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Dr. S. M Bandukwala

Endocrinologist, Mumbai

Dr. S. M Bandukwala Endocrinologist, Mumbai
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Dr. S. M Bandukwala is a popular Endocrinologist in Powai, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. S. M Bandukwala personally at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital in Powai, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. S. M Bandukwala on Lybrate.com.

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My wife age 64 years is a diabetic and having hypothyroidism, hypertension also her weight is 63 kgs under medication. Kindly prescribed a menu (veg) Thanks

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Here is a sample diet to help you understand the diet. Early Morning: Green tea (sugar less) Breakfast: non fried preparations/ whole wheat bread/ vegetable poha, upma, etc. / idli sambhar etc. Mid-Morning: Fruits (avoid the carbohydrate rich fruits like grapes, banana, custard apple and watermelon) Lunch: 2 dry chapatti + sabji 1 katori + dal or skimmed curd – 1 katori + salad 1 katori Evening Snacks: Tea / Coffee sugarless + high fiber bis. OR Sprouts 1 katori Dinner: 2 chapatti + vegetable 1 katori + skimmed buttermilk 1 glass + salad 1 katori.
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Person suffering from thyroid has low WBC count and a local doctor has prescribed some medication n which are kyopod -l, pantorix-d, zyncin500 and kyomol 650 as pain killer and fever relief. So I want to know if medication proper enough and what food intake patient has to take to increase the WBC or additional medication is needed. As per the blood report typhi o antigen is 1: 320 and typhi h antigen is 1: 160. So please suggest if any thing additionally has to be done as the body pain is not decreasing and the medication proper.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
Cardiologist, Ghaziabad
It is not thyroid. It is typhoid. Continue medicine 1.Take more liquids – water, fresh juices, coconut water, soups, milk, barley water. Butter milk. 2.Take fresh fruits – banana, apple, 3.No high fiber food- oat, raw vegetables, cabbage, 4.Take lightly cooked vegetables – baked potato, 5.Take small, frequent meals – may be 5/6 times a day 6.‘no spicy / processed/ fried food 7.Gradually increase in take of egg (poached) curd, boiled rice (unpolished) for medicine contact on private chat.
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My age is 55, men I had hypothyroid, I am taking eltroxin 100 mg. Since 1980, my report is ok. But now last 2month I had pain in joints, so I done uric acid test, its shows 10.15 level. Now what should I do for pain ?

Diploma in Acupuncture, Pranic Healing, MD - Acupuncture
Acupuncturist, Bangalore
Identify the dipping portion on the back of your knee folding. Press this dip with both middle fingers and hold your knee with your thumbs for support. Please swing 20 times morning and evenings. This will relieve your problem. Press the point on the web between 2nd and 3rd finger from toe in the foot 20 times by pressing and releasing with a blunt edge of a pen. Further rotate your foot clockwise and anticlockwise 10 times. Massage your leg with both hands. Pl consult after a week.
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I have some problems in my digestive system, so I not feel comfortable, also thyroid, what should you do to prevent them?

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Eat high fibre diet. Have a fruit before meal. Regular exercise keep your hypothyroidism under control. Drink good amount of water. Try taking some laxatives at bed time.
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She is diabetic and has hypothyroidism as well. Sometimes her blood pressure gets very low. What should we do in such cases. How is BP related to diabetes?

MBBS
General Physician, Nadia
Bp is not directly related to diabetes. It often depends on what medication she is taking. Insulin may precipitate an episode of hypoglycaemia and subsequent fall in bp if taken without food.
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Hello doctor I take thyronorm tablet 50 mg last 15 days after prescribed by a doctor .How time it will taken .l'm also suffering from acidity problem please Give me your suggestion.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Lybrate-user, most of the symptoms of hypothyroidism including lack of energy and weight increase will be in check once tsh levels are brought down to 3 to 4 mu/l. So you will have to check tsh levels after 6 weeks of treatment, if levels are down to as mentioned above, then present dose is adequate if levels are still high then there is a need for an increase in the dose of thyroxine. Plus you have grade 1 obesity with a bmi of 32.14 kgs / m2 (normal <23 kg / m2). This also adds to the problem. Hence, apart from regular treatment and diet control you will have to work to reduce weight (ideal body weight 67 kgs). Thanks.
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I am 56 years old business man and a diabetic patient since 14 years and always under medical supervisions. But more or less I consume alchohol like whisky 4 peg in a week or 2 bottles beer in a week. How much. It may damage my health or not

