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Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :  
How can i help You?
User :   I want to know where can i have support group for IDDM in mumbai and how to become a member of it
Doctor :  
ok
User :   i have a niece who is 9 yrs old and she is having diabetic from last 2 years. It shoot up 350 to 450 sometimes . Before that she was haveing nothing. suddenly she had fever and then later on she is affected with diabetic
Doctor :   I shall take few moments to go through the history

Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   plz provide me the details of the the medication she is taking
User :   she is taking insulin mextard 30/70
Doctor :   provide me the dosage schedule
User :   morning 20 and night 12
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
when were those particular incidence the insulin levels shoot up?
Doctor :  
i mean the glucose levels shoot up to 350 and 400
Doctor :  
and above
User :   after lunch and before dinner. I cam to know just now it shoot up till 600 last week.
Doctor :  
Can you tell me the exact time period when the glucose levels shoot up
Doctor :  
In fact I ask you whether you maintain a book about the glucose levels in a day to show to the doctor during next visit
User :   between 7 P.M to 9 P.M.
User :   yes that is maintain
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
Did you show it to the doctor
Doctor :  
treating her
Doctor :  
You were asking about the support group for Juvenile diabetes
Doctor :  
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
Phone : (Clinic) 2635-2752
Ram Meghare (Social Worker- KEM Hospital)
Phone : 2413-6051 OPD 103
User :   Thanks sir
Doctor :   It is ok
Doctor :  
Do you have any other questions which I can answer for you?
User :   No Thanks sir
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Before we leave
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I shall want you to know few things
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1) The Glucose levels are most important
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2) Follow up with the doctor
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3) Regular and timingly injections of Glucose
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sorry Insulin is very important
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Blood glucose level maintainence will prevent complications arising from Diabetes
Doctor :  
on eye, kidney and heart
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Follow up with the doctor shall help in early recognition of complications
Doctor :  
Did you follow?
User :   whenever the level shoot up we take her to the doctor he increase the dose level but it just work for a day or two then again same problem is there
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form and say done when done.
Doctor :  
Ok Did you admit her in the hospital and get monitored
Doctor :  
the glucose levels
Doctor :  
the doctor will arrive at particular insulin values and put them for sometime
User :   no she was not admitted but taken to hospital every week
User :   sure sir shall take her to hospital and consult the doctor to keep her under observation
Doctor :  
yes
User :   hope that will help her
Doctor :  
That is a better approach
User :   can you suggest which is the best place where we shall take her
Doctor :  
Which area do you
Doctor :  
In fact you have to see a Pediatric Endocrinologist
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User :   sir if you can help me with the contact number it will be greatful
Doctor :   Contact number is not available presently

Doctor :  
But you can get it
Thanks for consulting us
Doctor :  
Bye for now
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