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Constipation remedy for diabetic - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   Sir,/Doctor, I am 50 years old and taking Insulin for the last 17 years. Now blood sugar is under control, and having constipation problem please guide me
Doctor :   ok
User :   and also taking glucored tab 3 times.
Doctor :   For health purposes I need this information--r: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: User :   My occupation is internet browsing (Data Entry) .and married having 2 present. My wife underwent Family planning surgery (on13.05.2008.) Can she travel by train on29.05.2008
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes she can travel
Doctor :   provided its not a streanous journey
Doctor :   constipation in your case may be due to
Doctor :   advancing age also
User :   o.k. Sir as the train journey is not streanous journey.

Doctor :   ok she can travel
User :   At present i am taking ayurvedic small pills which very useful.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   increase your intake of water also
User :   I am taking insulin(30U) only in the mornintg whether I can reduce this dosage 20or 10U a day.
Doctor :   this has to be assesed by ypour treating doctor
Doctor :   how are your sugar controls?
Doctor :   how often do you get it checked?
User :   Because of severe dehydration it is happening ,Sir for rehydration only drinking water is enough .My ppbl is 120 mg. I am checking it in my house only
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   plain water should be enough
Doctor :   one of the compication of diabetes is neuropathy
Doctor :   that can cause constip[ation
Doctor :   most likely to occur in people who have had poorly-controlled diabetes for many years.
User :   every week I am checking it. If I Play shuttlecock or swimming immediate reaction will be caused. even if i eate one pocket biscuit reaction can 't be controlled
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ask your doctor if you can take glucose following sever exercise
Doctor :   like playing shuttle and others
Doctor :   as that provides instant source of energy
User :   Is there any remedy to reduce dehydration
Doctor :   water with electrilytes
Doctor :   electrilytes
User :   Daily I am taking 5to6 litres of water. with little salt
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   that is more than enough
Doctor :   please fill thois and say when done
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   Sir, can u recommend thyroid checkup or treatment for prolonged diabetic ailment like me
User :   I couldn't understand thois
Doctor :   there are complet health check up programme for diabetics

User :   So can u please provide me the details.
Doctor :   and when probably?
Doctor :   ok
User :   t
Doctor :   i would suggest you to visit this site
User :   Thank u very much for your informaionsir,
Doctor :   and ask for getting an appointment on specific day
User :   Can I get any help from American Diabetic Association for syringes or any helpline address?
Doctor :   regarding this a consultant is the best person to guide you
Doctor :   consultant endocrinologist
User :   Taking insulin on particular place is very much painful,
Doctor :   you can change the site of injection
User :   Even if change the duration of taking is more than 17 years so Pain is always there.Is there any other alternative to Insulin Injection Sir,
Doctor :   there is reaserch going on
Doctor :   in the development of inhalational insulins
User :   If I get the inhalation insulin just I can get relief sir,
Doctor :   but still thats in the research
User :   Thank you very much Sir,& much Regards
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