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I am suffering frm diabetes for 18 years.i am 48 years. i am taking gluco red forte twice a day. I am suffering from increased heartbeat suddenly or when i do some heavy work... is it normal??
At present my fasting blood sugar is 86 and HbA1C is 6.3. I consume the the three medicine: 1. Amaryl 1 mg 2. Gluformin XL 1000 mg. 3. PioPod 15. Should I continue this? Plse suggest me.
I am 25 years old. I have lost some hair. To grow hair on that area what I should do now? I have hypothyroid problem.
Gone through for annual health check up on 22-May-2017 at 11: 30 am in12 hours fasting. I got attached report where fasting sugar is 91 and post breakfast is 81 which seems not be correct. Kindly confirm I has taken cup of Tea and omlet of 2 egg.
I have hypothyroid problem shall I drink cool water or not please suggest some food habits about it.
I'm 50 years old. I have sugar. My foot has a small hole. Which. A Finger can enter. It's not Healing up. I took some tests. "histopathology report" Nature of specimen-biopsy---ulcer foot Gross specimen---wedge of skin in 2 pieces larger measuring 3 cm. Smaller measuring 2.5 cm Diagnosis---biopsy---ulcer foot Serial sections studied show Section of skin with expensive hyperkeratosis and mild acanthosis. Consistent with callosity. No active or chronic inflammation or neoplastic Process. This is my report. Kindly explain. Give a solution based on this report. please reply as soon as possible.
I am 19 years old. I get tired easily. Im not able to sleep fell stress depressed. I too feel like diabetes symptoms. I feel very thirsty hunger. I go to washroom many times. Can I gey some solutions on this.
Hi! my father is 61 year old and he is diabetic since last 8 year. Few days ago he had minor attack and after medical treatment doctor diagnosis him some tablets. My question is when he took Telvas 40 tablet he feel low BP at same moment. What is its side affect after taken this tablet?
Hello I am 49 Running, Past 2-3-4 year I am suffering the pain after meal . Even after breakfast also. I am not suffering with BP or diabetic or any other major or critical problem. Pls advice
Hi, Does ghee lead to accumulation of fat? Can a thyroid patient consume ghee without any side effects?
Hi doc, I am age 35 years at 28 years of age I got diabetes from then it' s under control but very frequently I have infection on my penis skin and it' s troubling my life what to do?
My 25 years sister has recently gaining 2-3 KGs unnecessarily. Mostly around the belly and the waistline. She has very active and healthy lifestyle. No recent changes in diet or lifestyle or anything. She did test for thyroid profile. Here are the results: 1. T3 (Tri-iodithyroxine), Serum - 95 ng/DL (Reference range: 70-149) 2. T4 (Thyroxine), Serum - 6.16 ug/DL (Reference range: 4.5-12.0) 3. TSH (Ultrasensitive), Serum - 0.546 uIU/ml (Reference range: 0.49-4.67) How do these results look? What could be the reason of increasing fat belly and weight? Please help. Thanks.
Diabetes is one of the most common problems that are caused by obesity, unhealthy and inactive lifestyle. It is a metabolic disorder in which the body is unable to store and use energy from food. Being physically inactive and eating unhealthy food are primary causes of diabetes. It is a long term condition, which causes high or unstable blood sugar levels in the body.
When a patient suffers from low blood sugar it is called Hypoglycemia and if the blood sugar levels are too high, it is called Hyperglycemia. Both are extremely harmful for a patient.
Type 1 and Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes:
In Type 1 diabetes, the body does not produce insulin. The condition has no known cure and is usually hereditary in nature. Approximately 10% of those suffering from diabetes have Type 1 diabetes. Patients with Type 1 diabetes have to take regular medication, including insulin injections as well as take care of their diet.
Type 2 diabetes happens when the body does not produce enough insulin for its proper functioning. 90% of all diabetic people suffer from Type 2 diabetes. It is usually caused by poor lifestyle choices, like physical inactivity and unhealthy food habits. The disease lasts a lifetime and is usually progressive in nature, but can be managed by taking regular medication, choosing an active lifestyle and maintaining proper body weight.
Diabetes during pregnancy is known as gestational diabetes. This has to be managed by taking medication or in extreme cases insulin shots. If undetected or untreated, gestational diabetes increases complications during childbirth, and causes unusual weight gain in the baby. However, gestational diabetes usually ends after the baby is born and women can go back to their normal lifestyle and eating habits post delivery.
Symptoms of Diabetes
- Frequent urination
- Extreme hunger or thirst
- Weight loss
- Problems with vision
- Tingling or numbness of the extremities.
- Unexplained fatigue
- Dry skin
- Cuts or sores that heal slowly
- High number of infections
Who is at greatest risk for developing diabetes?
- are 45 or over
- are overweight
- are habitually physically inactive
- have previously been identified as having IFG (impaired fasting glucose) or IGT (impaired glucose tolerance)
- have a family history of diabetes
- are members of certain ethnic groups (including Asian American, African American, Hispanic American, and Native American)
- have had gestational diabetes or have given birth to a child weighing more than 9 pounds
- have elevated blood pressure
- have an HDL cholesterol level (the good cholesterol) below 35 mg/dl and/or a triglyceride level above 250 mg/dl
- have polycystic ovary syndrome
- have a history of vascular disease
What is pre-diabetes?
Pre-diabetes is a condition of elevated blood glucose level that has not yet reached a diabetic level. Along with insulin resistance, pre-diabetes causes no symptoms. An individual may be pre-diabetic for years without knowing it. Pre-diabetes increases your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Weight loss and exercise may halt the onset of diabetes from pre-diabetes by returning blood glucose levels to a normal range.
Parkinson's disease is a disorder of the brain that leads to tremors and difficulty with walking, movement and coordination. It most often develops in people age 50 or older and is one of the most common nervous system disorders of the elderly, according to the National Institutes of Health. There is no known cure.
The major 12-year study in Taiwan found that while diabetes increases the risk of Parkinson's 2.2 fold, including metformin in the therapy negates that risk.
“An exciting aspect of the finding is that metformin seems to be working to protect the brain against neurodegeneration which contributes to Parkinsonism. This means it may also be considered a relevant therapy for the prevention of dementia as well,” said Mark Wahlqvist, professor at the National Health Research Institutes in Taiwan and lead author of the study.
Metformin is the first-line medication for patients with type 2 diabetes. This affordable and commonly prescribed oral drug lowers blood glucose levels by decreasing the amount of glucose produced by the liver and enhancing insulin action. It's a type of biguanide drug used since the 1950s with a relatively safe record.
Researchers also found that use of sulfonylurea drugs, a common treatment for diabetes, further increases the risk by about 57 percent.
Sylfonylureas are a category of oral medications that stimulate the beta cells of the pancreas to release more insulin, according to the American Diabetes Association. Sylfonylurea drugs have been in use since the 1950s and include glipizide, glyburide, glimepiride and chlorpropamide.
Researchers theorize that metformin may re-set the regulation of energy metabolism in the brain cells. They suspect that exercise and diet may have the same energy regulating effect.
The study does not examine the mechanism behind metformin's protective effect on the brain. Researchers say that additional research is needed in this area.
Past research has shown that metformin reduces cardiovascular mortality and several cancers, including those of the large bowel, liver and pancreas.