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Dr. Rajendran S.M

MBBS

Endocrinologist, Chennai

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Dr. Rajendran S.M is a popular Endocrinologist in Vadapalani, Chennai. He is a MBBS . You can consult Dr. Rajendran S.M at Vadapalani Multi Speciality Hospital in Vadapalani, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Rajendran S.M on Lybrate.com.

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#33, vadapalani andavar koil street, Vadapalani. Landmark: Near To Bank Of Baroda, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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After marriage I have acne on my face n their dark spots n melasma on my cheek. My skin isn't glowing it looks like tired skin. Ilumax cream m using bt its nt very effective as I feel. So plzzz give me sgsn to make my face glowing. I hv hypothyroid problem too. Can I use vitamin e capsule. Is this available any sgsn?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
After marriage I have acne on my face n their dark spots n melasma on my cheek. My skin isn't glowing it looks like t...
acne some times happen due to some hormonal changes, but usually these are temporary. Still there are some specific acne relieving creams etc which can be considered. As regards the skin looking dull, if hypothyroidism is not in control, skin does look dry and dull. On treatment tsh levels should be between 3 to 4 milli units/ml. If this is achieved skin should look normal.
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My Father had a blood test for complete Body.In that his Homocysteine, Lipoprotein & High Sensitivity C-REACTIVE Protein is not normal. Also his Blood Glucose is little high (131 mg/dl). He used to take daily medicine "Ateline" for high B.P. Please suggest medicine for that.

MBBS, MD
Endocrinologist, Delhi
My Father had a blood test for complete Body.In that his Homocysteine, Lipoprotein & High Sensitivity C-REACTIVE Prot...
Homocystein, high sensitivity C-reactive protein and lipoprotein increase is not in itself a cause for a disease and have have questionable significance as per present studies which are still going on. Important is to control the diseases which you have like Hypertension and diabetes with life style modification and medicines if required.
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I am diabetic, my blood sugar level are fasting 139 and pp 239 so my doctor prescribed me to take 1 mg glimride 1tab before breakfast and 1 tab of 500 mg metform after brakefast. What is the side effect of these medicines?

MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Anand
Side effect of glimipride is hypoglycemia and of metformin is weight loss, loss of appetite and vit.B 12 deficiency on long term. Don't afraid of side effect of drug. It may or may not happened but side effect of diabetes are so big far than this.
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I am diabetic 25 years old. Hba1c 7.9.i m on glucophage once daily. How long I will be on glucophage and it is necessary after several years I will be on insulin?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
I am diabetic 25 years old. Hba1c 7.9.i m on glucophage once daily. How long I will be on glucophage and it is necess...
You will have to take antidiabetic medications lifelong. It needs continous monitoring and most importantly you need to follow diabetic diet and exercise daily for at least 30 minutes. Its not mandatory that you will require insulin.
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How can I loose my weight. Its nearly 100 kg. And I have thyroid. I have tried many things like gyming, yoga.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Nagpur
How can I loose my weight. Its nearly 100 kg. And I have thyroid. I have tried many things like gyming, yoga.
If your having thyroid your weight loss will be slow. For this you should do daily walking for at least 45 minutes. Have your meals 5-6 times a day which is low in carbohydrate like roti, brown rice, salads. Stop having raw cabbage, soy and soya product and do not have anything to eat for half an hour after taking your thyroid medicine.
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I am diabetic, and have been suffering from frozen shoulder since last one year. Also loose motion almost 3-4 days a week.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am diabetic, and have been suffering from frozen shoulder since last one year. Also loose motion almost 3-4 days a ...
Mr. lybrate-user, Diabetes if not well controlled almost always causes frozen shoulder as a complication. Primary need therefore is to achieve a strict blood glucose control with FBS closer to 100 mg, PP 150 to 160 mg & HbA1c%<6.8. Problem of loose motion may or may not be linked to diabetes. Sometimes gastrointestinal problems may be seen in diabetes. Suggestions or advise can be given only if all the necessary details are made available including FBS, PP HbA1c%, dietary habits, extent of exercise, current medications with dosage. Thanks.
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Diabetes & Obesity - Understanding The Link Between Them!

PGDDM Diploma In Diabetology
Diabetologist, Siwan
Diabetes & Obesity - Understanding The Link Between Them!

Diabetes is a complex group of diseases with a variety of causes. People with diabetes have high blood glucose, also called high blood sugar or hyperglycemia.

Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism, the way the body uses digested food for energy. The digestive tract breaks down carbohydrates, sugars and starches found in many foods, into glucose, a form of sugar that enters the bloodstream. Diabetes develops when the body doesn't make enough insulin or is not able to use insulin effectively, or both.

The two main types of diabetes are:

Type 1 Diabetes: Type 1 diabetes typically occurs in children and young adults, though it can appear at any age. In the past, type 1 diabetes was called juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.

Heredity plays an important part in determining who is likely to develop type 1 diabetes. Genes are passed down from biological parent to child.

Type 2 Diabetes: Type 2 diabetes develops most often in middle-aged and older people who are also overweight or obese. The disease, once rare in youth, is becoming more common in overweight and obese children and adolescents. Type 2 diabetes is caused by a combination of factors, including insulin resistance, a condition in which the body's muscle, fat, and liver cells do not use insulin effectively.

Physical Inactivity, Obesity, and Diabetes: Physical inactivity and obesity are strongly associated with the development of type 2 diabetes. People who are genetically susceptible to type 2 diabetes are more vulnerable when these risk factors are present. About 80 percent of people with type 2 diabetes are overweight or obese.

