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Dr. Quraish M K

Endocrinologist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. Quraish M K Endocrinologist, Chennai
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Dr. Quraish M K is a trusted Endocrinologist in Royapettah, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Quraish M K at Dr Quraish's Clinic in Royapettah, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Quraish M K on Lybrate.com.

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Hi doctor I am diabetic, want to know. Can I eat roasted chana and if so what quantity should I take?

MBBS, CCEBDM
Diabetologist, Bangalore
Hi doctor
I am diabetic, want to know. Can I eat roasted chana and if so what quantity should I take?
Hi Chana is a very good source of protein and fibre. It helps in reducing cholesterol and also weight loss. I consider it as a good snack for diabetics. You can have it as a regular snack. Eat it in different forms like channa curry with roti's, chana chat or just boiled or roasted chana. Include half to a cup of chana in your diet once a day.
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I am 73 Years old .Having BP/Diabetes. BP is fluctuating like 165-70/170-69/179-80. Medicines used now Repace H 1-0-0, attend 25 1-0-0 Minipress XL 2.5 0-0-1, Repace 0-0-1 For Dia: Glyciphage 500 mg: 1/2-1/2-1/2 Stopped Stamlo5 due to side effect of swelling in angles/legs For kind advice to regulate BP.

M.B.B.S. , PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
I am 73 Years old .Having BP/Diabetes. BP is fluctuating like 165-70/170-69/179-80. Medicines used now
Repace H 1-0-0...
Hi you are in stage 2 (moderate systolic) hypertension despite of medications your bp is on higher side and needs agressive treatment to prevent any cardiac risk in future aten 25 mg is a non cardioselective beta blocker I would like to shift you on higher doses of cardioselective beta blockers like carvedilol ,metoprolol as stamlo caused you ankle edema I would like to start you on s - variant of amoldipine (does not cause ankle edema, I can not write the name of medicines on public forum our aim should be to keep sytolic bp less then 130 mm of hg feel free to contact tx.
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What to do to prevent diabetes in future?

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
What to do to prevent diabetes in future?
Stay lean. Avoid alcohol and tobacco consumption. Avoid smoking. Proper healthy diet and regular physical exercise is important.
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Hi I have infertility problem. I have low motility. Is there any medication to improve my motility.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
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I have infertility problem. I have low motility. Is there any medication to improve my motility.
Hello, lybrate user, * you need to consume vit' a, b, c, e. * zinc, omega3, fatty acid, anti- oxidants, protein, amino acid, folic acid, testosterone to improve blood flow to reproductive organ. * tk, apples, carrots, bananas, almonds, walnuts, oyster, eggs, spinach garlic, pumpkin- seeds, flex seeds. Black chocolates. * go for meditation for. 30 mnts to reduce your stress, anxiety, nourish cells, tissues, penile, pelvic and groin muscle to improve erectile dysfunction & premature ejaculation, resulting which enhancement of sperm count b ensured. * take, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to regulate metabolism to absorb nutritions, vitamins, protein, minerals to provide energy to d body. * your diet b easily digestible, simple, non- irritant, on time to b digested properly, avoiding gastric disorder. * medication: homoeo medicines: gentle & rapid to act with no adverse effect @ acid phos1000-6, wkly. @ five phos 6x-4, tbs, with lukewarm water. @ damiana q 10 drops, thrice, with little water. * avoidance: frequent masturbation, caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, junk food, polluted atmosphere, dust, smoke, scorching sun. * please, report fortnightly, your feedback will highly b appreciated for further, follow up. Stay fit and fine.
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My son is 14 years old he is suffering from acute obesity he is diabetic also Despite of all measures he can not reduce his weight Should I go for bariatric surgery If yes then sleep or gastric bypass.

MCh HPB Surgery, Fellow, European Board of Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Gastroenterologist, Guwahati
My son is 14 years old he is suffering from acute obesity he is diabetic also Despite of all measures he can not redu...
Bariatric surgery is preferable after 18years age when skeletal maturity is complete. Please continue medical management now. You can upload the reports and then I will guide you better.
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Hi doctor I want to know, is it compulsory for fasting sugar test to have dinner before 12 hours.

