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Dr. Namita Padwal

Endocrinologist, Mumbai

650 at clinic
Dr. Namita Padwal Endocrinologist, Mumbai
650 at clinic
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Dr. Namita Padwal is one of the best Endocrinologists in Mulund West, Mumbai. She is currently associated with Dr. Namita Padwal@Aastha Health Care in Mulund West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Namita Padwal on Lybrate.com.

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Very often my blood sugar levels go down to 67 and I am not diabetic but I have history of pcod 15 years back. My recent female hormones test comes normal. Pl help to advise on this.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Very often my blood sugar levels go down to 67 and I am not diabetic but I have history of pcod 15 years back. My rec...
I will suggest you to eat nutritious home made food with adequate fluid intake and take physical rest when symptomatic
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I am diabetic takes insulin so please prescribe me some medicine so I leave insulin.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am diabetic takes insulin so please prescribe me some medicine so I leave insulin.
It's very essential to have a blood sugar level that can be controlled by oral medicines. If you're taking insulin it means your sugar is not under control. Get hba1c levels checked and also fasting and post prandial blood sugars at regular intervals. If the range is coming at an acceptable level you can be put on oral medicines.
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Hi, I am 38 year old, I am suffering form sugar for last 10 years these I go to toilet 12 times please give me solution.

PGC Diabetology, MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
Hi, I am 38 year old, I am suffering form sugar for last 10 years these I go to toilet 12 times please give me solution.
What is your fasting blood glucose level result? Consult in private on Lybrate or personally with information about your main complains, lifestyle, lab results and diet for detailed advice.
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What is the Best protection for Diabetics 15 year old sickness , managing with tablets I can not take liquid type only tablets pl.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
What is the Best protection for Diabetics 15 year old sickness , managing with tablets I can not take liquid type onl...
1. Do regular aerobic exercise for 1 hour daily like brisk walking 2. Reduce weight if overweight 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, a handful of walnut daily (akhrot) 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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Dear Dr. I AM 64 , I am suffering to diabetic My blood sugar fasting 230 random 280 pl. suggestion a tablet now I eat glycomet 1 mg.

