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Measures to control diabetes, alcohol addiction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   this is xxxxxx
User :   to whom i am talking to
Doctor :   good morning xxxxxx
User :   good morning
Doctor :   good morning xxxxxx
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   can i know ur name
Doctor :   Dr.xxxxxx
User :   thanks
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i am a diabetic for over 30 years
Doctor :   ok
User :   age 52, male, xxxxxx married with two male children, 172 cms height, weight 67 kgs
User :   job involves lot of travelling and i am unable to control my diabetes
User :   i drink daily two cans of beer, or two pegs of whisky
Doctor :   all u need to control ur diabetes is strict diet control and have medicine on time with exercise
Doctor :   if ur diabetic, it is advisable to avoid alcohol
User :   i have my diabetrol regularly but i am unab;le to control my food habits because of odd timings
Doctor :   as u know people with kidney disease are prone to kidney failure
User :   i am alone and loneliness has beeen killing me very much
Doctor :   just stick to routine
Doctor :   like having food on particular time
User :   ok
Doctor :   u need to imbibe this
Doctor :   thats all
Doctor :   take medicine on time
User :   ok
Doctor :   as prescribed
Doctor :   walk as much as possible
User :   ok
Doctor :   thats keeps ur glycemic levels in check
Doctor :   regular checks every 3 months atleast
User :   ok
Doctor :   eyes checks every 6 or 1 year atleast
Doctor :   if u have any problem with eyes
Doctor :   u need to make sometime and see eye specialist
Doctor :   ok
User :   no but i wear specs for short sight
Doctor :   u can do simple things like diet modification
Doctor :   ok
User :   yaa
Doctor :   still u need to check ur eyes
Doctor :   to prevent diabetic nephropathy
User :   ok i do it every year
Doctor :   earlier it is better
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   Eating healthy foods and exercising regularly can go a long way toward controlling high blood pressure and cholestero
Doctor :   Alcohol can cause either high or low blood sugar, depending on how much you drink and if you eat at the same time
Doctor :   If you choose to drink, do so only in moderation and always with a meal.
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns.
For all weight problems, please visit and register at www.xxxxxx.xxxxxx you can also call them alternatively at 0000
Doctor :   u can get diet menu from here
User :   i do it but never more than two pegs a day
Doctor :   anything else u would like to know
Doctor :   avoid it please, iam concerned
User :   just want to go for a complete health check up
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where are u located?
User :   where can u suggest in xxxxxx
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 0000
User :   currently i am on a international travel
Doctor :   we are bangalore
Doctor :   bangalore based
User :   but will return on 5th sept morning
User :   ok
Doctor :   operational in bangalore only
Doctor :   we will be coming to xxxxxx soon
User :   which is the one u can suggest in bgl
Doctor :   any big corporate hospitals like xxxxxx
User :   ok
Doctor :   u can get it done
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done while I type the information you needed.
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   thanks drxxxxxx. its kind of you... feed back form ...yes
Doctor :   ur welcome
User :   where about you are located
Doctor :   please do write to us if u need any assistance
User :   i mean your office
Doctor :   at YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   bangalore
User :   thanks
User :   bye
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   have a nice day
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