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Diet plan for diabetic person, hair loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hello i wanted to know diet details for diabetic people
Doctor :   ok
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User :   yes
User :   55yrs female housewife in , married, 5.7 in height & weight above 65kg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are there any other health problems like hypertension?
Doctor :   the diabetic diet depends on these individual factors
Doctor :   thats why i need to ask you these questions
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User :   so sorry was not able to access
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so can you answer my previous questions?
User :   no hypertension
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was the diabetes diagnosed, at what age?
User :   at 53
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   she needs to concentrate on weight reduction and avoidance of sweet foods
Doctor :   she should first avoid all sweet foods as usual and take more dietary fibre
Doctor :   the fibre should be of soluble type
User :   she goes for a regular mornig walks, what else can help her reduce weight
Doctor :   like pulses, whole grains, complex carbohydrates
Doctor :   she should avoid refined products or foods with a high glycemic index like maida and sugar
Doctor :   rice is also better restristed
Doctor :   she should take complex carbohydrates and whole grains like wheat, jowar, ragi
User :   what about non-veg?
Doctor :   she should eat small, frequent regular meals, instead of large ones
Doctor :   egg white, lean meat, fish are good
Doctor :   the rest are high in cholesterol and would harm her overall health
Doctor :   she should take more salads
Doctor :   especially gourds and green leafy vegetables
Doctor :   potatoes, colocasia are better restricted
Doctor :   as for fruits apart from mangoes, bananas, sapota
User :   what about the kind of oil to be used in cooking?
Doctor :   the rest can be taken in small quantities
Doctor :   pomegranates and papayas are best
Doctor :   oil should be restricted and refined oil should be used
Doctor :   saffola products are also good
Doctor :   do not use unrefined oils like palm or mustard oil
User :   in refined oil, sunflower oil or groundnut oil is good?
Doctor :   sunflower is best
User :   ok
Doctor :   as groundnut is more high calories
Doctor :   she should walk atleast for 1/2 hr everyday
Doctor :   atleast for 5 days a week
Doctor :   BP should be regularly checked
Doctor :   is she on any medications now?
User :   is it true that one should keep changing the kind of oil according to season or in very 3months?
Doctor :   thats not really necessary
Doctor :   as long as it is taken in little amount
Doctor :   any oil in any season is ok
Doctor :   is she on any medications now?
User :   thank you so much.
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Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   yes
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User :   can you also guide me towards skin & hair loss issuses?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can you mention your age and other details?
Doctor :   -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   my age is 25yrs. Female, working,, single, weight: 53kgs Height: 5.6
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having hair loss
User :   more than 5yrs i guess
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the most common reason could be stress or nutritional deficiency
Doctor :   i suggest that you take a high protein diet
User :   its like whenever i wash my hair, i loss some of them. so what do you suggest i eat.
Doctor :   like egg white, soya, pulses
Doctor :   also do not use harsh chemicals
Doctor :   on your hair
Doctor :   use only herbal amd natural products
Doctor :   also avoid dust and pollution as much as possible
User :   what products should i use? i need to wash my hair every alternate day, cause they become oily
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   wash your hair only twice a week
Doctor :   use herbal shampoos
Doctor :   ayur and himalaya products are good
Doctor :   also dont wear your hear tightly
User :   can you name any herbal shampoo? a dermatologist had suggested me not to use oil
Doctor :   dont use tight rubber bands
Doctor :   ayur and himalaya products can be tried
Doctor :   if not then go for natural products like shikakai or reetha
Doctor :   use clips instead of bands
User :   any specific in ayur & himalaya?
User :   my hir growth is also very slow
Doctor :   use one for oily hair
Doctor :   also keep your hair trimmed
Doctor :   to get rid of split ends
Doctor :   at the ends
Doctor :   you can use a little amount of coconut oil or baby oil
Doctor :   if required
User :   can medication help in hair growth & length?
Doctor :   you can also use a tablet called GNC PHARMA WOMEN'S ULTRA NOURISH HAIR
Doctor :   One tab daily after food
Doctor :   it is a natural supplement so no side effects
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User :   can eat anything while taking this supplement.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you can
Doctor :   as for your pimples
User :   can this be also taken by men
Doctor :   they can be due to oily hair and skin
Doctor :   for men there is another product called MEN'S ULTRA HAIR NOURISH
Doctor :   it has slightly different supplements than
Doctor :   the women's variety
User :   i skin has lost its natural raidant & glow. it looks dry after wash but becomes oily at the end of the day
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   use herbal products, avoid styling gels and other chemicals
User :   thank you once again it was really very informative chatting with you. would work on your advice
Doctor :   you are welcome
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
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User :   yes i have
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User :   bye
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