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Dr. Vivek Agarwal

Endocrinologist, Delhi

Dr. Vivek Agarwal Endocrinologist, Delhi
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Vivek Agarwal is a renowned Endocrinologist in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi. He is currently associated with Fortis Hospital - Shalimar Bagh in Shalimar Bagh, Delhi. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Vivek Agarwal on Lybrate.com.

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Hello sir, he has diabetes on September this year. He is not having any symptoms but blood sugar is there. He is fat. His mother is diabetic. So he want to now that for how many years he can survive. And what all precautions to get normal.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Hello sir,  he has diabetes on September this year. He is not having any symptoms but blood sugar is there. He is fat...
Diabetes is a lifestyle disorder. If he follows diabetic diet, exercise daily for at least 30 minutes and take proper medical treatment, life expectancy can be similar to a non diabetic.
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My sugar level was 215 before breakfast. And 3 months average was 12. Please guide me to control my blood sugar level.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My sugar level was 215 before breakfast. And 3 months average was 12. Please guide me to control my blood sugar level.
Hi, it is clear that your diabetes is totally uncontrolled. Well controlled diabetes should have fasting blood glucose near 100 mg, pp 150 to 160 mg/100 ml & hba1c% <7. Looking at your information treatment needs to be properly adjusted so that blood glucose is brought to desired level.
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I am really suffering from diabetes and I want to know about the suffering reason for the diabetes I hope you will provide me with my question I am waiting here for you.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am really suffering from diabetes and I want to know about the suffering reason for the diabetes I hope you will pr...
Dear lybrate user, one of the major nutritional substance required for human body is carbohydrate. We take carbohydrate in the form of rice, wheat, sugar etc. The complex molecules of carbohydrate are broken down into simple glucose molecules during digestion & released in the blood stream to be absorbed by the muscle cells. Muscle cells utilise the glucose molecules to release energy by breaking down those glucose molecules. Insulin hormone plays a vital role in the absorption of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells. In abnormal conditions, either due to less production of insulin or due to resistance to insulin, the process of absorption of glucose by the muscles comes to a stand still. The glucose molecules remains in the bloodstream which results in the increase in the blood sugar level. The failure of utilisation of the glucose molecules by the muscle cells results in production of less energy than normal condition. This is externally manifested as the fatigue & tiredness of the patient. This excess amount of blood sugar compels the kidney to function more than normal level in order to excrete the blood sugar molecules through urine. As a result the patient suffers from frequent urination. This abnormal condition is clinically known as diabetes mellitus. Once a patient is diagnosed with diabetes he has to take regular medicine to keep his blood sugar level within normal limits. Take homoeopathic mother tincture gymnema sylvestra q, 30 drops, thrice daily, after meals, in a cup of water. Along with intake of medicines you need to walk at least 1 hour daily without any interval. In order to decrease the intake of carbohydrate in your diet you should avoid rice, sweet dishes, fruits, cold drinks, fast foods, alcoholic beverages, potato etc.
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How to control high blood pressure and blood sugar in case of fat body? tell some simple home based methods.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
How to control high blood pressure and blood sugar in case of fat body? tell some simple home based methods.
to control high blood pressure and high blood sugar specific drug treatment is essential. Other remedies are additional support. No" simple home remedy" can control these conditions. If some one is over weight, then weight reduction has to be done by exercise and diet restriction, avoiding deep fried foods, junk food, pastries, alcohol, red meat, egg yolk etc.
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Hi! My dad is 63 years old. So this problem started last August, when we noticed that he is having some speech issue. It was like as if he is eating something and talking, when actually his mouth was completely empty. Then the frequency of this slurring increased in some weeks/months (can not recall). When we met our doctor, he advised to get an MRI done. On getting the MRI he concluded that it is because of diabetes and blood pressure that some muscles of the tongue are weak. Since november, my dad is controlling diabetes and blood pressure and has also lost 10 kgs (he was overweight, with strict diet and exercise he has lost 10 kgs and now weighs 80 kgs) So, the slurring problem increased and now its not slurring but lisping. We also noticed that his tongue is not able to touch the roof of the mouth. And there is always some burning sensation on some part of the tongue. We met a few renowned doctors but nothing was concluded. We met a neurologist, who recommended the following tests. MRI, diffused and contrast RNT THYROID ECHO ULTRASOUND OF THE NECK. All the above tests were normal. On meeting our neurologist the last time, he has given the following conclusions. He said - His tongue muscles are weak, And blood supply to the blood is not appropriate. And has given us some medicines. Although on his prescription he has written the following. D/d Multi infarct state e bulbar palsy Bulbar palsy onset AHC He has also written follow up to see for evolution/ evaluation of AHC disease. As you can see what he said and what he wrote was completely different. My question is I did my research on Ahc and bulbar palsy, yes it is very scary but some symptoms are not matching with the symptoms of Ahc and bulbar palsy. He also said - there is no test to conclude this disease, if nothing happens after having the given medicines. We will conclude that he is suffering from Ahc and bulbar palsy. Symptoms that differ His walking is perfect - daily walks for more than 7 kms His muscles are strong No problem with swallowing Please help me out in this.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Dear lybrate user, you can try consulting a dentist who hs done masters in oral medicine and radiology or in oral pathology. With aging tongue muscles tend to become weak n also mouth gets dry making them difficult to speak properly or swallow. Moistness of mouth also plays a role in speech. Wen a person loses mutiple teeth, the space available for tongue increases n tongue seems to noticably increase in size in older patients. This again causes difficulty in speech. With aging, weak muscle n nerves coupled with slight increased side tongue n absence of muliplt teeth or complete absence of teeth may cause incomplete control over tongue. Taste buds greatly reduce in number with aging causing bald tongue. Nutritional deficiency esp iron deficiency can cause bald tongue n inflamation easily.
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I am 62 years old and am diabetic from past 15 years and using medicines. My triglycerides level is 223 and hdl@ ldl is normal. I am using Rosumac F one tablet daily. Should I use this medicine permanently even the levels comes normal.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 62 years old and am diabetic from past 15 years and using medicines. My triglycerides level is 223 and hdl@ ldl ...
Mr. Lybrate-user, if triglyceride level comes to normal you can stop fenofibrate. Statin may be continued. Looking at height and weight it is clear that you are over weight with a bmi of 29.43 kgs/m2, very close to being classified as grade 1 obesity. This has to be reduced considerably. (normal bmi <23 kgs/m2). Your ideal body weight has to be around 47 kgs. Weight reduction will help in bringing down triglycerides to normal. You have not mentioned about current sugar levels and hba1c%. Ideally fasting should be closer to 100 mg, pp 150 to 160 mg and hba1c%<7, to say good blood sugar control is there. Thanks.
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Doctor I am a diabetic patient. My sugar level always increases so what should I do.

