Lybrate Mini logo
Lybrate for
Android icon App store icon
Ask FREE Question Ask FREE Question to Health Experts
Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}

Dr. P.G.Kribakaran

MBBS

Endocrinologist, Chennai

27 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Dr. P.G.Kribakaran MBBS Endocrinologist, Chennai
27 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed
Services

Personal Statement

My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
More about Dr. P.G.Kribakaran
Dr. P.G.Kribakaran is a trusted Endocrinologist in Royapettah, Chennai. Doctor has been a practicing Endocrinologist for 27 years. Doctor is a qualified MBBS . Doctor is currently associated with Akshaya diabetic centre in Royapettah, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. P.G.Kribakaran on Lybrate.com.

Lybrate.com has an excellent community of Endocrinologists in India. You will find Endocrinologists with more than 43 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.

Info

Specialty
Education
MBBS - Madras Medical College, Chennai, - 1990
Languages spoken
English

Location

Book Clinic Appointment

#95,Gowdiya Mutt Road,Royapettah,Chennai-14, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
200 at clinic
...more
View All

Consult Online

Text Consult
Send multiple messages/attachments
7 days validity
Consult Now

Services

View All Services

Submit Feedback

Submit a review for Dr. P.G.Kribakaran

Your feedback matters!
Write a Review

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

I tried to half my meal but I feel hungry , what should I do. I am diabetic from 2009 and take gp1 once in a day.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon
I tried to half my meal but I feel hungry , what should I do. I am diabetic from 2009 and take gp1 once in a day.
Hi, to control sugars neither it is required to eat very less nor it is advisable. You should have your meals properly. The thing which is required is to practice healthy eating habits. Though diabetes can not be cured still sugar levels can be managed well if you follow proper diet, do regular physical activity and take medications if prescribed by your doctor. Apart from these monitoring your sugars regularly is also very important as it give you a fair idea of your present situation. Limit refined carbohydrates like white bread, pasta, and rice, as well as soda, candy, packaged meals, and snack foods. Focus on high-fiber complex carbohydrates €”also known as slow-release carbs. Like whole cereals, whole pulses etc. Before taking your major meals always take a good quantity of fresh vegetable salads, it will help you to control sugars as well as will give you feeling of fullness too. For in between snacking take fruits, sprouts, roasted chana etc.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have checked my uric acid and its level is 10.3, I have pains in joints and muscles mostly in legs. Please suggest me best treatment and precautions.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), DYA (DIPLOMA IN YOG & AYURVED), D.I.H.M (DIPLOMA IN INDUSTRIAL HEALTH MANAGEMENT)
Ayurveda, Nashik
I have checked my uric acid and its level is 10.3, I have pains in joints and muscles mostly in legs. Please suggest ...
Avoid / reduce intake of non veg food. Exercise = yoga is reccomended for you, atleast do suryanamaskar. Start ayurvedic medicines & therapy like basti & raktamokshan.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

How do I control diabetes and high blood pressure? I am a heart patient with severe cholesterol. please help me?

