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Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disorder where the blood sugar levels are high for a prolonged period. The three main types of DM are type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes. The classic symptoms are weight loss, increased urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger.

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I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus and hypothyroidism. What should I do to overcome tiredness and weight loss issues?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 25-year-old male, and I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus when I was 11 years old. I take the Actrapid insulin injection thrice daily and the Lantus insulin injection at night. I was diagnosed with thyroid a year ago, so I took the tablet Thyroxine 50 mg. My appetite ha...  Read Full »

Dr. Prabhakar Laxman Jathar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand you have type 1 diabetes and hypothyroidism. However, you have not mentioned the fasting, post-prandial, and HbA1c (hemoglobin A1c) levels. Please mention the T3 (triiodothyronine), T4 (thyroxine), and TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) values. You have a...  Read Full »

What causes constant tiredness and lethargy?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 45 year old female, and my height is 5 feet. I have a blood pressure of 140/75 mmHg. I always feel lethargic and sleepy. Whenever I get up after a long nap, I feel dizzy. Sometimes while working, I experience a sudden unbearable headache. My period had stopped two years ago. Cu...  Read Full »

Dr. Pooja Pardhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query and can understand your concern. Tiredness and sleepiness can be seen in the following conditions: Hypothyroidism. Diabetes mellitus. Anemia. Vitamin D and calcium deficiency. Multivitamin deficiency. I suggest you get your ...  Read Full »

Are mesenteric vascular thrombosis, septic shock, and ARF complications of diabetes?

Query: Hi doctor, I have diabetes mellitus with a myeloproliferative disorder, massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding, mesenteric vascular thrombosis, and septic shock with ARF. How do I get this?   Read Full »

Dr. Pratap. V. G. M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to The main cause of your problem is diabetes mellitus. Diabetes is a prothrombotic condition creating a clot that blocks the mesenteric veins draining the intestine. Blockage of these vital veins causes decreased blood flow to the intestines causing ischemia and infarction ...  Read Full »

I get severe headache that starts during late morning. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a crippling headache for two days now and nothing seems to help. It starts late morning and gets worse throughout the day. I just want to know what I should do. I am 21, 5'8", female, around 160 pounds.  Read Full »

Dr. Philip Shenouda

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Headache has numerous causes. And according to your presentation, I am going to list some of the causes that could be the reason for what you experience. Please, reflect them to your case. 1. Beginning of acute upper respiratory tract infection, in case you show other si...  Read Full »

What is the reason for very little semen ejaculation?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 58-year-old man. It has been six months I did not notice any semen after I had sex. If I have sex after 10 or 15 days, then I get two to three drops of semen. On the other hand, if I have sex every day, then there is no semen ejaculation at all. I am taking medications for hepat...  Read Full »

Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your query and understand your concern. I would like to know a few more details to answer your query better. Do you have any difficulty in erections or any difficulty in attaining orgasm? Have you noticed any cloudiness in the urine after you have ...  Read Full »

I feel tired always, disturbed sleep, and have increased weight. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am eager to get my reports examined and get your opinion. Reports are attached for your reference. I would be glad to seek your advice on my LFT/KFT and diabetes reports. What is required to bring all parameters to normal? I work for an IT company and mostly sedentary lifestyle. Hard...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Deshwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have diabetes mellitus (type 2). This occurs due to deficiency of insulin which is secreted by the pancreas. You will require a reduction of your weight, and regular walk at a brisk pace for about 45 minutes to one hour daily for most days of the week. You should be...  Read Full »

My father is diabetic and his routine checkups reveal high sugar. Suggest some lifestyle changes to control blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

Query: Hello doctor,My father is a diabetic and he is taking Metformin for the past six years. In the last month, he did a general and complete blood checkup in which his blood sugar levels were high, and his cholesterol level was 164 mg/dL. But he did not have any symptoms concerned with this. Our next ap...  Read Full »

Dr. Kanani Darshan Jayantilal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your query and understand your concern. Here are a few lifestyle changes that may help in managing blood sugar levels and cholesterol: Healthy eating: Encourage your father to follow a balanced and nutritious diet. Focus on consuming whole foods such as fruits, ve...  Read Full »

Do frequent urinary tract infections mean any serious underlying condition?

Query: Hi doctor, I got a UTI infection towards the end of the last year, got treated, and was fine. My abdomen and pelvis sonography showed small right renal calculus and diffuse urinary bladder wall thickening. I have diabetes for the last eight years and taking Glucobay M 25 mg tablet. There was blood ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vaibhav Vishal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen all your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). You have an infection in the latest report, and you have started the antibiotic treatment correctly. An increase in urine frequency is due to infection of the bladder, and it will get ...  Read Full »

What is Tazloc 40 used for?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 46-year-old male. My height is 5.41" and my weight is 143.30 Ibs. I am known HTN for 3 years. My medications were Olmezest 10 mg once daily in the morning and Prolomet XL 50 mg once daily in the evening. Now I am diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. My readings are FBS 141, PPBS 236, a...  Read Full »

Dr. Hariharan V

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Previously, you were on tablet Olmezest (Olmesartan) and tablet Prolomet XL 50 (Metoprolol tartrate). Now you are on diabetic medication and the tablet Tazloc-H 40 (Telmisartan). Tablet Olmezest and tablet Tazloc are similar kinds of drugs. So, taking one drug is enough...  Read Full »

For 7.5 HbA1c level, should Gemer 1 tablet be continued?

Query: Hi doctor, Last month, my HbA1C was 7.5. I was advised to take Gemer 1 tablet before breakfast for 30 days. My LDL cholesterol is 119 mg/dL, HDL is 40mg/dL and triglycerides 161 mg/dL. My age is 49. Should I continue Gemer 1 along with other medicines? Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Talal Hussain

Answer: Hi, Welcome to With an HbA1C level above 7, you have a confirmatory diagnosis of diabetes mellitus. Therefore, you should receive full diabetic management, including diet modification, regular exercise, and medication. I recommend taking tablet Gemer 1 mg (Glimepiride) lifelong, along...  Read Full »

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