hi I am 40 years old. got detected with diabetes with sugar level @ 384 and fasting sugart @ 200. Also did a USG to find any issue with Pancrias, Fatty lever has been detetced in Sonography. I never drink, never smoke. am vegeterian...pls suggest the diet. I m maharashtrian.
My husband is only 54 years old and has a medical history of diabetes for about 20 years. At age 42 he had a heart attack and quad bypass....and later that year a drug eluting stent was placed. He has now been diagnosed with cirrohsis (sp) per imaging. He does not drink. The cirhosis is due to NASH. He does not smoke either. He had a condition called Familial Mediteranean (sp) Fever diagnosed about 24 yrs ago but he had had symptoms of it for much longer.....it s an inflammatory disease. He had an EGD the day before yesterday and it showed Grade 2 varices. They will start Nadolol. He seems to be taking things in stride but I am crumbling frankly. Anyway: I m afraid of the mortality implications given his combined problems. He s extremely fatigued, he does have an enlarged spleen and gallstones.....and his abdomen is enlarged too of course. He does not have yellowing etc. But I want him to live (and he wants to) as long as possible in a healthy manner. Aside from medications and regular follow up, what diet is best? I m assuming low salt , low fat, increase in vegetables and fruits? What else can I do to help him (aside from total support etc.)?
I smoke 3-4 cigerattes per day. And i am suffering from diabetes for the past 14 years from now. I don t want to quit smoking and i just wanted to know whether its okay smoking 3-4 cigerattes per day especially for the person with diabetes. I have surveyed about this on the net as well but i couldn t find any proper information regarding this issue. I would be thankful to anyone of you who could give me proper information regarding this.
so I have a parasite problem I feel and see them coming from my armpits little black obes it also feels XXXXXXX I have a big worm moving around my body when I can feel it when I push pretty hard on it another spot in my body cracks like the...
I filled out papers for pain management, but have not been to first appt. family doc. does not want to write script for oxycodone any more which if fine with me. but I am on lyrica and can get it from XXXXXXX clinic. would I get into any trouble...
hi doctor, I have a history of grand mal seizures and recently had one 3 wks ago at home,next thing I knew I was in the e.r. ,with a suspected dui against me ! my blood work came back neg. for etoh, ! I was currently on Chantix for quitting...
will doxycycline hyclate trigger a positive on a drug test for thc. I am a mental health therapist and certified substance abuse counselor. I had a client test positive for thc while taking this medication. I need to be able to intelligently tell a judge what the chance of this occurring could be. is there a site that could provide this information to me in writing.
hello.. i was diagnosed as OCD and am on rx with fluvoxamine, with good results. I was taking ZOLFRESH and became dependent on that for which i got admitted in NIMHANS for deaddiction. I also had two episodes of generalised seizures in pats one year. now for the same im taking divalproate 750 and baclofen 30. i want to know sine i was abusing zolfresh for almost 2 yeras and after deaddiction i have stopped it, what are the possibilitirs of relapse since craving is still there, and what are the health concern abt the abuse and any advice from urs side to make my life free from substance abuse.. thanks
Dear Advisor, I have recently stopped using cocaine after being a social (1-2 times per month) for a number of years. Will using Calpol Soothe & Care Saline Nasal Spray help to repair the persistent scabs I have at the base of my septum? Any advice on self treatment would be gratefully received. Regards. Reformed substance abuser.
Our 31 year son has thoracic back issues. He is an addict, alcoholic and liar. He has been through rehab twice. At age 14 and again in his early 20 s. He is on MS contin prescribed by a pain doctor in Austin, TX. We just read the web information on MSContin and believe he should not be prescribed this medication as an addict. He is also a patient with MHMR. We believe he needs a dual diagnosis. Mental and Substance Abuse. Are there rehab centers that work with patients with no insurance with a dual diagnosis? He does not have a job. He got his TXDL back yesterday after a 180 day suspension for DUI. He still has not gone before the judge due to lawyer extensions. His biological father paid an attorney $2500 to represent him in court. The lawyer keeps putting extensions due to his schedule. The first court date was December. The second date was January and has now been pushed to February. We are concerned that his mentally ability combined with substance abuse (even though legally prescribed) keeps him from functioning. Do we stand to the side and watch the fall? Do we attempt to find a dual diagnosis treatment facility and try and get him on the new health care system (Obama Care)? We see the gravity of the situation and need guidance. If you can discuss dual diagnosis treatment facilities and the likelihood of Obama care paying for rehab? Thanks,