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What are the best solution for controlling the sugar level in body and the best device to check daily diabetes? Please help.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What are the best solution for controlling the sugar level in body and the best device to check daily diabetes? Pleas...
1.Do regular exercise 2.Reduce weight if overweight 3Control diet 4.Avoid sweets, excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet, . 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 Check your blood sugar with glucometer.
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Hello hi my name is Ahmad zia I am from AFGHANISTAN since 2 month my mother got sugar problem so now I am asking you with respect that can my mom eat honey thats all. Thank you.

Advance BHRT Certification, Fellowship in BHRT & Longevity Medicine, Fellowship in Endocrinology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
Hello hi my name is Ahmad zia I am from AFGHANISTAN since 2 month my mother got sugar problem so now I am asking you ...
Pure organic honey is not bad. Unfortunately the honey available in the supermarket is usually adultrated with sugar which is bad. If you are sure of the source of the honey you may give it to her in moderation. More important is managing her diet and metabolic balance. Appropriate supplements, excercise and positive lifestyle changes equally important.
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Type 1 Diabetes Causes - What Leads To The Development Of Type-1 Diabetes?

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric Surgeon, Jaipur
Type 1 Diabetes Causes - What Leads To The Development Of Type-1 Diabetes?

What is Type-1 Diabetes?

Type-1 Diabetes, also known as Diabetes Mellitus type-1, is a condition which is characterised by the lack of sufficient amount of insulin in the body. This is a chronic condition and cannot be cured. The insufficient amount of insulin in the blood results in the spike in blood sugar levels, which in turn, can damage various organs in the body. However, with proper therapy and treatment, it can be controlled and the quality of life can be improved for the patient.

The tell-tale signs and symptoms of this type of diabetes are the frequent urges to urinate, increase in appetite, increased thirst, and rapid loss of weight. It is most commonly diagnosed in children or young adults and thus, it was previously known as juvenile diabetes.

Glucose and other types of sugars are essential for the body cells to absorb energy. The glucose that is present in the blood is taken up with the help of insulin and utilised for energy. The lack of this hormone renders the glucose useless as it is not being able to enter the body cells. This is precisely type-1 diabetes.

What Causes It?

The cause of type-1 diabetes is not known entirely. Although, there are certain theories that explain the cause –

  1. Genetics: The chances of getting type-1 diabetes are increased in children if either of their parents suffers through from this disease. More than 50 genes are involved in diabetes type-1.

  2. Environmental factors: Environmental factors are also thought to play a role in type-1 diabetes.

  3. Viral infection: A theory suggests that viral infections are responsible for type-1 diabetes. According to this theory, the virus activates the auto-immune system of the body which in turn attacks the pancreatic beta cells along with the cells that are infected by the virus. Viruses like Epstein-Barr virus, Mumps virus, rubella virus etc. are considered to be responsible for the same.

How Is It Treated?

Many people with type-1 diabetes live long, healthy lives. The key to good health is to keep your blood sugar levels within the range your doctor gives you. You’ll need to check them often and adjust insulin, food, and activities to make that happen.

All people with type-1 diabetes must use insulin injections to control their blood sugar. Several types of insulin are available. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can ask a free question.

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Am 29 years old female. My question is how milk can be taken to keep our body healthy. For instance. Is plain milk or milk with sugar or milk with some protein powder. Also can you please recommend some good protein powder for women. thank you.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Am 29 years old female. My question is how milk can be taken to keep our body healthy. For instance. Is plain milk or...
Amway protein powder is the best.. And yes you can take with milk but as it is taste less you may not like the changed taste of milk... better take with some drink.. as if lemon juice..
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I am suffering from thyroid disease form two years, suggest me some healthy diet and some healthy exercise to cure early, suggest some medicine.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Eat a high-fiber diet. Get insoluble and soluble fiber. Limit foods that are high in fat. Choose lean meats. Incorporate probiotics into your diet. Eat on schedule. Stay hydrated.
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I have blood sugar from past 1 years now my blood sugar is normal 93/140 means 93dsml, now I thought I don't use any chemist and drugs, is that the right decision?