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Srinagar
Dear Dr. I AM 64 , I am suffering to diabetic My blood sugar fasting 230
random 280 pl. suggestion a tablet now I eat...
Take glycomet gp 2 before breakfast and glycomet 1gm bed time. Avoid sugar, junk food fried food and fruit juices. Exercise regularly.
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Im 29year old male I have been detected with hypothyroidism, im taking the medication, can you please suggest me what kind of food times should I take and which food items I should avoid? Im doing regular exercises and taking small meals on every 2 hours.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Im 29year old male I have been detected with hypothyroidism, im taking the medication, can you please suggest me what...
Avoid iodised salt, foods with artificial colours, flavours & preservatives.. have early & a light dinner. Avoid constipation. Simple vegetarian diet is very good for these issues
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Dr. my mthr test v did bfre 5 days she. Gt fasting plasma glucose 233 n corr. Urine glucose (fasting) NIL n post prandial plasma glucose is 354 n corr. Urine glucose (post lunch) is smthng. Lk ++++++ symbol given so Dr. I nt understand my mthr. Hvng sugar I wnt to confirm tht if hve Wht procedure to do to decrease sugar.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Dr. my mthr test v did bfre 5 days she. Gt fasting plasma glucose 233 n corr. Urine glucose (fasting) NIL n post pran...
Lybrate-userji, looking at the blood sugar report, it is clear that she has very high levels, (t2 diabetes). Needs to be treated with appropriate drugs, diet control and daily exercise. The problem must have been there for over a few months, that is why sugar levels are so high. Along with the treatment for diabetes, please get her eyes checked for ruling out any possibility of diabetic retinopathy. Go to any good eye specialist and get retinal examination done within next few days. If you want me advise on specific drug treatment and other details, then please come in a private conversation where I can guide specifically including giving prescriptions for the same. In this communication we are supposed to give only general advise. Also see that she avoids sweets completely, reduces intake of deep fried foods, avoids junk foods, pastries, white bread and other bakery items. She should consume more of green leafy vegetables, salads and permitted fruits about 100 g a day. Should walk for 1 hour every day. Thanks for the question.
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How did uric acid gets increased in our body and what are its symptoms & preventive measures?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
How did uric acid gets increased in our body and what are its symptoms & preventive measures?
Dear lybrate-uservery good question. You See uric acid is a by product or breaking doennof certain molecules in the body. Especially it is acomponent of break down of cells. Normally our body is a perfect machine which is efficiently able to throw out this uric acid. Uric acid can increase if there is excessive intake of products that produce it like alcohol, spinach, red meat etc. Or if the enzymes that are used to process it are deficient. Or if the kidneys are not working, as uric acid is excreted through kidneys. Acute hyperuricemia can cause severe pain and swelling in a single joint. Most commonly it affects the great toe. Avoiding alcohol, red meat; drinking plenty of water are some of the ways to avoid it. Regards.
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I am 42 year old i have been suffering from diabetic before 8 year my blood sugar is 135 fasting &after meal 2 hour 165 before two year patient of pace maker.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Strictly follow sugar and fat free diet, morning walk, report after15days with hb1c test and the drugs are you taking for sugar? ok thanks.
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How can I find out myself i, am diabetes patient at home without checking blood by systems of it?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Chennai
How can I find out myself i, am diabetes patient at home without checking blood by systems of it?
Dear lybrate-user, Feeling tired and lack of energy can be seen in many cases like low Haemoglobin levels, low blood pressure, diabetes digestion issues, infections or fever etc. It may be due to simple lifestyle issues like untimely food, lack of proper sleep/ oversleep, lack of physical activity etc. You can correct all your daily habits like food (eat balanced food, better avoid processed ones), sleep minimum 6 hours a day, drink adequate amount of water and indulge in physical activities. I believe your problems may be solved. Following are some of the early symptoms of diabetes, but a presence of few symptoms doesn't mean that you have diabetes. It is always better to consult a doctor for confirmation, before getting unnecessarily tensed. 1. Increased Sweating may be accompanied by body odour 2. Tendency to Urinate frequently 3. Excessive thirst 4. Excess Hunger 5. Wound/ sores takes a long time to heal 6. Feels exhausted and fatigue 7. Dry mouth and itchy skin 8. Burning sensation of palms and feet 9. Blurred vision I would like to stress again that if you find any of theses symptoms, it has no meaning that you suffer from diabetes. It may be due to a variety of issues.
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Sir very good morning sir my father have sugar so please tell me what ti eating so please tell me sir.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir very good morning sir my father have sugar so please tell me what ti eating so please tell me sir.
Hi, Share his reports to know about the exact figure. When you eat excess calories and fat, your body responds by creating an undesirable rise in blood glucose. Making healthy food choices and tracking your eating habits can help you manage your blood glucose level and keep it within a safe range. For most people with type 2 diabetes, weight loss also can make it easier to control blood glucose and offers a host of other health benefits. Make your calories count with these nutritious foods: -Focus on the healthiest carbohydrates, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes (beans, peas and lentils) and low-fat dairy products. -Fiber-rich foods. Dietary fiber includes all parts of plant foods that your body can't digest or absorb. Fiber can decrease the risk of heart disease and help control blood sugar levels. Foods high in fiber include vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes (beans, peas and lentils), whole-wheat flour and wheat bran. -Fish can be a good alternative to high-fat meats. For example, cod, tuna and halibut have less total fat, saturated fat and cholesterol than do meat and poultry. Fish such as salmon, mackerel, tuna, sardines and bluefish are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which promote heart health by lowering blood fats called triglycerides. However, avoid fried fish and fish with high levels of mercury, such as tilefish, swordfish and king mackerel. -Eat'Good' fats such as avocados, almonds, pecans, walnuts, olives, and canola, olive and peanut oils — can help lower your cholesterol levels. Eat them sparingly, however, as all fats are high in calories. -Avoid high-fat dairy products and high-fat animal proteins (red meat, lamb, beef, pork, egg yolks, shellfish, liver). -Trans fat which are found in processed snacks, baked goods, shortening and stick margarines and should be avoided completely. -Include other aspects of lifestyle modification, such as increasing physical activity and losing weight (Always keep a small carbohydrate snack, like fruit or a fruit drink, on hand in case your blood sugar gets low). If you're not active now, start with 10 minutes of exercise at a time. Gradually work up to 30 minutes a day. *****Ask him to keep a check on his blood sugar regularly after every 6months*****
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My father is nearly 80years age, diabetic and today his hemoglobin count was 7.5. How to raise the hemoglobin.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My father is nearly 80years age, diabetic and today his hemoglobin count was 7.5. How to raise the hemoglobin.
Hi, raising the hemoglobin from 7.5 g/100ml to normal is a bit difficult. Many a time packed cells may have to be given, otherwise start on hematinics daily and those to be taken for over 8 plus months. Plus he should increase the intake of green leafy vegetables daily.
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What is the most beneficial diet for a diabetes patient? What kind of food a diabetes patient should eat?

M.sc dietitics and food service management, Diabetes educator
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bhopal
What is the most beneficial diet for a diabetes patient? What kind of food a diabetes patient should eat?
Diet high in protein (20% of kcals) for the health of diabetics because it supplies the essential amino acids needed for tissue repair. Pulsese are rich in protein and fibre. Take lukewarm water with half spoon methidana powder in the morning. Complex carbohydrates and fibre should be included in diet. You should avoid fasting and feasting. Junk food should be avoided. Timely and balanced diet is as important as regular medicine intake to control diabetes. Use sufficient amount of ginger, onion, garlic, coriander, lemon, greenchilli, black paper, fenugreek seeds, cinnamon, bay leaves in food items. Except fruit juice you should eat complete fruit because it contain fibers which is good for a diabetes patient.
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I am a old citizen having diabetic foot. What can I do to avoid it? Please suggest.

