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Dr. Samith Babu A. Shetty

MBBS

Endocrinologist, Chennai

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Dr. Samith Babu A. Shetty is a renowned Endocrinologist in Guindy, Chennai. He is a MBBS . He is currently associated with Dr.A.Ramachandranââ?¬â?¢s Diabetes Hospitals - Guindy in Guindy, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Samith Babu A. Shetty on Lybrate.com.

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Hello doctor. My question is, is diabetic patient can take honey with water and lemon in the morning?

Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS), M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Vadodara
Hello doctor. My question is, is diabetic patient can take honey with water and lemon in the morning?
Plainly, yes, diabetics can have honey, but obviously in moderation. When it comes to sugar and diabetes, most people believe that anything sweet is taboo. But what you need to consider is that it is the total carbohydrates in your diet, and not the amount of sugar that matters. Honey has high glycemic index compare to white sugar so it will not immediately increase your blood sugar level. But you can use it in moderate amount only.
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I am 44yrs and suffering from thyroid problem which is 7.8 I want to know about its cure and what things I have to stop eating.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am 44yrs and suffering from thyroid problem which is 7.8  I want to know about its cure and what things I have to s...
don't stop medicines..to eat food,take liquid diet,Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, including: Antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables: 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. 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, but ask your doctor beforehand. Treatments for thyroid disorders stemming from the over- or underproduction of thyroid hormones rely mainly on medicines and surgery. Treating hyperthyroidism involves suppressing the manufacture of thyroid hormone, while hypothyroidism calls for hormone replacement. Conventional medicine offers extremely effective techniques for lowering, eliminating or supplementing hormone production. Before deciding which treatment is best for you, your doctor will make an evaluation based on your particular thyroid condition as well as your age, general health and medical history.
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Sir, i'm suffering from hypothyroidism and overweight i.E. 78.9 kgs. Now my legs are swelling, sometimes even face also swelling. Swelling is not responding for tab. Lasix. I'm taking 75 mcg of thyronarm daily. Please suggest remedy for my ailment.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Sir, i'm suffering from hypothyroidism and overweight i.E. 78.9 kgs. Now my legs are swelling, sometimes even face al...
In hypothyroidism:-- where there is deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving thyroxine tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Go for walk, Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. 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 oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Do Tests every 3 to 6 months. And consut doctor on time.
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Dear Dr, I am suffering from sexual problem. I am 25 years old men and I ll get marry in next 1 yr. The problem which I am facing is penis erect problem I feel my penis not work proper which it was work earlier. Its not stand proper its always soft kind after erection. I have checked I do not have diabetes and I workout regularly to get fit but why this is I am facing could you please help me to dissolve my problem so that I can enjoy heatly sexual life as well. Thanks. Chetan singh.

M.D (HOMEOPATHY), MBA (Healthcare)
Homeopath, Gulbarga
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I am suffering from sexual problem. I am 25 years old men and I ll get marry in next 1 yr. The problem which...
Dear patient, most common conditions of sexual activity are pre mature ejaculation, erectile dysfunction & micro penis (small penis). The main symptom of premature ejaculation is an uncontrolled ejaculation either before or shortly after intercourse begins. And erectile dysfunction, or ed, is the inability to achieve or sustain an erection suitable for sexual intercourse. Microopenis is a condition in which penis is much smaller than the normal length, hence no sexual satisfaction. Common causes include, habits, drug addiction, excess of masturbation, poor nutriiton, stress, anxiety. Most successful treatments for all the above mentioned 3 problems, include both correction of life style & diet, and proper consumption of homeo medicines till completion of course. 9 out of 10 cases now, responds well to morkoprad energy pills therapy [commontly known as mep], which is completely natural and safe. Go for this formula based therapy and revert back with result. For any doubts, feel free to ask regarding treatment criteria. Take care.
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Hi doctor mujhe thyroid hai tsh 10: 36 hai m 100 mcg ke tablet le rhe hu but ajkal mere pairo me swelling a rhi hai or bhut dard rheta hai pure pairo me swelling hai or subah utane pr pure face pr bhi swelling hoti hai bad me dhire dhire swelling kam ho jati hai pehle nhi hota tha aisa but ye tin char din se ho rha hai face pr swelling kyu hoti hai me bhut tension me hu kya reason hai please btado I am unmarried and my age 29.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi doctor mujhe thyroid hai tsh 10: 36 hai m 100 mcg ke tablet le rhe hu but ajkal mere pairo me swelling a rhi hai o...
Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Drink more water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. You can take 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. 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 oily foods,junk foods, go for walk. Tests every 3 to 6 months.
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Hi sir/ madam, I am a diabetic patient, 39 yrs, 87 kgs weight and doing 1 hour evening walk. I last time checked it 150.

MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
General Physician, Bangalore
Hi sir/ madam, I am a diabetic patient, 39 yrs, 87 kgs weight and doing 1 hour evening walk. I last time checked it 150.
fasting sugar of 150 is a little.on the higher side and needs to be controlled. diet and exercise is the mainstay of treatment but each diabetic patient needs to be thoroughly evaluated for the severity of the disease. feel free to consult if you would need my assistance.
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Sir I am suffering from increase in urinal acid my feet is paining alot after ek or two hours of continuous sitting please you should tell me what precautions I should do.

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Homeopath,
Sir I am suffering from increase in urinal acid my feet is paining alot after ek or two hours of continuous sitting p...
Dear lybrate user, protein is one of the most vital nutritional substances which are required for human body. Almost every high protein diet contains purine. This purine produces uric acid on oxidation. Excess uric acid is accumulated at the joints of human beings as urate salts. This accumulation of urate salts lead to pain & swelling of those affected joints & this condition is clinically known as gout. You should avoid high protein rich diet like mutton, chicken, beef, eggs, sea fish, spinach, garden pea, tomato, lentils etc. Also you need to take homoeopathic mother tincture urtica urens q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. This medicine will help to dissolve the accumulated excess urate salts from the joints.
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Hypothyroid and PCOS. What food to eat and avoid? Currently on medications for thyroids and actively trying to conceive. Kindly advice of fertility rich foods.

MBBS, DGO, MD, Fellowship in Gynae Oncology
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Hypothyroid and PCOS. What food to eat and avoid?
Currently on medications for thyroids and actively trying to concei...
Hello, You need to follow a healthy diet involving fresh fruits and vegetables, whole-grain foods, high-fiber cereals. Avoid eating starchy vegetables like Potato and peas or sugary foods. Most importantly, drink lots of water.
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My father has problem of diabetes, high blood pressure due to which his both kidneys get damaged and the level of serum creatinine also increases upto 4.32. We are not understanding what we have to do and what we don't do, please give some advice.

MBBS, DMCH, DEM
General Physician, Jaipur
My father has problem of diabetes, high blood pressure due to which his both kidneys get damaged and the level of ser...
Diabetes is very common cause of kidney damage. You should immediatly consult nephrologist (kidney specialist) who will advise you further treatment. Depending on condition dialysis may be required. Please don't delay.
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50 years old male, suffering from thyroid. Please Advice reasons, precautions & remedies ?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
You can read in health tips the article I wrote today on hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism for better personalised care you ask me privately.
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Hi, This is about my mother she is 50 in age and had been diagnosed with thyroid around 2 year back after that she started taking medicine "Thyroxine Sodium Tablet-50 mg" and after few month it was in control but that 1 year back while she was still on thyroid medicine she had started having tremors in her right hand. After doing some online research we find that it could be Parkinson and we had went to different doctors from renowned neurologist in Ranchi, Vellore, Patna but they have prescribed the same medicine syndopa and other tablets related to parkinson and for last few months she is under shoulder and neck pain 24 hours and as the pain is unbearable she is forced to take pain killers. I did some googling and found that tremors could be a side effect of thyroid but not sure I am worried that my mothers problems are not been diagnosed properly Please reply if someone have good understanding about these problems and genuinely want to help. So after going to many doctors we have seen that all doctor just repeat mostly the same tests and same medicines and I am very hurt to say this but all they want is money they don't care about patient as we are from middle class family money matters for us but money is nothing in front of my mother's well being and we are ready for treatment cost until they diagnosed her properly and do proper treatment. Please reply as soon as possible.

BHMS, MBA (Healthcare)
Homeopath, Hubli-Dharwad
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This is about my mother she is 50 in age and had been diagnosed with thyroid around 2 year back after that she st...
My answer to your query is: 1.My mother she is 50 in age and had been diagnosed with thyroid around 2 year back after that she started taking medicine "Thyroxine Sodium Tablet-50 mg" and after few month it was in control but that 1 year back while she was still on thyroid medicine she had started having tremors in her right hand See there are 2 main types of thyroid related problem one is Hypothyroidism where body does not produces thyroid Hormone sufficiently and another is hyperthyroidism where body produces excess of thyroid hormone in the body. You had not mentioned which thyroid problem your mother is facing among these.In thyroid problem level of serum T3, T4 and TSH always monitored and in conventional allopathic treatment accordingly doses are adjusted. Hence monitoring is very important in all thyroid problem. Shaking of hand and tremors may be because of continuous use of above mentioned medicine also. 2. After doing some online research we find that it could be Parkinson and we had went to different doctors from renowned neurologist in Ranchi, Vellore, Patna but they have prescribed the same medicine syndopa and other tablets related to parkinson and for last few months she is under shoulder and neck pain 24 hours and as the pain is unbearable she is forced to take pain killers. I did some googling and found that tremors could be a side effect of thyroid but not sure I am worried that my mothers problems are not been diagnosed properly Please reply if someone have good understanding about these problems and genuinely want to help. This is the drawback of not getting complete information from site such as google. Of course early sign of parkison disease in most of the cases is tremor (that is also a characteristic pill rolling tremor of parkisons disease) but it is also associated with other signs and symptoms such as rigidity in muscles, slow movement of body, balancing problem, speech changes and also most important mask like face. So first confirm it. 3.Start Homeopathic treatment along with conventional medicines for long term effect without any known side effects as we after monitoring condition will stop the dosage in a time span.
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I have chronic diabetes and BP. Since morning my nose is bleeding and my systolic BP is 160. What precautions I should take and which doctor in Aligarh I should consult. Give name.

