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    Dr Anju Virmani is aConsultant Endocrinologist/ Diabetologist, Apollo, Max & Sunderlal Jain Hospitals, New Delhi. She was Imm. Past President, ISPAE (Indian Society for Pediatric & Adolescent Endocrinology) and Chair of ISPAE in 2009.

Questions Answered by me

1. Is the HbA1c 7% because of very good control, or very bad control? If your sugars swing a lot, your average might be quite good, even though...

Answered on : 08 Jul 2002

At this weight, with associated fatigue and pain, I would very much like to know what your diabetes control is like, as I strongly suspect you are...

Answered on : 04 Jul 2002

It depends on how much prednisolone you have taken in the recent past and for how long. Off hand, I would suggest, stay with the 5+2.5 mg dose...

Answered on : 04 Jul 2002

A single random value of blood glucose you have mentioned is high, but that does not give much information about your overall control. You need to...

Answered on : 18 Jun 2002

Serum testosterone can be increased with medication, but what medication andin what dose, and even whether medication is needed at all, can only...

Answered on : 29 May 2002

I feel you should initially make sure you are exercising regularly for 30-40 minutes per day, and taking a balanced, nutritious diet, in which the...

Answered on : 08 May 2002

There are several tests like insulin antibodies, GAD antibodies, which tell you if you are at a higher risk for type 1 diabetes. The glucagon...

Answered on : 22 Apr 2002

1. In the initial stages, type 2 duabetes can be controlled with regular exercise and diet control, ie reduction in calories for the overweight...

Answered on : 27 Mar 2002

What your wife is suffering from appears to be diabetic neuropathy (nervedamage due to diabetes), though without a complete evaluation one cannot...

Answered on : 11 Mar 2002

The symptoms you are describing can be seen in hypothyroidism, but only ifit is not treated. Since according to you, you are taking...

Answered on : 31 Jan 2002
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