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Advice on lipid profile and blood tests for sugar - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your h
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Proceed with your query
User :   i just got a lipid profile test and a blood test for sugar done, i want ur opinion on the results
User :   fasting is 127, pp is 139, hb1ac test is 6.9
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is quite normal levels
User :   cholesterol results are all within limits except for serum creatinine which is 0.8 lower than limit of 0.9
Doctor :   Hence, nothing of concern
User :   is 6.9 high....i am worried if i am diabetic
Doctor :   No within 7 is normal
Doctor :   and hence it is fine enugh
Doctor :   what is the ABG value if given?
Doctor :   that is the average blood glucose?
User :   i have a accuchek at home and it gives me lot of worrying results at times
Doctor :   How does it fluctuate?
User :   where do i find this....they have given a graph with lots of figures
User :   it is called peak table
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok accuchek is like 135/284, 127/212 , 125/164 etc
Doctor :   Ok
User :   every 15 days readings
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   all at breakfast time
User :   38
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   ofcourse certain readings are hight
Doctor :   which only indicates that you should keep monitoring every 3 months
Doctor :   nothing other than that
Doctor :   to diagnose Diabetes
User :   i will tell u some symptoms which i dont know is linked to diabetes or not
User :   i generally feel sleepy duing the day,even after waking up...feel more active in late evening
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have an erectile dysfunction for last 2 years or so
Doctor :   Ok
User :   not having normal sexual relations as a result
Doctor :   How about your blood pressure and serum cholesterol levels?
User :   i am hypertensive, on amlopin at for last 3-4 years
Doctor :   Ok
User :   serum total cholestrerol 187,serum triglycerides 99, serum hdl chlesterol 49, serum vldl cholesterol 20,serul ldl choloesterol 118
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you on any other medications?
User :   no other medication
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   BP medications
Doctor :   does cause such erectile dysfunction
User :   oh will it help if i change the medicine
Doctor :   Sure
Doctor :   You should discuss it with your treating doctor
Doctor :   No hesitance in that
User :   ok i dont have any specific doctor as i have moved away from the city where i first treated it
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Then, you should report to a General Physician or a Cardiologist as well
User :   initially it was diagonsed in apollo where they gave me tollol xr and something else, later another doctor changed it to amlopin at
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   so hopefully not diabetic
Doctor :   Now changing the medicine
Doctor :   shall help in fixing the sexual problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can postpone Diabetes
Doctor :   by exercising
Doctor :   and dieting
User :   oh great...i have already joined a gym yesterday
Doctor :   Thats good
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   nothing else thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting, bye for now
User :   bye
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