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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi
User :   How r u
Doctor :   Good thanks
User :   am aged 33 and was diagnosed diabetic 6 months back
Doctor :   Ok
User :   my presend hb1ac is 7.8
User :   ok I have a child---6 years of age
Doctor :   Ok
User :   my wife is interested to have another child
Doctor :   ok
User :   I need to know whether If I indulge in sex without any protection, does my diabetes spread to my wife and the child
Doctor :   certainly not
User :   r u sure
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Diabetes is a multifactorial disease
User :   or is there anything else like getting my sugare control under 140 and then have sex
Doctor :   One can get diabetes from many factors
Doctor :   like Obesity, Genetic and environmental factors
Doctor :   If a person has Type 2 DM, the chance of genetic transmission is 40% to the next progeny
Doctor :   and certainly not related to the blood sugar levels of the person at a certain point of time during coitus
User :   40%---it says diabetes will be carried
Doctor :   i mean to say the genetic carriage in Type 2 DM
Doctor :   This is irrespective whether the blood sugar is controlled or not within you
User :   so I can have sex irrespective of my diabetic levels, it is right doctor
Doctor :   Yes
User :   Thanks
Doctor :   But I am concerned about your personal
Doctor :   sugasr levels
Doctor :   the HbA1c should be brought
Doctor :   down to 4%
User :   4%-- i think it is not possible
Doctor :   HbA1C represents the last 3 months sugar levels
Doctor :   It is completely possible
User :   any tips to bring down will be really appreciated, Doctor
Doctor :   with simple diet and exercise
Doctor :   and sparing time on your health
User :   Would you please elaborate--"simple diet and exercise"
Doctor :   The diet is purely individualistic
Doctor :   Depending on the glycemic levels and the calore
Doctor :   requirement
User :   ok
Doctor :   So for yoiu menu yoiu have to consult a nutritionist
Doctor :   to plan yoiu menu
User :   ok
Doctor :   I would advice you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu's you require based on your diet patterns. You can live chat or post a query at this portal http//
User :   ok
Doctor :   or WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   and one more thing yoiur health check up with our doctor should be as per scheduled
Doctor :   every 3 months
Doctor :   with check on the blood sugar levels
Doctor :   and the eye examinations every year
Doctor :   and Kidney tests atleast once an year
User :   ok
Doctor :   You should take care of your feet
Doctor :   by wearing chappals or shoe
Doctor :   never hurt them
Doctor :   Exercise would be better guided by the doctor
Doctor :   daily
Doctor :   However I shall send you a sample menu
Doctor :   for the diet
User :   its frieghtning to hear all this
Doctor :   but it helps you in creating one for you too
Doctor :   Never frighten
Doctor :   there are 120 million people along with you
Doctor :   with this
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say done when done.
Doctor :   Dont smoke and leave alcohol if you are habituated, avoid high calorie food, like fried foods
Doctor :   depend on high fibre, and fruits
User :   see I am one lazy dumb guy and have made up my mind to go for walking and have suceeded for only 6 days in the last 6 months
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   try and try
User :   was working in Wipro, quit the job 2 months back because of my health
Doctor :   the 6 days become 12 days in 3 months
User :   was placed in Chennai, that was another reason
Doctor :   and then 24 days in 1 and half months
User :   ok
Doctor :   Place should not a factor, reason should not be a culprit for the cause of the health
Doctor :   ok
User :   I agree with you, but.....
Doctor :   Where are you placed now
User :  
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   you cant be lazy
Doctor :   in eating
User :   passing my time thinking about my health and not taking any care
Doctor :   and the doctor consultation is again in your hands
Doctor :   When was the last complete health check done
User :   feel hungry very very often, this distracts me very much
Doctor :   fill the desire with a fruit
Doctor :   any fruit
User :   6 months back--and I was informed that no other organs have been affected by diabetes, and I should take control of diabetes to maintain the same
Doctor :   There is a mis conception against fruits in diabetics
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Diabetes affects every organ except nails
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   all the best
User :   any fruit??????
Doctor :   then
Doctor :   for your new schedule
Doctor :   of exercise
Doctor :   bye
Doctor :   do you want fruits
Doctor :   names?
User :   Thank you very much
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User :   yeah---will be appreciated
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