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Dr. Shashikala

Endocrinologist, Chennai

Dr. Shashikala Endocrinologist, Chennai
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Shashikala is a popular Endocrinologist in Chintadripet, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Shashikala personally at Doc Central in Chintadripet, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shashikala on Lybrate.com.

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I am diabetic patient and insulin dependent. Can I use tablets instead of injection?

Diploma in Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Secunderabad
I am diabetic patient and insulin dependent. Can I use tablets instead of injection?
Hello, please continue with insulin as doctor prescribed. If there is a possibility, doctor should have suggested the medicine instead. Its good to control your diabetes. But along with medication, you need to concentrate on food also. Make sure you food must have high protein, fiber and omega-3 nutrition. For a diabetics, its good to have more protein rather than carbohydrates, which converts into glucose and may have a chance to increase the diabetes. What we suggest is the nutrigemoic protein, who certified, with 9 essential amino acids. This will help you cure your diabetics in a year time. But you will definitely have a result, if you can use protein with vitamins and minerals, fiber and omega-3 supplements.
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In my blood uric acid is excess . What can I do. What is uric acid and why it excess our body/blood ?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
In my blood uric acid is excess  . What can I do.
What is uric acid and why it excess our body/blood ?
Tell me your uric acid level? uric acid is controlled by following uric acid diet and medicines drink plenty of fluid esp water take low fat dairy product consume complex carbohydrate reduce saturated fat consumption avoid fish/ meat/ poultry avoid eatable sweetened avoid alcohol consult me/ physcian for further management.
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My mother has 65 years old. She has knee problems and sugar since last 10 years. What can I do?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
My mother has 65 years old. She has knee problems and sugar since last 10 years. What can I do?
As your mother feel pain in knees, follow these usefultips for pain relief: * first check out bone mineral density (bmd). In case of low bmd, your calcium level in body are low. So take take calcium rich diet daily. Take a glass (300 ml) of full cream milk daily or 100 gm of cheese or 1-2 eggs regularly. * give a gentle oil massage to knees regularly and wrap your knees with cloth dipped in hot water for atleast 10-15 minutes. * wear knee cap or wrap crape bandage during walk for knee support. * sit atleast for 5-8 minutes in sunlight in morning or evening for vitamind. *avoid heal shoe and wear only flat shoes for balanced load on knees. * check out your blood sugar level and hemoglobin level in every 6 months. * if you have any history of rheumatoid arthritis in family then checkout your ra factor. * take guggalu tablets if himalaya one tablet daily for atleast 3 months. * take a piece of garlic, crush it and boil it a glass of milk and drink daily for fast pain relief.
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I am 58 years. Type 2 diabetic. RCA STENT 4 YRS AGO. OBESE. LDL OK. TRIGLYCERIDES 200, ON MUCH HIGHER SIDE. HOW TO CONTROL. MY DIET IS VERY SIMPLE (NO OILY OR FRIED ITEMS ).MOSTLY 2 FULKAS, LIGHT CURRY, DAL AND YOGHURT. VEGETABLES AND FRUITS. PLEASE ADVISE REGARDING TRIGLYCERIDES.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 58 years. Type 2 diabetic. RCA STENT 4 YRS AGO. OBESE. LDL OK. TRIGLYCERIDES 200, ON MUCH HIGHER SIDE. HOW TO CO...
Dear lybrateuser, -lifestyle changes mainly modifying your diet & losing weight can reduce your triglyceride levels -cut the amount of sugar, have more of fibrous foods along with veg & fruits include beans, legumes, pulses, nuts, flax seeds, have a low fat diet, have heart healthy oils, olive, canola (total about one teaspoon per day), fish -do brisk walking for 30-40 min daily, also yoga, meditation 5-10 min.
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What are the food dt are needed to avoid and wt other steps he should do for diabetes melitus.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Unani Specialist, Mumbai
What are the food dt are needed to avoid and wt other steps he should do for diabetes melitus.
Foods to be avoided in diabetes are as follows 1. Fruits: mango banana chikoo grapes pineapple and sitafal. Coconut water. 2. Vegetables: potatoes sweet potatoes 3. Rice 4. Sugar{artificial sweets} 5. Alcohol. Brisk walking at least 45 min a day. Along with the medication. Check sugar level every 2 months.
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My uncle has diabetes. I wants to ask you that can a diabetic patient can have child?

