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Dr. P Selva Pandian

MBBS, MD - Diabetology

Endocrinologist, Chennai

26 Years Experience
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Dr. P Selva Pandian MBBS, MD - Diabetology Endocrinologist, Chennai
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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Dr. P Selva Pandian is an experienced Endocrinologist in George Town, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 26 years of journey as a Endocrinologist. He studied and completed MBBS, MD - Diabetology . You can meet Dr. P Selva Pandian personally at Kamatchi Diabetics & Research Center in George Town, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. P Selva Pandian and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Banglore University - 1992
MD - Diabetology - New Castle University, Austrelia - 2000
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Sir I am 34 years female having numbness of both hands and feet since 3 days. I have done my whole body checkup that is normal. Sugar bp are normal. I am taking rupatidine 10 mg for 4 days. Is this a side effect of rupatidine or anything else.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
Sir I am 34 years female having numbness of both hands and feet since 3 days. I have done my whole body checkup that ...
You have morbid obesity bmi 43 please reduce diet by 20% & do regular brisk walk for 45 min and symptoms may subside as your all tests as stated by you are normal.
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It is necessary to take medicine of diabetes necessary to take medicine of diabetes with insulin's or insulin is sufficient.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
It is necessary to take medicine of diabetes necessary to take medicine of diabetes with insulin's or insulin is suff...
It depends. If the pancreas is still able to produce insulin and there is obesity alongside, medicines are given in conjunction with insulin.
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Hypertension Caused Due To Diabetes - How Can You Manage It?

MBBS, Fellowship in Diabetes, PGDM Reproductive and Child Health , CCMH, ACMDC (Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease )
Diabetologist, Thane
Hypertension Caused Due To Diabetes - How Can You Manage It?

Hypertension is commonly witnessed among patients suffering from type 2 diabetes as compared to those who do not have diabetes. Studies have revealed that arterial hypertension among patients suffering from type 2 diabetes is in the vicinity of 40-50 percent. What’s more, a patient suffering from hypertension and diabetes has an increased risk factor for certain other diseases such as left ventricular hypertrophy, dyslipidemia, elevated fibrinogen and hyperuricemia.

The measurement practice:
It is important to measure blood pressure in a person who is suffering from type 2 diabetes with or without hypertension and renal diseases. Blood pressure measurement should be repeated within a month, if the measurement is 150/190 mm Hg. BP should be measured within a couple, of months if BP is greater than 140/80 mm of Hg.

Lifestyle practices:
If a person is consistently suffering from type 2 diabetes and has a BP range of 140/80, the following life style practices should be maintained always:

  1. A daily exercise schedule: Hypertension coupled with diabetes can be a dangerous combination. To ensure that a person remains healthy it is imperative to maintain a daily exercise schedule for at least half an hour. Exercise consumes extra calories and helps a person maintain a steady blood-sugar level.
  2. Food habits: Food habit is yet another important criterion to maintain good health for a person suffering from diabetic hypertension. Avoiding starch, glucose, and food with high carbs should be a mandate. Refraining from processed food with a high density of condensed fat, sugar and oil will go a long way in maintaining good health. Consulting a nutritionist is the best way to go.
  3. Stress is yet another factor that drives diabetic hypertension: A person suffering from regular stress has a greater tendency to fall prey to cardiovascular and renal diseases. The only way to stay away from stress is to ensure that good lifestyle choice are made. A stress -free life can pay rich dividends to a person suffering from diabetic hypertension.

Drug treatment:
A doctor’s first line of treatment hovers around ACE inhibitors. A pregnant woman suffering from diabetic hypertension is typically prescribed a calcium blocker. This is an antihypertensive drug that helps to stabilize the pregnancy and keep complications at bay. For a person who is resisting to ACE Inhibitor, a doctor might subscribe angiotensin 2 receptor. If the BP is not reduced after the first line of treatment, a doctor adds a thiazide-related diuretic along with the ACE inhibitor to expedite the treatment process.

Even after a triple therapy if a person continues to suffer from high blood pressure, a doctor might prescribe an alpha-blocker, potassium blocker or a beta blocker.

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

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Dear sir, I am 48 yrs (male). I have multiple problems. I am diabetic. Recent measurement is ff: 160 & pp: 186. Have cholesterol of 247. Taking gluconom g2 morning & evening before meals/dinner. But the main issue I am going discuss is my shoulder pain. Having pain at neck and left shoulder which results my left arm. Its feel like pins in the left arm just below the joint and its seems the less blood circulation to left arm. I am also taking some homeo medicine (don't know the medicine) please advise.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Dear sir, I am 48 yrs (male). I have multiple problems. I am diabetic. Recent measurement is ff: 160 & pp: 186. Have ...
high cholesterol can cause atherosclerotic heart disease or narrowed coronary arteries in the heart can cause the symptoms of angina, when theheart muscle is not provided with enough oxygen to function. Decreased blood supply to the brain may be due to narrowed small arteries in the brain or because the larger carotidarteries in the neck may become blocked. This can result in a transient ischmic attack or stroke. Peripheral artery disease describes gradual narrowing of the arteries that supply the legs. During exercise , if the legs do not get enough blood supply, they can develop pain , called claudication . Other arteries in the body may also be affected by plaque buildup causing them to narrow, including the mesenteric arteries to the intestine and the renal arteries to the kidney. Avoid fast foods,oily foods,junk foods,alcohol,smoking,fatty foods, non-veg.,avoid stress, take green veg., whole grain.garlic,. Take anti cholesterol medicines .
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Please suggest Should we use Apple Cider Vinegar or not, it causes infertility problems or not. Please suggest.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology, Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health
Psychologist, Palakkad
Please suggest Should we use Apple Cider Vinegar or not, it causes infertility problems or not. Please suggest.
Deat Shaikshavali. Thanks for the question. For centuries, vinegar has been used for various household and cooking purposes. It is also an ancient folk remedy, claimed to help with all sorts of health problems. The most popular vinegar in the natural health community is apple cider vinegar. It is claimed to lead to all sorts of benefits, some of which are supported by science. This includes weight loss, lower blood sugar levels and improved symptoms of diabetes. Apple cider vinegar do not cause infertility
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Is there a permanent cure for diabetes when no insulin medicine is required to be taken.

PG Diploma in yoga, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Sangli
Is there a permanent cure for diabetes when no insulin medicine is required to be taken.
Yes of course we can slowly taper your allopathic medicines by shifting you to ayurvedic medicine conditins apply for diet & exercise.
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Sir my father, aged 58, is suffering from diabetes for 10 years. Now cataract has developed in his left eye. What are the complications occur during operation?

LCPS, BAM&S
Integrated Medicine Specialist, Pune
Sir my father, aged 58, is suffering from diabetes for 10 years. Now cataract has developed in his left eye. What are...
Almost nil. Don't worry. This is very common situation and eye surgeons handle it well. So he will have a successful surgery almost certainly.
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