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Having impaired glucose tolerance. How to control sugar levels? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
User:good evening doctor
Doctor:Shall we discuss the report now?
Doctor:FBS is 118
Doctor:PPBS is 159
Doctor:urine sugar of 0.5 %
Doctor:HbA1c is 7.1%
Doctor:As I said earlier, you are having impaired glucose tolerance now
User:what does that mean?
Doctor:and probably per-disposed to Diabetes in future
Doctor:You need to control the sugar levels now
Doctor:By exercise and diet
Doctor:May i know your weight?
User:daily i am going to gym
Doctor:I suppose your age is 29 as I see in the report
User:weight 75 kg and height 164 cm
Doctor:Seems a bit on the overweight side
Doctor:No problem
Doctor:Is there a family history of Diabetes?
Doctor:Do you know your waist circumference?
User:yes... both my father and mother has this problem
Doctor:Do you know your waist circumference?
Doctor:Did you get your blood pressure checked?
Doctor:Did you get your lipid profile done?
User:yes... it is 110/80
User:lipid profile is not done
Doctor:please get it done
User:waist is 33 inches
Doctor:Waist circumference seems fine
Doctor:Thanks for providing the details
Doctor:You need to be careful now
Doctor:Do daily exercise as you do
Doctor:go on a healthy diet
User:could you please advise on diet?
Doctor:You can take a personalized diet chart
Doctor:Would you like to go for it?
Doctor:please confirm your contact number
Doctor:We shall call you and guide you soon
Doctor:I have a few suggestions for you
Doctor:Shall i suggest?
User:ok... tell me doc....
Doctor:You must work out everyday for minimum 40 mins
Doctor:You should also walk a minimum of 5 kms everyday
Doctor:Keep a tab on your weight
Doctor:Do not increase your weight
Doctor:Check your sugar status after 6 months again
Doctor:do not consume junk food
User:Is there any need of medication now?
Doctor:not at all
User:i have totally stopped having junk food
Doctor:Not until you try these measures
Doctor:You do not require any medicine now
User:ok... i will follow
Doctor:Is that all for now?
User:thanks for your valuable suggessions
Doctor:All the best and wish you good health
Doctor:My pleasure
Doctor:Hope you can follow them
Doctor:though at times you may skip
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Take care of your health
Doctor:Bye for now
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