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Dr. Parthasarathy

Endocrinologist, Chennai

500 at clinic
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Dr. Parthasarathy is a renowned Endocrinologist in Gopala Puram, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Parthasarathy personally at Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Centre in Gopala Puram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Parthasarathy on Lybrate.com.

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PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Diabetes cases are on the rise. Healthy lifestyle changes can control diabetes. Certain foods that are packed with fiber, omega-3s, calcium and vitamin d can help you. Try these foods to get relief from diabetes.

Top foods to control diabetes

Beans: they contain soluble fiber and lean proteins. Beans help in burning body fat, they lower the cholesterol levels and stabilize blood-sugar levels. Hence go for beans!

Oats: they are high in soluble fiber which slows down the absorption process in the stomach. This will in turn keep the blood-sugar levels in control.

Tuna: an 85 g of tuna contains 1, 300 mg of omega-3s and vitamin d. But tuna has mercury hence limit your intake to 340 gm a week.

Yoghurt: low-fat yoghurt contains high-quality carbohydrates and proteins, both are best to control blood sugar levels. Research shows that 1, 200 mg of calcium and more than 800 iu of vitamin d a day cuts down the risk of diabetes by 33%. If possible opt for greek yoghurt since it contains more proteins than regular non-fat yoghurt.

Dates: dates have a sweet taste and delightful texture, which makes them a great snack. Seven dates contain 4 gm of fiber; hence they are perfect for controlling diabetes.

Spinach: it is low in calories and has low-impact on blood sugar. Hence spinach is great for controlling diabetes.

Wild salmon: it is packed with omega-3s and it contains healthy fats and proteins. Consumption of wild salmon will slow down the absorption of carbohydrates which will in turn control the blood sugar levels.

Egg whites: they are loaded with high-quality proteins and are low in carbohydrates. One large egg white consists of 16 calories and 4 gm of high-quality proteins. Hence they are ideal for controlling blood sugar levels.

Avocados: they are packed with monosaturated fats which are great to control blood sugar levels.

Flaxseeds: they contain omega-3s which lowers the cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

If you suffer from diabetes, include the above foods in your diet. You will realise a decrease in the blood sugar levels.



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Please guide home remedy for thyroid. Suffering From last 5 yrs and reports are normal. Please guide for diet to take and permanent cure.

B H M S, MD
Homeopath, Thrissur
Dear thyroid may be hyper or hypo which has to be diagnosed with thyroid profile and ultrasound examination of thyroid. Fnac can be done if needed to identify the pathology. Homoeopathic treatment can give you a permanant recovery.
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I am 49 years old diabetic injured for 8 years many problems for eyes, leg, hand what i can do.

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist, Indore
U shud take proper care of you take haldi n milk daily daily juice of pineapple will help you to heal you fast acupressure will be best for u.
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I am suffering cholesterol from a few months. My Serum Triglyceride is now 1042.0 , HDL cholesterol is 86.0 , LDL cholesterol - 95.0 , VLDL cholesterol-164, Serum Uric Acid is 9.4 In this time What can I do .

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
You can go for following remedy it will help you 1. Take 1 glass water 2. Add 2 tbsp of coriander seeds 3. Boil it for 15 min 4. Strain the mixture 5. Allow it to cool 6. Drink 3 times a day Causes: • Overweight • Consuming fat-rich food like: o Pastries and cakes o Butter o Meat o Fish o Eggs • Smoking • Drinking • Stress • Hereditary factors surely you will get results.
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I am 23 years old female. I am having hypo thyroid problem and taking 50mcg tablet. Will this affect this dieaset in my future?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello taking thyroxine is only treatment for hypothyroidism. You will have to take treatment lifelong. The hormone is safe.
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Dear Doctors, My wife pregnancy is running with 31 Weeks now and she has been diagnosed the FASTING Sugar as 99 / PPBS as 149 (After 2 Hrs) / HBA1C as 6.4 and Hemoglobin as 9.7 and also we have taken GLUCOSE challenge Test (1 Hrs Post Glucose) with the result of 163. Kindly request you to share your views about this lab test report and the way forward. Thanks.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
The sugar levels mentioned by you show that it is gestational diabetes. This needs to be treated with medical nutrition therapy and exercise and if needed insulin injections. It necessary to maintain blood glucose level between 90 to 120 mg all through out the day. So it is essential that your gynecologist and physician together give you a proper advise. It is necessary to control hyperglycemis to prevent complications and out come of pregnancy.
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My friend has diabetic since 3years with suppurative otitis media since 3days. What is the management?

