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Hypoglycemia, behavioural changes due to insulinoma, diet and techniques - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you
User :   hello
User :   do you have any previous records about me
Doctor :   ya

Doctor :  
you were disucussing about insulinoma
User :   i am a hypoglycemic and i am putting on weight very fast due to non excersice can you advice
Doctor :  
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do you have any thyroid disease
User :   my results are within limits
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have you undergone any investigations
User :   what kind of investigation
Doctor :   you said doctor has suggested you CT scan when you came last time for caht

User :   no i didnt do it because of this h1n1 but will soon do it
Doctor :  
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you need to get your investigations
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then only we will be able to diagnose your problem
User :   is insulinoma responsible for weight gain
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insulinoma also can cause weight gain
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weight gain can be due to many reasons like eating lot of junk foods, not exercising properly
User :   any other symptoms for insulinoma
Doctor :   the features of insulinoma
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are repeated attacks of hypoglycemia
Doctor :   Anxiety

User :   that i have
Doctor :   # Behavior changes
# Clouded vision
# Confusion
# Convulsions
# Dizziness
# Headache
# Hunger
# Loss of consciousness
# Rapid heart rate
# Sweating
# Tremor
# Weight gain
User :   forgetfullness
Doctor :   ya
User :   i am having that i even dont remeber names some time
Doctor :   yes

User :   how serious is it
Doctor :   it is tumor of pancreas

Doctor :  
it requires surgery
User :   mediclaim is applicable to the surgery or not?
Doctor :  
it depends on the insurance you have taken
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you need to check with the mediclaim people
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they will help you better
User :   any other suggestions regarding diet
Doctor :   you take food which are rich in proteins like whole wheat bread

Doctor :  
take frequent meals to combat hypoglycemia
User :   which makes me put on weight
Doctor :  
take more of salads, vegetables, frutis
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avoid junk foods like pizzas, burgers
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bakery products
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Avoid soft drinks like pepsi, coke etc, instead replace it with lemon juice, tender coconut water]
User :   can pranayam be helpful i am afraid that it will bring my sugar levels down
Doctor :  
Pranayama will not reduce the sugars
Doctor :  
you can do it
User :   for weight loss?
Doctor :  
yes you can continue to do Pranayam
User :   thanks for your help bye
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are you trher
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are you there
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please fill the feed back form
User :   ya
Doctor :   thanks
User :   i have done it
Doctor :   ok

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