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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Good afternoon.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The values are under limits.
User :   I had my sugar level test and it was fasting 103 and PP 117
User :   is tht normal
User :   ok, but three month before I did tht time fasting was 100 and PP was 126
Doctor :   Fasting blood sugar between 90 to 120mg/dl is under limits
Doctor :   while post prandial blood sugars between 100 to 140mg/dl is normal.
User :   I heard that, if fasting level continue comes around 100 it should be the bad signs
User :   means person diagnosis with diabetics after 5 to 10 year
Doctor :   I am sorry, fasting sugar levels is between 70 to 100mg/dl while postprandial is between 100 to 140mg/dl.
User :   if the fasting continue showing around 100
User :   ya I got that
Doctor :   if you do not have any symptoms of diabetes, such as increased frequency of urination, increased thirst, easy fatiguability, generalised tiredness and so on.
User :   but question is, if the fasting continue showing around 100, person will diagnosis with diabetics after 5 to 10 year
Doctor :   A marginal increase in the values can be considered insignificant in the absence of the above symptoms.
User :   Doctor r u there?
Doctor :   Since your fasting samples are marginally raised while the post prandial sugars are underlimits
Doctor :   you need not worry much.
Doctor :   Keep your sugars monitored once in every 3 months,
Doctor :   while having a low sugar, low calorie diet is necessary.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please proceed.
User :   ok
User :   but history was so bad
User :   can I explain
Doctor :   Ok
User :   one of the nutrition gave me bad medicine to reduce my weight
Doctor :   Ok
User :   now I am feeling very weak
User :   after morning breakfast I need to take nab for everyday
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I lost my 7 kg weight , and still losing without any exercise
Doctor :   May I know what medications were suggested to you by your nutritionist and what medications did you try to increase weight?
User :   and if i try any medicine to put my weight it only increase my suagr level
User :   I don't understand what happed to me
User :   noe I stopped everything
Doctor :   Has the symptoms of weakness improved now?
User :   now*
User :   but he had given aloeplus tablet
User :   to reduce weight
User :   no
Doctor :   Which one did you take to increase weight?
User :   still feeling weak, floters also comes front of the eyes
User :   and this floters also increasing
Doctor :   Aloe Plus is a herbal medication.
User :   can u tell me what happend to me
Doctor :   As a general physician, my knowledge with Herbal medications is very restricted.
User :   yes
Doctor :   Both homeopathy medicines / ayurveda medications are said to be safe in all forms.
User :   I took the aurvedic medicine to increase weight
Doctor :   You probably need to discuss with homeopathy / ayurveda specialist to see if they are causing your symptoms.
User :   means probmatic
Doctor :   I would also suggest you to keep your blood sugars monitored.
Doctor :   Diabetes can some times cause similar symptoms in a few individuals
Doctor :   My suggestions to you are
User :   I tried all the homeopathy / ayurveda specialist, but this also felt
User :   we ll contine i am recharging
Doctor :   1. A diet containing plenty of fruits, vegetables that is low in calories, low in sugar and fat is needed
Doctor :   A proper diet is essential in keeping blood sugars at bay, while supplementing with enough nutrition to improve your symptoms.
Doctor :   Treatment is available if diabetes is proved by tests.
User :   is that any treatment where I can come to normal level for ever
Doctor :   2. You could get your blood sugars repeated after 2 - 4 weeks along with HbA1c test.
Doctor :   3. Consult a general physician with the reports for physical examination.
Doctor :   May I know how long ago did you test it?
User :   ok, if I take any supplement it affect me badly
User :   I did hba1c and it was 5.2
Doctor :   HbA1c is at the upper level of the normal.
User :   just 10 days before
Doctor :   The levels for a non diabetic patient should be between 3.5 to 5.5
User :   what is perfect level
Doctor :   You need to take all precautions by a strict diet and exercise to keep sugars normal (as it is now)
User :   and another bad experience was when I started homeopathy treatment that time it was increasing every month
Doctor :   If your symptoms are persisting, then a consulting a physician for evaluation and repeat sugar tests are necessary.
User :   yes
Doctor :   As I mentioned to you, I am a physician.
User :   have u seen any patient in ur practice
Doctor :   I do not practice homeopathy or ayurveda.
User :   yes
Doctor :   Since my practice with homeopathy and ayurveda is restricted, I cannot comment if your symptoms including higher normal sugar values
User :   ok
Doctor :   are due to their treatment or not.
Doctor :   However as a physician,
User :   all over discussion what do u think is this a case of feature diabetics
User :   about me
User :   doc u there
Doctor :   Based on symptoms alone, increased weakness could be feature of metabolic cause (sugar, thyroid hormone disturbance, endocrine disturbances, electrolyte disturbances), chronic infections and rarely
Doctor :   serious medical conditions.
Doctor :   They are associated with symptoms of depression and psychological problems too.
Doctor :   By serious medical conditions, I meant blood disorders.
Doctor :   Now without physical examination and tests, it is difficult to predict which among this could be a cause.
User :   ok and have u see person got the normal high sugar level for some reason and again they come normal again
User :   ok
Doctor :   Tranisient elevation in sugar values can happen due to stress, drugs, infections and so on.
Doctor :   They are often reversible
User :   is that curable
Doctor :   and get reversed as the causative factors are treated.
User :   ok
Doctor :   So summarizing the treatment plans: User :   ok
Doctor :   1. Modified diet with physical exercises
Doctor :   2. Avoiding stress along with proper sleep.
Doctor :   3. Regular blood sugar monitoring
Doctor :   4. If symptoms persists, then consulting a physician is necessary.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you follow what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical query?
User :   yes
User :   ye
User :   yes
User :   only concern is about what ll i do if the fasting sugar continue showing around 100
Doctor :   I am sorry.
User :   r u there?
Doctor :   Currently since postprandial and HbA1c is under normal
Doctor :   a proper and healthy diet, avoiding stress and good sleep
User :   only concern is about what ll i do if the fasting sugar continue showing around 100
Doctor :   should bring sugars down.
Doctor :   I advice you to include them in your lifestyle.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Keep the sugars monitored once a month.
Doctor :   If the sugar values are persistently high
User :   yes
Doctor :   a small dose on diabetic medications can be tried.

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