Post Doctoral Research (Ph.D.) (A.M) (Oncology), Integrative Oncology for Physicians (MSKCC, N.Y, USA), Doctor of Natural Medicine (N.D/ N.M.D), Ayurveda (I) Cert., Advanced Strategic Management (APSM), B.E (Computer Sc. & Engg.), Clinically Relevant Herb-Drug Interactions (CME) - (Cine-Med Inc. USA)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Bhubaneswar
How do I control diabetes and high blood pressure?  I am a heart patient with severe cholesterol. please help me?
Hi, diabetics often have high bp too unless there is any other underlying cause. First and foremost, your high bp needs to be brought under control. Make sure that you meet your diabetologist/ cardiologist in person asap, so that your high bp/ sugar/ cholesterol levels are brought down with no further delay. He/ she may appropriately advise further diagnostics, if any, and may also require referring you to other specialists including a nephrologist consultation to check upon your kidneys health. Simultaneously, you will have to check your dietary habits, especially cut down on salt, and other high calorie greasy/ oily & fatty foods. Watermelon helps lower bp. Ensure that you streamline your lifestyle, with adequate room for relaxation and de-stressing. Should you be working, you need to see how you can streamline your occupational aspect as well to reduce stress at work. This shall systemically help you keep your bp in control. Being a diabetic, the need to streamline your diet & lifestyle and relaxation/ de-stressing yourself, cannot be under-emphasized. You must ensure consumption of whole grain cereals, fresh milk, fibrous fruits like apples and leafy greens. Especially, cucumber, jamun, bitter gourd, onions, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, lemon etc are beneficial in diabetes. Banana and other high calorie fruits be best avoided. You should take water plentily and exercise (light) for at least 30 - 45 mins daily. Remember walking is the best and safest exercise unless you have other constraints with respect to your health that prohibit you from doing so. Most of the guidelines as mentioned above for diabetes and bp shall help control your cholesterol levels too. Coriander water is known to help bring down cholesterol levels. Additionally, vegetable oils with pufa, amla, cayenne, green tea, fenugreek (methi), isabgol, flaxseed et al help bring down cholesterol levels too. Daily yogasanas, pranayams & meditation also help keep fit from all angles.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 25 years old female. Sometimes my hands and legs become numb mostly hands. Specially while sleeping or lying down. I am suffering from hypothyroidism (hashimoto'd DS), migraine, G6PD deficient.- History.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 25 years old female. Sometimes my hands and legs become numb mostly hands. Specially while sleeping or lying dow...
Hi Anam Numbness of your hands could be related to thyroid problem. There might also be deficiency of vitamin B-12. You should start exercising daily for 30 minutes. simple aerobics will be enough. Start taking calcium, vitamin-D and Vitamin B-12 supplements. One tablet of calcium daily and One for Vitamin B-12 daily For vit.-D take cholecalciferol sachet weekly for 6 weeks. This solution is for now but it wont be permanent. For a permanent solution your thyroid problem needs to be treated and that is POSSIBLE with HOMOEOPATHIC medicines; you will be cured and there wont be any need of taking thyronorm. Your migraine will also get cured. For this a proper consultation is required so that your case can be analysed and treatment given accordingly. For this you can consult any good homoeopath or me as you are in Delhi only. Otherwise you can make good use of Lybrate.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Can you please advise the fruits diabetics can take and those they should not are apple- pear -pomegranate- small bananas - pineapple -papaya - orange ok for diabetics?

MBBS, MRCGP ( UK), Diploma in Diabetes (UK), DFSRH (UK), DRCOG (UK)
Endocrinologist, Hyderabad
Can you please advise the fruits diabetics can take and those they should not
are apple- pear -pomegranate- small ban...
Hello Sir, The above fruits that you mentioned are Ok apart from pineapple. You can also take mosambi/sweet lime, guava, small helping of water melon, musk melon. Avoid/restrict mango, sapota/chikoo, jack fruit, custard apple etc as they are packed with fruit sugar. Thank you.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am Having thyroide problem last 3 year. I using thirox-100mg tablet. Kindly give me best treatment.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am Having thyroide problem last 3 year. I using thirox-100mg tablet. Kindly give me best treatment.
Take diet for hypothyroidism:- high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread, avoid oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. 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 bad habits . Avoid stress. Take Some Relax during work. Take treatment for hypothyroidism :- tab. THYROXINE is used in hypothyroidism. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Do Tests thyroid profile every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor regular on time. pl. give me details of reports after that i can help you.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hi I am 28 my hb is 11.5 but still I feel so weak and tired all the time. Rather I had a diabetes test which was negative. Then what's the problem.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Hi I am 28 my hb is 11.5 but still I feel so weak and tired all the time. Rather I had a diabetes test which was nega...
May be due to digestive disorder. Observe the following to improve your digestive system---*Diet –Avoid fried, spicy and sour foods. *Maintain food timings-neither stomach should be empty nor heavy, frequent small helpings may be ok. *Prefer – whole grains, milk, curd, greens, fruits and such items which suit you. *Have timely and adequate sleep. *. Drinking lots of water is good.*Be relaxed and avoid tension *. Daily jogging or such exercise to ensure good blood circulation which helps digestion, dissipation of gases and nutrients reaching the body *Increased blood circulation, in turn, takes away toxins from the system making you more active agile and fit. Digestive disorder and flatulence bloats your abdomen causing pressure on other adjacent organs. Homoeopathy has good treatment for stomach pain acidity and flatulence without adverse effects. Take Nux vomica 200 in the morning and in the evening for 6 days and give feedback.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am prone to diabetes due to family heredity, what kind of exercises I should be doing to prevent myself from being diabetic.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am prone to diabetes due to family heredity, what kind of exercises I should be doing to prevent myself from being ...
Mr Kshitij, Any exercise is as good as any other.What is needed is maintaining normal body weight, taking a balanced diet giving exact calories matching ideal body weight and amount od daily exercise. Plus avoid excess fatty foods, deep fried foods, junk foods and pastries. Plus refrain from alcohol and smoking, Consume more of green leafy vegetables and salads and fruits. These things will help you to keep diabetes away.
3 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My age is around 30 year. Recently I have tested sugar level. My fasting sugar is 235 and PP is 353 and HBA1C is 9.3 Please suggest what precautions should I take and what food should I avoid. I have neither any other disease nor taking any medicine. This is first time when I faced this suffer level problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
My age is around 30 year. Recently I have tested sugar level. My fasting sugar is 235 and PP is 353 and HBA1C is 9.3
...
Your blood sugar is very high. Start medicine immediately after consulting physician/diabetologist follow the advice given below 1. Do regular aerobic exercise for 1 hour daily (brisk walking, jogging, running, swimming, cycling etc) 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.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

