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Dr. Uday Venkatesh Hegdekar

MD - Dermatology

Endocrinologist, Mumbai

32 Years Experience
Dr. Uday Venkatesh Hegdekar MD - Dermatology Endocrinologist, Mumbai
32 Years Experience
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Dr. Uday Venkatesh Hegdekar is an experienced Endocrinologist in Mahim, Mumbai. He has had many happy patients in his 32 years of journey as a Endocrinologist. He studied and completed MD - Dermatology . You can visit him at Omkar Polyclinic in Mahim, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Uday Venkatesh Hegdekar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MD - Dermatology - Mumbai University - 1985
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My hubby have diabetes last 1 month. His weight 95 kg. He want to get surgery for reduced his weight. It's safe or not?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Your husband's bmi is 32.87 kg/m2, thiis is classified as grade 1 obesity. Usually surgery is suggested in morbid obesity (grade 3 +) with a bmi over 40 kg/m2. The surgery is fairly safe, but with this level of obesity he can actually work vigorously and reduce weight with exercise and diet control. Even 5 to 10 % reduction in weight will bring a lot of benefits.
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Sir I am facing severe pain in ankle. Level of uric acid is about 9 and R A factor is 10. What to do ?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Avoid protein diets,bad habits , fast food/fat/oily,salty foods. Coffee, smoking, alcohol intake. Non-veg., take whole grain,oats,green veg.,plenty of water in day time, 1 glass of water at night before bed. Take tab. Zyloric 100 mg once a day. Tab. Bencid 500 mg once a day. tab. naproxen for pain .
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Doctor I am diabetic patient and under medication. Is it possible if I stop medicine and instead take care of my diet habit and go for walking everyday. Thanks.

Fellowship in Diabetes Management, MBBS
General Physician,
Its not possible. Because your body doesnt produce enough insulin to keep your blood sugar normal with diet and walking alone.
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I am thyroid patient in that i am gaining my weight so suggest me how control my body and my diet.

DM - Endocrinology
Endocrinologist, Hyderabad
Weight gain can not just due to thyroid problem. Try to control your diet and start exercising regularly.
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Sir in diabetes what are I eat or when to take my insulin and how much. please send me a ans.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
We need to control sugar levels with medication exercise and following a diabetic diet and to eat food with low glycemic index levels and dosages of insulin can be given after clinical examination
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I am 62 years old a diabetic and hyper tense male. What are fruits I can safely have on daily basis?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
If your blood sugar is in good control, then you can eat one or two servings of following fruits on daily basis: papaya, watermelon, apple, pear, guava, other melons, orange, sweet lime (mosambi).
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I am suffering from severe constipation since last 10 years, I have to very strong medicines for going to toilet. Pls note I am a diabetic and had a bypass surgery in 2003.

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
General Physician, Warangal
Have triphala powder at bedtime take balance d diet walk daily avoid sugary items fat food take high fibre diet low calorie food.
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MD - Medicine
Endocrinologist, Ahmedabad
Walking 20 minutes at a moderate pace each day is associated with improved cardiovascular outcomes in patients with impaired glucose tolerance and Diabetes.

My father age 65 has increased uric acid n swollen ankle no other problems. I want to kno the diet plan for him.

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Eat less purine containing diet that is less protein. Avoid pulses, meat etc. Avoid processed and fermented food.
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Hi, I wanted to know if there is any treatment of diabetes mellitus in naturopathy.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
NO and is dangerous unless you control diabetes well. Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both. It is a difficult task to control blood sugar in the desired normal range. Whatever we eat is metabolised to sugar in the body to provide energy for our daily activities. For the absolute control, one has to monitor his / her blood sugar at regular intervals (Self-Monitoring of Blood glucose – SMBG). Though difficult, this can be done by a glucometer and keep a record. Get an idea of Fasting sugar (FBS) and 2 hours after food (PPBS), & HbA1C (inform me) and check before dinner and after every major food. The basic idea is to reduce the food intake to 1/3 of what you take now. The dictum of sugar control is diet, exercise, diet + medicine and at later stage medicine+ Insulin will be needed. There are different diet plans of varying calories for each person depending on his activity & life style. For diabetes, hypertension (high BP) and many long-term illness control there is the need for regular advice and follow up. Just one time consultation or advice is not enough to guide a diabetic in scientifically & medically correct manner. For giving you regular follow up you ask me with all details like your daily eating pattern and medicines you take. I assure you a proper guidance... if you keep in touch personally.
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Due to weight increase I am becoming diabetic more and sweet is my favourite dish what should I do.

