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Dr. Omkar

MBBS

Endocrinologist, Mumbai

21 Years Experience
Dr. Omkar MBBS Endocrinologist, Mumbai
21 Years Experience
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
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Dr. Omkar is a trusted Endocrinologist in Borivali West, Mumbai. He has been a practicing Endocrinologist for 21 years. He studied and completed MBBS . He is currently practising at Omkar Health Care Polyclinics & Dia... in Borivali West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Omkar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - maharastra university of health science - 1996
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I am suffering from prostate b.p.h. P.s.a.is o.o9 nd prostate size is 36 c.c.nd difficult urination it takes around 10 mins for urine to pass. I am a sugar patient and my sugar levels are around 150 to 180 after meal please kindly suggest me the medication.

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Kanpur
I am suffering from prostate b.p.h. P.s.a.is o.o9 nd prostate size is 36 c.c.nd difficult urination it takes around 1...
U appear to be suffering with bph. Pls consult a urosurgeon for further evaluation. Prostate size is not of much concern here.
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I am diabetic since 2006, I am 48 yrs old, taking 750 mg metformin twice, I have noted my glucose level is little higher for last one month, if I take 250 mg metformin in morning with breakfast and 750 with lunch and 750 with dinner then sugar level comes normal 120 to 130, my weight is 73 kgs height 5, 8 inch, please advice medication and other advice thanks.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
I am diabetic since 2006, I am 48 yrs old, taking 750 mg metformin twice, I have noted my glucose level is little hig...
Please don`t increase dose of medicine without consulting. Better you add other medicine tab glimipyride 1 mg 2 times before food. Or you take combination, tab gluformin g 1 two times before food. I like to advice for self measurement of sugar by glucometer, 3 times a day and inform after 7 days.
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I am diabetic since 14 years how can I increase stamina and power also memory in my body my sugar level is under control my age is 45.

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad
I am diabetic since 14 years how can I increase stamina and power also memory in my body my sugar level is under cont...
Dear Lybrate User, It is good that you have kept your weight under control and also have Sugar levels in check. Since you have been at it for 14 years, you should never take it as a hurdle to being fitter and better. To improve your health you can take more proteins. Add fast walk and yoga to your exercise routine. Try to do 5 sets of Surya Namaskar daily. After every week add one additional set. Drink lots of water and take fruits like Apple and Papaya. Take about 10-15 almonds every day. Reduce sugars or refined carbs if any. Improve your health bit and bit and you can stay fit forever.
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I am diabetic & hypertensive for 12 years. For the past one month my right forearm is paining. Now for 1 week my shoulder is also paining. Please advise medicine.

CCEBDM, MD , MBBS
Diabetologist, Sundargarh
I am diabetic & hypertensive for 12 years. For the past one month my right forearm is paining. Now for 1 week my shou...
Prolong diabetes leads to diabetic neuropathy. And.leads to weakening of nerves and leads to symtoms as you mentioned.
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Diabetes

Fellowship in diabetes, Post graduate program in Cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Jodhpur
Diabetes

अगर बच्चे और जवान शुरूआत से घूमना walking चालू कर दे तो उसे बाद में diabetes डायबिटीज होने का खतरा 50% तक कम हो जाता है,

So keep walking everyday.

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How can I control my diabetics? I use to go for a daily walk but my diabetics is not under control why?

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Dietitian/Nutritionist, Chandigarh
How can I control my diabetics? I use to go for a daily walk but my diabetics is not under control why?
You can control diabetes by following a proper balanced diet chart. You need to have more of whole grain fibrous food rather than refined food product. Eat at regular time interval. Do exercise regularly. Avoid taking sweet products. Eat fruits, vegetables in liberal amount.
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Am diabetic and it is under control with medication. Due to diabetic , suffering with neuropathic problems for both legs. Suffering from heavy foot burning. Please advice treatment.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Am diabetic and it is under control with medication.
Due to diabetic , suffering with neuropathic problems for both l...
It could be due to diabetic poly neuropathy. Ensure that your diabetes is under control. Reoeat blood sugar (fasting &pp) test, hba1c and consult diabetologist/physician with report for advice and treatment.
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Iam having thyroid since two months with 6.5 is this dangerous any precautions to be taken best doctor to consult.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
tsh value of 6.5 milli units / ml, is subclinical hypothyroidism. Usually no treatment is given. If you have any symptoms related to hypothyroidism, then treatment may be initiated. Precautions are: take iodinated salt, avoid soy beans, soy containing products, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, peanuts, mustard, radish and coffee. Exercise regularly to prevent weight gain. Check tsh levels periodically once in 6 months, to see any change has occurred. When level goes above 10 milli units or if symptoms appear then treatment needs to be initiated.
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How to be healthy at 62 along with diabetes type 2 ,hyper tension, nerves weakness kindly give me some economical tips thank you