MBBS, MD - Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Doctor I am a diabetic patient. My sugar level always increases so what should I do.
Increase thirst, increased frequency of urination are some initial symptoms of diabetes but it can vary from being completely asymptomatic to non specific symptoms like weakness, tingling in feet, dry mouth, blurry vision, burning during urination. You need to follow a healthy lifestyle to prevent such metabolic diseases. Type 1 usually occurs at younger age due to insulin deficiency and treated with insulin injections. Type 2 usually in adults due to insulin resistance and treated with oral medicines.
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I am 34 years married male. I got thyroid testing recently and its showing 9. Please tell me what should I do. I need to take medicine. Do I have thyroid problem.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 34 years married male. I got thyroid testing recently and its showing 9. Please tell me what should I do. I need...
If your TSH levels indicate 9 then surely you are suffering from HYPOTHYROIDISM.and for this I will recommend you to start homoeopathic treatment.consult me
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I have pain in heel of left foot. No other problem. All tests are normal. Lipid profile, uric acid.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have pain in heel of left foot. No other problem. All tests are normal. Lipid profile, uric acid.
Mr. Lybrate-user, the problem as described appears to be plantar fasciaitis. This occurs due to inflammation of plantar fascia. Occasional pain killers are useful. But most importantly certain exercises like standing on toes, walking a few steps on toes, stretching the ligament by pulling the foot towards you while keeping the lower limb straight, with a belt and holding it in that position for 20 counts, doing the same for a number of time daily, can help. Spot jogging on toes can also help. Using soft foot wear is also useful.
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What causes Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and what is the best method of treatment? Can iodine help this condition?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT) is a condition caused by inflammation of the thyroid gland. It is an autoimmune disease, which means that the body inappropriately attacks the thyroid gland - as if it was foreign tissue. The underlying cause of the autoimmune process remains unknown. Hashimoto's thyroiditis tends to occur in families. It can be associated with other autoimmune conditions such as type 1 diabetes or celiac disease. Hashimoto's thyroiditis is 5 to 10 times more common in women than in men and most often starts in adulthood. Blood drawn from people with Hashimoto's thyroiditis typically reveals an increased number of antibodies against thyroid-specific proteins, including thyroperoxidase and thyroglobulin. T- lymphocytes, a type of cell involved in the inflammation process, invade the thyroid gland cause silent, painless inflammation that destroys it; ultimately, the individual produces little or no thyroid hormone and becomes hypothyroid.----------------During the early stage of thyroiditis, the levels of thyroid hormones (T3 and T4) may be normal. With chronic hypothyroidism, the thyroid hormone levels fall, and the level of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) becomes high. The most useful assay for determining thyroid status is measurement of TSH in the blood. As mentioned earlier, TSH is secreted by the pituitary gland. As the level of thyroid hormone falls, the pituitary gland responds by releasing more thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). The increase in TSH can actually precede the fall of thyroid hormone to low levels by months or years, so the first sign of hypothyroidism may be an elevated TSH level even when levels of thyroid hormones are normal. ---------------------•The treatment of choice for Hashimoto's thyroiditis is typically synthetic T4 or thyroxine (levothyroxine) along with homoeopathic medicine THYROIDINUM- 3X (Schwabe Gernam) by chewing 2 tabs twice daily so as to keep the dosage of Levothyroxine under check. The medication must be taken indefinitely, and successful treatment alleviates the symptoms and signs of hypothyroidism. Without medication, there is very little chance the thyroid would be able to maintain hormone levels within the normal range, and symptoms and signs of hypothyroidism would occur or worsen.--------------------------NowayIodine will make the things worse in erson having HT as Iodine intake increaes the TSH levels whereas HT presents itself with Hypothyroidism where the levels of TSH are already high--------
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I am 30 years old unmarried woman. I have 5.79 uIU/ml TSH. My doctor prescribed me THYROX -25. I am worried. Will it create any problem in my future married life? What should and shouldn't I eat with TSH at a level of 5.79?Is there any exercise or natural medicine to control my TSH level? Please help me out.

