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Dr. Silpa Mittal

Endocrinologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Silpa Mittal is a trusted Endocrinologist in Kandivali West, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Silpa Mittal at Jobanputra Clinic in Kandivali West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Silpa Mittal on Lybrate.com.

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MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
Which people are likely to develop diabetes?

1) Close relative of the patient who are diabetic, so if your father, mother, brother, sister, aunt, uncle have diabetes’s, there is a chance that you can develop it.
2) Obese people are more likely to develop diabetes
3) Patient who had gestation diabetes i.e. diabetes during pregnancy at young age are likely to develop diabetes at the later age
4) Other disorders like polycystic ovarian syndrome.

Myths And Facts About Diabetes!

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Myths And Facts About Diabetes!

 1) Diabetes is curable :

Diabetes is  mainly due deficiency of Insulin (hormone produced by Beta cells of pancreas), plus resistance to action of insulin, overweightor obesity  and inactivity. Therefore, to treat diabetes we need drugs that initiate insulin secretion, reduce insulin resistance. In some cases  insulin itself. Plus dietary control and regular exercise to maintain normal weight or reduce excess weight. Hence it can only be effectively controlled. Cure is not possible.

2) Eating Sugar or Sweets causes Diabetes :

It is incorrect to say that eating sweets and / or sugar causes diabetes. Basically excess food intake will lead to excess production of glucose. That puts excess load on insulin producing cells in pancreas due glucotoxicity. Also due to central obesity  the fat around internal organs causes lipotoxicity affecting the beta cells. Therefore, excess food intake in general and weight gain  are the reasons for diabetes.

3) Jaggery is better or safe in diabetes :

Jaggery and sugar both are essentially same. Both contain sucrose, as they are prepared from sugar cane juice. Hence eating either of these will increase blood glucose considerably. In jaggery there are some vitamins and a few antioxidants. But both are bad for a diabetic person.

4) Rice should not be eaten in diabetes :

Not really true. Because in south India this is the major or at times only main food. Rice has a high glycemic index so gets converted to glucose rapidly. So polished rice is not good. Brown rice is better. Quantity should be regulated. All other cereals  also are converted  glucose after digestion. 

5)Allopathic Medications Damage Kidneys, so go for either Ayurvedic or Homeopathic Drugs :

In fact diabetes itself affects kidney, particularly the filtering membrane of glomerulurous  (a filtering unit in the kidney).   Even when diabetes fairly well controlled, kidney does get affected. The drugs used to treat diabetes  help in overcoming kidney damage. Therefore it is wrong to think that modern drugs cause kidney damage. In fact some of the other drugs contain heavy metals (Bhasmas), which can be harmful to the kidney.

6) Sugar intake is essential for body :

Some people keep asking that eating sugar is very necessary for getting energy for the body tissues. This is not at all true.  Because all the cereals like rice, jowar, wheat, ragi, bajra and other millets, contain starch as the main ingredient. Hence intake of each of these foods  provides glucose after digestion. So there is no separate need for taking sugar.

Few things to be remembered and practiced are :

  • Always use whole grain flour, as it contains a good amount of biber content for making chapati or roti.
  • Consume more of green leafy vegetables and salads with every meal.
  • Consider fruits and green leafy vegetables as part of regular snacks
  • Take small meals on more number of occasion to avoid glucose surge.
  • Avoid Maida and foods made from it. It is probably worst kind of food that one can consume.
  • Form healthy food habits.
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MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, FCPS, DGO, Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning (DFFP)
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
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I'm a male 45 yrs, a diabetic, sugar around 200, past few years I'm feeling my erection is going down. How I can regain it?