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), MD - Alternate Medicine, M.D. ( Alternative Medicine)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Dehradun
How to be healthy at 62 along with diabetes type 2 ,hyper tension, nerves weakness kindly give me some economical tip...
Eat a fig daily with a cup of milk, eat lesser than what you feel like, reduce dinner, take a date every week, take fruits like pomegranate and pineapple once in a week, be happy and tension free, Chew a pinch of kalonji seeds every morning, take a spoonful of honey every 10th day.exercise for 30 minutes a day in continuity or intermittently.salt, Sugar and fats to be in moderation . Take homeopathic sterculia A Q 5 drops in 1/4th cup water after breakfast daily Shyzigium Jambolinum Q 5 to 10 drops in water as per the severity of blood sugar level.
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I am 27 years old male and have type 2 diabetes since 1 yr. So what should I take to protect my eyes and kidneys.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am 27 years old male and have type 2 diabetes since 1 yr. So what should I take to protect my eyes and kidneys.
Hello, Always see that you have good appetite and good digestion and your on regular exercises these will help you to control your sugar levels and in turn it will protect your eyes and kidney. Regular usage of Amla juice 15 ml morning and night will also protect the eyes and kidney.
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I am 46 years old and diabetic II since 2002. At present I am taking Amaryl 2mg (daily one tab) -- glucophase 500 mg (daily 3 tab) ---Cardace 2.5 mg (daily 1 tab) Januvia 100 mg (daily 1 tab. At presently by HbA1C is 7.4. Please advice.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am 46 years old and diabetic II since 2002. At present I am taking Amaryl 2mg (daily one tab) -- glucophase 500 mg ...
your medicines are good ..but what is your fasting sugar ..pp sugar levels..hba1c is near to target of 7... just follow these tips to control diabetes 1-Losing Extra Weight:-helps lowering blood pressure and cholesterol too. For woman: waist of 80 cm or more & for man: waist of 90 cm or more are at risk 2- Constant and regular food timings :-improves metabolic activity and helps in reducing weight. 3- Split your meals and eating in moderate amount:-, improves your metabolic rate as the food u take is not concentrated at one time. 4- No long Gaps and skipping of meals:-. Never miss out breakfast. 5- No overeating:-Never eat in a bulk on one time .Eat your food slowly, chew well. 6- Proper Exercise and work outs:- Brisk walking for 30 min. atleast five times a week is the best and easiest way of exercising. You can also try Cycling, swimming, dancing. Timings for exercise should be fixed and regular. Avoid heavy exercise. Do not eat right away after a workout . 7-constant and regular timings for medication 8-Avoid fried foods and meat: Limit fats and sweets. Rather choose a variety of foods including whole grains, fresh vegetables, salads, fruits, low fat dairy products. 9- Take high-fibre and complex carbohydrates:-like oats as they are easily broken down to basic sugars. Add whole grain foods in your diet. Avoid carbohydrates like white bread, pasta, pizza , candies, and snacks .Instead include high-fiber carbohydrates like wheat bran, flaxseed and methi seeds to your wheat flour. This will increase fibre in your diet.
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I am 23 years old married I am having thyroid problem since from 5 years still I am suffering lot. imbalance of menses and weight. Wt to do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 23 years old married I am having thyroid problem since from 5 years still I am suffering lot. imbalance of mense...
Hello. Imbalance of menses and weight is due to thyroid problem. You need proper treatment of thyroid problem then your menses will be regular and weight wiĺl be normal. Take treatment for thyroid. Eat healthy diet and start exercise daily. You can consult me privately for starting treatment or any other doctor also with whom you feel comfortable. Get well soon.
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What should be the best diet practice for diabetes mellitus type 2 patient. Shall it be millets or rice?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
What should be the best diet practice for diabetes mellitus type 2 patient. Shall it be millets or rice?
millets are definitely very good as they contain good number of fibers plus other nutrients too. But rice is also good, only thing is highly polished rice is not desirable. Now a days brown rice and special rice with enhanced fibers is available which can be used. Most important is to have a restricted diet giving only permitted amount of calories according to your sugar levels and weight.
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I am diabetic my last sugar test report was about 264 post lunch since than my endocrinologist has changed the dosage of my tablets, Now I am using 1.Glimestar M2 (morning 1 tab and evening 1/2 tablet) Today from the mrng I am feeling numbness at my right hand little finger to till now. What could be the reason?

