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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello doctor goodafternoon
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   good afternoon
User :   doc...i have been diagnosed with diabetes...type 2
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   carry on
User :   and i hve lost to gain weight?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   xxxx what is you rage
User :   i am 28 years old....and i hev been suffering from diabetes for the past 4 years..
Doctor :   when were you diagnosed
Doctor :   ok
User :   recently...1 year back..
Doctor :   are yo udignosed one year back
Doctor :   but you said you are suffering since 4 yrs
User :   yes...i hve been taking medicines..but..i am unable to gain weight..still underweight
Doctor :   xxxx what is your weight now
User :   actually i didn't knw that i hve diabetes..
Doctor :   and what is your height
Doctor :   ok
User :   5'11...
User :   my weight is 60 kg
Doctor :   do you smoke / alcohol
User :   i smoke ocassionally..
Doctor :   how many per day
User :   2 or 3..
Doctor :   alcohol
User :   2 or 3
User :   rarely
Doctor :   what are the medications you are taking?
User :   rarely
Doctor :   medicines for diabtes?
User :   glocobay...
User :   glucobay
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is the dose
User :   50 mg
Doctor :   how many times
User :   only one perr doctor advise
Doctor :   when
Doctor :   during the day
Doctor :   are you sure about the dose
User :   lunch time..
User :   yes doc..
Doctor :   before lunch
Doctor :   ?
User :   after lunch
Doctor :   ok
User :   he suggested me to take after lunch..
Doctor :   xxxx usually diabets should not be overweight
Doctor :   ibcosuse fat doesn ot allow insulin to work ont he body
User :   ok i understand...but...i look thin...
User :   i want gain some weight..does my medications prevent weigh gain?
Doctor :   ya
Doctor :   acarbose what you are taking have some
Doctor :   but it is better for you to
Doctor :   stop smoking
User :   ok.
Doctor :   bcos it s cbecouase of your smoking
Doctor :   you may lose lot of weifht
User :   oh is it?
Doctor :   bcos nurtrition yo utake is not fit to the body
User :   how about alcohol?
Doctor :   bcos the carcinogens of smoke prevent oit
User :   oh...!!..also i am taking some supplements....
User :   some aayurvedic medicines..ashwagnadha...
User :   could u suggest me some..supplements for diabetes?
User :   can u read me doc?
Doctor :   yes xxxx
Doctor :   sorry for the problem
Doctor :   technically issue
User :   it's ok doc can u suggest me some supplements?
Doctor :   for wtight gain
User :   yes
Doctor :   at thsi point of time
Doctor :   i suggest if you have no issues with diabets
Doctor :   better take with food
Doctor :   no supplements are needed
Doctor :   as you are ny ways with ashwagandha
User :   yes
Doctor :   this would be fine
Doctor :   but see that you conuslt a dieticina
Doctor :   for advice
Doctor :   becouse dibetes is lot to do with diet
Doctor :   which many ignore
Doctor :   exercise and diet are th number one treatment moudle with
Doctor :   diabtes
User :   ok doc thnx...
User :   thnx for ur suggestions..
Doctor :   anything else
Doctor :   i can help
Doctor :   thnks then bye for now
User :   i'll contact u later
User :   ru there?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   how can i help you xxxx ?
User :   can u suggest me one good dietician?
Doctor :   We will take down your request and one of our dctors will call you and give you the details
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