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Dr. Shanmugasundar

MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Endocrinology

Endocrinologist, Chennai

13 Years Experience  ·  0 - 500 at clinic
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Dr. Shanmugasundar MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Endocrinology Endocrinologist, Chennai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Shanmugasundar is a trusted Endocrinologist in K M Speciality Hospital, Chennai. Doctor has had many happy patients in his/her 13 years of journey as a Endocrinologist. Doctor studied and completed MBBS, MD - General Medicine, DM - Endocrinology . You can meet Dr. Shanmugasundar personally at KM Hospital in K M Speciality Hospital, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shanmugasundar on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - The TamilNadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University - 2004
MD - General Medicine - PGIMER, Chandigarh - 2007
DM - Endocrinology - PGIMER, Chandigarh - 2010
Awards and Recognitions
College Topper in surgery
Department Medal in Anatomy
College Topper in Physiology
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College Topper in Medicine
University Topper in Anatomy
AV Gandhi award for best Clinical Accumen in Endocrinology
College Topper in Microbiology
College Topper in Anatomy
Department Medal in Medicine
Department Medal in Surgery
Topper in Physics and Maths
Professional Memberships
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Endocrine Society of India(ESI)
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)

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KM Hospital

KM Speciality, Shanmugam Salai, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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Aakash Fertility Centre

100 feet road, Landmark Hotel Ambhika Empire, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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US Health Care

No: 55, Chowdry Street, Kesavardini, Valasaravakkam, Landmark: Near Our Angel Matriculation Higher Secondary School, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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No: 55, Chowdry Street, Kesavardini, Landmark : Near Our Angel Matriculation Higher Secondary School, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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Magna Clinics for Obesity, Diabetes & Endocrinology

#12/43, Vanniar Street , Bangaru Colony, Landmark : Backside RTO Ground, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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Rakshith Hospital

No.153, Arcot Road, Sai square complex, Valasaravakkam. Landmark: Opposite Sivan Temple.Chennai Get Directions
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#2 Dhandayuthapani Nagar, 2ND Street, Kotturpuram Landmark : Next to Vinayagar temple on Gandhi Mandapam RoadChennai Get Directions
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Suffering from erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. Aged 62 diabetic under medication.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Suffering from erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. Aged 62 diabetic under medication.
It is a common problem in person suffering from diabetes. Ensure that your diabetes is under control and you are taking medicine regularly and reporting physician for follow up 3 monthly erectile dysfunction occurs due to 1. Fatigue, stress, depression, 2. Relationship issues, performance anxiety, 3. Alcohol consumption, smoking, consumption of tobacco, 4. Obesity, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, 5. Thyroid, kidney problem, enlarged prostate, parkinsonism etc 6. Consult doctor to rule out these diseases. 7. Go for regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight 8. Stop smoking, tobacco and alcohol consumption9. Take good nourishing diet, plenty of green leafy vegetables, fruits. Take water melon, pomegranate, dark chocaolate 10. Avoid stress, anxiety, physical and mental exertion. Take adequate rest 11. Do yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercise to calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress 12. Topical androgel/testosterone replacement/ zinc supplement can help. 13. Do serum testosterone examination and if low take testosterone injection after consulting physician 14. If no relief consult sex therapist/ sexologist.
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What is diabetes. What is symptoms of diabetes. What causes diabetes. What is normal diabetes level.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is diabetes. What is symptoms of diabetes. What causes diabetes. What is normal diabetes level.
When the beta cells of the pancreas is damaged than there is less production of insulin and hence sugar levels rises and we call it as diabetes and random normal value should be less than 150
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MAMC, MRCPCH, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Noida
DENTAL CARE IN DIABETES
Keep your teeth clean.
Don't brush too hard.
Replace tooth brush every 3-4 months
Go to dentist every 6 months for cleaning and examination.
Report any sigh of redness,pus,patches or pain.
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My wife is suffering from thyroid problem. Aaj mujhe uski thyroid ki report mili. Pehle uska TSH level increase rhta tha but abhi uska T4 level 4 points se bada hua aaya. She is now pregnant from 3 & half months. Please help me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
My wife is suffering from thyroid problem. Aaj mujhe uski thyroid ki report mili. Pehle uska TSH level increase rhta ...
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. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work. Drink more 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,
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How Gestational Diabetes Affects Your Baby?

DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
IVF Specialist, Delhi
How Gestational Diabetes Affects Your Baby?

You may develop a form of diabetes during pregnancy, which is known as gestational diabetes. The condition usually goes away after childbirth. During pregnancy, hormonal changes within the body may cause the blood sugar level to rise. This condition affects the developing fetus as well, as the baby receives nutrients from your blood. The baby may store the extra sugar as fat and may grow unusually large.

