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Weight gain, Diabetes, Smoking Addiction - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
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Doctor :   hello
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how can i help u?
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i have gone through ur history acc to that u are 30 male diabetic
User :   yes
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wanting to increase ur weight....present weight is 53 height is 5 10...
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and u are on insulin
User :   exactly
User :   sir
Doctor :  
weight gain is a long term process
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u cannot gain weight...in just 1 or 2 months
User :   okey
Doctor :   whats ur blood sugar now?
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is it under control?
User :   yes its under contrl
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   u wanna improve ur muscle strength?
User :   i m desprate abt gaining weight
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are u vegetarian/non vegetarian?
User :   vegetarian
Doctor :  
ok
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do u eat egg?
User :   nope
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ok
User :   but omlettes
User :   i do
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ok
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thats good
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cos egg is very good...in proteins
User :   but i eat those very rarely
Doctor :   but only problem is omlett is also good in cholesterol
User :   i dont like the smell of egg
Doctor :  
if u wanna gain weight u should be ready to change ur diet plan atleast some extent
Doctor :  
ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   u should take more protein content ..if u wanna gain weight ..
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as proteins are the major part of the muscle
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   do u workout anywhere?
User :   no
User :   but i can at mine place
Doctor :   join in some good gym
Doctor :   there are many protein supplements mostly soya protein supplements
User :   would it be okey for me as i m diabetic
Doctor :  
aavailable in the market
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yes u can join
Doctor :   its actually good for u..
User :   can u please advise me a good lifestyle so i could feel fitter
Doctor :  
but as u are on insulin ..if u workout more u should reduce ur dosage of insulin if not u may go into hypoglycemia
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sure
User :   allright sir
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so first few days when u are going to gym its better u moniter ur blood sugar ..acc to that u can change ur diet
Doctor :   coming to diet.
Doctor :   its better u do gym in the nmorning
User :   it wouldnt be possible for me to join gym but i can workout at home
Doctor :  
ok then there are many cds available..outside u buy that and do at home
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but be carefull...dont go for heavy exerscises
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where do u stay?
User :   in mine younger days i was going to gym
User :   patna ,bihar
Doctor :  
u dont have gyms in patna?
User :   surely do have but since i am skinny i ve a compex
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pls
User :   complex
Doctor :  
dont ever think like that
User :   okey sir
Doctor :  
if they have have good physique y will we go to gym?>
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u know i have seen people who are more than 120kgs coming to gym
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what should they think?
User :   u are right sir
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as u are diabetic u need good master in gym who can supervise everything
User :   better
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ok
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morover ...bodybuilding is an art with out a proper master its waste even if u do for more than a year
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ok
Doctor :   so join gym first ...for the first few days dont be over enthusiastic ...do light exerscise and only for 30 minutes
User :   i just want to gain 4-5 kgs anyway possible
Doctor :  
u tell ur master u are a diabetic so that he will be little carefull in scheduling ur exerscise'
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yes u can easily gain
User :   ok sir
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in 3 months u will def gain \
User :   okey
Doctor :  
get skimmed milk powder and soyabeen powder
User :   ok sir
User :   sir can i get a mail abt things to do and lifestyle to follow
Doctor :   boil water and add two teaspoons each
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are u running out of time?
User :   no sir
User :   not at all
User :   i am at home
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then i will tell u now ..some tips and indetail we will mail u
User :   thanks sir
User :   yes
Doctor :  
ok
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u add these two powders in hot water
User :   sir r u there
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yes
User :   sir i wanted a mail as it would be convinient for me to follow
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ok
Doctor :  
i will mail u
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pls fill the feedback form
User :   sir kindly do help me out as i am really desprate
User :   thanks for ur support
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sure i will def mail u with in 24 hours
User :   your words have made me a little more confident
Doctor :  
keep it up
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if u are strongly determined nothing can stop u
User :   sir somethings u must know abt me and advise
Doctor :   ok
User :   i m a smoker abt 15 fags a day
Doctor :  
ok
User :   i do have drinks occasionally
Doctor :  
ok
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smoking will def reduce ur weight
User :   i would try to quit it in due process
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atleast reduce rather than quitting
User :   sir as you advice
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thats good
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and taking alchohol ocasionally is not a problem
User :   kindly do mail me abt dietry suppliments i shoud take and way of taking them
Doctor :  
sure i will mail u...
User :   i would start workingout in a day or two
Doctor :   thats good...
User :   stating with warmups,pushups,pullups and no weight traing
User :   would it be okey
Doctor :   ok
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but follow ur gym master
User :   sir
Doctor :   as far as i know first one week will be very light session
User :   yes
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ok
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and then slowly increase ur work out...
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and i will mail u abt the dieat with in amonth u will see some change after 3 months u will increase atleast 4 kgs
User :   expecting your mail soon sir and do tell me how to contact you next time
User :   and would i need to give mine details again
Doctor :  
not required
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   ok
User :   really thankful for your help and advice
Doctor :  
welcome
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help u?
User :   good night sir will contact u after recieving and following your advice for few days
Doctor :  
sure
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goodnight
Doctor :  
bye take care
User :   goodnight sir
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