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
I have blood sugar from past 1 years now my blood sugar is normal 93/140 means 93dsml, now I thought I don't use any ...
May be not. The present levels are because of control that has been achieved because of diet, medications etc. And may not be long lasting. Your second reading suggests you are in impaired glucose tolerance category at least now. I think you should review the status after about 2-4 weeks of diet control and exercise. Then get your 1. Fasting, and 2 hrs after food and before dinner tests done as also hba1c. Then discuss with your consultant. For introducing medications. I don't think stopping all medicines will work and periodic review and diet anti diabetic mangement will have to be continued.
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Hypothyroidism - 8 Tips To Help You Deal With It!

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Hyderabad
Hypothyroidism - 8 Tips To Help You Deal With It!

If you are suffering from hypothyroidism, it is important for you to deal with the condition so that your daily life and activities do not get affected. Hypothyroidism occurs when your thyroid gland becomes under active and does not produces sufficient amount of hormones. This affects the metabolism rate of your body. Hypothyroidism has several symptoms which include fatigue, constipation, dry skin, muscle cramping, hoarse voice, depression, sudden gain of weight and brittle hair and fingernails.

Here are some important tips which you should follow in order to deal with hypothyroidism and for its treatment:

  1. Go Gluten and A1 Casein free: Common allergies and food intolerance, which occur today are because of wheat and dairy products because of the hybridized proteins of A1 casein and gluten. These may lead to a leaky gut, as a result of which inflammation of the thyroid gland takes place. This affects the thyroid’s functioning. You should avoid grain and gluten in your diet. Try to consume dairy products coming from A2 cow’s milk.
  2. Avoid BPA: Bisphenol A or BPA is present in plastic bottles. These are capable of disrupting the endocrine system and also affect the thyroid gland. You should avoid drinking from plastic bottles and drink water from glass, stainless steel and plastic bottles which are BPA free.
  3. Check your iodine levels: In case your iodine levels are low, you should use an organic liquid supplement. Kelp is ideal for this purpose.
  4. Heavy metal detox: You need to detoxify your body and eliminate traces of harmful metals from your organs and cells. For this, you may use a combination of milk, turmeric, chlorella, cilantro and thistle, which are ideal for a metal detox.
  5. Increase your selenium intake: It is important for you to consume sufficient amounts of selenium in your everyday diet, but you should not consume them in excess. You should eat food items containing selenium in good amount such as salmon, sunflower seeds, Brazil nuts, mushrooms, onions and beef.
  6. Take adaptogen supplements: You should lower your cortisol levels and improve thyroid functioning by taking supplements such as tulsi and ashwaganda.
  7. Remove silver fillings: If you have amalgam fillings, you should consult a dentist and get the fillings removed.
  8. Lower your carbohydrate intake: You also need to reduce the amount of sugar and grains in your regular diet. Instead, take healthy fats. Consuming too much carbohydrates leads to increased estrogen, which affects thyroid negatively. Choose healthy fats like coconut oils, avocado, wild salmon, hemp seeds and flax seeds. These will help in balancing your hormone levels.

Hypothyroidism usually occurs from common causes such as toxicity due to radiation and metal exposure, deficiency of iodine and selenium, food intolerance and hormonal imbalance due to stress and excess carbohydrates. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a general physician.

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what fruits you should be eat and not eat in diabetes.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
what fruits you should be eat and not eat in diabetes.

Many fruits are rich in micronutrients, essential vitamins, fibre content and antioxidants along with that fruits occupy more space and less in calories so makes your tummy full and gives you feeling of satiety or fullness.

Most of the fruits have high fiber content , it comes in soluble or insoluble form. both forms are indigestible. They forms a bulk & increase water content of stool making it softer and easily movable in Gastrointestinal tract. High fiber diet reduces cardiovascular morbidity & mortality.

Diabetic person should avoid eating fruits with high glycemic index i.e. those fruits which readily digest in stomach and raises your blood sugars more than others like Mango, Chikoo, Banana (Green), Grapes, Custard Apple, etc.

Also one should avoid drinking fruit juices as condensation process increases sugar content of juice as well as a glass of juice is roughly equivalent to eating 2-3 fruits at a time. It is always better to eat a fresh fruit instead of drinking a fruit juice added with or without preservatives.

Managing blood sugars by diabetic person is all about balancing food intake. For example suppose Person (A) who is diabetic had four bread slices at breakfast at 9.00 AM and his blood sugars measured at 11.00 AM found out to be 300 mg/dl. If the same person (A) divides those breakfast into 2 halves and take 2 bread slices at 8.00 AM and 2 bread slices at 10.00 AM then his blood sugar roughly remains around 130 mg/dl. In this example the food intake is not decreased but instead it is divided into small quantity and consumed frequently.

