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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   want to know some info abt diabetes
User :   Age:51 Gender:Female Occupation:house wife Location:Palakkad Marital- Status:Married Weight 65 and Height:160cm Dependents: Yes
Doctor :   Since when has she been Diagnosed of Diabetes and What has been the recent Blood sugars
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User :   want to know some info abt diabetes
reynold: Age:51 Gender:Female Occupation:house wife Location:Palakkad Marital- Status:Married Weight 65 and Height:160cm Dependents: Yes
Doctor :   Ok
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User :   she is not on controll
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What medcines is she taking for this?
User :   Metformin
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What her recent sugar levels?
User :   ppg 230
User :   hba1c 8%
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   She may need stronger drugs and if there is still no control, she may have to take insulin for some time till they are brought under control.
User :   wat abt a new drug in the market
Doctor :   Could you please tell me its generic name?
User :   sitagliptin
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   is it safe to use? 1 Dr Suggested it
Doctor :   She could take that only if approved by her physician
Doctor :   It does have lesser side effects than other oral anti-hypoglycemics but it is still
Doctor :   advisable to take it after physician consultation.
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User :   ya
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User :   done
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User :   i am having some gastric disturbenses
Doctor :   Ok
User :   like hyper acidityu
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I suggest that you avoid excess coffee, tea, smoking, spicy foods and oily foods.
Doctor :   You should take meals at reasonable times at regular intervals
User :   not easy
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   If you want to get rid of acidity, modifying your life style is the only way as drugs provide only short term relief.
User :   am a proffesional
User :   may not keep the same
Doctor :   Some exercise everyday will also tremendously help especially if you have any reflux with it.
User :   wat kind of xrcize?
Doctor :   Regular cardio exercises like walking or treadmill.
Doctor :   The stronger antacids have side effects and are given only after physically examining a patient.
Doctor :   They are not prescribed online for your own safety.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   if i kept my acidity keep going...wat will b the after effects?
Doctor :   You could have an ulcer, perforation, reflux and other complications
User :   k thank you
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