Diploma in Diabetology, Pregnancy & Diabetes, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Prevention in Diabetes ,Thyroid
General Physician, Sri Ganganagar
Please decrease your weight by principle of small frequent meal balanced food and brisk walking. Please don't take sweetish.
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Is ime 9 tablets is best for diabetes or specially sugar please give me answer shortly, thank you.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. lybrate-user, The particular tablet which is being advertised heavily in TV, is just a combination of some herbal remedies, based on encient ayurvedic texts. There is very little scientific evidence to support. Unless a patient is on modern medicine to treat diabetes or to control blood glucose, there is no way to control it. The medicine mentioned by you can be at best can be taken as a supportive therapy. I have absolutely no belief on the various claims made. Thanks.
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I am a diabetic and. Hypertensive. But suddenly I find my BP as low as 95/70 for last one week please advise.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine(post graduate)
General Physician, Mysore
your BP is fairly close to normal, if however you r feeling light headed the consider drinking plenty of water and fruit juices.
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Hi I am 33 years old, 6 months before I got married still my wife is not pregnant, I have to confirm, whether is any problem from my end, how to find in home itself, is any home remedies. Please advise.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
you can not find at home you go for semen test for sperm count. come back with report for advise. if your report is ok then your wife will go for investigation orboth of you can go for investigation.
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I am 53 years old my fasting sugar level 120 post meal is 140. Before two months it was (fasting) 108 and pp was 132. My bp is 84/124 with or without having medicine and my weight is 89 kgs. I am also g6pd patient. Kindly advise me to control the sugar level. Thanks.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Although your sugar is at threshold levels, so I will advise you not to start any medicine now just start a fix routine and follow below given steps eat little at a time every 2-3 hourly. Don? t eat too much at a time brisk morning walk for 30 minutes regularly dinner 2 hours before going to sleep 10 minutes evening walk after dinner avoid sweets, mango, grapes, cold drinks in particular follow up after 2 months.
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I am using thyroxine since 10 yes after my delivery. Are there any possibilities for me to get pregnant.

DM - Endocrinology, MD Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
Thyroxine does not interfere with being pregnant. Only caution is - thyroid profile should be within normal range during pregnancy to avoid fatal and maternal consequences. So more frequent testing and thyroxine titration required.
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I am 19 years old, I have on and off fever. I used dolo 650, still the fever isn't going off! what should I do?

MBBS, PGC IN FAMILY WELFARE &HEALTH MANAGEMENT, DHA, PGD IN MEDICAL LAWS ÐICS
General Physician, Kolkata
Dear lybrate-user, you have not mentioned duration of fever. Most probably it is viral fever. Maintain 6 hrly temperature chart. Significant only when it is 100 degree f.
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What is the solution to get free from diabetes? My age is 40 years I'm having sugar from 3 yrs.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello, Lybrate user, Go ,for a brisk walk in d morning to restore blood circulation to nourish the cells & tissues of your body.   • Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins, regulating metabolism.  • Go ,for meditation, yoga to reduce your stress, anxiety to nourish the whole body including your pancreas to monitor ,beta cells to maintain your sugar level and to feed heart.   • Go ,for either of cycling, swimming, gardening, dancing,playing badminton.    • Maintain 1200-1600 calories, through dietary regulation.   • Ensure, sound sleep for 7 hrs.in d night.    • Avoid, direct  sweets, junk food, caffeine, smoking, dust,smoke, spicy,fried -intake. Beverage, alcohol, grapes, banana,ripened mangoes, sugarcane juice, potatoes,sweet potatoes, pea   •  Follow all d instructions of your diebetologist  along with desired medications for your sound health.   •  Homoeopathy can help you in need.   • Report, fortnightly,your feedback matters, please. .stay fit & fine.
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