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Dr. Saptarishi Bhattacharya

Endocrinologist, Delhi

600 at clinic
Dr. Saptarishi Bhattacharya Endocrinologist, Delhi
600 at clinic
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Dr. Saptarishi Bhattacharya is an experienced Endocrinologist in Patparganj, Delhi. She is currently practising at Max Super Speciality Hospital-Patparganj in Patparganj, Delhi. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Saptarishi Bhattacharya on Lybrate.com.

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Hello sir I am jiknes Patel I am 35 year old man I have sugar problem last two years what should I do please tell me doctor.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello sir I am jiknes Patel I am 35 year old man I have sugar problem last two years what should I do please tell me ...
Mr Jiknes, I am sure you must be already on proper medication for diabetes. Apart from drugs you need to exercise daily for more than 1 hour and take a restricted diet. Avoid sweets, deep fried foods, junk foods and pastries. Also avoid sweetened aerated drinks and high fat foods. If you want specific suggestions then please come in a private conversation with details like fasting and PP sugar levels, HbA1c%, dietary pattern and extent of exercise done daily.
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Last year I had a chronic yeast infection. A gynie gave me a 'Candiforce' course for 5-6 months. Ever since the infection, my menstruation cycle has shortened and the flow has also significantly reduced. I have started experiencing menstrual cramps along with pain in legs, which were negligible previously. The infection has cropped up once-twice since then. Although now I have stopped sugar/starch intake and I eat home-cooked food only, I want to know why is this still happening and what should I do to restore my health?

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
Last year I had a chronic yeast infection. A gynie gave me a 'Candiforce' course for 5-6 months.
Ever since the infec...
Get your hb and blood sugar done do following 1. No alcohol (if consume) 2. Reduce body weight 3. No smoking (if do) 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice 5.30 mts walk daily 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. Do for 30 days and repeat test
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I am 21 year old male person and I have diabetes type 1 from 2 year. please tell me what I do?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 21 year old male person and I have diabetes type 1 from 2 year. please tell me what I do?
Mr Ganesh Kumar, since you have T1 DM, I am sure you are on Insulin injections. By now you must have learnt that Insulin injections is the treatment for T1 DM. In addition to that you have to take a properly planned diet that provides exact calories based on your wight, physical activity (daily exercise) and blood sugar levels. Plus you will have to avoid sweets, deep fried foods, junk foods and pastries. Also refrain from smoking and alcohol. Do regular exercise for at least 1 hour a day. In short you have to adapt a modified lifestyle.Plus do self monitoring of blood glucose wit the help of a glucometer at home. This is essential to keep a track of your glucose levels in order to avoid severe hypoglycemia.
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I am 29 years old. I am suffering from diabetes. I am taking diabetes medicines but mah diabetes is going high frequently. So what should I do now?

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General Physician,
I am 29 years old. I am suffering from diabetes. I am taking diabetes medicines but mah diabetes is going high freque...
Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. It is a difficult task to control blood sugar in the desired normal range. Whatever we eat is metabolised to sugar in the body to provide energy for our daily activities. For the absolute control, one has to monitor his / her blood sugar at regular intervals (Self-Monitoring of Blood glucose – SMBG). Though difficult, this can be done by a glucometer and keep a record. Get an idea of Fasting sugar (FBS) and 2 hours after food (PPBS), & HbA1C (inform me) and check before dinner and after every major food. The basic idea is to reduce the food intake to 1/3 of what you take now. The dictum of sugar control is diet, exercise, diet + medicine and at later stage medicine+ Insulin will be needed. There are different diet plans of varying calories for each person depending on his activity & life style. For diabetes, hypertension (high BP) and many long-term illness control there is the need for regular advice and follow up. Just one time consultation or advice is not enough to guide a diabetic in scientifically & medically correct manner. For giving you regular follow up you ask me with all details like your daily eating pattern and medicines you take. I assure you a proper guidance. If you keep in touch personally. Diet Plan For Diabetes FOOD ITEMAmountPROTEIN (gm)CALORIE (Kcal) EARLY MORNING Fenugreek seeds with 1 cup of water--- Tea (without sugar)1 cup435 Marie Biscuits2156 Breakfast Stuffed methi/palak /lauki paratha2 small7200 Curd50 gm (1 cup)330 OR Egg white / Paneer Bhurji1 medium bowl6130 Plain roti (no oil)2 small3150 OR Vegetable poha/upama/oats/daliya1 soup bowl4.5230 MID MORNING Apple /guava/orange1-40 LUNCH Salad (10 mins before lunch)1 Medium bowl130 Capsicum + gobhi veg1 medium bowl185 Dal1 soup bowl6130 Phulka (no ghee)26175 EVENING Milk / green tea / herbal tea / lemon water1 cup235 Roasted chana + Muri1 cup585 DINNER Salad (10 mins before dinner)Phulka (no ghee24.5150 Lauki veg1 cup285 Curd1 cup330 LATE NIGHT Skim Milk (no sugar)1 glass4120 Total-49.51286.
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Can a diabetic have drinks like whisky or beer sometimes .how much is a safe quantity and frequency.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
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Can a diabetic have drinks like whisky or beer sometimes .how much is a safe quantity and frequency.
Dear user. Whether you are diabetic or not, it is not advisable to take liquor or alcoholic drinks at all because they are harmful for your liver, and whole of your body. Even a single drop of alcohol is poison for your liver. Quit alcohol. Take care.
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Oral And Diabetes