An imbalance between caloric intake and physical activity can lead to obesity, which causes insulin resistance and is common in people with type 2 diabetes. Central obesity, in which a person has excess abdominal fat, is a major risk factor not only for insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes but also for heart and blood vessel disease, also called cardiovascular disease (CVD). This excess belly fat produces hormones and other substances that can cause harmful, chronic effects in the body such as damage to blood vessels.

So, measuring your waist is a quick way of assessing your diabetes risk. This is a measure of abdominal obesity, which is a particularly high-risk form of obesity. Women have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes if their waist measures 80cm (31.5 inches) or more. Asian men with a waist size of 89cm (35 inches) or more have a higher risk, as do white or black men with a waist size of 94cm (37 inches) or more.

Simple Steps to Lower Your Risk: Making a few lifestyle changes can dramatically lower the chances of developing type 2 diabetes. The same changes can also lower the chances of developing heart disease and other life taking cancers.

1. Control Your Weight: Being overweight increases the chances of developing type 2 diabetes seven-fold. Being obese makes you 20 to 40 times more likely to develop diabetes than someone with a healthy weight. Losing weight can help if your weight is above the healthy-weight range. Check your BMI. Losing 7 to 10 percent of your current weight can cut your chances of developing type 2 diabetes in half.

2. Get Moving and Turn Off the Television: Inactivity promotes type 2 diabetes. Working your muscles more often and making them work harder improves their ability to use insulin and absorb glucose. This puts less stress on your insulin-making cells.

3. Tune Up Your Diet: Four dietary changes can have a big impact on the risk of type 2 diabetes-

Choose whole grains and whole grain products over highly processed carbohydrates.

  • Skip the sugary drinks, and choose water, coffee, or tea instead.
  • Choose good fats instead of bad fats.
  • Limit red meat and avoid processed meat; choose nuts, whole grains, poultry, or fish instead.

If you are already suffering from diabetes, then do take a walk everyday and adopt healthy eating habits. Along with that relieve your stress and take proper doses of insulin or medications as prescribed by your doctor.

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

 

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Ayurvedic Remedies to help you Combat Diabetes

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine & Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra For Piles, Pilonidal, Sinus & Fistula Management, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate In Diabetes Update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Ayurvedic Remedies to help you Combat Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition wherein, the level of sugar in your blood increases significantly. This happens when the sugar you consume from foods is not efficiently processed by the body thus, a rise in the level of your blood sugar. An excess concentration of sugar in the blood can make you prone to various health complications.

Symptoms

The symptoms of diabetes include frequent urge to urinate, increased thirst, increased hunger and rapid weight loss, combined with fatigue and irritability. Diabetes can also cause problems in the eyes, such as blurred vision as well as make you prone to cataracts and even glaucoma (in very rare cases). With diabetes, any injury or body sore tends to take a lot of time to heal.

Causes     

Diabetes is a disorder that occurs due to impaired insulin functioning. Insulin is a hormone that is produced by pancreas, which is located right below the stomach. Diabetes, when occurs as a result of insufficient production of insulin by the pancreas, is known as Type 1 Diabetes. In this type, the immune cells in the body attack the cells in the pancreas, which produce insulin thus, discouraging insulin secretion.

Another kind is the Type 2 diabetes, which occurs when the cells in the body become insulin resistant. Most cases of diabetes are of this particular type, as one of the major reasons behind this is following an erratic lifestyle devoid of healthy habits.  

Gestational diabetes is the third type, although it isn’t very common. During pregnancy, the various hormones that are secreted in the body can play spoilsport with the functioning of the pancreas, thus the production of insulin. This leads to a drastic rise in blood sugar levels.

How to treat it with Ayurvedic remedies

  1. Eat healthy: Eating healthy assumes the maximum importance; you need to eat healthy in order to control diabetes effectively. Include plenty of fruits and vegetables in the diet, but make sure to pick foods that contain little sugar. Fruits such as bananas and grapes are not the best options for a diabetic. Rather, one should consider cucumber and bitter gourd in such circumstances.

  2. Exercise regularly: Regular exercise can keep your body weight at optimal level, which goes a long way in preventing and controlling symptoms of diabetes. Besides being good for your heart, cardiovascular exercises such as running bring down the excess glucose levels in the blood.

  3. Limit stress: Stress is very harmful for the body as it reduces your immunity against diseases and infections. Leading a stressful life can make you prone to a variety of disorders, diabetes being one of them. Relaxation techniques such as meditation and yoga can help one deal with stress effectively. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I am 35 years old am an diabetics patient (level 260) and am interest in sex but am not satisfy my self and my partner I can take Viagra tables. I want to be happy.

Fellowship in Diabetes Management, MBBS
General Physician,
Control diabetes with proper medications, lifestyle modification, automatically your sexual problems will go away, even you will not need to take viagra.
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Respected sir/mam. My father is 48 year old and he is diabetic although father have no cardio problem but they take medicine ECOSPRIN-AV 75 for precaution to prevent heart's problems. Is it beneficial for him to take above medicine or not and their BP is also normal (130/80. So give better advices.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Respected sir/mam. My father is 48 year old and he is diabetic although father have no cardio problem but they take m...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Ecosprin is given to reduce aggregation of platelets so that blood flow in the coronary arteries is not affected. So taking ecosprin is advantageous to every person with diabetes as in diabetes along with glucose lipid metabolism is also deranged. Thanks.
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