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Dr. Sanjiv Shah

Endocrinologist, Mumbai

1000 at clinic
Dr. Sanjiv Shah Endocrinologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Sanjiv Shah is an experienced Endocrinologist in Vile Parle West, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Sanjiv Shah at Dr. Sanjiv Shah in Vile Parle West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sanjiv Shah on Lybrate.com.

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I am a male 67 years slightly diabetic last 3-4 years my sex urge has slowed down I have ED problem pl suggest remedy.

M.sc in dietetics and community nutrittion management
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
I am a male 67 years slightly diabetic last 3-4 years my sex urge has slowed down I have ED problem pl suggest remedy.
In diabeets it is very common.You should control your diabetes with diet and exercise which will help you to reduce medicinal dose and improve the sex life.Take lots of whole and watery fruits,vegetables.Use unrefined foods small amount.Use small amount of healthy fats.Eat extra protein foods if there is no other health problems except this.Avois fast foods,junk foods,processed foods,sugar,sweetened juice,fruits in juice form,cola,soft drinks etc.Avoid smoking,alcohol.Do regular exercise.Take proper rest
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My daughter is 16 years old. She has made a habit of sleeping late around 1p. M.daily and getting up late around 12,12:30. She is overweight and is very inactive. She does not listen to any one. She is suffering from thyroid and has multiple gallbladder stones. What should I do?

MD ayurveda
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
My daughter is 16 years old. She has made a habit of sleeping late around 1p. M.daily and getting up late around 12,1...
HELLO AT THE AGE OF 16 GALL STONES SHOULD BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY AND NEED TO BE TREATED SERIOUSLY. AGAIN OVER THAT THYROID MAY GAIN HER WEIGHT. ALONG WITH MODIFICATION OF LIFESTYLE WE NEED TO FIND OUT REASON OF OBESITY AND TREAT HER ACCORDINGLY. IT IS PATHOLOGICAL OBESITY.
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How we can control diabetes? And what we can eat to control it?

BAMS
General Physician,
How we can control diabetes? And what we can eat to control it?
Be on strict diabetic diet. Perform regular exercises or go for 1hr walk daily. Get your sugar levels checked every month and visit your doctor at regular intervals for follow up. You can take 1tsf of methi powder mixed with water in the morning on empty stomach. Chew 5-6 neem leaves in the morning. Take bittergourd juice or koolkol juice (0ne glass) on empty stomach in the morning. All these will help to keep your sugar levels under control.
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Hi, I am very ill . I had thyroid and I had pain in my back bone .I had also pain in my shoulders and in legs .Please give me some tips to prevent it.

M.Ch, DNB (Orthopedics), MBBS
Orthopedist, Mohali
You need a complete blood profile workup. If you want i can prescribe it for you. [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr. Risham Singla" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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Hi, I am a diabetic and under insulin but my sugar level is not coming below 250 I do not know how to come out of this?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hi, I am a diabetic and under insulin but my sugar level is not coming below 250 I do not know how to come out of this?
Authentically your diet exercise and medicines plays 33% role each so can you observe your participation in managing blood sugar. Till you stuck to just control. Sugars you r availing space to diabetic complications. Which r about to reach you how about reversing the the status by ayurveda detox, rasayan and sure your diet and exercise r integral part of reversal programm. Hope you get it feel free to communicate.
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I have diabetes. What precautions to be taken to prevent diabetes?