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
Hi doctor
I want to know, is it compulsory for fasting sugar test to have dinner before 12 hours.
Normally for correct Blood sugar Fasting report minimum 8 hours previous night fasting is a must. You may take a glass of water if necessary.
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Blood sugar 280/165. Please advise.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
Pediatrician,
Regarding online consultation there are certain points which all should know and follow. 1) the description of the diseases should be complete in all respects, including any tests done and any medicines already taking. Just saying I have diabetes since 10 years and taking metformin cannot help a discerning doctor a scientific advice. 2) your place and name and mail id and phone number should be in the question. It is necessary at times to know where you stay to give a good advice. (for example if there the climate is warm or cold and many other factors) 3) it is necessary to keep in regular touch for some diseases like diabetes and hypertension. So make it a point to be in touch by asking private questions. And repeat the essential point of the previous question to give a continuing answer. All these are said with intention to give a scientifically correct answer and talk as if in a regular consultation about which I am very keen to. 4) for personalised attention and follow up ask privately and it is better to make online payment if you are asked to by the doctor. It involves his time and dedication to give you expert advice after studying your problem. Ask personally in case of doubts about any medical matter. it is not as easy task to control blood sugar in the desired normal range. Whatever we eat is metabolised to sugar in the body to provide energy for our daily activities. For the absolute control, one has to monitor his / her blood sugar at regular intervals (self-monitoring of blood glucose? smbg). Though difficult, this can be done by a glucometer and keep a record. Get an idea of fasting sugar (fbs) and 2 hours after food (ppbs) and check before dinner and after every major food. The basic idea is to reduce the food intake to 1/3 of what you take now. The dictum of sugar control is diet, exercise, diet + medicine and at later stage medicine+ insulin will be needed. For sugar control there is the need for regular advice and follow up. Just one time consultation or advice is not enough to guide a diabetic in scientifically & medically correct manner. For giving you regular follow up you ask me privately with all details like your daily eating pattern and medicines you take. I assure you a proper guidance. If you keep in touch.
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Hi I am 30 year old maile and I am suffering from diabetese from 3 year, please suggest me.

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
for a diabetic it is best advised to have a diet planned as per the sugar levels, lifestyle and history. Though you can follow some guidelines - have small frequent meals. Do not fast for more than 2-3 hours. Avoid a very heavy meal at one time. Avoid fruit juices, aerated drinks or sugarcane juice, honey, jaggery or sugar. Fruits should be had as a mid meal. Avoid junk foods. Exercise and stay active. Do not attempt to try out too many remedies as you could go into hypoglycaemia. Sleep well. It's all a matter of discipline.
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What is the quantity of uric acid should a male human body contain. 7.42 is a dangerous sign?

Member of Royal College of Emergency medicine, Certd course in evidence based diabetes management
General Physician, Bangalore
What is the quantity of uric acid should a male human body contain. 7.42 is a dangerous sign?
3.4 -7 mg/dl is normal for males. We can say that the uric acid level is elevated here. You must consult a physician so that we can decide how best to treat the patient. Hope the answer finds it helpful for I to decide.
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Sir what precaution should one take to prevent himself from diabetes especially after crossing 50 years of age ?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello diabetes is a preventable disease. You can certainly avoid it by following a regulated life style. You have to maintain your weight closer to ideal body weight for size. Bmi should be 23 kg per sq meter. Exercise at least 1 h every day. Avoid excess sweets and deep fried foods. Bmi = weight in kg height in sq meter. Ideal body weight= height in cms - 100. Waist should be below 90 cms.
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My colleague is suffering from uric acid which is 6.0 and he is suffering from too much pain and also his legs thumb finger has swollen a lot. He is suffering from extreme pain so is there any medicine that any doctor would suggest also what are the precautions to be taken care of.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
My colleague is suffering from uric acid which is 6.0 and he is suffering from too much pain and also his legs thumb ...
Please note that it will take sufficient time and management to heal completely. As of now take apple cider vinegar which will help relieve acute pain. You can also add honey to the remedy to boost the body’s anti-inflammatory response. 1. Mix one teaspoon of raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar in a glass of water. 2. Drink it two to three times daily. If you find this remedy helpful, you can increase the dosage of apple cider vinegar to up to two tablespoons.
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I have 7.8% of uric acid in my blood do I have to stop non veg and hard drinks for lifetime.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Alcohol increase uric acid levels in the blood so stop drinking alcohol and avoid pickles and papads and eat only freshly prepared home made food
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Please tell me low sugar/ sugar free fruit?