She is suffering sugar problem from last five years and the level remains always 180 above.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
She is suffering sugar problem from last five years and the level remains always 180 above.
hello, You can also follow the below along with your recent medication to low down your sugar level. 1. take Karela jamun ras from SWADESHI Brand. 2. Powdered cinnamon has the ability to lower blood sugar levels by stimulating insulin activity. It contains bioactive components that can help prevent and fight diabetes. 3. Soak two tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in water overnight. Drink the water along with the seeds in the morning on an empty stomach. Follow this remedy without fail for a few months to bring down your glucose level. Another option is to eat two tablespoons of powdered fenugreek seeds daily with milk.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Sir, I am 45 years old and having hypothyroid since 10 years. I am a govt execuitve and executing projects outside (field. Joint pains and muscle pains are immediate effects. What preventive and corrective action I need to take sir ?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Please mention your thyroid profile and ongoing treatment and revert back to me for further assistance.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hello Doctor, I want to know the reason behind my mother's sudden death. When I came from college, I saw my mother lying in kitchen, there was no scars, no pain, it seemed like she is normally sleeping in peace. I called ambulance, but they said that my mother is no more. I asked the reason to them, then they requested to do post mortem. I can not see post mortem happening with my mom's death so I refused. I do not know the reason what happened with my mom. I can tell you step by step whatever I know which may help you to find the exact reason behind my mother's sudden death. 1) My mom was a diabetic patient since 10 years and it was normal usually does up and down between 100 to 300. 2) Mom got injury on head due to table corner attack onto her head. It got swallowed so I took her to hospital in May, 2015, there they said that my mom's diabetes has been reached upto 500 and she has to be admitted in the hospital immediately to control diabetes. 3) Dr.from Hospital did treatment for 3 days and than discharged when diabetes got normal with 100. 4) We took mom at home, she was having tablets and seeming like she is recovering. 5) My mom died on 8th Sep, 2015. Prior to this day i.e. 7th Sep-she was all fine but on 8th Sep, 2015 from 1 am till morning she dint sleep. I can say she dint sleep for whole night. She said this to me while waking me up in the morning at 6 am. She also said that she dint sleep whole night DUE TO ACIDITY. 6) I than left college at 7 am by kissing her on her chick and putting her on bed to rest. She slept on bed than I do not know what happened to her as I left for college. 7) I came from college and saw my mom is lying in the kitchen peacefully, no pain on face, no scars, nothing, Seems like she is sleeping peacefully. I also saw a pan of tea, that means she had milk tea though she was having high acidity. I assume that might give her stroke and due to stroke, she might got died. But I am just assuming. Please help me knowing the exact reason behind her death. I have mentioned the whole case study and for medical records to analyse better.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hello Doctor,
I want to know the reason behind my mother's sudden death. When I came from college, I saw my mother ly...
I have read your details in length and she had a massive heart attack and due to diabetes she did not feel any pain.But what she called acidity in the previous night were symptoms of cardiac insufficiency which was misinterpreted as acidity and this happens many times in our experience
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have irregular periods problem, is that due to thyroid, I am using thyroid medicine from two months, now also it is irregular.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have irregular periods problem, is that due to thyroid, I am using thyroid medicine from two months, now also it is...
Hypothyroidism irregular menstrual period is one of the commonest symptoms. Along with that there may be some times excess flow. Since you are on treatment for just 2 months, it may take a bit longer for complete recovery from symptoms. When treatment is effective tsh levels should be between 3 to 4 milli units/ml. If that is achieved then most symptoms will be in check.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Pregnancy and diabetes: Why lifestyle counts

Pregnancy and diabetes presents unique challenges. Consider the goal ? tight blood sugar control ? and what you can do to achieve it.

