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Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala - Endocrinologist, Mumbai

Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala

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Endocrinologist, Mumbai

23 Years Experience
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Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala is a renowned Endocrinologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. He has had many happy patients in his 23 years of journey as a Endocrinologist. He is a MS . You can consult Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala at Centre For Obesity & Diabetes Surge... in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MS - Mumbai University - 1995
Languages spoken
English
Hindi
Professional Memberships
International Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO)
International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
Obesity Surgery Society of India (OSSI)
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Indian Society of Obesity Surgeons

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I am 45 years old, my pp sugar is 215 and fasting sugar is 110 on 18-03-15 and height is 174 cm, weight. Kindly advice me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Start walking, strictly sugar free diet consult after 15 day with fasting sugar, pp, and hb1c report. Thanks.
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Hello doctor my mother is suffering from lots of problem though she is a thyroid patient and recently she did checkup and found some problem like increase cholesterol level vitamin b12 increases iron is low backache problem. So please tell me the remedy to get rid from these problems. Please doctor I want my mother will be fit. Please help me doctor.

MS - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Pune
Hello doctor my mother is suffering from lots of problem though she is a thyroid patient and recently she did checkup...
Hello lybrate user, back pain that is associated with day time sedentary jobs like computer professional s are associated with paraspinal muscle spasms. The best way to tackle this sort of pain is to do well spaced stretching exercises of the back, back extension exercises, using hot water bags to provide relief and avoiding stooping posture while sitting. Posture also plays a very important part in back pain, always maintain a straight posture while sitting. While getting up from the bed try to first go on your left or right side of the body and get up side ways. Avoid cruntches or sit-ups: they may increase the pressure on your back and may predispose to slip disc. Always maintain a healthy lifestyle in terms of regular brisk walking, meditation, eating healthy. P. S: try to avoid pain killers (analgesics) as much as possible as many are associated with side effects that you may not be aware of. Stay healthy. Stay happy god bless you.
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A girl of 7 year is detected with 700 sugar leval ,is getting insolene before every meal.Sugest some madicene

CCMTD, CCEBDM, C.Diabetology, American Diabetes Association, DOMS, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
She has type one diabetes. Insulin is required for life long and it is life saving. Insulin is itself medicine
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Diabetes and its Impact on Your Eyesight

MBBS, MD, FAIIDR
Diabetologist, Vadodara
Diabetes and its Impact on Your Eyesight

If you are diabetic, know that high blood sugar level can take a severe toll on your eyes in the form of blurry vision, cataract, glaucoma and retinopathy, if left unchecked. It can even lead to partial/complete blindness in young adults. Nonetheless, a strict control over your blood sugar count would prove effective in preventing such eye complications in the long run.

How does diabetes affect the eyes?

  1. Blurry Vision: Diabetes can cause swelling of the eye and damage to your vision. In case you are already using glasses, it might bring about fluctuations in your optical power. Once your blood sugar count gets back to the normal level; that is within the range of 70 to 130 milligrams per deciliter, your vision would be normal again; though this might take some time (about 3 months).

  2. Cataract: Eye lens works just like a camera, helping you to focus on a particular object. Cataract is a condition wherein this lens gets clouded with debris. Nevertheless, diabetic patients are more vulnerable to cataracts as compared to others. It has to be removed with a surgery wherein an artificial lens replaces the blurry eye lens.

  3. Glaucoma: Pressure starts building up within the eyes when fluids do not get drained out normally. This damages the nerves and blood vessels, thereby causing vision loss, blurred vision, watery eyes and headaches. Generally, glaucoma can be cured with laser, surgery, eye drops or medicines. Medications do help in alleviating eye pressure, reducing excessive fluid production and facilitating drainage. Having said that, diabetics are likely to develop neovascular glaucoma, a rare complication wherein new blood vessels form on the iris (the ring-shaped colored region in the eye), obstructing the normal fluid flow and further increasing the eye pressure.

  4. Diabetic Retinopathy: The retina is a cluster of cells behind the eyes that absorb light and converts them into images which are then transmitted to the brain through the optic nerve. High blood sugar levels damage the tiny blood vessels of the retina, leading to a condition called Diabetic retinopathy.

The stages of diabetic retinopathy

The retina requires a constant blood supply via a network of small blood vessels. In due course of time, a high blood sugar count might damage those blood vessels; primarily across three stages:

  1. Background Retinopathy: This is a condition wherein tiny lumps develop in your blood vessels, causing slight bleeding that usually does not affect your eye sight.

  2. Pre-proliferative Retinopathy: This is a condition characterized by significant bleeding from the eyes as a result of the blood vessels being severely affected.