General Physician,
Hi, there is no such fruit without sugar, every fruit has its content of fructose which is a kind of sugar which converts in sugar glucose in body. So if you are thinking of dieting by taking these type of things please dont. You at this age can have every fruit, these will not increase your body weight.
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Hi all, last week my father blood sugar level was197. This week when v got tested again it comes to 350 will it increase so sharply? He is on medication and strict diet for diabetes.

M.sc in dietetics and community nutrittion management
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
Hi all, last week my father blood sugar level was197. This week when v got tested again it comes to 350 will it incre...
You didn't it is fbs or ppbs. I think he is not maintaining proper diabetic diet chart. If you want visit personally. I'll check it out. Because if you maintain diet in a good manner then doses of medicine reduces.
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I am 54 years old person. I have sugar problem. I take tab glymed m three tab. Per day as per the advise of my family doctor, my present sugar is near about 370. What is the solution to reduce my sugar and shall I continue above tab. Or may I change it, pl, advise me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Your sugar is very dangerous < check fbs, 2 hr ppbs and hba1c and let me know. Regarding online consultation there are certain points which all should know and follow. 1) the description of the diseases should be complete in all respects, including any tests done and any medicines already taking. Just saying I have diabetes since 10 years and taking metformin cannot help a discerning doctor a scientific advice. 2) your place and name and mail id and phone number should be in the question. It is necessary at times to know where you stay to give a good advice. (for example if there the climate is warm or cold and many other factors) 3) it is necessary to keep in regular touch for some diseases like diabetes and hypertension. So make it a point to be in touch by asking private questions. And repeat the essential point of the previous question to give a continuing answer. All these are said with intention to give a scientifically correct answer and talk as if in a regular consultation about which I am very keen to. 4) for personalised attention and follow up ask privately and it is better to make online payment if you are asked to by the doctor. It involves his time and dedication to give you expert advice after studying your problem. Ask personally in case of doubts about any medical matter. it is not as easy task to control blood sugar in the desired normal range. Whatever we eat is metabolised to sugar in the body to provide energy for our daily activities. For the absolute control, one has to monitor his / her blood sugar at regular intervals (self-monitoring of blood glucose? smbg). Though difficult, this can be done by a glucometer and keep a record. Get an idea of fasting sugar (fbs) and 2 hours after food (ppbs) and check before dinner and after every major food. The basic idea is to reduce the food intake to 1/3 of what you take now. The dictum of sugar control is diet, exercise, diet + medicine and at later stage medicine+ insulin will be needed. For sugar control there is the need for regular advice and follow up. Just one time consultation or advice is not enough to guide a diabetic in scientifically & medically correct manner. For giving you regular follow up you ask me privately with all details like your daily eating pattern and medicines you take. I assure you a proper guidance. If you keep in touch.
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I am a diabetic, taking glyciphage-500 mg. Yesterday I undergone lipid and hba1c tests. The levels are as follows. 1) hba1c-6.00% 2) s. Cholesterol -201 mgs/dl 3) s. Triglycerides-140 mgs/dl 4) hdl-36 mgs/dl 5) ldl-137 mgs/dl 6) vldl-28 mgs/dl shall I start medicines for cholesterol or any tips to control these levels. Since last two year these levels are maintained. Regards.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am a diabetic, taking glyciphage-500 mg. Yesterday I undergone lipid and hba1c tests. The levels are as follows. 1)...
according to new guidelines ldl>70 in a diabetic is an indication to start cholesterol lowering drugs,..get in touch with ur doctor as it requires medical supervision
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MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Symptoms of Diabetes:

The symptoms are diabetes as under:
1) Polyuria : Excessive urine formation
2) Polydipsia ; Excessive thirst
3) Weight loss
4) Delayed wound healing