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
General Physician, Sri Ganganagar
My uncle has diabetes. I wants to ask you that can a diabetic patient can have child?
Oh why not. Sure. No problem. Yes diabetes must be well controlled before pregnancy. During pregnancy either take metformin or insulin .insulin is always safe. Stirict control of sugar is required whole pregnancy. You can ask any more quiry. Welcome.
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If Any person who has diabetes if he eat RMD (Gutkha) Regularly Is it harmful for him?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
If Any person who has diabetes if he eat RMD (Gutkha) Regularly Is it harmful for him?
Mr. lybrate-user, Gutka is harmful to everyone, that is to a normal person and a person with diabetes. There confirmed cases of gutka causing oral cancers. Cancer of tongue and cheek, plus severe fibroscitis where opening of mouth becomes difficult. A person with diabetes has comparatively a more vulnerable immune system so there can be more severe consequences. Thanks.
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Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes in Children

MAMC, MRCPCH, MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Noida
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Female Infertility Treatment, Natural Fertility Enhancement with Homeopathy

BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Female Infertility Treatment, Natural Fertility Enhancement with Homeopathy
There are many causes for infertility in male and female patients . On average 10% of the reproductive couples may be infertile.

For our therapeutic purposes, we concentrate on few very common curable factors which contribute to a large population of childlessness.

In female infertility important factors are :

Ovulation factors / hormonal factors
Tubal factors – e.g. blocked fallopian tubes / damaged tubes
Recurrent abortive factors - e.g. toxoplasma infection
Nutritional factors
Endometriosis
Infective factors e.g. – genital TB / Mycoplasma infection / Gonococal infection.
Male Infertility Factor and Treatment

One single factor of semen and sperm quality matters.
Common causes are :

Oligospermia (number below 40 million /ml)
Oligospermaesthenia (poor motility of sperm)
Blocked vas.
We tried to cover up to formulate for male and female causes. In male, we devised formulation for improving sperm quality by raising number and their mobility. In Oligospermia with or without poor motility was our main concern.

Here Homoeopathy was the best choice because:

It has fastest response. Sperm count rises 5-6 times at least from the first month itself. So it requires short treatment of 2 to 3 months. ONLY.
It improves motility percentage wise as well as grade wise. So number of sperms having motility rises as well as grade of motility improved from I or II grades to III rd or IV th grade. This raises conception rates.
Since this male factor is the largest causative factor for infertility, our medicines helps a large number of infertility patients.
It has no hormonal preparation so no side effects. It helps to raise sperm quality for longer periods, so no rebound phenomena as it appears as in hormonal treatment.
It has no dietary restriction.
It is easy to take and cheap.
Female Infertility Treatment:

In cases of anatomical damaged tubes, homeopathy cannot help much , so operative procedures are better for it.

But for abortive factors, homeopathy is the best. Doctors at Speciality Homeoathy treated more than 1000 patients with above 95% success rate with medicine only. They had different causes like infection toxoplasma, rubella cytomegaly virus, or hormonal causes.

Here also the treatment is faster. It requires 2 months treatment to eliminate all important causes of abortions, post-treatment conception is generally safe up to 95% without any additional hormonal treatment or other measures like bed rest. Medicines are safe and have no side effects. Homeopathy has worked best in secondary infertility also with very high success rate.
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I am 50 years old. I am suffering a hiss sound in the left ear. Early morning it's high. Gradually it's become low. I haven't diabetes and hi BP. I am 95 kgs and 5.4 feet.

