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Tiredness, very drowsy, family history of diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor, I am feeling very tired often. I drink lot of water. What to be done
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   27 years; employed IT; Single
User :   is it somewhere related to Diabates
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long have you had this problem?
User :   for the past couple of weeks.
User :   feel very drowzy, though i sleep well in the night.
Doctor :   any excessive hunger/ or going to urinate at night?
User :   yes
Doctor :   any family history of diabetes
User :   my grand father had not my parents
Doctor :   the risk is higher if grandparents have it....
Doctor :   what is your ht/wt
User :   173 cms/74kgs approx
Doctor :   ok
User :   i do smoke and drink
Doctor :   I would advice you to get a routine blood and urine test doen- on
Doctor :   an empty stomach for blood sugar(FBS); and also the blood sugar level after 2hours after eating ( called 2 hr PPBS
User :   ok. Thanks. Appreciate your help! Thanks a lot.
Doctor :   at the same time you can get your hemoglobin level tested as well
Doctor :   ok
User :   Fantastic ! You were really helpful. Is there any other test for me apart form the one mentioned?
Doctor :   these are the routine tests- i just explained them - i'll type out the sequence- pls copy them
User :   what is FBS and PPBS
User :   sure
Doctor :   nlood sugar levels
Doctor :   FBS, PPBS, urine R/E and microscopy
Doctor :   Hb, TC , DC ESR
Doctor :   *blood sugar levels
Doctor :   these are routine blood tests- you can get hem done at a good lab/ hospital and see a GP or come back to us for further help
User :   ok. Thanks.. I will take all these and will get back with the results.
Doctor :   welcome;
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   Bye
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