This symptoms are seen in full blown cases where blood sugar levels are very high . All cases od diabetes may not show this symptoms. These symptoms are produces mainly diabetic patient excrete lot of glucose in their urine. In fact the name diabetes means sweet urine.
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I am 65 years old plus. I have been suffering from cold fingers hand, cold feet, no tolerance to cold. The problem is on the increase since last 6 years. There have been weight loos of 3 to 4 kegs over last 5 yrs. Now I weigh 63 kegs, height is 170 cm. The sugar levels are also changing, in last 5 years the fasting level has not changed much remains within 93 to 115. The PP levels have changed from 125 now to 178. The HbA1C has gradually increased from 6.3 to now 6.6. Till now I have not been put on any medicine for sugar levels. The Cholesterol is 232, TGL is at105. SGOT, SGPT, VDL, BUN are with in range. The T3 is 0.869, T4 is 4.68, TSH is 2.69. Over last 6 years the face skin has become wrinkled, the peripheral blood flow has become impaired, during winters fingers tend to become blue when exposed. I have been prescribed B12, Antioxidant, D3, Calcium, and for last 1 year Diacerein, Glucosamine for Knee problem OA has been prescribed and I am taking regularly. I would be looking forward for your advice to overcome my problem at your earliest. Thanks and regards.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 65 years old plus. I have been suffering from cold fingers hand, cold feet, no tolerance to cold. The problem is...
As per your symptoms you have got peripheral vascular disease and in lipid profile report if your ldl cholesterol is above 100 than it is better to start a statin drug and if you r a smoker than we need to stop smoking gradually and do hot fomentation regurarly for your hands and legs and should follow a strict diabetic diet.
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MD
Sexologist, Srinagar
Even doctors are ignorant of genital tb causing infertility

Having the highest number of population aff ected by tuberculosis, india also has the highest incidence of genital tuberculosis. The number of indian women suffering from the condition is particularly high.

Nagpur: having the highest number of population affected by tuberculosis, india also has the highest incidence of genital tuberculosis. The number of indian women suffering from the condition is particularly high. It is among the most common causes of infertility, yet not many doctors consider the possibility of genital tuberculosis while treating infertility.

According to some estimates, around 40% indians are infected with tb bacteria. Most of these are latent cases, wherein the sufferer doesn't show symptoms of the disease but can still spread the disease. Genital tb is found to affect around 1% women in india. Ways to manage the condition were discussed during the conference masterclass infertility organized in the city recently.

"the percentage of infertility in the country increases due to genital tb. Among those seeking treatment for infertility, 10-19% of females are affected by it. However, since the condition doesn't have any noticeable symptoms it remains undetected in most patients and infertility caused by it gets categorized as something else" said senior gynaecologist from the city Dr. Sushma deshmukh. She added that the lack of symptoms means that doctors often don't address genital tb as a reason causing infertility.

"the biggest problem is that very few bacteria can cause the disease. This low number makes most tests made to diagnose the disease unsuccessful. This is why it is recommended that bacteria culture, a molecular biology test for ccr and histopathology on the lining of the uterus must be done together" said bangalore-based gynaecologist Dr. Reeta biliangadi. The positive outcome of all these tests, along with observation of clinical signs indicates that the patient is suffering from genital tb.

Among the warning signs of the condition that doctors and the patients must look for include menstrual problems, constant pain in lower abdomen and white discharge" the condition generally flares up during menstruation in the adolescent age. If detected at this time, the damage to the reproductive organs like uterus and fallopian tubes can be minimized. If not, the damage can worsen with time, making it practically impossible for the woman to conceive naturally" said Dr. Biliangadi.

As the fallopian tubes get affected in all cases of the disease, chances of natural conception among the patients are less than 20%, added Dr. Deshmukh.

"despite the availability of tests to detect genital tb, less than 40% patients with it get the chance to go through the tests" she said.


Affect on reproductive health of patient

It starts by affecting the process of releasing the egg into the uterus, which also leads to menstruation

It destroys endometrium or the lining of the uterus where eggs get implanted. This makes natural conception difficult

Leads to obstruction of fallopian tubes, or gradual destruction of the tubes

Increases the possibility of diseases like fibroids.
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