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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

You have mentioned a glucose tolerance test at 6 weeks being declared pre diabetic, but the 2 values you have mentioned are normal. However, women...

Answered on : 25 Jun 2005

When you say 20 cc and 10 cc of lantus, I presume you mean 20 units and 10 units respectively. If you are getting hypos even with 10 units, you...

Answered on : 09 Jun 2005

A. Control sugar or generate insulin:
Glimpride makes the pancreas produce more insulin which controls the sugar level, and thus has a...

Answered on : 17 May 2005

At present your diabetes is not well controlled, from the sugars you have mentioned, and you are quite obese. For good control of diabetes, as...

Answered on : 14 May 2005

Fasting sugar level varies between 75 and 95. This is somewhat low, and you run the risk of getting low sugars at night. I would suggest you ask...

Answered on : 12 May 2005

Frequent fainting spells should be enough reason to have you in hospital, getting a complete evaluation, not a single blood test in a clinic....

Answered on : 04 Apr 2005

Some of the causes for the swelling are hypothyroidism, low serum proteins, renal failure and a drug allergy. Your mother should get investigated...

Answered on : 28 Mar 2005

Your daughter does not have precocious puberty, which is defined as pubertal changes starting before age 8 years (some consider cut off as 7.5...

Answered on : 10 Mar 2005

Insulin dose adjustment is a complex process, requiring several inputs:
-Your lifestyle: regular eating and activity schedule, and...

Answered on : 19 Feb 2005
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