When you have diabetes ? either type 1 or type 2 ? pregnancy presents unique challenges. Naturally, you're concerned about the effect diabetes might have on your health and your baby's health. There's much you can do to promote a healthy pregnancy, however. Here's what you need to know about pregnancy and diabetes ? and delivering a healthy baby.

Pregnancy and diabetes:
Your diabetes health care team likely includes an endocrinologist or other diabetes specialist, a diabetes educator and a registered dietitian. As your pregnancy progresses, your health care team can help you manage your blood sugar level and adjust your diabetes treatment plan as needed.

The goal: Tight blood sugar control

Controlling your blood sugar level before and during pregnancy is the best way to prevent diabetes complications. Good blood sugar control during pregnancy can:

Reduce the risk of miscarriage and stillbirth. Good blood sugar control reduces the risk of miscarriage and stillbirth ? primary concerns for pregnancy and diabetes.
Reduce the risk of premature birth. The better your blood sugar control, the less likely you are to go into preterm labor.
Reduce the risk of birth defects. Good blood sugar control during early pregnancy greatly reduces your baby's risk of birth defects, particularly those affecting the brain, spine and heart.
Reduce the risk of excess fetal growth. If you have poor blood sugar control, extra glucose can cross the placenta. This triggers your baby's pancreas to make extra insulin, which can cause your baby to grow too large (macrosomia). A large baby makes vaginal delivery difficult and puts the baby at risk of injury during birth.
Prevent complications for mom. Good blood sugar control reduces the risk of high blood pressure, preeclampsia ? which is high blood pressure that begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy ? and other potentially serious pregnancy complications.
Prevent complications for baby. Sometimes babies of mothers who have diabetes develop low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) shortly after birth because their own insulin production is too high. Good blood sugar control can help promote a healthy blood sugar level for your baby, as well as healthy levels of calcium and magnesium in the blood. Good blood sugar control also helps prevent a yellowish discoloration of the skin and eyes (jaundice) after birth.
You found this helpful

I am suffering from diabetes and its not being controlled I need a consult its would be a great help.

MBBS, DNB, Diploma Dyslipidemia, CCEBDM, CCMTD
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am suffering from diabetes and its not being controlled I need a consult its would be a great help.
Dear lybrate user with the limited amount of information provided it appears that you are suffering from diabetes. It could had been better had you provided us with your last prescription, latest fasting sugars, hba1c levels and any other recent relevant investigations along with the complete medication list. For the successful treatment of diabetes it is advised if you can start exercising on a regular basis preferably 30-45 minutes, diet modifications with low carbohydrate and high fibre diet along with medications as advised. Hope that solves your query.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

62+ M. Diabetic and hypertensive and under treatment for 20 years. Presently having diabetic neuropathy. Advice.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Patna
Control sugar profile, daily walk, take diabetic diet, more salads in food, take multivitamins with vit B6, B12, and folate, take extra care of numb areas of your body, get glycosylated Hb checked three monthly and take diabetic medicines regularly.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hi Doc, I have a feeling of gas in my food tract. Above the chest and below the neck. Had outside food, lots of sugar cane juice etc. The feeling of bloating is more pronounced while sitting and lying down. Please suggest.

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
Hi Doc,
I have a feeling of gas in my food tract. Above the chest and below the neck. Had outside food, lots of sugar...
Avoid eating too rich and highly spicy food. Have walk for some time after eating. Take homeopathic nux vomica 30, 4 pills 4 times daily for two days and report me the condition.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

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.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hello sir or madam? My father was check in hospital report shows tht he is suffering frm beginning SUGAR. So I want to know tht can we stop or remove tht disease.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello sir or madam? My father was check in hospital report shows tht he is suffering frm beginning SUGAR. So I want t...
Mr. lybrate-user, If diabetes is diagnosed, the treatment with appropriate drugs has to be started immediately. Diabetes is a condition which can only be controlled very well, there is no cure. Treatment has to be for lifetime. There is no other option. If you want me to guide specifically about which treatment to take and what other precautions to be taken, please come in a private conversation with following details: Fasting, Pp blood glucose levels, HbA1c%, present drugs being taken if any, dietary pattern and extent of daily exercise. Based on those details I will be able to give specific guidelines. Thanks.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback
View All Feed