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
More quantity of alcohol consumption is fatal to body. So quit drinking or reduce it to 1 peg n then discontinue. In medical science it is called tapering of medicine or toxic substances. We also have best herbal preparation for dm. Just to support n make you healthy as increment of age is always frustrate people. So to enjoy your life naturally you can join us by using pure herbs.
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My mother is 51 and she is suffering from many health problems like obesity, thyroid, high BP and high sugar. Though sugar is normal but hypothyroid is not in control. She takes her medicines regularly. But she gets tired, sometimes get depressed. She is taking many medicines. How can she overcome her problems? Also she takes lots of tensions of others. Please guide me.

Fellowship in Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery ( International), FNB - Minimal Access Surgery, MS - Surgery
Bariatrician, Jalandhar
Hi Many of her problems are related with obesity and she is likely to get cured from them with Bariatric / Metabolic Surgery.
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Dear Doctor, I'm feeling fear psychosis for everything. I fear to take bath, I fear to drive my car, I'm not able to take lunch/dinner alone because of unknown fear. I am not able to sleep because of unknown fear having no reason, thinking that what would happen if I sleep. I feel a strange kind of fear if I stay alone. Sweating comes out abnormally. Sometimes, I feel very depressed. I'm not able to concentrate anything. Moreover, I do something, need immediate result. I loose my control to wait for the result. About 1.5 years back I was having acute pain all over my lower limbs. I had undergone with various tests & medicines but nothing cured me. Alternatively, having no alternative, gone for electro-homeopathic treatment. I was cured. I'm a diabetic & taking glypride-1000 mg regularly after dinner. Please suggest to overcome from this phobia.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Noida
Hello Mr. Lybrate-user no as you asked about your problems related to your nervous system and unknown fearing are relatively linked with your nervous system and anxiety, depression. I would like to advise you to follow regular daily routines of getting all dietary measures and daily behaviours as well as exercise and yoga. You may learn yoga from any yoga teacher and practice daily. However you may engage yourself in any work. You may practice meditation twice daily then you feel better result.
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I am 67 years old having diabetics since last 10 yrs. From last one years it is not controlled FBS and PPBS s to more than 250 Glinison 2 daily two tablets one at the time of breakfast and another at the time of dinner moreover insulin human mixtard 20u before lunch and 14u before dinner recently Daonil started 1-1-1- please advise me.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. Lybrate-user, it appears the dosage of insulin is not adequate, needs to be uptitrated. This can be done by first targeting fasting sugar level and later pp sugar level. Night time insulin dose can be increased by 2 to 4 units every 3 rd day based on fasting glucose level till target level is achieved, through a system of self monitoring and getting info from your doctor on insulin dose, till a trget level (120 mg fasting) is reached. I do not understand the reason for starting dionil now, because it is not suitable in old age as it can precipitate severe hypoglycemia. Dionil or glimepiride push pancreas beta cells to produce insulin, but if there is no reserve of beta cells then these drugs have no action at all.
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Doctor I am a diabetic patient. My sugar level goes always high so what should I do to control it.

MBBS, MD - Medicine
General Physician, Delhi
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 have diabetes. I am looking forward for some suggestions to keep in control of diabetes. Please help me.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Following are a few suggestions: 1) take your medication as advised by doctpr without missing a dose, 2) avoid sweets, direct sugar and jaggery, deep fried foods, high fat cheese, junk foods, pastries, sweetened aerated drinks and products containing fructose corn syrup. 3) take a restricted diet, that provides exact calories based on ideal body weight (60 kgs) 4) regular exercise for at least 1 hour a day, like brisk walking, jogging, running, gym exercises etc. 5) consume more of green leafy vegetables and salads, permitted fruits (100 g a day), 6) strive to maintain blood sugar fasting closer to 100 mg, pp between 150 to 160 mg and hba1c%<7.7) no alcohol or smoking. Basically it means adapting a modified lifestyle, this will help in controlling diabetes.
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I am suffering diabetes last 3-4 years. What should I do? Now my sugar level is 140.

