Insulin Treatment

Insulin treatment is availed by people with diabetes who suffer from lack of insulin in the body leading to abnormal blood sugar levels. Intermediate acting insulin takes a time period of two to four hours to work and its effect can last up to 18 hours in the body. Low blood sugar levels, weight gain and scars at the injection sites are some of the side effects of insulin treatment.

Insulin treatment is availed by people with diabetes who suffer from lack of insulin in the body leading to abnormal blood sugar levels. Intermediate acting insulin takes a time period of two to four hours to work and its effect can last up to 18 hou ... More

Health Q&A
Hb1ac is 8.5

Hello Doctor, I have been diabetic for the past 9 years.My diabetes has been under control for these years until last one year hb1ac is going beyond 7 and it has reached 8.5 last week.I have been doing my exercises and taking proper proportions of food.What else needs to be done in order to bring my hb1ac levels under control.Please advise

In PCOD loss weight, still no periods.

Right ovary: 3.5*2*2cm (vol: 7.5 cc). left ovary: 3.3*2.1*2.4cm(8.8). Endometrium: 5.5 mm. Bilateral polycystic ovaries detect from June 2018 end because of no periods in 2 months and irregular periods. I consult a doctor, taking medicine which is prescribed. weight loss from 57 to 53.6 approx. Still not having periods yet. should I continue medicine allopathy or go for Ayurveda? when my periods will be normal?

Prevention of diabetes

Is it useful to skip meals(breakfast) to prevent diabetes.?? My family has history of diabetes. When checked on Google, it is mentioned that it is useful to skip breakfast to prevent diabetes. Please advice.

Low blood sugar levels

Snice, last 15 months I m suffering from weakness, fatigue, dizziness throughout the day.These symptoms are more in morning . I had to eat frequently to keep these symptoms on control if a meal is skipped these symptoms will increase . I had undergone various blood test like LFT,KFT,SERUM ELECTROLYTES , TOTAL PROTEIN ,S.CORTISOL etc which alll came to be normal except the blood sugar levels which always came to low or near lower limit --- Fasting sugars -74,70,66,62 are the figures that used to came in various blood sugar test .   Inspite of taking high carbs and protein diet for months these problem is not getting cured PP SUGAR - 81,78,74 , 75 are the figures that used to came in various blood sugar test. Inspite of taking  high carbs and protein diet this problem is not getting cured and also eating sweets do not increase my blood sugar levels . Plz help me as this problem is eating away my health and my career . Plz help !!! Is there any cure or medicine for hypoglycemia?

Tsh thyroid

Hi, I got to know that my thyroid level is tsh 5.7. I am male 28 year old. I want to know is it normal or not, if not then what should I do. Should I start taking pills? Is it curable? I had 11 hours fast before the test as advised in annual checkup instructions. does this affected on tsh.

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