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Dizziness caused due to medicines during diabetes. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my father is 58
User :   he is a diabetic patient....
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   pls tell me
Doctor :   ru there
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
User :   sorry sir
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   k
User :   he is not taking any tablets....
Doctor :   k
User :   recently around 2 weeks back we checked his sugar level before breakfast & after breakfast...
User :   it is 145 before & random sugar is 194...
Doctor :   k
User :   now the doctor has referred the GLUCONORM SR 500G
User :   Is that ok...
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   what is the dosage he has advised
Doctor :   since when he is diabetic
User :   only one tablet at night
User :   from 1 yr
Doctor :   ya gluconorm sr is ok
Doctor :   gluconorm is metaformin
User :   in between last week is felt giddiness.....he is not taking the food...
User :   what kind of food he can take.....
Doctor :   usaully given for intial oral hyperglycemic drug
User :   because he shud not take carrot, beetroot & other things know....
Doctor :   it is common for patient to experience giddiness intial days
Doctor :   when on treatment with gluconorm
User :   no before starting with gluconrom....
User :   onloy from 3 to 4 days they have giving the tablet...
User :   he has become very thin......
User :   cant c him.......
User :   i am feeling pity for him
Doctor :   his giddiness may be because of hypoglycemia
Doctor :   or hyperglycemia
Doctor :   k
User :   means due to high sugar level...
Doctor :   we will send a sample diet chart
Doctor :   yep hyperglycemia is high sugar
User :   pls send now itself......u can aslo include nonveg items like leg soup.....
Doctor :   sample diet for diabetes
User :   etc
User :   s ....pls send it now
Doctor :   he needs strict diet for having glycemic control
User :   can he take Horlicks....
Doctor :   we will send the chart to ur email id
User :   s..pls...
Doctor :   sample diet is for general information as what kind of food u need for diabetes
Doctor :   calorie requirement varies from individual to individual
User :   he never used to listen to us....only from 3 to 4 days, afater consulting the Dr. he agreed to take the tablets...
Doctor :   anyhow diabetologist will guide nutritionist who should help u as what diet he should take
Doctor :   anyway we will send u diet chart to ur email id as we told
Doctor :   it should help u
User :   that is general nutrition list or only for Diabetic patients...
Doctor :   ya general information for diabetics
User :   r u sending the list now ??
User :   i have one more question....
Doctor :   u can also have a look at this link
Doctor :   ya will be sending it to u now
User :   the link is enough or u r sending the chart also?
Doctor :   iam sending the chart now
Doctor :   later
Doctor :   was the lipid profile,Bp checked recently
User :   in the webpage....what i need to c?
User :   diet for senior citizens
Doctor :   u can chat with dietician
Doctor :   dietician
User :   what is the special food list for Asthama patients....
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User :   ok sir
User :   thanks a lot my Dr.
Doctor :   for ur father we rec
User :   i ahve filled the feedback form...
Doctor :   recommed complete health check up
User :   ok........
Doctor :   with lipid profile,ECG,
Doctor :   coronary profile
Doctor :   if asthmatic
User :   no he is not asthamatic,...
Doctor :   spirometry for good quality of life and management
Doctor :   k
User :   spirometry test for my father?
Doctor :   let us focus attention on ur father
Doctor :   no not for him
Doctor :   r u there
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Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice.
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