MBBS, MD, Fellowship in Intergrative medicine
Integrated Medicine Specialist, Kochi
I have chronic diabetes and BP. Since morning my nose is bleeding and my systolic BP is 160. What precautions I shoul...
Please change your diet first. Stop all animal foods including diary. Go on a complete plant based food. Exercise daily. Do vegetable juicing only sleep well Cut down salt to 1tsp per day Do meditation and yoga Cut down carbohydrates. Go to any MD Dr. in Aligarh who can help you. If you want specific dietary and lifestyle advice take a consult.
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I have diabetes from three years. I also take medicine. What other things can I do?

Certified Diabetes Educator , Sports Nutritionist, Registered Clinical Dietician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Dear, d most important thing is to control your diet. Pl get yourself a diabetic diet plan by a qualified dietician, tailored made specifically for you keeping in mind your lifestyle. Kindly do not google yourself for tips in controlling diabetes. What may suit one person may not suit the other.
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Dear Doctor I am 47 years old and suffering from diabetes. My biochemistry of blood sugar fasting is 334 and blood sugar postprandial is 550. Kindly prescribe me the best medicine of the world to control the same. I shall be thankful to you for the same. Regards Kamal Bhatnagar.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Dear Doctor I am 47 years old and suffering from diabetes. My biochemistry of blood sugar fasting is 334 and blood su...
Dear Mr. Lybrate-user. Once you are diagnosed with diabetes you have to take medicine continously inorder to keep your blood sugar within normal limits. You should also avoid starch rich foods such as rice, potato, etc. You must take homeopathic mother tincture uranium nit q, 60 drops, thrice daily, with water, after meal. In case you don't find the aforesaid medicine in local homeopathic retail medicine shop you can try homeopathic uranium nit 3x tablets (r. S. Bhargava), 4 tablets, thrice daily in empty stomach. This is the best medicine for diabetes in homeopathy.
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Hello doctor. I am with thyroid. And taking thyronorm 50mgc. Whether I can take dietary supplements. Please give some suggestions about.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
not required if u r taking normal nutritious diet. do no cabbage, broccoli , no radish, mustard, turnip, soya, no fatty / fast / spicy / processed food.less tea / coffee. . take more water
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I am diabetic since 1998. My age is 66 years. At present I take Glypride 2 mg BD. Roimet 850 mg BD. Poiz 15 mg OD (after dinner). The BS level of Yesterday are 139 Morning and 208 after lunch. The BS level is almost same since last three months. Kindly suggested to maintain the BS level properly.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I am diabetic since 1998. My age is 66 years. At present I take Glypride  2 mg BD. Roimet 850 mg BD. Poiz 15 mg OD (a...
Dear , your sugars are slightly higher than the recommended levels. You can try improving your diet & exercise regimens as you are already on maximum doses of your medications. There is one new tablet invokana 100 mg which is available now. It is expensive. Approx 40- 45 rs per tablet. You can try taking it once a day after breakfast & see. This will be in addition to the other tablets you are already taking. If this is fine with you then probably your sugars might come down. Or else you need to start insulin.
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I AM DIABETIC taking insulin & a medicine metformin 500. My metabolism is not good.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I AM DIABETIC taking insulin & a medicine metformin 500. My metabolism is not good.
1.Do regular exercise 2.Reduce weight if overweight 3Control diet 4.Avoid sweets, sugar/honey, excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet, avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato,.include more fiber like pulse,green leafy vegetable, legume. Avoid sweetened fruit like banana,mango,litchi,chickoo,sapota,seethaphaljack fruit,grape etc.avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/Jowar/Ragi,moong and chana Dal. Avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. Avoid red meat.take fish/chicken. Avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink 5.Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting Dietitian 6.Monitor your fasting, PP blood sugar and Hba1c three monthly 7.Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment
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