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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How to take my medicines prescribed for the diabetic problem?

Query: I am a diabetes, bp and thyroid patient. I have been continuing my treatment for the last one year. At present, I have been prescribed some medicines by a the diabetologist which are as follows:- 1- Ondero met 500 mg- Bd 2-Gliclazide HR 3-Thyroxin 150 mg -BBF 4- Cilnidipne 10 mg- BD 5- Selokem ...  Read Full »


Dr. Prabhakar Laxman Jathar

Diabetologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Thanks for the query. I have seen the details given. I am sure with each drug prescription the doctor must have already given you instructions as to when and how to take each of those medications. Still I am giving a possible schedule : 1) Tablet Ondero Met needs to be taken immediately a...  Read Full »

How to treat frozen shoulder in diabetic patients?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is diabetic. Now, she is having a frozen shoulder and cannot lift both hands for the past three months. She is also depressed due to my family issues and on anti-depressants tablets. She is now taking Clonotril 0.5, Arip MT 10, Nexito 5, Glycomet trio 2, Mixtard 30 16 units on...  Read Full »


Dr. Anuj Gupta

Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Spine Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. What is her job, and how much physical activity she has in her daily routine?  Read Full »

Can we know the lifestyle changes followed to maintain blood sugar?

Query: I got diabetes  Read Full »


Dr. Prabhakar Laxman Jathar

Diabetologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Thanks for the query. I have seen the details including the report sent. Your HbA1c% 7.3% which is a bit high. Ideally it should be < 6.5% . Fasting glucose should be < 100 mg & PP 150 o 170 mg. Another important aspect is that your BMI (Body Mass Index) is 31.41 kgs/ Sq meter(No...  Read Full »

Was my fasting blood sugar high due to my food habits?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 48 years old and I have not been diabetic till now. Three months ago, my blood pressure readings were higher than usual and my doctor changed my medicines (Omnitan-H 20 mg and Amlopin-M 20 mg to Olmetrack 40 mg and Lnbloc 10 mg). I took the new medicines for some time, but they did ...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, I need to tell you that whether the cause is a medicine or your lifestyle the value of your fasting blood sugar 126 mg/dL falls into the diabetic range. You are eating sugarcane or garlic or fenugreek water previous night does not affect your blood sugar lev...  Read Full »

Please give your opinion regarding my diabetes treatment.

Query: Hi doctor, I am 45 years old. I have been suffering from diabetes for the last 10 years. Initially, I was on Metformin 500 mg plus Glimepiride 1 mg twice daily. For the last two years, I am taking Metformin 500 plus Glimepiride 2 mg plus Voglison 0.2 twice a day. But, currently, my sugar level is h...  Read Full »


Dr. Krutika Ingle Karandikar

Diabetologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. To actually advise a change in your medications, I would require you to follow up with me with your blood sugar levels again. I hope your doctor has informed you about the side effects of Pioglitazone. I am not comfortable with using it, so I would like to suggest a diffe...  Read Full »

Why do I get a foul smell in my urine?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17-year-old male. My urine smells very strong and foul. This issue has been present for months, and I have been to the doctor regarding this. If I had to describe the smell, I would say that it smells like a can of Vienna sausages, a terrible smell. After urinating, this smel...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from foul-smelling urination for months, feeling of pain during micturition, constant pain in the ribs, back pain, etc. Foul-smelling urine with a feeling of some pain mostly indicate...  Read Full »

Why does my mother have pain and swelling in her foot?

Query: Hello doctor,My Mother is 55 years old. She has a condition of swollen foot with immense pain, and she is a diabetic patient. The pain in foot appeared suddenly. Now she cannot stand long or walk properly. In the morning, the swelling is less, but by the end of the day. I am taking medication for di...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There can be few possible cases for such swelling one is it is related to the kidney. When kidney function is impaired, then due to that, swelling occurs. As you mentioned, she has diabetes, which could be due to the kidney's not properly functioning. Another reason is ...  Read Full »

Are people with long-term diabetes more prone to neurological and psychological problems?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother has long term diabetes for almost 40 years. She has walking difficulties for the last eight years. Initially, her walking becomes slow, and then she cannot move her feet. And now she cannot sit or stand by herself. She has no strength in her waist that she cannot sit without...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Possibly she might be having combination of multiple factors/reasons for her symptoms: 1. Diabetic peripheral neuropathy. 2. Vascular dementia (?Binswanger's disease). 3. Behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD). 4. Cervical PIVD (prolapsed ...  Read Full »

My father's blood test showed increased sugar level and liver parameters. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My father is diabetic and was taking Glycomet 500 mg once daily. 20 days ago, His blood test showed increased sugar level and liver parameters. He was then advised to take the medicine twice daily. LFT and blood sugar tests were repeated before three days. There is not much change in sug...  Read Full »


Dr. Swaraj S W

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. His sugar levels are fine (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is no need to worry as his average sugar control for the three months has been normal. For his age of 83, HbA1c of 7.2 is perfect. There is no need to worry with respect to his diabetes. Wit...  Read Full »

Please give your opinion on my sugar levels.

Query: Hi doctor,My fasting blood sugar is 130 and postprandial is 121. After breakfast, I took a sugar tablet. What is your opinion about my values?  Read Full »


Dr. Suneetha B S

Diabetologist, Family Physician, Microbiologist, Nutritionist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your postprandial blood sugar value is within normal limits that is 1.5 to 2 hours after food. Your morning dose of medicine for diabetes seems to be working perfectly for your body condition. But, your fasting blood sugar level of 130 is slightly high. You might need...  Read Full »

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