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Dr. Senthil

Endocrinologist, Chennai

Dr. Senthil Endocrinologist, Chennai
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My age 45yrs, height 5" 9, weight 72kg, I am type 2 diabetic since 1 year, my hba1c levels are 8.8, 6.6, 6.4, following by every 4 months, yesterday hba1c levels is 7.1, daily I do jogging, walking, diet control. Why there is increased a1c level. At present I am no medication, please. Suggest me if medication needed or can I still continue with out medication?

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
U should start tab metformin 500 mg daily. It is preventive as well as curative medicine. Sp if your fasting blsugar is = ormore than101mg/dl. Continue exercise minimum 30 min daily//also diet control. This will prevent future complications.
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Can diabetic people drink milk with haldi. Because each cup of milk has 12gms of sugar and.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
The casein in milk has a very high insulin index. This means that a lot of insulin is secreted to metabolise the milk sugar. Hence try to avoid dairy products if you can. Also there is too much adulteration in almost all the milk products. So you can drink haldi with warm water. It will help you.
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MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Diabetic patient require regular check at least ones in six month by ophthalmologist to avoid eye-side problem as prevention view. In fact Diabetes's the leading cause of blindness in adult age 20/74 as study.
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Sir very good morning sir my father have sugar so please Tell me what to eating so please Tell me sir.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Dear lybrate user, one of the major nutritional substance required for human body is carbohydrate. We take carbohydrate in the form of rice, wheat, sugar etc. The complex molecules of carbohydrate are broken down into simple glucose molecules during digestion & released in the blood stream to be absorbed by the muscle cells. Insulin hormone plays a vital role in the absorption of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells. In abnormal conditions, either due to less production of insulin or due to resistance to insulin, the process of absorption of glucose by the muscles comes to a stand still. The glucose molecules remains in the blood stream which results in the increase in the blood sugar level. This abnormal condition is clinically known as diabetes mellitus. Once a patient is diagnosed with diabetes he has to take regular medicine to keep his blood sugar level within normal limits. Take homoeopathic mother tincture gymnemna sylvestra q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. Also you need to walk at least 1 hour daily without any interval. Also you need to take a low carbohydrate rich diet.
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Why is diabetes causing more problems? Why can't it be controlled permanently from an human.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Increase sugar levels in the blood causes decrease metabolism of the cells of the tissues leading to the damage.
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My father is 52 years old and having sugar level is 256. So please suggest me diet for eating?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Exact diet for a person depends on weight, level of physical activity, sugar levels and present dietary habits. But a few things to be followed are avoid deep fried foods, sweets, direct sugar, fruits like mango, chikkoos, grapes and bananas. Also smoking and alcohol to be avoided. Non vegetarians should avoid red meat, fish and chicken are preferred.
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PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Diabetes control is governed by following the right diabetic diet. What to eat and what not to eat is important for diabetes control and diabetes cure or diabetes reversal. 

Even if you are pre-diabetic or borderline diabetic, or diabetes is part of your family, it is important to follow a diabetic diet to prevent diabetes.

"A diabetes diet should be high on fibre, must contain milk without cream, buttermilk, fresh seasonal fruits, green vegetables, etc" But remember to consume these components in moderation.

Diabetes diet for Indians should have the ratio of 60:20:20 for carbs, fats and proteins. "Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively" a diabetes diet should "have at least two seasonal fruits and three vegetables in a diet plan"

Though dry fruits may seem like a healthy snack, it is not a good option for diabetics, as the fructose can spike your sugar level. Go for fresh fruits rather than dry fruits for diabetes control (but there are some restrictions. We'll come to it). But you can still opt for nuts as a healthy snack.

recipe for diabetes diet for Indians:

- One teaspoon of methi seeds soaked overnight in 100 ml of water is very effective in controlling diabetes.
- Drink tomato juice with salt and pepper every morning on an empty stomach.
- Intake of 6 almonds (soaked overnight) is also helpful in keeping a check on diabetes.

Whole grains, oats, channa atta, millets and other high fibre foods should be included in the meals. If one feels like consuming pasta or noodles, it should always be accompanied with vegetable/sprouts.

Milk is the right combination of carbohydrates and proteins and helps control blood sugar levels. Two servings of milk in a daily diet is a good option.
Diabetes Control: Diabetic Diet Tips

High fibre vegetables such as peas, beans, broccoli and spinach /leafy vegetables should be included in one's diet. Also, pulses with husk and sprouts are a healthy option and should be part of the diet.