Normally we consume most of the meal in the first 20 mins of starting a meal so eating a fruit before meal delays food intake and gives feeling of fullness or satiety earlier. That eventually leads to consumption of less food at meal so less calorie intake and helps to loose weight.

Many colorful fruits like berries are rich in antioxidants ( Lycopen, Beta-carotene, etc.) . In diabetes high blood sugar values causes damage to nerves, retina, blood vessels and other systems via specific pathways. One of them is through generating free oxygen radical species, these anti-oxidants reacts with such harmful oxygen radicals and scavenger them thus minimizes the tissue damage in diabetes.

What fruits to eat in diabetes ?

Blueberries, blackberries, strawberries etc. all berries are rich in antioxidants, vitamins and low in carbohydrates.
Peaches are rich in vitamin A & C , Potassium and fiber.
Apple a day keeps doctor away. Apples are rich in fiber, vitamin C & low in carb. don’t peel the skin as it contains antioxidants.
Oranges are great in vitamin C, low in carb, contains potassium and folate, other citrus fruits like grapefruits are also equally good to eat.
Pears good in potassium and fiber.Other fruits like apricot , guava are also rich vitamin A and good to eat .
Eating Fruits before meals helps you to loose weight & control your blood sugars. Making a habit of it helps a lot to obese individuals and known diabetic people.

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I have gone thru thyroid test in this month. T3 t4 is under control only tsh is on higher side is 8.42. Doc has advised pe to take the pills for 2 months that 25 mpg. I am planning to conceive. Kindly advise without pills can my thyroid can be control n I will able to conceive. Is there any home remedies which can help me to control my thyroid. I am desperately wanted to conceive. Request your urgent advise.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Your tsh is not that much raised that you immediately require thyroxine. I think you should wait. I recommend you to go for kapalbhati pranayam daily for 15 minutes. To start with do for 3-5 minutes and slowly increase up to 15 minutes in 15-20 days. Please take guidance of a yoga professional in the start. The procedure for doing this is to sit in a comfortable crossed leg posture, sukhasana (using padmasana or vajrasana is the best) and keep your back straight. Rest your hands on the knees using gyana mudra or chin mudra. O inhale deeply through your nose, this will expand your abdomen. O exhale using a great force so that your abdominal muscles contract to the maximum o these exhalations are similar to your breath outs, but they should be forceful o make sure while exhaling, the air should be pushed out of your lungs by contracting the diaphragm o after exhalation again do inhalation, but this time without any effort. To do this just relax your lungs, they will automatically expand and fill with air o one cycle of kapalabhati pranayama include one deep inhalation, then forceful exhalation and an effortless inhalation. O a learner can practice up to three rounds, each with 15 exhalations. Small breaks between each round are allowed.
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I am suffering from hypothyroidism and taking 75 MCG Thyronorm. I recently got my sugar test done Hba1c is 6.4, ABG is 137 Last month my fasting glucose was 107 and PP 97 Please advise am I at risk of diabetes and what medicine, diet and precautions should I take to prevent diabetes.

BHMS, CGO
Homeopath, Pune
I am suffering from hypothyroidism and taking 75 MCG Thyronorm.
I recently got my sugar test done
Hba1c is 6.4, ABG i...
Mr. Lybrate-user, don't be panic right now you are not at risk of diabetes, eat good food which contain vitamins and minerals, protein rich etc, avoid sugary products, junk food, alcohol smoking etc exercise daily, avoid stress (physical and mental), sound sleep is must. Normal range of blood sugar 1) random- below 200 mg/dl 2) fastingnormal - below 108 mg/dlpre - diabetes - 108 to 125 mg/dl 3) 2 hour postprandialbelow below 140 mg/dl pre diabetes - 140 to 199 mg/dl homeopathic medicine is safe and effective, if you willing to contact me just let me through private conversation in lybrate.
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I took 18 thyroxine tablets of 50mcg at a time on 17th april around 2am. Its almost going to be a week. Should I consult a doctor? Will it be causing any problem in future?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I took 18 thyroxine tablets of 50mcg at a time on 17th april around 2am. Its almost going to be a week. Should I cons...
taking 18 x 50 mcg tablets at a time is not going to cause any problematic symptoms either immediately or later also. Since one week has passed you need not worry about it. But do not repeat such mistakes again.
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Hi, I'm 30 years old. I am suffering from thyroid and type 1 diabetes. I am taking thyronorm 125 mcg, & insulin mixtard 25 n 12. My sugar always fluctuate. So Please tell me what kind of diet I should take? Every morning I do Yoga. So my body needs more protein. Please suggest me good diet.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi, I'm 30 years old. I am suffering from thyroid and type 1 diabetes. I am taking thyronorm 125 mcg, & insulin mixta...
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 alcohl if you take. avoid sweet foods,avoid stress.
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Sir very good morning sir please tell me my mom have sugar so please tell me what you eat food please tell me sir.

