Hi there...long-term diabetes patient compliance sometimes is poor, and also most of the time due to age factor there will be loss of appetite which might have led to gastritis....in longterm patients sometimes there will be damage to the nerve supplying the gut, so there will be delayed emptying of stomach contents leading to heart burn, nausea,vomiting,bloating, abdominal pain etc. Try to include fruits and fresh vegetables rich in fibre in your diet in the form of salads. Try to divide your daily diet into 6 parts instead of 3 regular meals by this way instead of taking large meal at once you can divide it into 6 small meals. Do daily morning brisk walking for atleast 5days a week for 20-30 mins. Develop a habit of doing meditation...if you are still concerned kindly consult a gastroenterologist.
I can understand your concern.
Since how long have you been facing this problem?
You need to make some diet changes.
Avoid oily, spicy and processed foods.
Drink plenty of fluids.
Cap. Pan-L once a day half an hour before food for 7 days.
Have a high fiber diet.
Tab. Bulcoflex two tablets for 5 days before bed.
Consult a general surgeon in person for further evaluation and management.
Dr. Anil kumar jain.
Hi..... Add fiber to your diet increases the weight of your stool and speeds its passage through your intestines. Slowly begin to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables each day. Choose whole-grain breads and cereals.....
If gas is a problem for you, foods that might make symptoms worse include beans, cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli. Fatty foods also may be a problem for some people.....
duration not mentioned.if the constipation is for few days only (2-10 days).take high fibre diet avoid spicy and junk foods.drink lot of water .if the constipation is for few months you need generalphysician /medical or surgical gastroenterologist consultation followed by neurologist if necessary
check blood glucose levels in home by glucose strips .if glucose is high a change in dose of drugs or insulin for shor term is required.if constipation is for few months and glucose levels are not controlled visit near by hospital having high quality LAB.
always have a self monitoring of glucose level at home .have a strict diet restriction for atleast 5 days per week .do regular daily exercises for atleast 30-40 min per day for 4-5 days per week.for complete health protection visit diabetology clinic.