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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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Query: Hello doctor, I have got a bit of a worry about my friend and colleague. She is 46 and dealing with diabetes and high cholesterol, and now she has been diagnosed with cervical cancer. The doctor is suggesting a hysterectomy, but I am concerned about what that might mean for her. I have heard that a ...  Read Full »


Dr. Kusumakar Srivastava

Answer: Hi Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. A hysterectomy is generally a safe procedure; however, like any surgical intervention, it carries some risks. It is advisable to seek consultation with an obstetrician-gynecologist surgeon for the best guidance and care. I hope this informatio...  Read Full »

Can glucose monitor value and HbA1c differ?

Query: Hi doctor, My father has been suffering from diabetes for the past 20 years. He is using Apidra (20 units in the morning and 14 units in the evening), Lantus (20 units in the morning) Insulin injections and Cyblex MV 40.2 mg twice a day. He regularly checks his blood sugar level using glucose monito...  Read Full »


Dr. Kusumakar Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The diabetic medications followed by your father have controlled his blood sugar level in the range of 90 to 130 mg/dL. The reading shown by the glucose monitor is the current value during the time of check, but HbA1c always denotes the control of sugar level over two to...  Read Full »

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