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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   Plz type your query
User :   I am a bachelor. and I stay alone. So I am not able to take care of my diet
User :   so help me choose my diet
User :   I am 21
User :   do a job for 8 hours a day
Doctor :   Well that is an excellent Question
Doctor :   We have a trained Nutritionist
Doctor :   She will ask questions abt what you are currently eating and advise what changes to be made for you
Doctor :   Go on to your panel and place a request for a call from Dietician
Doctor :   Do you follow me?
User :   Ok . But there is one more question
Doctor :   if you need help how to request call, customer care will help you
Doctor :   Go ahead..........
User :   I have an elder brother. Who has a night work shift. And he is slightly overweight. And he is trying to lose the weight but exercise doesnot help
User :   BMI 31.5
User :   Age 31 weight 105
User :   ht 181 cm
Doctor :   Diet alone helps 70 % in reducing weight
User :   He takes only one time diet
User :   and that too at night
User :   in office
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   let us approach medically
Doctor :   1 i will rule our medical problems
Doctor :   second Nutritionist help with diet
Doctor :   Is that sounds good for you
User :   ok
Doctor :   Even eating one may not be good according to science
Doctor :   Even eating one time may not be good according to science
Doctor :   Nutritionist best assess the problem
Doctor :   Coming to medical problems
Doctor :   1. hypothyroidism puts on weight
User :   can a nutri. help with losing weight
Doctor :   check Blood TSH
User :   results negative ... twice
User :   in 2010
Doctor :   For weight loss Diet is the first step
Doctor :   proper Diet counselling is the first step
User :   who can do it ?
Doctor :   Nutritionist/Dietician will help what to eat to loose weight
Doctor :   second step is Exercise
Doctor :   Exercise is individualised
Doctor :   min 45 min of exercise X5 days/wk is enough
User :   but the thing is his night shiftis a problem
User :   he sleeps till afternoon
User :   so its difficult to make a schedule for exercise
Doctor :   Rule out Cushing syndrome
Doctor :   do random Cortisol levels
User :   Blood Test ?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Also get the Blood sugar and creatinine, and cholesterol profile
User :   any specific interval
Doctor :   for what?
Doctor :   Fasting tests are advsied
User :   please give the list of all the required tests to be done and the time interval after which these tests should be regularly taken
Doctor :   Now get these
Doctor :   TSH, Cortisol, Blood sugar, creatinine, Sodium , potassium, lipid prifile
Doctor :   Every year get Blood sugar, lipid profile
User :   ok
User :   I think thats ok for now
User :   Thank you for your help
Doctor :   make appointment with Dietitian
Doctor :   Bye
User :   ok bye
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