Dietitian/Nutritionist
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Avoid sugar and sugary products. Avoid high charbohydrats rich foods. Avoid root vegetables. Avoid full cream milk and its products. Avoid high sugar syrups. Allow small frequent meal evey 2 hour. Allow tonned milk and its products. Allow white egg and 2 piece 40 gm non veg. Allow low glycemic index fruits.
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Being Diabetic we are advised not to take root vegetables. potatoes and carrot are in the list. Tomatoes creates body pain. Please give the name of the fish in Indian name if possible in bengal.

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
it is better to consume fish for diabetics though I don't agree with previous sentences which you wrote. you can have pomfret, surmai, bangada, manyeli, erle, Mori, etc (Indian names)
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Few days back there was heavy pain on my right hand near by wrist. It continued for few days randomly. Later that I have a doubt on me that whether I have sugar. If I have sugar, how can I confirm it my self. I went to a lab to have blood check up. I was tested my blood, before breakfast and after the breakfast. The result is 93-96. And still I have a doubt whether I have sugar or not. please suggest me what to do?

MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), A.C.L.S.
General Physician, Delhi
Dear , although you lab results appear normal but you can still get an hba1c test done to confirm your doubts. This test shows you the approximate sugar over the past 2-3 months and if that is normal then you are not diabetic currently.
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My husband has diabetes since about 20years and takes glucophage.He also has blood pressure of the similar duration of time and takes 25 mg of blood pressure medicine.Please do help

General Physician (AM)
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Chandigarh
,(biochemic) nat phos 30x 4 pills 4 times a day, avoid all types of fats and red meat. For diabetes ; (homeo) gymnema sylvestere q 7- drops n little water thrice a day.
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I have urinal skin energy. I have just entered in sugar. This sugar decease impact that energy?

CDIABT, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
For diabetes follow a diet low in carbohydrate, low in fat and high in fibre. Avoid bakery products. Avoid too much rice and potato. Avoid fried stuff. Avoid chocolate, cakes, ice cream, soft drinks and fruit juices. Eat lots of vegetables. Walk for at least 30 minutes a day for 5 days in a week. Insulin will work better if taken in combination with diet and exercise. Medication will depend on your blood sugar level.
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I am 34 years old lady married for 10years ago since I dont have any baby as I am suffering from high thyroid and m taking medicine for that thyronorm 50mg. Is it possible to get pregnant?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Yes it is possible. But a full check up must be done in terms of regular ovulation and sperm count of your husband. Please meet a competent gynecologist.
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Hello, I am from ludhiana. My mother is survived with thyroid. She is 43 years old. Please advised me. What medicine is perfect for my mom. Please

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
pl/tell levels of htyroid.. your mother can start with medicine tab. hormones balance bd before meal. tab. thyrox 75mcg bbf. do test vit.D.also.
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Hello doctor my mother is suffering from diabeties and high bp problem. Please suggest me the diet chart along with the medicine.

MBBS, M.S, M. Ch, F.I.A.C.S
Cardiologist, Chennai
It is wrong to prescribe medicine without examining. Blood glucose, hba1c, lipid profile. Blood urea, serum creatinine. Salt less than 2grams per day. Exercise anti diabetic drugs, antihypertensive drugs, low carb diet. Eg morning 8a. M tea without sugar 9a. M three iddlis with sambar 11a. M whole wheat grain sandwich with cucumber 1p. M one cup rice sambar, vegetables, butter milk 5p. M snacks like sandwiches 9p. M two chapattis with curry take papaya fruit. Avoid mangoes, bananas and suppotas.
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