  3. Proliferative Retinopathy: Proliferative retinopathy is a condition wherein new blood vessels and scar tissues that bleed easily develop on the retina, leading to vision loss.

Are you at risk?

The risks of Diabetic retinopathy increase if one is suffering from diabetes. Apart from this, certain other factors could also aggravate the chances of this disorder:

  1. Rise or fall in blood sugar

  2. Rise in the blood pressure level

  3. High cholesterol

  4. Pregnancy

  5. Excessive consumption of tobacco

When should you call a doctor?

  1. When you experience spots in your vision

  2. In case of blurred and fluctuating vision

  3. Impaired color vision

  4. Sudden loss of vision

  5. Redness and pain in the eyes

These signs serve as an early wake up call. However, it’s not mandatory for these signs to indicate towards diabetic retinopathy.

How to protect your eyes from diabetes and keep them healthy?

  1. Get your eyes checked periodically and try and maintain a steady blood sugar count.

  2. Take the prescribed medicines on time.

  3. Try to achieve and then maintain optimal weight levels.

  4. Avoid a sedentary lifestyle and engage in some sort of physical activity.

  5. Control your cholesterol levels by picking the right kind of foods.

  6. Abstain from smoking and limit alcohol consumption.

  7. Opt for a healthy diet comprising of green and leafy vegetables, oily fish, tuna, salmon; protein rich foods such as beans, nuts and eggs; citrus fruits such as oranges; pork and oysters. 

    If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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Do cycling gives benefit to diabetic patients At entry level of diabetes how cycling gives benefit.

Dip.Diab, Fellowship Diabetology (Gold Medallist), MBBS
Diabetologist, Thane
Do cycling gives benefit to diabetic patients
At entry level of diabetes how cycling gives benefit.
Cycling is a very good exercise. It will help to tone up your body, thereby reducing insulin resistance.
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I am a man of 66 years having bp and sugar problem. For the last two months I am having continuous pain on top of the right shoulder. I have applied omni gel regularly but there is not relief. What should I do now?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
Dear , get an ecg done. If it is normal I think it could be' frozen shoulder" which is quite common in diabetes. You can take pain killers apply diclofenac ointment and do physiotherapy. It might take some time but in most patients the condition goes away within 2 yrs
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My wife is 34 years old having thyroid and diabetes dictated during First pregnancy one year before. My question is what precautions should be taken when we planning for second baby.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My wife is 34 years old having thyroid and diabetes dictated during First pregnancy one year before.  My question is ...
just continue thyroxine tablets and get blood sugar and thyroid levels checked regularly before and during pregnancy
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Hi I have thyroid from last 5 years I was using thyronorm 25 mg for a day. Last year it get increased to 65 mg during pregnancy after develery my doctor ask me to continue same mg after 3 months I started taking 50 mg now after a year n half I have done thyroid test in empty stomach and the value is 0.99uIU/ml. Is it a normal range or do I need to reduce my mg level to 25 mg.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
It is ok. Continue 50 mcm. Observe diet restrictions no cabbage, broccoli, no radish, mustard, turnip, soya, no fatty / fast / spicy / processed food. Less tea / coffee. Take more water repeat test after 2 months and report on private chat for further advise good luck.
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I am 62 year old. I am Diabetic. I take glycomet GP 1 pill daily. It is harmful for long time intake. Please suggest some aurvdic medicine to cure or to control blood and urine sugar level ?

Vaidya Visharad
Sexologist, Narnaul
Dear, Diabetes is often called the silent killer. Diabetes, is a metabolic disease in which sugar does not get metabolized properly in the body. This means that the blood sugar levels continue to be high, threatening the normal functioning of the body. According to Ayurveda There are 20 forms of Diabetes : 4 are due to Vata, 6 result from Pitta, and 10 are caused by Kapha. But Diabetes (MADHUMEHA) is.Mainly kapha dosha disease. Poorly managed diabetes can lead to a host of long-term complications like :- Heart attacks, Strokes, Blindness, Nerve damage, Amputation of Limb. Impotency in men.Visit us at www.Malhotraayurveda.Com

Which medicine best for uric acid my uric acid is 7.9 I am 45 year old. Pl suggest treatment.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda, PG Diploma in Yoga Vignana
Ayurveda, Hyderabad
Which medicine best for uric acid my uric acid is 7.9 I am 45 year old. Pl suggest treatment.
Use Himalayas Punarnava 1 cap trice a day, himalayas guduchi 2 tabs trice a day and Kaishore guggulu 2 tabs trice a day .all the medecines after food with water. You can get these medecines at any ayurvedic medical store. Also stop eating all sorts of non vegetarian diet, legumes, pulses and green leafy vegetables for a couple of months, that should help.
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