DORL, MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Faridabad
I am 50 years old. I am suffering a hiss sound in the left ear. Early morning it's high. Gradually it's become low. I...
This is due to ear pathology as the ears are getting older, there is less of blood supply to the ears, this leads to degeneration of the ears, this in turn causes tinnitus (whistling, hissing) get audiometry done to get the diagnosis.
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Diabetes and yoga

MBBS, PGC IN FAMILY WELFARE &HEALTH MANAGEMENT, DHA, PGD IN MEDICAL LAWS ÐICS
General Physician, Kolkata
Diabetes and yoga
Diabetes and yoga.
1. Yoga acts on muscles and sucks in glucose.
2. It improves muscle coordination.
3. It leads to reduction of weight.
4. It helps to de-stress.
5. It tones up heart muscle.
6. Sleep rhythm may improve.
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How to get rid of thyroid ?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
Pediatrician,
Send all your reports like t3 t4 and tsh and report of anti thyroid antibodies done in a good lab. You will need medicine after seeing the reports. Ask me privately for personal advice.
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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, Jammu
Hi. My mother is 52 years old and a non diabetic. She recently had her health check up and her fasting sugars were 12...
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 a diabetes so. Which type of diet should be taken.

3 months Internship of Dietitics/Nutrition, PG diploma in Dietitics/Nutrition, M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
My father has a diabetes so. Which type of diet should be taken.
1st thing for mentain diabetes a regular healthy diet routine. You should start 8 to 10seeds of fenugreek in morning. High fibre diet. Low sugar. Low oil. Low starch. Etc.
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Doctor im diagnosis with diabetes at the age 24. My question is that this a type 2 or type 1 diabetes? Because after 10 months im still on oral medicine Thanks.

MD - Diabetology, Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MBBS
Endocrinologist, Kochi
Doctor im diagnosis with diabetes at the age 24. My question is that this a type 2 or type 1 diabetes? Because after ...
If after 10 months of diabetes, your blood sugars are well controlled with oral meds, it is not type 1.
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What are the symptoms of diabetes? Is drinking tea again and again that is more than 5 times a day is injurious for me?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
What are the symptoms of diabetes? Is drinking tea again and again that is more than 5 times a day is injurious for me?
Mr. Lybrate-user, diabetes mellitus is of mainly two types t1, where there is no insulin at in the body, this occurs early in childhood or teen ages most often. Patients have to take insulin for treatment and for survival. T2 usually occurs in later years, here there is either lack of insulin or resistance to its action or both. Most often these patients are over weight and lead a very sedentary life style. Treatment is with either oral anti-diabetes drugs or with insulin or both together. As regards in general diabetes hardly produces any easily recognisable symptoms, hence most people do not come to know about the presence of the disease. Commonly associated symptoms are excess urination, excess hunger, excess thirst, unexplained weight loss and early fatigue and tiredness. Taking tea more number of times has really no effect on diabetes, unless it has a lot of sugar. Otherwise tea can lead to hyperacidity, nothing to with diabetes. It can also disturb sleep, if taken late in the evening or night. Thanks for the question.
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Sir I am diabetics since 13 years. Till my sugar level is 200 + or- 5 . I am using Galusmet 50/500 i want to use insulin.Can u suggest insulin?

MBBS & Post Graduate course in Diabetology, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), CCEBDM
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
If you want to take insulin it requires counseling and monitoring, please consult under private section for further details
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Is tender coconut good for diabetic patient? Which vegetables and fruits should be avoided in diabetes.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
Is tender coconut good for diabetic patient? Which vegetables and fruits should be avoided in diabetes.
For Diabetes avoid/ reduce fruits with high Glycemic Load like Mango, Banana, Dates, Grapes and Raisins. You can have Guava, Watermelon, Mausambi, Orange, Papaya. Completely avoid ALL fruit juices whether home made or packed. Vegetables are good, except potatoes.
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