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Homeopath, Secunderabad
I am diabetic my last sugar test report was about 264 post lunch since than my endocrinologist has changed the dosage...
It might be a temporary symptom, so don't worry. Get back to your doctor, (it may me due to uncontrolled diabetes, peripheral neuropthy.) be regular in taking your medications and add some physical activity so that your sugar control balances efficiently. See that you eat something before and after the activity. Increase your activity level in a graded manner according to your convenience.
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I am suffering from pain in my lower legs. Blood test shows less of vitamin D and excess of Uric acid and LDL cholesterol. Although I have started medicines yet I do not know exact reason of it. I am 70 year old retired person with 153 cm height and 90 kg wt.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am suffering from pain in my lower legs. Blood test shows less of vitamin D and excess of Uric acid and LDL cholest...
Mr. lybrate-user, Looking at your weight and height it is clear that you have grade 1 obesity with a BMI of 30.5 kgs/M2. Your ideal body weight should be closer to 65 kgs, hence, carrying an extra weight of 25 kgs. This itself can be a major reason for various problems. Plus if uric acid is hige (above 7 mg/100 ml), then that to may contribute to joint pains. You may have avoid high purine containing foods like red meat, organ meats, certain fishes like sardines, salmon, scallops, herrings, haddock and mushrooms and mussels. Also alcohol and aerated drinks need to be avoided. Thanks.
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Hello doctor im 8 months pregnant. I have genital diabetic. Suggest some diet plan for diabetes. Can I eat sabudana khichadi at breakfast? Which fruit and vegetables good for diabetes?

PGD IN ULTRAASONOGRAPHY, Non invasive cardiology course, MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Narnaul
Hello doctor im 8 months pregnant. I have genital diabetic. Suggest some diet plan for diabetes. Can I eat sabudana k...
Here is a sample Indian Diet Plan for Gestational Diabetes. Please note that the plan was made keeping an average Indian pregnant lady in mind. If you have any additional medical issues, it will be best to consult your personal dietitian or doctor before starting to follow our Indian Diet Plan for Gestational Diabetes. FOOD ITEMCALORIE (KCAL)PROTEIN (GMS) NUTRIFACT Early Morning:(7.00 Am) Kesar and cardamom + cinnamon flavored Milk (1 glass)1504Milk Is the best way to start your day, It will cool the acid rush down, and the nutrients in milk will be are absorbed better on empty stomach.(add 1-2 threads of kesar, and 1 pinch cardamom + cinnamon powder) Whole Wheat Rusks (2 pieces)502Dry Carbs in the Morning helps in relieving Morning Sickness Soaked Almonds (6 pieces)504It is a good souce of protein and omega 3 acids Breakfast (9.00 Am) Besan/ Mung dal chilla with chopped Palak and grated carrots – (2 medium sized)20012This low carb, high protein dish helps you control sugar rush in the mornings. Carrots and spinach help in providing fiber, keeps you away from skin and digestion problem during pregnancy, and cuts on the risk of baby developing jaundice at birth. Curd1 Soup Bowl (1 Soup Bowl)754curd Provides calcium, protein, Vit A and D very beneficial during pregnancy, And helps you enhance your mood during downs. OREgg Omlette (2 No.)16010Eggs are easy to make and best sources of proteins that helps in baby’s growth. Toasted Brown Bread (2 slices)1003Dry carbs Helps in relieving Morning sickness ORVegetable oats upama (1 soup bowl)2503Multi nutrients from veggies and good fiber to tackle constipation 11.00 Am Apple /Guava / Pomegranate (1 medium size)40–These fruits help in maintaining hydration and Ph balance in increasing blood volume. 12.00 Pm Coconut water / Lemonade (1 glass)30–It Benefits in constipation, sluggish digestion, heart burn and urinary tract infections during pregnancy LUNCH (1.30 Pm) Quinoa / Brown rice pulav with veggies (carrots, beans, capsicum, onions etc )- 1.5 soup bowl3506– Dal tadka / Fish curry (1 soup bowl)1506Fish helps in obtaining nutrients like pufa and mufa and good quality protein for development of the baby. Sliced cucumber (1 medium)40–Benefits of cucumber sliced tomatoes (2 medium size)40–Anti oxidant lycopene helps in taking care of metabolic wastes. (2.15 pm )Post Lunch walk (15 mins) This will help in better digestion and the pp sugar levels will decrease. 2.30 Pm Buttermilk (1 glass)401Helps in hydration and heart burn 4.30 Pm Tea (1 cup) / Milk502(use the masala mentioned below this diet plan, to make it healthy) Wheat and methi Khakara (2 medium) 1203Methi will help you with slow rise in sugar levels while whole wheat will ensure complex carb availability. 6.00 Pm 2 Table spoon – Museli / wheat flakes / oats bite (avoid the sugar coated cereals) 1205Museli is a wholesome food in itself and provides with all vital nutrients. It satisfies hunger and raises your sugar levels slowly, avoiding the sugar spikes in the blood. 1 bowl milk752Its iron content helps in increasing heamoglobin with increasing blood volume. 1 /2 apple with the peel20–Peel will help in keeping the fiber intact. Evening walks (15 mins) This helps in over all control in the blood sugar levels. 7.30 Pm Vegetable soup / Chicken soup (1 soup bowl)1252—– DINNER (8.00 Pm) Multi-grain roti with ghee (1 tsp )(2 medium size)2004These are easy to digest and do not burden the system. Helps in maintaining the BSL Palak paneer veg (1 bowl, home made)1504Good combination of protein and iron for baby’s growth. Spinach is rich in folic acid and iron and helps in maintaining healthy pregnancy. Koshimbir / salad (1 bowl)502Fiber helps in better digestion (9.15 pm )Post dinner walk (15 mins) This will help in better digestion and will lower the fasting blood sugar levels. 10.00 Pm Milk (1 glass)1504Along with good nutrition, a glass of warm milk at bedtime helps in getting a good night sleep. Soaked Almonds (6 pieces)504It is a good source of protein and omega 3 acids TOTAL232571.
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I am 66 years old & diabetic from last 2 years but under control. Kindly provide me diet chart for me ?

