Diabetes

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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What to do for shoulder pain, weakness and tingling sensation on hand in a diabetic patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a diabetic patient. I am having weakness, shoulder pain, and tingling sensation on hand. I am taking the following medicines: 1. Lantus injection 26 units in the morning. 2. K GEM (Gliclazide 50 mg and Metformin 500 mg). 3. K pio (Pioglitazone hydrochloride 15 mg). 4. Tendia...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query, and from what you have mentioned, I would suggest increasing the dose of Lantas to 30 units once daily. Try to rotate the insulin injection sites as well. Try to walk for 30 minutes and drink 12 glasses of water daily. It will help the natural lo...  Read Full »

What is your opinion on the attached blood report of a diabetic patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I am writing this for my brother. He is a diabetic and taking medicine from the last three years. He recently came to home for a short vacation and undergone health check-ups. After studying the reports, our family doctor pointed out certain elevated values like Hb, etc., and su...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read the attached report of your brother (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The main abnormal finding in CBC report is elevated red blood cells count and PCV. The hemoglobin level is also raised slightly. So, it is suggestive of polycythemia. It...  Read Full »

What can be done for less hemoglobin in a diabetic and hypertensive patient?

Query: Hi doctor, I have less hemoglobin. I am a diabetic and hypertensive.  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your attached reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Following are the important abnormal findings seen: 1. Your hemoglobin level is low. RBC count, PCV, serum iron is also low. Hence, it is suggestive of iron deficiency anemia most pr...  Read Full »

My father who is a diabetic,underwent CABG and the wound is taking long time to heal. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, My father is diabetic and had MI with a heart block. He underwent CABG surgery and sternal debridement before three years. The wound has not healed still now. He is on Meropenem 1000 mg medication, and Colistimethate Sodium is also being used. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Cardiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your father is diabetic, he has low immunity against infection. Wound healing may take some time. Deep sternal wounds are very common after CABG (Coronary artery bypass grafting). Both antibiotics he is using are very powerful. If they are not effective, then I w...  Read Full »

Please give me some ideas about diagnosing diabetes in rural and semi urban area.

Query: Hello doctor, In diabetes, the main problem is diagnosing in rural and semi urban area, and I am a diabetes educator how I will play a role with doctor or telemedicine?  Read Full »


Dr. Priety

General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a great job being a health educator which help the illiterates and literate in any way. I appreciate your interest. To create awareness, you have to undertake health camps with the help of a doctor. You meet medical college dean and get his permission to start ...  Read Full »

How can we manage diabetes with proper drug and diet?

Query: Hi doctor, I am diabetic for past four years. I am taking Tablet Glynase MF for diabetes. My FBS is 200 mg/dL, PPBS is 300 mg/dL and Hba1c is 8 %. Kindly provide proper drug and diet for managing blood sugar.  Read Full »


Dr. Surbhi Agrawal

Diabetologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Follow the diabetic diet and exercise daily for at least 30 minutes. Here is a sample diet to help you understand the diet. Early Morning: Green tea (sugarless), Breakfast: Nonfried preparations or whole wheat bread or vegetable poha, upma, idli sambhar. Mid-Mo...  Read Full »

I am 22-years-old and had two miscarriages in one year. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 22-year-old female, weight 55 kg, height is 5.6, all reports are normal but two miscarriages in one year. Why?  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to the icliniq.com. I suggest you rule out diabetes and thyroid issue first by random blood sugar estimation and serum TSH estimation for primary workup. If both these investigation within range than rule out the pelvic inflammatory disease by ultrasonography examination. Your pelvi...  Read Full »

I had pregnancy diabetes. But, why is my sugar level shooting up even after pregnancy?

Query: Hello doctor, During pregnancy, I checked my sugar levels. It was very high. I consulted a sugar specialist. She gave me Glucophage 500 mg. In the seventh month, I used insulin. The doctor said that it is pregnancy diabetes and after delivery, it will get alright. But after delivery, my sugar ...  Read Full »


Dr. Shaikh Sadaf

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query and from what you have mentioned, it appears that you have diabetes and you must take treatment for it. Gestational diabetes which you had during pregnancy may be the time you discovered that you had diabetes but you must have been havin...  Read Full »

What will be the complications of hepatitis E in a diabetic?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 55-year-old male. I have diabetes and currently suffering from jaundice with hepatitis E positive 10 points. I got tested for ANA and the report shows weak positive 1:100. What will be the complications? Is it life threatening?   Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Usually hepatitis E is not life threatening in most of the patients. It significantly impairs the life for two months. The complete recovery occurs within one or two month. There is no residual complications as well. You need to take rest until you improve clinically...  Read Full »

How can creatinine level be reduced in a diabetic patient?

Query: Hello doctor,My father is diabetic as well as a heart patient. Right now we performed a general checkup and in that, they mentioned creatine level is 1.4. How to reduce it?  Read Full »


Dr. Hariharan V

Diabetologist, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Nutritionist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is impossible to reduce creatinine. As you see diabetes is a progressive disease and it affects the kidney. When we control our blood sugar strictly, we may postpone getting the kidney problem for many years. But if we do not control our blood sugar level strictly...  Read Full »

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