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Treatment for Diabetes type I and type II - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   what is type 1 and type 2 diabetes
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 :   i 45 male service
User :   pune married 85 kg 168 cm
Doctor :   Type 1 diabetes, once known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin, a hormone needed to convert sugar (glucose) into energy. Although type 1 diabetes can develop at any age, it typically appears during childhood or adolescence.
Doctor :   type 2 diabetes is a similar although much more common condition in which the body becomes resistant to the effects of insulin or the body produces some, but not enough, insulin to maintain a normal blood sugar level
User :   i got diagnosed with dbt
User :   last year
User :   fasting 160
User :   pp 300
Doctor :   ok
User :   started with amaryl 2mg
Doctor :   both ur fasting and pp are high
Doctor :   ok
User :   glyc sr 1 gm
User :   now it is fasting 120 pp 170 to 200
User :   since last six month
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you there
User :   doctor advised to start januvia 100
Doctor :   ok
User :   atorva 10
User :   oberim 20
User :   now
User :   januvia is costly as well as recomnded for type 2 dbts
User :   thats why doubt that m i having type 2 or type 1 dbts
User :   any advise please
User :   this r in adition to amaryl and glyciphase sr
Doctor :   these are given for patients with non insulin diabetes
Doctor :   only when insulin is administered , then is type 1
Doctor :   dont be confused
User :   right sir
User :   what about januvia
User :   with medicine fasting 120 and pp 170 is ok sir
Doctor :   fasting level of 110 is fine
Doctor :   is that spelling right
Doctor :   januvia
User :   i m having a walk of 5 km and 30 mts exercise daily
Doctor :   exercise and strict diet control
Doctor :   should be fine with these medicines
Doctor :   ok
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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User :   yes januvia it is a imported medicine
Doctor :   this is not available in india
Doctor :   sitagliptin
Doctor :   is the active drug
Doctor :   this is usually used in type 2 diabetes
User :   i can give u full details
User :   right sir
Doctor :   Sitagliptin is for people with type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. Sitagliptin is sometimes used in combination with other diabetes medications, but is not for treating type 1 diabetes
User :   thank u sir
Doctor :   it works by regulating the levels of insulin your body produces after eating
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
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