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Increased thirst with frequent urination and increased hunger - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
Doctor :  
please proceed with your health query.
User :   well i had a fasting blood sugar test done last week
User :   and the result was 280
User :   and the random test was close to 300
Doctor :  
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do you have diabetes in any of your family members?
User :   yes
User :   almost all of them
User :   my grand father, grandmother, uncle
Doctor :   do you feel increased thirst, frequent urination, increased hunger?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
do you have burning or tingling sensation in extremities?
User :   sometimes
Doctor :  
since you have a strong family history of diabetes and have symptoms with the tests showing high blood gluvose levels
Doctor :  
you will need to take medications for it.
User :   but is it normal to get it so early
User :   i am 28
Doctor :  
and be on diet control, and regular exercises to keep your sugar levels under control along with taking medications regularly
Doctor :  
since you have a family history of it, you can get it early due to heridity
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and the tpe pf diabetes in you would probably be Type 1 diabetes
User :   and what is that
Doctor :  
in this the pancreas fails to make enough insulin to control blood sugar
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and external insulin needs to be suplied
Doctor :  
to get sugras under control
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User :   and what about medication
Doctor :   and I would recommend you to show your reports to your doctor/GP, and get prescription for Insulin
User :   ohk
Doctor :  
please provide your age, gender, location, occupation, height and current weight.
User :   any further tests to be done to confirm diabetes
Doctor :  
urine tests should be done along with two special tests ABG (average blood glucose) and Glycosylated hemoglobin levels
Doctor :  
these will tell us about your sugar control over last 3-4 months
User :   age - 28, gender - male. location - hyderabad, india. occupation - training manager in a 5 star hotel. height - 6' 1''. weight - 64 kgs
Doctor :  
you can see my recommendations on the right side of the window for the further tests that you need to do and the specialist recommendation
Doctor :  
have you followed what I have said?
User :   i have noted it
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   that should be all
Doctor :  
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User :   thank u
Doctor :  
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