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
Please consult a good ent specialist. As your friend is a known diabetic, it is better not to wait any further because diabetic patients often have increased chances of severe infection.
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My thyroid report is TSH 0.02, T4-8.9,T3-1.6 does it affect in milk production for breastfeeding. As I wanted to relactate my 4.5 month old baby. So it is possible to react or my thyroid report will affect my supply?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. The values shown are normal. Thyroid has no suppressive action of lactation. Thanks.
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I am 50-years-old and haven't gone for any check-up that someone at my age should have regularly gone. But since I keep a busy schedule getting not more than six hours of sleep in a day, I feel tired at times. I have also a sweet tooth. But I have never tasted liquor in my life and have never smoked. I have been a veg for the past 15 years. My question is: If I go for a check-up and find out that my sugar levels are high, is there a way I can treat this without going for medicine?

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
Dear lybrate user, just because you have a'sweet tooth' does not mean you will have diabetes. Diabetes is caused by a number of factors. However in the last 30 years it has gone up globally due to excessive intake of carbohydrates in diet or middle and upper class. All the carbs + sugar you consume contributes towards diabetes. However you must get your complete body tests done and only then you need to worry about how to cure. First at least find out if you have a problem or not. In general you are little overweight. If you drop about 5-8 kgs, your health parameters will definitely improve.
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Neurologist, Indore
Hand tremors can be due to hyperthyroidism.

My wife is suffering from pain in sole in legs, checked uric acid level found ok, is any natural exercise or medicine to support.

Orthopedist, Solapur
She is most probably having condition named plantar fascitis. Treatment involves footwear with soft soles or silicon soles (can get them at any surgical store) along with combination of diclofenac with seratiopeptidase for 10 days twice daily after food.
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I am 56 yes old female m diabetic want to know what is converted rice that you recommend for low GI food?

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
General Physician, Sri Ganganagar
Converted rice is also called parboiled rice. It has low glycemic index means 38 as compared to brown rice which has 50. Parboiled rice is processed under extreme heat and steam. After drying process the bran falls off and discarded. By this process all the nutrients from bran to soak into the endosperm and germ. I think madam rita you get proper reply.
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I underwent the test glucose tolerance test oral (75 gms glucose) and the scale read 134 on fast and 212, 2 hrs after taking 75 gms glucose. Then laft intake of sugar rice potato completely. Again underwent the same test after 6 days then the scale read 119 and 146 respectively. Is taking medicine is necessary or can wait. Suggest.

M.D.(A.M.), BAMS
General Physician, Gurgaon
Definitely. You can wait to start th allopathic medicines. Just by th diet, exercise n nutrition you can get th desired diabetic control. Instead you can start some ayurvedic medicines containing th very effective herbs like vijaysar, gudmar, karela, neem, jamun, ashavgandha etc.
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I m 39 yrs, female, 54kgs, 164cms, was feeling uneasy, went for thyroid test. Reports are TSH 0.11, T3-5.56, T4-21.11. please advice.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
u have hyperthyroidism...u need to take noniodised salt first... there are certain medications to control it but theses are not over the counter drugs,, u have to consult privately for that
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Hypothyroidism - Ayurvedic Remedies for it!

MD, DYA, PGDCR
Ayurveda, Nashik
Hypothyroidism - Ayurvedic Remedies for it!

Almost all the metabolic processes in a person's body are influenced by the hormones produced by the thyroid gland. The most common types of thyroid diseases caused due to dysfunctional thyroid glands are Thyroid nodules, Hypothyroidism, Hyperthyroidism, Goiter, Thyroiditis, and Thyroid Cancer. 

Hypothyroidism is when the thyroid gland is underactive and the amount of hormones produced is insufficient. Hypothyroidism can be caused due to multiple reasons such as iodine deficiency, radiation or surgery on the thyroid gland, and drugs such as lithium and phenylbutazone. You should note that treating thyroid is not a speedy process and a reoccurrence of symptoms might also take place. However with the appropriate remedies and proper diet control, one can make sure that these symptoms are less pronounced. 