CCEDM(DIABETES), MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician,
I have diabetes. What precautions to be taken to prevent diabetes?
Following are the tips to prevent onset/or control diabetes 1-Control Diabetes by Losing Weight:-The most significant thing which can make a big difference to your health is to lose your extra weight.This will not only lower your blood pressure but also helps lowering your 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 :-the timings at which you have your meals should be set fixed and at regular intervals each day. This will considerably improve your metabolic activity and helps reducing your weight. 3- Split your meals and eating in moderate amount:-Spliting your meals into 3-4 times per day (including snacks)and eating in fair and consistent amount , improves ur metabolic rate as the food u take is not concentrated at one time. 4- No long Gaps and skipping of meals:-There should be no long gaps between meals.Never miss out breakfast. 5- No overeating:-Never eat in a bulk on one time .Try to have moderate amount of food each time u eat.It will help maintain your blood sugar at a healthy level and wont let it to fluctuate.Remember to eat your food slowly, chew well. 6- Proper Exercise and work outs:-Exercise is very important and a fast way to trim down calories ,extra weight and controlling glucose level.Brisk walking for 30 min.atleast five times a week is the best and easiest way of excersicing.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-fiber and complex carbohydrates:-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 wheatflour.This will increase fibre in your diet. 10-Drink enough fluids:-Keep your body well hydrated.Drink a lot of water that will help flush the toxins off your system. 11.Fresh vegetables and fruits:- gives essential benefits as these contain a lot of vital minerals as well as nutrients .Include sprouts in the diet as they are easily digestible and a rich source of nutrients. 12- Avoid excess salt:-in form of pickles/papads etc..just 1 tsp(5 gm)is sufficient for a healthy diabetic hypertensive individual. 13-Avoid alcohol consumption:-Alcohols such as beer and wine contains large amount of calories .choose sugar-free drink. 14- dairy products :-Dairy products are high on fat content such as cheese, curd, milk etc.So instead consume skimmed milk products , low fat cheese, yogurt (curd) etc.Do not have more than two cups of tea or coffee every day.Try green tea instead.
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Mt TSH level is around 8.3 even though I have been taking thyroxine 75 mg regularly in the morning on empty stomach for the last 8 months. I am 43 years old female. I haven't got my periods since the last 42 days. Kindly advice.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Lybrate-user, tsh 8.3 milli units/l means hypothyroidism is not in control. Dose has to go up from 75 mcg to 87, 5 mcg then tsh level has to be checked after 6 weeks to see if the dose taken is adequate or needs any further increase. Menstruation may not have occurred because high tsh. Thanks.
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I am a diabetic patient form last 20 years and my present level of sugar fasting is below 150. Presently I am suffering from Anxiety, please tell whether this is connected to sugar or not and what is the best treatment?

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
Dear, 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
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How about increase in sugar level in blood. Particularly for diabetics. Is it advisable? What's to be done to eliminate constipation for a heart patient who is on statin tablets for cholesterol control.

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Jammu
How about increase in sugar level in blood. Particularly for diabetics. Is it advisable?
What's to be done to elimina...
Give three teaspoon of looz syrup bedtime daily for constipation. For diabetes, Avoid sugar, fried food, junk food and fruit juices. Exercise regularly and take medicine prescribed by your doctor.
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I am 47 years female. I am suffering from thyroid. How I rocover from thyroid?

MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist,
I am 47 years female. I am suffering from thyroid. How I rocover from thyroid?
Deficiency of thyroxine hormone leading to sluggishness, tired feeling, weight increase, slow heart beats, intolerance to cold, swelling of legs, feet and face, difficulty in concentrating and at times in speech. Treatment for hypothyroidism is giving ' THYROXINE ' tablets. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Avoid iron medicines. Avoid bad habits . Avoid stress. Some Relax during work.go walk daily.avoid oily foods,junk foods. Do Tests T3,T4,TSH EVERY 3 TO 6 MONTHS. Take plenty of water, high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement can help,
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I have a lot of knee pain. How could I get relief from it .I can't lift heavy things or cannot do many work because of the knee pain and arm pain. How I get relief from thyroid easily at home?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I have a lot of knee pain. How could I get relief from it .I can't lift heavy things or cannot do many work because o...
Advice. Avoid sitting cross legged. Avoid squatting- quadriceps exercises- lie straight, make a towel role and put it under the knee, press the keen against the role, hold it for 20 secs. Repeat 20 times twice a day. This will help relieve some pain. Core strengthening exercise- straight leg raised with toes turned outward, repeat 10 times, twice a day. Hams stretching- lie straight, take the leg up, pull the feet towards yourself, with a elastic tube or normal belt. Repeat 10 times, twice a day. Sports taping- stretch the tape from both ends and apply on the affected area contrast fomentation (hot and cold).
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My mom is suffering from diabetes. Some time Her sugar level increase or decrease. How to maintain her sugar level with out any medicine?

Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science (DNYS), M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Vadodara
My mom is suffering from diabetes. Some time Her sugar level increase or decrease. How to maintain her sugar level wi...
Yoga and diet will definitely help in diabetes. There are some asana and pranayam which will help you to control your blood sugar level, like 1 ardh matsyendrasana 2 purna matsyendrasana 3 vakrasana 4 kapalbhati and many more diet has key role in diabetes. Diabetic diet is different for person to person. It is depend of person lifestyle, his blood sugar level. Medication and many more factor. But here are some common tips 1 eat high fiber food like oats, bran, sprouts, beans 2 avoid eating refine flour and its product 3 eat fresh fruits instead of fruit juice. 4 after taking medicines take your meal within half hour.
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Ek family ka ghar mein agar apna father ko diabetes aur sugar huaa toh won ka beti aur beta ko bhi diabetes aur sugar hota ki nahi. Aisa kyun hota hai. Won next gerneration ko diabetes aur sugar se kaisa mukti karna chahiye. Jis ko diabetes aur sugar huaa he. Won ka jhootha khana aur pani se diabetes aur sugar ho hota he kya. Pura generation ko diabetes aur sugar se kaise mukti karna chahiye.

MD - Consultant Physician, Doctor of Medicine, MD
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Ek family ka ghar mein agar apna father ko diabetes aur sugar huaa toh won ka beti aur beta ko bhi diabetes aur sugar...
This is genetic. But lots can be done to prevent type 2 diabetes by wt control no sugar or sweets eat methi karela jamun saragwa kankora. Exercise yoga meditation wt reduction to ideal bmi.
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Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
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I am diabetic for last 5yr. & on insulin (mixtard 30) 18 units morning before breakfast & 14 units before diner & my sugar level is 125 fasting, 143 pp is there any oral medicine in homeopathy, ayurvedic or any other.

Advanced Aesthetics
Ayurveda, Gulbarga
I am diabetic for last 5yr. & on insulin (mixtard 30) 18 units morning before breakfast & 14 units before diner & my ...
Ayurvedic medicens 1tab-hyponid 1-1 tab 2 times a day 2. Madhumardhana churna 5gm 2 times a day it controlles your sugar level.
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I am 24 years old. I would like to know the reasons diabetics. And also diet for diabetic patients.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 24 years old. I would like to know the reasons diabetics. And also diet for diabetic patients.
Mr. Lybrate-user, the reasons why diabetes develops are multiple. In t1 diabetes there a complete loss of insulin secreting beta cells, due to production of antibodies. T1 is an auto immune disease. T2 is occuring either due to lack of insulin or increase resistance to its action. It is a familial disease, spreads in families. Other contributing factors are over weight or obesity, inactivity, junk foods, aerated sweetened drinks. Diet for a person with diabetes has to be very specifically designed. However, certain precautions to be taken with regard to diet are: avoid sweets, deep fried foods, junk foods, pastries and other bakery items, sweetened aerated drinks and high fat milk products. Consume more of green leafy vegetables and salads, permitted fruits about a 100 g a day. Also take high fiber containing foods like whole grain products. Take total calories based on your ideal body weight, extent of exercise and blood sugar levels. Thanks for the question.
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Have creatinine 2.8,I am diabetic-2 and FBPS and PPBS are normal with medicine. I am on depression and sleeping tab. I want to reduce weight from 70 to 60 kg, can not do walking due to knee problems. I like Dates very much but I am afraid, it may increase my sugar level. Q- Should I take 4 nos of Dates daily.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Have creatinine 2.8,I am diabetic-2 and FBPS and PPBS are normal with medicine. I am on depression and sleeping tab. ...
Dear Lybrateuser, - Do not worry you can have four no. Of dates but better to split them into two in the morning & two in the evening as the effect on blood sugar will be less - also try to walk for 10-15 min after your meals as it reduces the increase in blood sugar & also helps in proper digestion, reduce intake of other carbs accordingly when taking dates.
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143 sugar founded in blood test after lunch & 109 on empty stomach. But not in urine. please advice me about.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
143 sugar founded in blood test after lunch & 109 on empty stomach. But not in urine. please advice me about.
It is in the upper limit of normal and can be controlled with regular exercise ,weight reduction and diet control.
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Hi sir/ madam, I am a diabetic patient, 39 yrs, 87 kgs weight and doing 1 hour evening walk. I last time checked it 150.

MBBS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
General Physician, Bangalore
Hi sir/ madam, I am a diabetic patient, 39 yrs, 87 kgs weight and doing 1 hour evening walk. I last time checked it 150.
fasting sugar of 150 is a little.on the higher side and needs to be controlled. diet and exercise is the mainstay of treatment but each diabetic patient needs to be thoroughly evaluated for the severity of the disease. feel free to consult if you would need my assistance.
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