How gestational diabetes affects the baby

Owing to the abnormally large size, the baby may be at risk of facing several complications, if you have gestational diabetes. Your baby may be affected in the following ways:

1. There may be injuries during birth due to the large size.

2. Low blood sugar level and mineral level during birth.

3. Jaundice, which is a condition which turns the skin to yellow.

4. The baby may be born prematurely.

5. Breathing problems which are temporary.

6. The baby will be at a higher risk of obesity later in life.

How gestational diabetes affects the mother

The chances of several pregnancy complications get enhanced due to gestational diabetes. The possible risks are as follows:

1. Chances of undergoing a C-section

2. Chances of miscarriage

3. High blood pressure.

4. Pre-term birth

5. After giving birth, the mother has high chances of developing type 2 diabetes.

How to manage gestational diabetes?

You can follow several tips and must undergo lifestyle changes for keeping your diabetes in control. These include the following:

1. You should have a healthy diet with reduced amount of carbohydrates as they cause the sugar level to increase. You must abstain from high sugar food items.

2. Regular physical exercise is essential for the management of sugar levels. You should work out for at least 30 minutes every day.

3. Regular health check-ups are very important, especially for your baby after birth. These may include ultrasounds and nonstress tests.

4. Prescribed medication such as insulin and several others help in the management of blood sugar levels.

5. You must observe your blood sugar level properly. You should take a blood sugar test many times a day.

6. You should always watch your symptoms for any sign of blood sugar during pregnancy.

In case you are diagnosed with gestational diabetes, you must consult a doctor immediately. Managing this condition at an early stage will prevent your baby from being affected in several ways. The condition can be successfully managed and majority of women with gestational diabetes have regular vaginal births and produce healthy babies. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a gynaecologist.

 

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She is adiabatic patient. And sugar level is high. What is the procedure its normal range.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
She is adiabatic patient. And sugar level is high. What is the procedure its normal range.
Syedji, If patient has diabetes then immediate treatment initiation is a must. To bring diabetes in control patient should maintain fasting sugar nearer 100 mg and PP around 150 to 160 mg and HbA1c<7%. This can be achieved by proper drug treatment, diet control and exercise. plus time to time blood sugar check up also needs to be done like initially once a week or once in 15 days. If you are looking foe specific guidance it will be better if you come ina private conversation, where I can be very specific.
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Which fruits should be avoided in diabetes and which fruits should be taken in moderate and which fruits should be taken with out restrictions.

MBBS & Post Graduate Course in Diabetology, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), CCEBDM
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
Which fruits should be avoided in diabetes and which fruits should be taken in moderate and which fruits should be ta...
Hi Aslam. Fruits with high glycemic index like jack fruit, mango, grapes etc to be avoided. Fruits like Apple, Avacoda, Orange, moosambi can be taken in moderate.
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6 months pregnant. GCT is 181. Fasting Sugar is 78. Constant pain in lower abdomen. Constant body aches.

DM - Endocrinology
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
6 months pregnant. GCT is 181.
Fasting Sugar is 78.
Constant pain in lower abdomen. Constant body aches.
Gct of 181 needs to be reconfirmed by a formal GTT done at 0; 1 hr ;2 hr her symptoms unrelated to high sugars. Could be a vitamin D deficiency.
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Can a diabetic have beer or scotch which is better and please let me know the quantity.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Can a diabetic have beer or scotch which is better and please let me know the quantity.
Mr. Lybrate-user, according over all information in relation to alcohol, it is not recommended at all for a diabetes patient. So whatever may be type of alcohol (beer, scotch), hence quantity is not the case.
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I have developed sugar/diabetes in age of 30. I think due to this some problem has arise in erection. Having problem in married life.

MBBS, FELLOWSHIP IN HIV MEDICINE
General Physician, Pune
I have developed sugar/diabetes in age of 30. I think due to this some problem has arise in erection. Having problem ...
Yes uncontroll diabetes can cause impotence so do better control of sugar by medicines diet and exercise you can enjoy normal sexual life.
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My wife is in 8 month pregnancy ,her sugar level fasting is 117 and PP is 150 . Is this fearable one ? How to back to normal? if she takes insulin , will it affect the foetus ? if she takes insulin injection , will she become dependent to the insulin? after delivery will it be back to normal?

