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Weight loss and diet for diabetics - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i am a dibetic and want to reduce weight
Doctor :   ok
User :   how it is possible
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   male, 47 years old and dibetic for the last 10 years
Doctor :   May I also know the details of your present weight, height and waist circumference?
User :   height - 180 Cms
User :   weight 110 Kg
User :   Waist - 44 Cms
User :   r u a dibetalogist
Doctor :   Have you tried any weight losing methods.
Doctor :   I am a general practitioner.
User :   my breakfast is - Boiled vegetables and a cup of oats in Butter milk
Doctor :   Have you tried any weight losing methods.
User :   Lunch : 2 cups of Rice with Vegetales
User :   Dinner is - 4 Chapatis with side dish
User :   1 coffee at 7 AM , 11AM and 4PM
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Weight loosing medicines increases the BP Level
Doctor :   Ok
User :   since i have hypertension also
User :   I have tried yoga for 2 years and never lost even a gram of weight
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical illness apart from diabetes/hypertension such as cardiac problems, renal problems/thyroid issues?
User :   no thyroid, no renal problems, no cardiac problems
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
User :   recently i claimed thirupathi hills (3550 Steps) with out any difficulty and I hope I dont have any cardiac problems
Doctor :   Ok, that's very good.
Doctor :   Now, let me brief you.
Doctor :   Weight loss can occur only when the total calorie consumptions is less than the body calorie requirement.
Doctor :   You can achieve this with proper diet plans and physical exercises ( to burn excessive calories)
Doctor :   Diet rich in fibres, low in sugars and oil are to the most important component of your diet.
Doctor :   You can use the option of get a diet plan from a nutritionist to get a details diet plan which will
Doctor :   give you a complete plan of diet schedule which you may follow for a week, so that
Doctor :   it gives you just the enough calories that you need for your daily activities.
Doctor :   In general apart from this dieting measures, you also need physical exercises concentrating on
Doctor :   cardiothoracic exercise and abdominal exercise.
Doctor :   If you are not used to these exercises, you need to start these exercises gradually and progressively.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   what is cardiothoracic exercise and abdominal exercise
Doctor :   Cardiothoracic exercises are group of exercises which causes mild rise in your heart rate, which in turn will induce burning the execessive calories and fat.
Doctor :   The simplest form of cardiothoracic exercises are brisk walking, jogging,
Doctor :   alternatively thread mills if you do not wish to go outside.
Doctor :   Similar effects can be seen by simple measures such as climbing the stairs instead of using the lifts and so on.
Doctor :   Abdominal exercises are exercises which concentrates on the abdominal muscles specificially, exercises such as bending down, sit ups and so on.
Doctor :   These exercises are to be started of slowly and gradually
Doctor :   and over a period of time increase it.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   will try these things slowly and gradually and will get back after a month. Thanks and regards
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