MBBS, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Delhi
Sir very good morning sir please tell me my mom have sugar so please tell me what you eat food please tell me sir.
Avoid sweet and sweet product. Avoid fruits like banana, chickoo, eat moderate size apple daily. Take karaila and jamun in season. Take green vegetables in plenty. Avoid tinned juice.
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Hi doctor, My mom has a diabetes. She has ulcer like problem also. Can diabetes patient eat honey. Because I beard honey is good medicine for stomach problems.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
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My mom has a diabetes. She has ulcer like problem also. Can diabetes patient eat honey. Because I beard ho...
Mr. lybrate-user, Honey contains sucrose which is same as sugar. If person with diabetes takes it then it is like eating sugar. There will be a rapid increase in the blood glucose level, depending on how much honey is taken. Plus I have no idea as what advantage honey has in "ulcer like condition" Hence I am of te opinion it should be avoided. Thanks.
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She is having diabetes and she is not capable to do her work schedule though she is well.

BAMS
General Physician, Gurgaon
She is having diabetes and she is not capable to do her work schedule though she is well.
Dear lybrate user do exercise brisk walk for 3o mintues daily control sugar level cap cobadex forte once a day cap neurokind lc once a day if you would like to consult privately, please click on consult.
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I am 45 year old diabetic patent I want knowledge for latest come medicine BGR 34 for me.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 45 year old diabetic patent I want knowledge for latest come medicine BGR 34 for me.
Mr Sushil Kumar, BGR - 34, tablets, is a combination of some herbal extracts, supposed to be working on diabetes mellitus. But the researchers themselves have said that it has not been tried in human beings, there are no clinical trials to show its benefits in controlling blood sugar in humans. According the details available, it has been tried only on rats, there too it has shown 67% efficacy, which is same as placebos. So there is no question of this drug being effective in treating diabetes in humans. Rest I leave it to your judgement.
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Hello. Has diabetes from past 5-6 years no family background has diabetes. He is suffering from Muscular dystrophy from past 10-12 years he can't walk or stand only sitting and sleeping no exercise has more he will control in food and also from past 3-4 months he is not using white rice for his food he is intaking (foxtail Millet) and also taking tab Glynase MF morning and night from past 2-3 years approx please suggest him to control the sugar level correctly food items to in take not to intake. Sugar level (Fasting Blood 181 mg/dl- Urine Trace. Post Blood 297 mg/dl- Urine 0.5%) In this test the post sugar level has increased on last tests it was post <200.

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Hello. Has diabetes from past 5-6 years no family background has diabetes. He is suffering from Muscular dystrophy fr...
He can take Jawar rotis&Pulkas daily with large Q of Vegetables curry. Let him take more water. That too in morning with empty stomach, 2-4glasses of luke warm water&in whole day minimum 3 litres suggested. Sprouts without salt but pepper powder can b added. Avoid red chillies or that powder&Use green chillies in that place. Let him take daily 10-12 Soaked Fenu greek seeds in morning with empty stomach, which shows good effect on Sugar levels. &in the same way, Consumption of Methi leaves also should be increased. These are all few tips. In Homeo, There r good remedies. For further help, try to consult.
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What are the best fruits and vegetables for a 49 year old diabetic lady? Please suggest the whole grains also which are best for diabetic people in detail.

MBBS & Post Graduate Course in Diabetology, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), CCEBDM
Endocrinologist, Bangalore
What are the best fruits and vegetables for a 49 year old diabetic lady? Please suggest the whole grains also which a...
Apple, avocado, pomegrante, cauliflower, cabbage, cucumber whole grain atta is better and avoid maida.
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