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Dr. Tom Babu

Dr. Tom Babu - Endocrinologist

Dr. Tom Babu

DNB (Endocrinology)

Endocrinologist , 20 Years Experience

Dr. Tom Babu heads the Division of Diabetes & Endocrinology at Silverline Hospital. He is one among the few certified Endocrinologists in Kochi, Kerala. You ca more..

Uncontrolled diabetes

She has diabetes for 5 yrs, firstly she took metformin tablets for 2 yrs, but she suffered from some gastrointestinal problems. She took also glimpiride tablets along with Voglibose 0.5 tables. After that she is now on insulin treatment of human mixtard(30/70) of 30 unit in day and 40 unit at night. But the problem of diabetes remains as there is no treatment. She has fasting blood glucose average above 200mg/dl and postprandial blood glucose above 400 mg/dl.. Now what can I do????? Everyday she use to walk for about half an hour.

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Dr. Tom Babu answered

I would like to know the age, weight of the patients as well as her Serum Creatinine status before o ... View Answer

About Hba1c

I am having diabetes part 1 and half year. Recently I checked my hba1c was 9.0 does this is bad for health?

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Dr. Tom Babu answered

Yes. Your blood sugar control is not satifactory. Can you kindly send me details of your insulin reg ... View Answer

Thyroid & PCOD

Hi. I just got my Thyroid checked and my FT4 is 1.16 and TSH is 3.94. I would like to know is that normal? I am currently taking a dose of 75mcg. I am also suffering from PCOD since 4yrs where my menstrual cycle has stopped completely. I am in search of a good gynaec for that issue. I request you to kindly prescribe me the current dose of Thyroid pill for me and also the medication for PCOD. Attached is the copy of the Thyroid report for your reference. Thanks in advance

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Dr. Tom Babu answered

Your thyroid values seem to be a bit high given that you have PCOS as well. I would suggest you meet ... View Answer

Type 2 diabetes. Fst 360

I,m a type 2 diabetic. Finding hard to control. Taking metformin. Having digestive problem frequently. Heard of IME 9. Can I use it. If so what can be the dose?

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Dr. Tom Babu answered

Never hear of this agent.


MY THYROIDE COUNT HAS COME TO TSH12.97UTU/ML AND T4 10.5uG/dL T3-0.99NG/mL, can you plz suggest wats m condition now, is it safe, or any treatment.

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Dr. Tom Babu answered

You need to take thyroxine for sure. Please consult an endocrinologist close to you.

Thyroid dosage how much

I am on 50 mcg Thyronorm for 5 days of the week and 100mcg Thyronorm for 2 days of the week, for my TSH of 6.94. Now my TSH after two months is 5.02. Shall I continue same dosage pattern or any changes needed?

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Dr. Tom Babu answered

I suggest you bring the TSH to the mid range of normal. Please consider taking Thyronorm 75 mcg dai ... View Answer

Thyroid result too high

Hi My spouse has recently done a thyroid test. where in results for T3 and T4 is in normal range but TSH 3rd generation test is high. please suggest what needs to be done.

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Dr. Tom Babu answered

How much was the TSH please?

Diabetes ?

I am experiencing vulva pruritus which most people say is a sign of diabetes. I already have NAFLD & PCOS. I haven't experienced sudden weight loss though. If I need to take tests how should I prepare myself for the test like fasting for how many hours etc.

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Dr. Tom Babu answered

You need to do fasting blood sugar and Serum HbA1c to rule out diabetes (tests are ideally done afte ... View Answer


, Ernakulam

Silverline Hospital

KP Vallon Rd, Kadavanthra, Ernakulam, Kerala 682020, Ernakulam


9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

INR 400

This fee is indicative and might vary.

NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic.There are NO charges for booking an appointment.

This fee is indicative and might vary.

NOTE: Fees is payable at clinic. There are NO charges for booking an appointment.




DNB (Endocrinology) - National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, 2008


2002 - 2006 Assitant Professor at Amrita Hospital
2006 - 2010 Head of Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology at Lakshmi Hospital
2010 - 2016 Consultant Endocrinologis at Erankulam Medical Center

Awards and Recognitions

Speaker at RSSDI Annual Conference - 2010

Speaker at World Congress of Diabetes India - 2013

Speaker at Indian Hypertension Congress, - 2016

Memberships + View all (5) - View less


Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)

Association of Physicians of India

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Professional Assocaition of Clinical Endocrinologists


48, 250 Karnataka Medical Council, 1998

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