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Dentist, Cuttack
Oral And Diabetes

Diabetes and Dental Disease : *A two way street*.
Diabetes is a *multifactorial* disease that affect various organ of our body like heart, kidney, eyes and of course not sparing one of the vital organ like mouth including teeth and gums. Teeth and gums are indispensable Do us as we chew our food. Digestion begin in mouth. diabetes affect our oral cavity leads to loosening of tooth, swelling of gums, and also bone loss around the teeth leads to pus pain, discomfort. Researchers have proved diabetes to be a double edge sword means it impairs sugar control & also let our body fail to cope with it.

*Dental Surgeons* play a key role in diagnosing diabetes and also treat the symptoms related to diabetes and also controls sugar through dental treatment.

So diabetic patients warrant urgent referral to *dental surgeons* and get all round treatment of oral cavity.

Remember the notion goes in its way:

"Pain is mandatory but suffering is optional.

Thanks and Regards
Dr. Souvagya Ranjan Kar

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Hi doctors. How many grams of sugar and carbohydrate can a pridibatic person can eat in a day. Is honey good and safe for pridibatic person? please suggest. Thanx.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi doctors. How many grams of sugar and carbohydrate can a pridibatic person can eat in a day. Is honey good and safe...
Mr. lybrate-user, It is difficult to answer about how many grams of sugar and carbs to be eaten. Basically if one is in a pre-diabetes state, then over all caloric intake has to be restricted to meet the exact requirement based on - Ideal body weight X 25 calories per kg / day. In your case IBW should be around 60 kgs. So 60 X 25 cal /Kg = 1500 calories, that means your total dietary intake should be 1500 cals per day. It best to avoid sugar or jaggery or sweets in total. Honey is also similar to sugar, there is hardly any difference. It is supposed to give some additional anti-oxidents. But only a small quantity should be used. Complex carbs like whole grain products are best. Do not use maida, pasta, bakery items, junk foods, sugary aerated drinks, pastries etc. Avoid deep fried foods and fructose corn syrup containing products and highly processed packaged products. Consume more of green leafy vegetables and salads and fruits. Daily exercise of at least 1 hour is necessary. Thanks.
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I have thyroid condition like fatigue, dry hair ,skin allergy ,ear infection, body temperature is 97.2,memory problem, difficulty concentration ,tiredness, lack of motivation, anxiety, panic attacksbut my thyroid blood levels are in normal range. Can thyroid problem be there despite of normal blood levels. Is bioidentical thyroid hormonal therapy available in india?

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Rheumatologist, Pune
I have thyroid condition like fatigue, dry hair ,skin allergy ,ear infection, body temperature is 97.2,memory problem...
Hi, Usually for so many symptoms to occur, the thyroid hormone levels should be quite low. Hence it is unlikely that you have a thyroid problem. Please check your 'Free T3 & Free T4' levels to confirm the same. Thyroid hormone therapy if taken without the presence of hypothyroidism, is actually quite harmful. In addition, similar symptoms can occur simply due to depression & associated disorders. Please check your 'core' body temperature also. Regards.
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I am 41 years of age. Recently I am getting blood glucose. Initially it was 130 to 140 fasting but now it is in the range of 200 to 300. I do not want to start medicine because I can not swallow them. I am on a heavier side about 100 kgs. But i am doing regular exercise. Somebody suggested me to use BGR-34. Last two days I am using that. Should I continue this? What else should I do naturally to control my diabetes?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 41 years of age. Recently I am getting blood glucose. Initially it was 130 to 140 fasting but now it is in the r...
Your fasting blood sugar is very high. You need medicine or insulin injection. In addition follow the advice given below 1. Do regular aerobic exercise for 1 hour daily (brisk walking, jogging, running, swimming, cycling etc) 2. Reduce weight 3control diet a) avoid sweets, sugar/honey, milk, milk product excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet like white bread, cereal, rice, pasta b) avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato, bakery item, processed food, c) include more fiber like pulse, green leafy vegetable, cucumber, carrot, tomato, j legume. D) avoid sweetened fruit like banana, mango, litchi, chickoo, sapota, seethaphal jack fruit, grape etc. Can have fruits like guava, pineapple, papaya, orange, mousambi, strawberry, watermelon, pomegranate, jack fruit, sweet potato e) avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/jowar/ragi, moong and chana dal. F) avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. G) avoid red meat. Take fish/chicken. H) avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink 4. Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting dietitian 5. Monitor your fasting, pp blood sugar 3 monthly and hba1c six monthly 6. Consult diabetologist for advice and treatment.
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I am diagnosed sugar on 3/8/2016. My age is 43. I feel very low mentally. Since then I am taking boiled food. But not taking any medicine. Kindly guide me or recommend me medicine which has no side effects.

