductor Squeeze Begin this exercise lying in the position demonstrated with a rolled towel or ball between your knees (figure 3). Slowly squeeze the ball between your knees tightening your inner thigh muscles (adductors). Hold for 5 seconds and repeat 10 times as hard as possible pain free. Figure 3 – Adductor Squeeze Hip Abduction Sidelying Begin this exercise lying on your side in the position demonstrated (figure 4). Keeping your back and knee straight and foot facing forwards, slowly take your leg to the side tightening the muscles at the side of your thigh / hip (abductors). Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times as far as possible pain free. Hip Abduction Standing Begin this exercise standing at a bench or table for balance (figure 5). Keeping your back and knee straight and foot facing forwards, slowly take your leg to the side tightening the muscles at the side of your thigh / hip (abductors). Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times as far as possible pain free. Straight Leg Raise Begin this exercise lying on your back with one leg straight and one leg bent (figure 6). Slowly lift your straight leg to approximately 45 degrees keeping your knee and toes facing the ceiling. Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times provided it is pain free. Hip Flexion Begin this exercise standing at a bench or table for balance (figure 7). Slowly lift your knee up as high as you can while keeping your back straight and tightening the muscles at the front of your hip (hip flexors). Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times as far as possible pain free.
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I am diabetic and on insulin and on does of 10 points for 3 times a day. I am following strict diet plan and go for regular walk. Still my sugar is ranging between 175 to 230 for fasting. I need to know what other precautions are to be observed by me for diet program.

MSc
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
I am diabetic and on insulin and on does of 10 points for 3 times a day. I am following strict diet plan and go for r...
If you maintain diet and do regular exercise your diabetes will be in control. Take small amount of food frequently. Avoid fast foods, junk foods, processed foods. Eat whole fruits, vegetables, whole grain, whole wheat, oats. Take more protein in diet. Use healthy fat small amount. Avoid underground vegetables, pumpkin, banana. Avoid smoking, alcohol. Drink lots of water specially before meals. Stay stress free and proper rest.
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Hello I am shekhar tiwari last year a operation of angioplasty done in October month and a stent placed in there. Yesterday I checked up my cholesterol BP and sugar it is 239 (cholesterol) BP 100/123 n sugar is 100 is it are normal? Please help me out.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Hello I am shekhar tiwari last year a operation of angioplasty done in October month and a stent placed in there. Yes...
Your bp is high, sugar is in normal range and total cholesterol is high but get lipid profile done, get bp monitored and treated accordingly, reduce salt and sugar to bare minimum as fruits and vegetables give us enough of essential salts, minerals and vitamins. No added salt or packed food as salt is a preservative. Avoid excess salt as it leads to water retention and higher bp, but there is no need to take bland salt free diet, some additive to give taste is allowed. Take sendha namak as sodium is less in it compared to table salt.
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I am suffering hyper thyroid. Since 2009. And now I am taking neo mercazole tablets 5 mg. Per day. Give me permanent remedy.

DM - Endocrinology
Endocrinologist, Hyderabad
Surprise to see that you are still taking this medicine. This can be cured permanently. Please review with your recent report.
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I am a patient of blood sugar last 2 years. I will take medicine as "Gemer DS 3 before break fast & Piopod GM 2 before dinner. But till now im not satisfied so, I want to total body checkup and your guidance.

MBBS
General Physician, Guntur
I am a patient of blood sugar last 2 years. I will take medicine as "Gemer DS 3 before break fast & Piopod GM 2 befor...
If you want to know exact status of your a diabetic status you should get glucose challenge test or HB a1c and by deciding on the levels a diabetic dosage may be adjusted if if you want total body checkup go for retinal examination and liver function test and renal function test.
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My wife 45 years old having diabetes from last 16 years. Even under insulin and 2 types of tablets. The sugar are not under control. What is the remedy for this.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
My wife 45 years old having diabetes from last 16 years. Even under insulin and 2 types of tablets. The sugar are not...
Hi, I am a registered dietitian, certified diabetes educator and a doctor (general physician) who will help you in your diabetes problem. Do let me know your hba1c value? also you need to provide me your daily food intake details. There are many lifestyle and dietary guidelines that can be followed: take high fiber prescribed diet which includes soluble fibre like apple, isabgol etc. Get more physical activity by prescription from a registered dietitian eat a balanced diet which includes whole grains and excludes all refined products like maida as prescribed by a registered dietitian, if you're overweight, diabetes prevention may hinge on weight loss. Every pound you lose can improve your health, and you may be surprised by how much. Participants in one large study who lost a modest amount of weight around 7 percent of initial body weight and exercised regularly reduced the risk of developing diabetes by almost 60 percent. I being a registered dietitian and doctor have been successfully helping patients with their diabetes problem. I will also prescribe medicines that will speed up the time to achieve your weight management goals.
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I am female and 47 years old. As per my gtt test my sugar was found to be 128 on fasting, 227 after 0. 5 hrs, 263 after 1 hour, 260 after after 1. 5 hrs, 232 after 2 hrs and 170 after 2. 5hrs. Trace of sugar found only on 0. 5, 1 and 1. 5 hrs. Please advise remedy ?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I can advise only homoeopathy diabonil ( sbl ) 20 drops tds in 20 ml fresh water. Takefor 2 months nd report me after getting your tests done. See the variation.
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My father has pain and swelling on his finger joins throughout and happens twice or less or more in a month Uric acid level is below or on border line when tested What may be reason please reply fast.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My father has pain and swelling on his finger joins throughout and happens twice or less or more in a month Uric acid...
Mr Sandhu, It is possible that he may be having rheumatoid arthritis. So get his RF(Rheumatoid factor) checked. RF may or may not be positive in Rheumatoid arthritis (RA). If positive and concentration is high then prognosis of the condition is poorer. RA usually affects smaller joints in the beginning. Increased uric acid is usually associated with gouty arthritis. That invariably starts with great toe and very severely painful and red.
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