Practical Course in Diabetology, POST GRADUATE COURSE IN DIABETOLOGY, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Jammu
I'm a male 45 yrs, a diabetic, sugar around 200, past few years I'm feeling my erection is going down. How I can rega...
Control your sugar. Avoid sugar,fruit juices,junk food and fried food. Exercise regularly and see your doctor every month.
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I am 65 years having Diabetes and bp, about a wk checked sugar level which is fbs 148&ppb 217. I take glycomet GP 1 and insulin 18 mng and 28 point night. Bp under control Please advice me.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am 65 years having Diabetes and bp, about a wk checked sugar level which is fbs 148&ppb 217. I take glycomet GP 1 a...
Mr. lybrate-user, If blood glucose is well controlled then fasting should be closer to 100 mg, PP 160 to 180 mg & HbA1c%<7. Looking at your blood glucose levels, it is clear that the control is not adequate. There is no mention of HbA1c%. It appears that there is need for closer look at the diet and amount of exercise that is being done. Thanks.
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Hello. Im 21years old my husband is 22years old and having thyroid. There will be in any prblm in having child. Will I conceive my husband having thyroid?

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Hello. Im 21years old my husband is 22years old and having thyroid. There will be in any prblm in having child. Will ...
Dear there is no problem till the the time you are taking proper thyroid medications. If your thyroid is in normal range then you are as normal as any other person.
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It's for me m 31 years old male suffering from hypothyroid TSH >150 T3-39 T4-2.3 Pls suggest me what medicine shall I take.

MBBS, MRCGP ( UK), Diploma in Diabetes (UK), DFSRH (UK), DRCOG (UK)
Endocrinologist, Hyderabad
It's for me m 31 years old male suffering from hypothyroid TSH >150
T3-39
T4-2.3
Pls suggest me what medicine shall I...
Hello Sir, Your results show that you are having overt hypothyroidism. You need to go on Thyroid hormone replacement medication. You have to take this tablet once a day on an empty stomach in the morning. You need to get your Thyroid function tests repeated once every 6-8 weeks. . You can consult me privately through Lybrate if you wish. Then I can thoroughly assess you and prescribe the medication. Alternatively see a good endocrinologist. I hope this answer has helped you Thank you.
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Hi doctor, I am patient of diabetes please doctor give me solution of this problem and I have some fever from 3 days.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hi doctor, I am patient of diabetes please doctor give me solution of this problem and I have some fever from 3 days.
For fever take paracetamol, plenty of water and rest. For diabetes, test your blood sugar and consult doctor
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I recently tested positive for diabetes. However it is controlled. Should I take medicine ?

CCP, MBA, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Karnal
You should correct your lifestyle first. Follow a ayurvedic diabetic diet chart. Orally you need some medicines like chandraprabha vati to take care of underlying kidney issues.
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I m suffering from thyroid from two years. I m putting on my weight, what should I do.

fellowship in diabetes, Professional Training in Mind Body Medicine, MS, MBBS
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Ahmedabad
I m suffering from thyroid from two years. I m putting on my weight, what should I do.
It is always challenging to lose weight with thyroid disorder. Most people who are fat are made to feel that it is because you lack will power, you are lethargic and a weak person. But that is definitely not true. It is your your hormones which have made you fat and keeping you fat. Unless we make correct diagnosis and and create a diet and lifestyle plan to correct that hormonal abnormalities you will not be able to lose weight for long term. Most diet fails because they are low calorie and low fat. Instead of correcting metabolism, they make you feel low energy or makes you feel excessively hungry. To achieve weightloss - think long term. Weight loss achieved over short term, always comes back. There is a general approach and a specific approach as per individual patients metabolic profile. Try this general approach (see below) for 4 weeks. If this works then continue. If this is not enough then revert for further assessment and customised approach. With customised lifestyle modification approaches, people over 100-150 kg are also losing weight for long term. 1. Do not eat anything sugary or sweet. Zero sweetness in diet. 2. Eat plenty of salad in lunch and dinner along with other foods. 3. Do not drink any liquid calorie like cola or fruit juices. 4. Go for brisk walks or jogging for 45 minutes every day. Best wishes.
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