MBBS, MD
General Physician, Bangalore
You are un married now. If you are getting married in near future and plan a family then your tsh should be around 1-2. Moreover high tsh has shown difficulty in conception. Thyroid hormone are essential for developing brain in first trimester of pregnancy. It is also required more normal metabolic need of body
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My mother is 40 year old she have sugar problem and. Recently in ultrasonic she. Have tumor.in uterus doctor said we have to do uterus removal operation for that but in normal sugar . So my question is can. Operation be done using insulin or we have go through laser treatment where d treatment is good for this in varanasi.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
My mother is 40 year old she have sugar problem and. Recently in ultrasonic she. Have tumor.in uterus doctor said we ...
Uterus can be removed with sugar control with insulin. Laser is new technic, nin invasive, no surgery is done, less complication, sugar need to be controlled in this procedure, you can try laser as she is only 40 yrs.
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Respected doctor, my grandson asked me that if a non-diabetic takes insulin what will be the reaction. Kindly answer this question.

Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Bangalore
Respected doctor, my grandson asked me that if a non-diabetic takes insulin what will be the reaction. Kindly answer ...
Insulin reduces sugar in your blood. If normal person takes it then his blood sugar will reduce below normal can be very dangerous.
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I am 31 years old female. I have thyroid problem since 2011 I got married in 2015. I was taking the medicine for 50 mg but my thyroid is not getting control. I started taking 75 mg from feb but only 2 months it was normal after that again tsh goes on higher side .i.e. 17. Why it is not getting controlled.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
lybrate-user, As I understand with Thyroxine 75 mcg daily, TSH was in control for about 2 months. Later it has again increased to 17 mU/L with 75 mcg of thyroxine, is that right? Or have reduced the dosage after TSH came down on 75 mcg dosage. Please clarify. If now TSH is high, then there is a need to increase Thyroxine dosage to 100 mcg, per day and check TSH level after 6 weeks. Thanks.
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As per a recent Blood Test, my Fasting Blood Sugar is 105.14 mg/dl and the range is shown as 70-105. Is this range a normal range? What is the next Range? Is this reading is near the borderline and have I to be cautious? I am not Diabetic so far and I am 66 years. What is your Advice?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
As per a recent Blood Test, my Fasting Blood Sugar is 105.14 mg/dl and the range is shown as 70-105. Is this range a ...
Now upper limit of normal fasting blood sugar is 99 mg %. 100 mg - 124 mg % is coded as prediabetic range. Two consecutive fasting samples showing 125 mg or more confirms diabetes mellitus. Accordingly. Your value falls in prediabetic range. This has been done to let the person realise that it is the time he needs to be cautious so as not to cross the fence and become a diabetic.
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My sister is a diabetic patient and her creatine level is 8.9.This is because of urine infection it raised from 4.7 to 8.9 within couple of days her sodium and potassium levels are normal but urea content is very high.

Pathologist, Delhi
How old is your sister kindly let us know but her infection in urine has to be controlled by various antibiotics and sugar levels has to be monitored.
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I am 50 years old male I am suffering with diabetes cholesterol thyroid diseases all are in good control with medicine but sexual health is very weak, sugar FP 78, PBS 136, random 155, cholesterol total 197, Ldl 127, HD L40vldl30 thyroid t3t4 tsh are normal but I am facing ED and lack of libido how to over come please suggest good medicine ayurveda.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
I am 50 years old male I am suffering with diabetes cholesterol thyroid diseases all are in good control with medicin...
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I am type 2 diabetics patient I'm very week my body very sleep how to growth my body pls any suggestions.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bijapur
I am type 2 diabetics patient I'm very week my body very sleep how to growth my body pls any suggestions.
Dear lybrate user in diabetes role of diet, exercise and drugs is very much important. In diet instead having 2 large meals devide into 3-4 mini meals to regularise sugar level. Restrict fried foods, eat plenty of salads, green leafy vegetables, fruits. Take aerobic exercises, pranayam and yogasanas. Involve urself in religious activities, chanting mantras which will improve your life quality.
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