Diabetes Treatment

Diabetes can occur due to two reasons: one, the pancreas is not producing sufficient insulin or two, the body cells are not responding to the insulin produced in body. Aretaeus of Cappadocia is one of the earliest works having detailed reference to diabetes. Metformin is recommended to the individuals with Type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes can occur due to two reasons: one, the pancreas is not producing sufficient insulin or two, the body cells are not responding to the insulin produced in body. Aretaeus of Cappadocia is one of the earliest works having detailed reference to d ... More

Health Q&A
Best device to test Blood Sugar?

Good evening SIr, I am a diabetic patient and stay in Chennai . I am not able to check my sugar level frequently due to busy life. So I want to purchase a medical device to test my sugar level in my home very frequently. Could you please suggest me the best device name which provides most accurate blood sugar reading? I am bit confused. Thanks .

Leg & ankle swelling

I am 80years old man. I am suffering from diabetes as well as the problem of high blood pressure.From 10 to20 days I observed swelling in my legs .So please advise me ,what to do immediately

Hairs on chin after miscarriage

I have noticed tender hairs on my chin and now on my neck after miscarriage.. From first miscarriaged i noticed them n they seems to be increasing.. After 2nd miscrrg Doctor told me due to hormones change it happened n did not gave any mdcns. But I'm worried... Should i consult doctor specifically for this

Subclinical Hyperthyroidism

My mom has been suffering from subclinical hypothyrodism. Her T3, T4 and TSH level are following: T3- 1.11 T4- 9.20 TSH- 11.50 Her Heamoglobin count is - 9.1 Polymorph - 73 and E. S. R. - 41

Thyroid problem

My grandmother is suffering from thyroid since last 50 years .She is on thyronorm . Currently her t3 and t4 levels are normal but tsh is 41( normal limit is 5.5). Is it dangerous?? Should we contemplate reducing/increasing dosage of thyronorm.

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Hungry Kya? Think Pre-Diabetes Not Snickers!

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Dr. Vageesh Ayyar S - Endocrinologist
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Dr. Dwarakanath C.S. - Endocrinologist
Dr. Dwarakanath C.S. Endocrinologist (MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Endocrinology) 30 years experience Surya Endocrine Diabetes Centre
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