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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

Hair growth on the upper lip may be due to a hormonal problem distinct from hypothyroidism and hyperprolactinemia. You will need a clinical...

Answered on : 18 Nov 2002

The aim of treatment is to make sure you have good diabetes control. If this is possible for you with diet and exercise, then you may be able to...

Answered on : 18 Nov 2002

Make sure you and your husband are taking the right dose (not too much, not too little) of thyroxin by getting your T4 and TSH done every 6 months...

Answered on : 07 Nov 2002

To my knowledge, different methods of calculating blood glucose should not give such a wide variation in the test results. However, the blood...

Answered on : 04 Oct 2002

The specific medicine for hypothyroidism is thyroxin replacement. This is best taken as a single daily (early morning, empty stomach) dose of...

Answered on : 09 Sep 2002

Diabetes can occur at any age. From your description, it does seem that your blood sugars are poorly controlled, and that may account for the...

Answered on : 28 Aug 2002

You have been correctly informed that treatment with multiple drugs is preferred these days: multiple points of action are tackled, increasing...

Answered on : 17 Aug 2002

1. I hope you are under the followup of a GOOD ophthalmologist. What did the ophthalmologist say was the reason for the blindness? Diabetic...

Answered on : 09 Aug 2002

Your obesity is clearly not due to the hypothyroidism. Physical exercise cannot be done for just a few weeks or months: it has to become a...

Answered on : 29 Jul 2002

How regular are you in taking the Thyroxin? Do you take it first thing in the morning, and remain empty stomach for about 25-30 minutes after...

Answered on : 22 Jul 2002
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