Ayurveda: According to Ayurveda, imbalance or disequilibrium in the doshas is the main cause of hypothyroidism. The Kapha dosha i.e. the dosha responsible for body fluids and lubrication and Pitta dosha i.e. the dosha responsible for fire and water body humors, are vitiated. Lifestyle and diet discrepancies further promote imbalances in the doshas. Hypothyroidism is categorized under the Yapya diseases which recur once you cease to take the treatment. 

Treatments:

  1. It is essential to consume adequate quantities of milk. 
  2. Apart from that, coconut oil is one of the best remedies for a hypothyroid patient, since it increases slow and sluggish metabolism. Coconut contains MCFAs i.e. medium chain fatty acids and MTCs i.e. Medium chain triglycerides in abundance which help the metabolism be revved up. 
  3. Ayurvedic herbs useful for treating hypothyroidism are kanchnar, Bauhinia variegata i.e. purple mountain ebony, Jatamansi, brahmi, guggulu, shilajit, gokshura, and punarnava. 

Remedies:

  1. Consume a mixture of Indian gooseberry i.e. amla churna with honey, daily before breakfast. 
  2. One of the main causes of Hypothyroidism is insufficient amount of iodine. Drinking the juice acquired from jalakumbhi i.e. Pistia Stratiotes everyday in doses amounting from 11gm to 22gm increases the iodine content and helps treat hypothyroidism.

Hypothyroidism is mainly a life style disorder where unhealthy dietary habits worsen the situation. Kindly consult an Ayurveda to know where you are going wrong in your daily schedule so that apart from these remedies, necessary life style modifications can be done.

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Please tell me to control diabetes without taking tabs ie controlling by diet,please give the diet chart, thanks.

PGDHM, PGCDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Diabetes is a disease which needs to be better control by Diet Exercise Medication : may it be tablets or injections You need to have combination of all three, I am sorry to say as per recent guidelines you have to take medication if your sugars are not under control along with life style modifications Thanks Dr J Rangwala
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Can Diabetes patient (54 year old) drink beetroot juice every morning. And suggest best healthy juice for him that gives him more energy and power.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ghaziabad
Juices are not good for the diabetic patients as they contain only sugar in form of fructose, they do not contain any fibre. Fruits should be eaten eaten instead of juices but that also be in limited quantity. Over intake of any thing can increase the blood sugar level. All diabetic patients should have complex carbohydrates. so you must consult privately so that you can get a proper diet chart according to the patient need.
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Suffering from pcos and hypothyroidism. I do gyming. And taking homeopathy medicines for pcos and eltroxin 50mcg for thyroid I ws 99kgs now 88kgs I problem is hair loss. May be coz of thyroid Can not I gt my hairs back cuz Im a thyroid patient? Please tell me da medicines supplements for my hairs and nails and how to take them before food or after food. Nd how to consume flaxseed also My t3 is 153ng/dl. T4 is 12.4. Tsh is 3.09 Taking glyciphage 500 twice a day for pcos. As I have pcos how I can reduce that facial and body hairs. and glow of my face.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
When on treatment for hypothyroidism tsh levels should be between 3 to 4 milli units / ml, to be in control and free from symptoms. If you achieved that then all symptoms including hair loss will stop. Of all the symptoms hair loss is the last one to go. Plus I am sure you are following the dosing guidelines of taking thyroxine tablets early morning on empty stomach and nothing to be taken after that for 2 hours. This has to be followed always. Secondly avoid soy beans, soy containing products, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, radish, peanuts, mustard and coffee. Consume more of green leafy vegetables, salds and fruits. Use whole grain flour for chapati and roti, avoid refined flour like maida. Avoid high fat milk products. Your dietary intake has to be based on your ideal body weight (58 kgs). Calories 58 x 25 = 1450. Plus since you want to loose weight, another 500 k cals should be less. So daily intake has to be just about 1000 k cal.
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I am a diabetic patient. On lab test, my fasting and pp came as 103 & 169 units. One doctor prescribed me to take Glisen MF 2, jalra 50 & falcoba. Is it appropriate for me?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
your blood glucose levels are well under control ..kudos for that...yes these medicines are appropriate for u if these sugar levels are on this treatment..if these medicines are just prescribed now..then these are a bit heavy ones and not required as of now...keep a check on b.sugar regularly to avoid hypoglycemia..let me know your past treatment status
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