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
A therapeutic diet in itself can solve many of your problems. Dietary therapy prescribed by a registered dietitian is needed. You need to provide me daily food intake example. There are many lifestyle and dietary guidelines that can be followed. Eat a balanced diet as prescribed by a registered dietitian, I being a registered dietitian and doctor have been successfully helping patients achieve their optimum weight goals and help in several diseases. The best diet is one which is healthy and well balanced with foods from all the food groups, and one which is varied and that you can stick to I being a registered dietitian strongly accommodate the patients own preferences without the patient feeling that they are on a diet not compromising the weight management goals. I will also prescribe medicines that will speed up the time to achieve your weight management goals and help heal many of your lifestyle diseases. Check my tips blog on lybrate to see more details on healthy diet for your problems. I will need to carry out detailed assessment in your case, after assessing your personal challenges to weight management, I will recommend a strategy to gradually change habits and attitudes that have sabotaged your past efforts. Reply back for private consultation for a holistic dietary therapy which includes diet, simple workouts and few medications.
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I am 42 years old and burning at back since almost 5 to 6 years now. Also want to reduce my weight that is 92 now. But no BP, no Sugar. No health issues other than thyroid. Any medicine for piles as well.

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lucknow
I am 42 years old and burning at back since almost 5 to 6 years now. Also want to reduce my weight that is 92 now. Bu...
Your main problem is thyroid that is cause of obesity and piles also burning at back. If you are taking medicine for thyroid then continue it and is it controlled with medication or not? some ayurvedic medicine you can use but needs proper consultation. Triphala choorn 2 tsf with leukworm water at bed time after meal. This medicine is reduces your weight and also helpful in piles.
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My mother is 49 years old. She is suffering from diabetes. Kindly suggest me the diet routine.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
My mother is 49 years old. She is suffering from diabetes. Kindly suggest me the diet routine.
hi please give following details: weight, height, waist circumference, fasting and pp sugar levels (current, hba1c%, present drug treatment, level of physical activity, dietary pattern and if there are any other conditions present with diabetes. It will be better if you come in a private conversation with these details, where I will be able to give specific suggestions. In this communication we are supposed to give only general advise like avoid sweets, junk food, deep fried foods and pastries, exercise formiore than one hour a day etc.
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