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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   this is
User :   may i know ur name
Doctor :   Dr.Anand
User :   can i speak with XXXXXXXX murthy
User :   yesterday i was talking with him
Doctor :   Dr.Ram XXXXXXXX isit
Doctor :   he has come here
Doctor :   its Dr.Ram here
User :   ok
User :   hi was it you yesterday whom i am speaking with
User :   about diabitis
Doctor :   ok
User :   later on i got call from u saying that you have closed chat window since there was no response from me
Doctor :   so how long u have being diabetic
Doctor :   ya i rem, i closed the window since there was no response for long time
User :since december 2007
Doctor :   we spoke on phone as well later
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   how old r u
User :   i believe i gave all this information to you yesterday
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   would u like to have this information again, i dont mind doing it
User :   please ask
Doctor :   sure
User :   ok go ahead
User :   am 30
Doctor :   any history of diabetes in ur family
User :   yes
User :   my dad
User :   now he is no more
Doctor :   ok
User :   after him my brother has got and then my mother and later its me now
Doctor :   so u have family history of diabetes
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any other medical problems u have
Doctor :   other diabetes
User :   BP
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Any history of allergy/asthma/TB?
User :   no
Doctor :   so what are u currently taking for BP and DIabetes
User :   glycomet - gp2
User :   twice a day
User :   and pioz once in night
Doctor :   k
User :   for BP covance
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so when was the last time u visit doctor for full health check up
Doctor :   do u smoke or take alcohol?
User :   a month back
User :   earlier i was taking only glycomet
Doctor :   how are the sugar levels?
User :   it did not come down they suggested pioz
User :   also
Doctor :   ok
User :   to be frank i smoke 1 or 2 a day and i stopped alcohol very long back
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   so what is ur specific question to clarify about
User :   good for leaving alcohol or just 1 cigarette a day (:-)
User :   i am looking for your advice
Doctor :   both
User :   to keep sugar level well in control
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u need good diet control
User :   does smoke increase bloor sugar level
Doctor :   no
User :   why my sugar level is not in control though i am taking medicine
Doctor :   but i has lot of indirect effects on health
Doctor :   diet and exercise is the only first line of treatment
User :   what kind of diet doctor
Doctor :   u need to consult a dietician for assessing ur calorie levels and set a menu for u
User :   exercise is morning walk will be enough or do i have to work out hard
Doctor :   u need to have brisk walk
Doctor :   for 30 mins
Doctor :   atleast
User :   ok
User :   how many calories least or max i can consume
User :   i mean a diabetic patient
Doctor :   i will give u deit link
Doctor :   u can get the personalised diet chart for u
Doctor :   u can chat online with them
User :   that would be so nice of u
Doctor :   usually it is 1600- 1800 calories, it depends on ur sugar control
Doctor :   and it is indivisualised
Doctor :   so see the doctor and dietician to set a menu for u
User :   could you tell me the link
User :   ram
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//
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, and say when done. this form I send, and say when done.
Doctor :   anything else u want to know
User :   i eat heavily is it fine if i continue doing this or does it cause any problem to my sugar level inspite my eating habits am slim and not over weighed
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   that might be the reason for ur high sugar levels
User :   I am unable to open
Doctor :
Doctor :   now
User :   ya sma thing i have typed let me check again
Doctor :   k
User :   so u mean heavy eating could be a reason for my high blood sugar
Doctor :   ya
User :   ok
Doctor :   small amounts of food u need to take
Doctor :   in 4 times aday
User :   ok
Doctor :   instead of three meals
User :   ok
Doctor :   for example
Doctor :   some patients take
Doctor :   2 idlis small one with cup of coffee
Doctor :   at 8
Doctor :   then ragi balls or chappati at 1
Doctor :   with cup of rice
Doctor :   then snacks at 5
User :   ok
Doctor :   then again dinner at 9
User :   ok
Doctor :   thats a example
Doctor :   not typical
Doctor :   avoid taking more of rice
User :   do i have to reduce rice consumption
User :   ?
Doctor :   have more wheat or ragi
Doctor :   yep u have to
User :   ok
User :   ram
Doctor :   it has carbohydrates
User :   medicines what i am taking now are good ones ? glycomet-gp2 and Pioz
Doctor :   yep thats fine
Doctor :   u need to have regular follow up
Doctor :   as well
Doctor :   with ur doctor
Doctor :   get ur eyes tested atleast once a year
User :   i am eating a fruit a day as per doctor suggestion that too only applie and small banana is that fine or should i stop it
Doctor :   and also the kidney tested once a year atleast
Doctor :   thats fine
Doctor :   no junk food
Doctor :   potatoes
User :   my left eye is twintching since 3 days is it related something diabitis
Doctor :   got to examine to tel so
Doctor :   get ur blood sugar levels checked see if it is in conrol
User :   ok
Doctor :   do u have cold?
Doctor :   runnind nose?
Doctor :   running nose?
User :   no
Doctor :   cold also causes same problem
Doctor :   some patients
User :   ok
User :   normally it use to happen na
Doctor :   yep
User :   like our people say if left eye is continuously shaking you will fight with some one
User :   this is just to make u understand about my eye shaking
Doctor :   k
User :   otherwise vision is perfect
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   get urself checked anyway
Doctor :   u need to have good diet control
User :   ok
User :   ram
User :   thanks for nice and quick advice
User :   thank you very much
Doctor :   bye
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Doctor :   have a nice day
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