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Dietary precautions and exercises for diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   HI
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i need to consult abouit my husbands blood report and mothers too
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please go ahead with it
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   my husband is 24 yrs old and had gone for a fasting blood sugar test
Doctor :   ok
User :   age-24,gender male,voice accent trainer,married,
Doctor :   ok
User :   his report is as follows
User :   fasting serum glucose 180mg/dl
User :   and ppsg 254mg/dl
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it is very high
User :   fasting urine nil
Doctor :   is he diabetic?
User :   post prandial serum glucose -present++
Doctor :   ok
User :   i need to know that for that purpose he got it checked
User :   what does it show?
Doctor :   his sugars levels are very high
Doctor :   did he go in empty stomach
User :   okay
Doctor :   as suggested?
User :   yes complete fasting
Doctor :   did he have coffee or water?
Doctor :   before fasting
User :   he had water
User :   b4 leaving for the test
Doctor :   both his fasting and post prandial sugars are hig
Doctor :   he could be diabetic
User :   okay
User :   okay
Doctor :   but we need to have serial tests to confirm this
User :   tests like
Doctor :   Oral glucose tolerance test
Doctor :   ok
User :   now its for my mother
Doctor :   what did the doctor suggest now
Doctor :   sure
User :   she is diabtetic but borderline past 6yrs
Doctor :   ok
User :   we havent consulted a doctor as of yet for my husband
Doctor :   ok
User :   her FBS is 112mg/dl
Doctor :   ok
User :   fasting urine glucose -nil
Doctor :   ok
User :   PPSG-176mg/dl
Doctor :   ok
User :   pst prandial urine-nil
User :   urine for ketone bodies-absent
Doctor :   ok
User :   so what does this suggest
User :   she jhas been on PIOGLAR -G
User :   every night she takes her medicine
User :   she is 62
Doctor :   sugars are slightly high
Doctor :   normally fasting should be 110 mg.dl
User :   yes
Doctor :   pp of 176 is high as well
Doctor :   she needs good diet control
User :   so what do you suggest doctor
User :   okay
Doctor :   and should take medicine on time
User :   okay
Doctor :   for ur husband it could be prediabetic stage
Doctor :   he needs exercise and diet control
Doctor :   also might need anti diabetic medicine
Doctor :   make sure they wont have sweets
Doctor :   less of rice
Doctor :   small quantity of food fourtimes a day
User :   okay
Doctor :   instead of bulk meals
Doctor :   they need to exercise
Doctor :   brisk walk of 30 mins
Doctor :   or 1 hour of walk is eesential for good diabetic control
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns.
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Doctor :   any doubts please ask
Doctor :   consult a endocrinologist with the reports
Doctor :   and make sure u get ur mothers eyes tested at once in year
Doctor :   ok
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