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology, DDM, CCACCD
Diabetologist, Mumbai
Repeat her fbs/ppbs if you have doubts about this repprt. If she takes insulin now, she will not be dependant on it for the rest of her life but she might or might not have to take oral meds after pregnancy.It will depend on her blood sugar levels after pregnancy.
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What is pp blood sugar? Ye kb measure ki jati h, kisi bhi time ke khane k 2 hrs k bad ya subha fasting blood sugar measure karke fir khana khane k 2 hrs bad, mean to ask kon se time ka khana khane k 2 hrs bad pp b s measure ki jaati h? Din bhar kuchh na kuchh khate rehne k bad, kya rat ko dinner k 2 hrs bad ka measure pp kehlayga? Pp Bs kitna maximum hona chahiye?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
What is pp blood sugar? Ye kb measure ki jati h, kisi bhi time ke khane k 2 hrs k bad ya subha fasting blood sugar me...
Mr. Lybrate-user, pp ka matalab hai post prandial (after food). Usually break fast ya lunch lene ke 2 ghante baad blood sugar ko dekha jata hai. Fasting ka matalab hai kareeb 8 se 10 ghante ka samay beetana chahiye khane ke baad. Random blood sugar ka matalb din me kabhibh chek karana. Fasting agar >126 mg /100, ya pp >200 mg /ml ya rbs >140 mg ka matalab - us aadami ko diabetes hai.
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I heard that no half moon on nails means its a indicator of low thyroid and weight gain so can you tell me is this right. Because only on my thumb and forefinger I do have half moon and for remaining fingers I don't have half moon how can I regain it? Please guide.

BHMS, Certificate in Gynaecology & Obestric, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Delhi
You can loose your weight ,take some multi supplements like folic acid ,cal ,vit d3 combination ,can contact me after 2 months.
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I am suffering from dysentery from childhood. A lot of treatment were failed so far. I always feel tired. Gas acidity and bad digestion is a major problem for me. I can't sleep well in night due to a pain all over the body. I always feel sleepy. Recently I have consulted with a doctor and he gave me some medicine like DSR, IODOMETROL, SPASMOPRIV, riconia G, AND same tablets related nerves. After taking these I am getting fat day after day and body weight increases. Stool does not clear also. I have done all tests like LFT, SUGAR, thyroid, URIC ACID, and many other as per direction of doctors. But nothing is negative. All are okk. But I am still suffering. Please help me.

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
I am suffering from dysentery from childhood. A lot of treatment were failed so far. I always feel tired. Gas acidity...
Avoid tea/coffee alcohol, smoking spicy food. Life style changes and food habbits can solve your problem easily. Chew your food properly. Avoid outside food. Walk about 3-5 kms daily. There should be gap of 2hrs after dinner and sleep. Small and frequent meals is of help. Keep your blood sugar controlled. Raise your bed about 4" from headend side. Get your gastroendoscopy done. Consult doctor, meanwhile take nexpro-l 1 tab daily.
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My wife suffer from hypothyroid she had low T3 & T4 and very high Tsh level. Pls suggest me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
My wife suffer from hypothyroid she had low T3 & T4 and very high Tsh level. Pls suggest me.
Hello try n meet nearby homoeopathic consultant as proper case taking n physical examination is required..
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I am 38 years old suffering type 2 diabetic from last 8 years my blood sugar is frequently up anddown gap of two or 3 month. I have to use 4 mg glimepiride tab 1000 mg metformin daily. Please give me a food suggestion and life style.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 38 years old suffering type 2 diabetic from last 8 years my blood sugar is frequently up anddown gap of two or 3...
Mr. lybrate-user , You have mentioned about the drugs being taken for diabetes, but no dosage. There is no mention about fasting, PP glucose level and HbA1c%, so it is not clear whether diabetes is well controlled at all. At your age it is very essential to achieve a very strict blood glucose control with fasting closer to 100 mg, PP 150 to 160 mg & HbA1c%<6.8. If not then you are inviting long term complications of diabetes much early. As regards dietary advice, unless all the details are known, it is difficult to suggest a specific diet. However, please avoid sweets, deep fried foods, junk foods, pastries, bakery items, sweetened aerated drinks, sweet corn syrup containing products and food stuff made up of maida. Avoid alcohol and smoking completely. As regards lifestyle regular one hour exercise a day is most important. Brisk walking is good enough. But if you can jog or run please do. Thanks.
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Hi. Before pregnant I have thyroid. Right nowI'm 5 months pregnant lady.in 3rd month thyroid was maintained by using thyronorm 87.5 mcg. Yesterday I Was tested TSH is 4.08iu.how much thyronorm should be increase to maintaintain TSH value. Thank you.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello, Thanks for the query. Following are the recommended TSH levels during the 3 trimesters of pregnancy: 1st Trimester: 0.1 to 2.5 mU/L, 2nd Trimester: 0.2 to 3 mU/L & 3rd Trimester: 0.3 to 3 mU/L. It is essential to maintain TSH levels as mentioned above for fetal development and proper outcome of the pregnancy. Higher levels are harmful for the growing fetus, plus those may affect the outcome of pregnancy. So it is essential for you to see that TSH is around 2 mU/L. SO you may increase the dosage by 12.5 mcg to 100 mcg from now on. Then check TSH after 4 weeks to see if the desired level is reached. If you have any doubts please come back. Thanks.
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I am Sugar patient in last six year but I am not Control the sugar foods. how to control the Sugar addict? please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am Sugar patient in last six year but I am not Control the sugar foods. how to control the Sugar addict? please hel...
tell me sugar level, reduce diet intake, no sweets, use green vegetable more, back with report so that i can help. welcome.
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