Pulses are important in the diet as their effect on blood glucose is less than that of most other carbohydrate containing foods. Vegetables rich in fibre help lowering down the blood sugar levels and thus are healthy.

Good fats such as Omega-3 and monounsaturated fats (MUFA) should be consumed as they are good for the body. Natural sources for these are canola oil, flax seed oil, fatty fish and nuts. These are also low in cholesterol and are trans fat free.

Fruits high in fibre such as papaya, apple, orange, pear and guava should be consumed. Mangoes, bananas, and grapes contain high sugar; therefore these fruits should be consumed lesser than the others.

Small frequent meals:

A large meal gives rise to higher blood sugar in one's body, therefore it is essential to take small frequent meals to prevent both higher and very low blood sugar values and keep them constant. Small in between snacks can be dhokla, fruit, high fibre cookies, butter milk, yogurt, upma/poha with vegetables etc.

A person with diabetes should follow a diet which is low in carbohydrates, high in fibre and contains adequate amounts of proteins, vitamins and minerals; and avoid fatty foods and sweets. He/she should also take frequent small meals (5 meals pattern).

What not to do:
Artificial sweeteners can be used in cakes and sweets for diabetic people (in moderation).
Have lots of fluid.
Limit intake of alcohol.

Should you have non-veg?

In non-vegetarian diet, seafood and chicken can be taken rather than red meat as red meat contains higher amount of saturated fats. Also, patients with high cholesterol should avoid egg yolk and red meat.

The diabetes diet for Indians includes carbohydrates, proteins and fats. As always, a balanced and planned diet can build and improve personal health. A controlled diabetes diet may seem like a drag and bore, but a good cook can add life to a diet.

Dr surbhi agrawal
consultant diabetologist
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I am diabetic Taking half pill in the morning Very much under control For B P I am taking older 20 Half in the morning.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Continue your current medicine Go for morning and evening walk daily Reduce salt intake Take salads, vegetable juices, soups more.
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Hi. My mother is 52 years old and a non diabetic. She recently had her health check up and her fasting sugars were 128 and her HBA1c is 6.4. Does she need any medication. Does this mean the onset of diabetes in her?

