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General Physician - Answered on Mar 22, 2024

Dr Karthiyayini Mahadevan has been practising for 30 years.
She specialises in general medicine, child development and senior citizen care.
A graduate from Madurai Medical College, she has DNB training in paediatrics and a postgraduate degree in developmental neurology.
She has trained in Tai chi, eurythmy, Bothmer gymnastics, spacial dynamics and yoga.
She works with children with development difficulties at Sparrc Institute and is the head of wellness for senior citizens at Columbia Pacific Communities.... more
Vikas Question by Vikas on Mar 18, 2024Hindi
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I'm 65 years young male, Non-smoker, goes for regular walk(brisk walking) for 2+ kms daily, Height is 175cms, weight is 93kgs. Here are my Fasting & PP report dated 04/03/2024. My Fasting Plasma Glucose is 104.8. Postprandial Plasma Glucose 90.9. I've given HBA1c test two days back and expecting the result tomorrow.. Please comment on my blood test. Thank you.

Ans: This report looks like your PP Blood sugar seems to be acted well upon by medication.
Looks good
Asked on - Apr 10, 2024 | Answered on Apr 23, 2024
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Here are my HbA1c report dated 17 March 2024. HbA1c observed value is 7.5. Average Blood Glucose(A.B.G) 169. For blood pressure I take AMLIP 5MG one tablet& for sugar I am advised GLYCOMET 500MG twice a day by my physician. My left foot swells two or three times a day. It doesn't pain but I'm worried as when it swells I find difficulty in walking. After 10-15 minutes the swelling receeds and foot become alright. Please guide.
Ans: Lifestyle modification is very Important
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