Diabetes is a metabolic disorder where there is increased blood sugar levels. It may be of type 1 or type 2. The early signs of diabetes include increased thirst, increased hunger and increased frequency of urination.
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Please suggest a non-vegetarian diet plan for diabetes.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 37 year old female. I am on diabetic medication since two years. I have attached my reports. Two months ago, my blood sugars were 149 FBS and 154 PPBS. The doctor had prescribed Istamet 50/500 (1-0-1), Gliclapack 30 mg (1-0-0), and Benipack 4 mg (1-0-1). Last week, the sugars w... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The diet plan for you is as follows: Early morning: green tea or black tea. After 10 minutes: three to four soaked almonds and walnuts. Breakfast: one glass of skimmed milk and three idlis with sambhar (avoid coconut chutney) or khandvi or besan chela or moong da... Read Full »
How to help my diabetic father get his appetite back?
Query: Hi doctor,My father is 62 years old. He has diabetes type 2. Recently, he started feeling unwell. He has stopped eating. He does not want to eat or drink anything. He refuses to eat food for four days now. His blood sugar remains around 250 to 280 mg/dL even though he is not eating. We took him to t... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your father's blood sugar is too high. You have not mentioned the medication taken by him. Taking Metformin alone will not work for these high levels. He requires insulin too for controlling the levels and then he can take pills depending upon the condition. Do not igno... Read Full »
Can you please suggest a diet chart for a patient with diabetes?
Query: Hello doctor, Can you please suggest a diet chart for a diabetic patient? Thank you. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I reviewed your query. This is a one-week diet chart for diabetic patients. Morning: Two to three almonds, walnuts, and dates. Breakfast: Green tea and sprouts. Mix moong dal (lentils), matki (legumes), onion, carrot, tomato, capsi... Read Full »
Kindly suggest the herbs to be taken to prevent heart disease.
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 38 year old male. My weight is 80 kg and I am trying to lose some of it. My height is 5'9". I was hospitalized with sudden and severe onset of diabetes in 31. I am taking Insulin to control it. I also take Enalapril for high blood pressure. In most of my life, I have been ove... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are still in young age group with diabetes mellitus and hypertension. Insulin is the best therapy for diabetes. You can consult your physician for any oral tablets (alternate to Insulin injection), as it is the lifelong treatment. If you have high blood glucose, then... Read Full »
Please suggest a diet to take care of diabetes and creatinine level.
Query: Hello doctor, I am 60 years female, diabetic for past 10 years. I am taking medication for diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, and Ecosprin 75 daily. Last week after a bout of fever and cough, I have been tested for high creatinine (2). I am still very weak and suffering from loss of appetite, na... Read Full »
Answer: Hi doctor, Welcome to icliniq.com. Need not worry. Due to fever and medication changes have happened. You need to meet your endocrinologist and monitor your medication and ask any fluid restriction follow-up till creatinine settel down, usually, they will recommend a good amount of fluids. Get K... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, My father is recently diagnosed with diabetes along with high creatinine level. I need a therapeutic diet plan for a week according to the condition. Read Full »
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Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please let me know the current weight and height of your father, also his present age, his blood sugar levels, and any other lab reports. Also, please do let me know whether you are vegetarian or nonvegetarian and his daily meal pattern with timings. Read Full »
I hurt my left ankle after playing a sport and it is not healing. Why?
Query: Hello doctor, I got a wound on my left ankle two weeks ago, while playing kabaddi and it is not getting cured. I did the basic first aid but still, there is no improvement. Please give me the reason and suggestion. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like you to describe your wound, whether it is an open wound or a closed wound with a swelling and blood clot. Have you gone for an X-Ray or MRI? Did you experience any twisting in your ankle while getting injured? If it is an open wound, you will have to do a ... Read Full »