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Srinagar
No need of medicene. Take precaution avoid sugar, junk food, fried food and fruit juices. Repeat test every six months.
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My father has been suffering from diabetes since many days. Could you please suggest him right diet?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
if he is suffering form dm t2, then to suggest any diet I need to know fasting and pp sugar levels, present dietary pattern, hba1c% and extent of daily exercise, current treatment with dosage. Without those details it is not possible to give a diet plan as it is highly individualised. In the mean time he should: 1) avoid sweets completely, 2) avoid deep fried foods, junk foods and pastries. 3) avoid sweetened aerated drinks, fructose corn syrup containing products & highly processed products. 4) refrain from alcohol and smoking. 5) consume more of green leafy vegetables and salads, permitted fruits (about 100 g a day). 6) exercise daily for at least 1 hour to keep weight in check. 7) he has a bmi of 29.41kgs which shows he is over weight close to being obese.
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I am diabetic since last 2 years. Now I have leg burning issue as well as lots of pain in legs. Also knee paining. Doctor found no pulse in legs. What are solutions for said issues.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. Lybrate-user, the problem could be damge to blood vessels supplying to lower limb. To confirm how serious is the problem it is essential to get a colour doppler test as well as angeiography of lower limb vessels. With that it is possible to asses the extent of blood supply. Plus it is vital to have excellent blood sugar control with fasting near 100 mg and pp 150 to 160 mg and hba1c% <7. You are very young, so get these investigations and consult a vascular surgeon along with your diabetologist.
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Dr. my mthr test v did bfre 5 days she. Gt fasting plasma glucose 233 n corr. Urine glucose (fasting) NIL n post prandial plasma glucose is 354 n corr. Urine glucose (post lunch) is smthng. Lk ++++++ symbol given so Dr. I nt understand my mthr. Hvng sugar I wnt to confirm tht if hve Wht procedure to do to decrease sugar.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Lybrate-userji, looking at the blood sugar report, it is clear that she has very high levels, (t2 diabetes). Needs to be treated with appropriate drugs, diet control and daily exercise. The problem must have been there for over a few months, that is why sugar levels are so high. Along with the treatment for diabetes, please get her eyes checked for ruling out any possibility of diabetic retinopathy. Go to any good eye specialist and get retinal examination done within next few days. If you want me advise on specific drug treatment and other details, then please come in a private conversation where I can guide specifically including giving prescriptions for the same. In this communication we are supposed to give only general advise. Also see that she avoids sweets completely, reduces intake of deep fried foods, avoids junk foods, pastries, white bread and other bakery items. She should consume more of green leafy vegetables, salads and permitted fruits about 100 g a day. Should walk for 1 hour every day. Thanks for the question.
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I am facing uric acid problem in my lower back left side! Suggest me wht should I do to clean uric acid! And I am unable to stop eating chicken, mutton etc! Plz help.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
The first thing you should do is to eat foods that are high in fiber, This is because fiber rich foods absorb uric acid from the blood. Your kidneys then'throw' out the excess uric acid. Try to eat Oatmeal, Spinach, cauliflowers and Isabgol in milk if possible.  Please use olive oil to cook your food. Kindly avoid vegetable oils because they become unhealthy when heated twice. This leads to rancid fat in the body. These destroy vitamin E, that in turn controls uric acid levels. Olive oil also curbs uric acid by itself.  Vitamin C chewable tablets taken 500mg daily lower uric acid levels within 4 to 8 weeks.  Try to stop intake of sweets, cakes and pastries. Saturated fats are bad for you.  Many fruits have got potent anti-oxidant properties, like celery seeds, grapes and tomatoes, and these prevent harmful toxins from attacking your organs - releasing uric acid.
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Hi, I am diabetic since 3 years and now I am 35 years old. My problem is my wife is not satisfied with me. And I want to increase my stamina and we are planing to have a baby and what to do for this. My sugar levels are normal every month its before lunch 100 and after lunch 145. So please suggest me a solution for this.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. lybrate-user, Diabetes affects small and large blood vessels. Affection to small blood vessels causes multiple problems including erectile dysfunction. This can happen even with well controlled glucose levels. But if persistent hyperglycemia is there then ED is bound to occur. Hence, primary need is to achieve strict blood glucose control and secondly if there is need certain drugs may be needed to over come the problem of ED. Thanks.
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Hello I am 29, married Before marriage I had lot of girlfriends. Now also have. Whenever I do sex with my gf it goes normal n both get orgasm nd satisfaction. As I am married I did sex with my wife but I got my skin cracked, tore of tip of my penis. It always happens. I get swelling after sex with my wife. But it is never happened before. She is satisfied but I am not. She finishes early than me. Dr. says it is sugar problem. But it's not sugar I hv controlled my sugar also. please help me.

BHMS, PGD PPHC, BMCP, TRAINING IN USG
Homeopath, Kolkata
take Homoeopathic medicine nitric acid 200.one drops twice daily for 15 days.during the period stop sex.do after 15 days.and consult me after 30 days with status at that time.so further medocine is prescribed as per conditipn at that time
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I am thyriod patient. Hypothyriod. I take some medicine by consulting specialists. Bt dont improvement in body weight. I want to change less my body weight. What can I do for this.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
IN HYPOTHYROIDISM:--- 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 iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work.go walk daily.avoid oily foods,junk foods. Do Tests T3,T4,TSH EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. 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 can help,
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Sir very good morning sir my mom have sugar so please tell me what to eating so please tell me sir.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Avoid sweets, sugar/honey,/excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet, all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato,(sweet potato is good for diabetes, bakery item processed food 2. Avoid sweetened fruit like banana, mango, litchi, chickoo, sapota, seethaphal, jackfruit, grape etc. Can haveapple/pear/ papaya/guava/ jamun/ mausami 3. Avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/jowar/ragi, moong and chana dal. 4. Avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. Avoid red meat. Take fish/chicken. 5. Avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink, include more fiber in the diet like pulse/green leafy vegetables, legume 6. Adhere to a proper diabetic diet after consulting dietitian.
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I am 59 years old man I have sugar since 2 years onwards and using tablets cetapin 1000 mg 2 tablets per a day. Recently 219 diagnosed post lunch test and fasting 106. So wat are your suggestions to me to reduce my problem.

M B B S, M. D (Internal Medicine)
General Physician, Nellore
Try following a stricter diet and regular execise. If the sugars are still high after 1 month, you can add another medicine.
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