MBBS, MD
General Physician, Bangalore
I am a old citizen having diabetic foot. What can I do to avoid it? Please suggest.
Please see to it that you wear cotton socks. Trim your nails regularly wear sandal with straps comfortable sports shoes of reputed brands dry your feet after a wash or a bath. Take special care of areas in between the toes. (fungal infections are common) any cuts and wounds have to be attended by doctors. Most importantly keep sugars under control.
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I am 63 year old male no sugar BP normal with medicine. My problem is 20 year back operate on my right leg hip joint with nailing. 3 year back remove nails. My right leg short about half inch. I walk limb. And due to that full body load come on left side leg. Now days my left side leg pain in knee. For that pl. Suggest medicine or treatment.

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Kota
I am 63 year old male no sugar BP normal with medicine. My problem is 20 year back operate on my right leg hip joint ...
Leg & Hip pain k liye ap exercise kijiye I hope you feel well. Hip Strengthening – Basic Exercises To begin with, the following basic hip strengthening exercises should be performed approximately 10 times, 3 times daily. As your hip strength improves, the exercises can be progressed by gradually increasing the repetitions and strength of contraction provided they do not cause or increase pain. Bridging Begin this exercise lying on your back in the position demonstrated (figure 1). Slowly lift your bottom pushing through your feet, until your knee, hip and shoulder are in a straight line. Tighten your bottom muscles (gluteals) as you do this. Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times. Hip Extension in Lying Begin this exercise lying on your stomach in the position demonstrated (figure 2). Keeping your knee straight, slowly lift your leg tightening your bottom muscles (gluteals). Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times. Adductor Squeeze Begin this exercise lying in the position demonstrated with a rolled towel or ball between your knees (figure 3). Slowly squeeze the ball between your knees tightening your inner thigh muscles (adductors). Hold for 5 seconds and repeat 10 times as hard as possible pain free. Figure 3 – Adductor Squeeze Hip Abduction Sidelying Begin this exercise lying on your side in the position demonstrated (figure 4). Keeping your back and knee straight and foot facing forwards, slowly take your leg to the side tightening the muscles at the side of your thigh / hip (abductors). Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times as far as possible pain free. Hip Abduction Standing Begin this exercise standing at a bench or table for balance (figure 5). Keeping your back and knee straight and foot facing forwards, slowly take your leg to the side tightening the muscles at the side of your thigh / hip (abductors). Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times as far as possible pain free. Straight Leg Raise Begin this exercise lying on your back with one leg straight and one leg bent (figure 6). Slowly lift your straight leg to approximately 45 degrees keeping your knee and toes facing the ceiling. Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times provided it is pain free. Hip Flexion Begin this exercise standing at a bench or table for balance (figure 7). Slowly lift your knee up as high as you can while keeping your back straight and tightening the muscles at the front of your hip (hip flexors). Hold for 2 seconds and repeat 10 times as far as possible pain free.
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I am 37 year female having rheumatioid arthrities, and thyroid. To combat I am taking medicines for thyroid, but what shall I do for arthrities, antistreptolysin-o is 310iu/ml its paining legs and joints, shall I take painkiller is that the only remedy? I dont want painkiller.

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Delhi
Rheumatoid arthritis is a self limiting disease. Acute phase can be managed with medicines. Physiotherapy helps in preventing contractures & deformities. Keep your moral up! any way take ibuprofen 200mg od & sos x 5days caldikind plus (mankind) 1tab odx10days you will need other supportive medicines also. Do knee exercises it may have to be further investigated make sure you are not allergic to any of the medicines you are going to take. Do ask for detailed treatment plan. Do not ignore. It could be beginning of a serious problem. If no relief in 4-5 days, contact me again.
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I have pain in my throat since three months and I am a thyroid patient what is the cause of this pain.

MBBS
General Physician,
I have pain in my throat since three months and I am a thyroid patient what is the cause of this pain.
Along with thyroid you may be having chronoic allergic pharyngitis or bronchitis. Do warm saline gargle regularly two to three times daily have homemade freshly prepared lemon juice which is rich in vitamin c thereby incresing your body autoimmunity which prevents infection including viral infection.
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What are the symptoms for diabetes and how it can be known, if it is diabetes or other disease.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Sultanpur
What are the symptoms for diabetes and how it can be known, if it is diabetes or other disease.
Sir excessive hunger, more thirsty and more ruination at night and loss of weight are common symptoms of diabetes. Please check blood sugar levels both fasting and pp. And urine test for confirmation. Symptoms may vary,
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What precautions to be taken for sugar patients and what should be controlled . Please, what should I do.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
What precautions to be taken for sugar patients and what should be controlled .
Please, what should I do.
Diabetes is managed by diet control antidiabetic medication lifestyle changes there are many class of antidiabetic medicines are available by following diabetic diet and physcial exercises along with medication help in controlling blood sugar level consult diabetologist for further management.
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Diabetes in pregnancy

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Diabetes in pregnancy
Diabetes in pregnancy

What are the risk factors?

The risk factors commonly associated with an increased chance of developing gestational diabetes include:

Person is overweight or obese before pregnancy.
African-american, asian, hispanic, or native american origin.
Age is above 30.
Blood sugar levels are moderately high or pre-diabetic.
History of diabetes in the immediate family.
History of gestational diabetes in previous pregnancies.
Previous delivery of a baby weighing more than 9 pounds.




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