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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you
User :   you've my history kindly go through it
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ok
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give me a minute
Doctor :   ya i know the history

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kindly proceed
User :   i 've done the ct scan of abdomen and the report says that everything is normal
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ok
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that is good
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did you saw endocrinologist
User :   my doc suggested me to get an appointment woth another specialist is it necessary now
Doctor :   with whom you are asked to take consultation

User :   dr AAAAAAA bhagwat
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What specialist he is
User :   he's an endocrinologist MD.DM
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fine
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ok
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that is correct
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you nned to see endocrinologist
User :   my physician told me that i might have hormonal imbalance
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so that he can help you better
User :   how reliable is a gluco meter
Doctor :   glucometer is 98% relieable

User :   i had done my fasting on glucometer and it was 98 after few minutes i gave smaple in a lab and the report told me it was 51 is it possible
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was it taken when you were fasting?
User :   yes it was
User :   i have doubts about the lab and not the meter itself
Doctor :   the lab value and glucometer are slightly different but definetly not so much of difference will be there

User :   shall i go to another lab because my glucometer seems to be in good shape and it's new
Doctor :  
you you can do that
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in the morning get your blood test done on empty stomach
User :   yes
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and at the same time get the blood sugar done with glucometer also
User :   that's what i was trying to do
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yes
User :   how serious is the condition and shall i get admitted
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you can get it done like this
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in some other lab
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there will be usually a difference of 20 units
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not more than that
User :   can i belive the gluco meter then the meter and the strips used are authentic
Doctor :   which brand are you using

User :   accu check go
Doctor :   that is a good one

User :   what about the seriousness of the condition
Doctor :   as far the reports every thing is found to be normal

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but the cause of hypoglycemia is not been found
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you may be needed to further investigate
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which is why your doctor has advised to see an endocrinologist
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he will be able to decide next what to be done
User :   i had a terrible fit of sweating day before yesterday and it subsided in half an hour the blood pressure also fluctuated in that period bu by the time i reached the hospital i was normal the sugar was normal also
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ok
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did you checked your sugar at that time
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when you had sweating
User :   i ate lots of sweet before checking nad the reading was 98
Doctor :   ok

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when you get the attack
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check the sugar immediately and recor in the book
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what i suggest is that
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dialy check your blood sugar before and after breakfast,
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beore and after kunch
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before and after dinner
User :   that is what i have done today it was 98 and 139
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reocr the readings and enter in a dairy
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by this we can make out when actually your blood sugars are decreasing
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that is normal values
User :   i will record the readings now on
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ya
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that is better
User :   thaks for your help
User :   bye
Doctor :  
mean while see the endocrinologist
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done.

Doctor :   See the endocrinologist and get back to us
User :   yes
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we will help you
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do not worry
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it will be solved
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