• Brief Profile

    Dr Surender Kumar has an MD in Medicine and a DM in Endocrinology from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences and is now a Senior Consultant (Diabetes and Endocrinology) at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi. He has formerly been the: Head, Department of Endocrinology, Army Research & Referral Hospital, Delhi Cantt. Examiner - DM Endocrinology. Diabetes - Facilitator, The University of Newcastle, (Diabetes Academy), Australia.

Questions Answered by me

Fructose intolerance is a hereditary disorder, in which affected persons develop hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar) and severe abdominal symptoms...

Answered on : 20 Oct 2008

The problem with oral insulin is that it is destroyed by gastric acid, and it should be released at a time when food enters blood, this is another...

Answered on : 11 Oct 2008

The diagnosis of hyperthyroidism, needs confirmation, mere high T4 and low TSH does not mean hyperthyroidism. In hyperthyroidism treatment is for...

Answered on : 25 Sep 2008

Inhaled Insulin has been withdrawn from the world market, due its side effects.

Answered on : 18 Sep 2008

There is no clear-cut formula for this. The food has to be digested and then absorbed. Digestion is further dependant on multiple factors: as...

Answered on : 16 Sep 2008

People with type 2 diabetes can have double malt Whiskeys. The daily quota should not exceed 30 ml.

Answered on : 01 Sep 2008

You have been given steroids for some different disease, due to which your blood sugar went very high. It is common with the steroids. Ideal and...

Answered on : 25 Aug 2008

In a normal non-diabetic person the sugar level is 70-100 mg/dL and in diabetics with medications 100-110 mg/dL is ideal. The level should be as...

Answered on : 08 Aug 2008

Cheap drug does not mean good therapy. There are multiple factors involved in diabetes, all needs to be looked after. Hence, ideal treatment is...

Answered on : 25 Jul 2008

You can remain without food for 36 hours once and not continuously; hence, you have to take medicine to control blood sugar. A diabetic should not...

Answered on : 21 Jul 2008
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