M.Sc - Applied Psychology, P.G.Dip.in Guidance &Counselling, B.A., Psychology, Dip.in Pharmacy
Psychologist, Madurai
I am diagnosed sugar on 3/8/2016. My age is 43. I feel very low mentally. Since then I am taking boiled food. But not...
India is the capital for diabetes mellitus (sugar) in the world. So no need to be shocked or worried about it. It is only a metabilic disorder. If you understand it in a scientific way and modify your lifestyle accordingly, it is no more a problem. The disease can not be cured. But can be kept under control and escape from its ill effects by obeying the following 3 mantras; 1. Proer diet 2. Brisk walking everyday for 50 minutes at a stretch 3. Taking tablets prescribed by a qualified doctor and fllow-up periodically. When compared to the ill effects of uncontrolled blood sugar for a prolonged period, the side-effects of antidiabetic drugs are very very negligible. Moreover, the recent antidiabetic medicines are safer than the older ones. Get an appointment of a diabetologist immediately.
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I am female, 48, fair, diabetic since 2008, having periods regularly. My face is not clear, dark pigmentation on my cheeks, it looks am lost black, very little on whole face. I use sunscreens whenever go to work. I usually use gulabjal as toner then sunscreen then, term arif cream then face power of Lakme. Kindly suggest some remedy from clearer skin.

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FMAS, DMAS
Gynaecologist, Noida
I am female, 48, fair, diabetic since 2008, having periods regularly. My face is not clear, dark pigmentation on my c...
Hello, please stop everything and start using fresh aloe vera gel over the face for 15 min twice a day for 2 weeks and see the difference.
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Mam if we take milk with turmeric powder without any sugar is good for diet correct or wrong. And what are the uses of using this. Let me know if possible. And if we apply curd on pigmentation marks does it works quickly or not? It lightens the marks.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Mam if we take milk with turmeric powder without any sugar is good for diet correct or wrong. And what are the uses o...
Please For skin pigmentation. You can take milk plus Turmeric No harm, in fact it will boost your immunity also You can apply curd, three times a week, on face It will cleans and moisturize your face Please Take Tab purim by Himalaya 1pack 2..2..2 Tab fersoft Z. 30 1 Tab osto cacium 1..1 Reconsult after 15 days.
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I am having blood thyroid. What should I do to reduce it? I need help please. What type of medicine I must take? Else any special treatment for that.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bundi
I am having blood thyroid. What should I do to reduce it? I need help please.
What type of medicine I must take?
Else...
Hormone based medicines once started will be continued for ever. You can't afford to give gap ever or can't adjust dose without endocrinologists' opinion. Alternatively herbo mineral ayurveda medicine is a better choice. People do not like slow response but what if fast acting med is to be taken for lifetime! for complete and specific treatment, pl send reports and doctors diagnostic opinion.
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My TSH result is 31.09 MIu/ml. Is it Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism? What is the normal range for a woman above 40 yrs.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
lybrate-userji, High TSH value means presence of hypothyroidism. Normal range of TSH is 0.5 to 6 mU/L. Some authorities say up to 4.7 mU/L. Your value is too high, requires immediate treatment with thyroxine hormone to overcome the condition. Thanks.
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Tips on How to overcome Obesity

B.Sc.(Hons), P.G.Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Gurgaon
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Here are some tips on controlling  diabetes and overcoming  obesity

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Sir. I am suffering from thyroid since five years. I am using thyrinirm 50 mg since 2 years before that I used use eltroxin 100 mg. By using medication regularly also I am not losing my weight. And sometimes I feel pain in neck region. Specially in rainy please suggest some medication.

Diploma in Clinical Nutrition and Dietitics, N.D.D.Y, B.Ed Yoga, Post Graduation Diploma in Yoga Therphy
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Panchkula
Sir. I am suffering from thyroid since five years. I am using thyrinirm 50 mg since 2 years before that I used use el...
Sir I would suggest you for customized diet plans for weight loss. For time being add 1spoon isabgol in your rotis and triphala powder soaked overnight in water have it in morning and night. Avoid fry spicy junk food and aerated drinks and do 30mints of exercise in the day.
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Hello sir. My brother who is a diabetic patient. 40 years old. Today only on test get results as 295 on fasting and 394 after food. please suggest the medicine and precaution as early as possible.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello sir. My brother who is a diabetic patient. 40 years old. Today only on test get results as 295 on fasting and 3...
Mr Priyanshu, With such high sugar levels he should start treatment with Insulin injection and one of the oral antidiabeteic drug. Once sugar levels are brought under proper control then he can be stabilised only on oral drugs. In addition exercise and restricted diet also are to be part of the treatment.
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