Treatments

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Diet Counseling

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Patients are taught to attain optimal metabolic outcomes through the diet and modify their lifestyle to prevent and treat obesity, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and nephropathy.

Patients are assisted in improving heath through appropriate food choices and physical activities. Patient’s personal and cultural preferences and lifestyle are taken into account while addressing their nutritional requirements.

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Diabetes Management

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In diabetes management, risk factors like blood glucose levels are kept in control and within normal range with the help of appropriate diet plan, prescribed medication and suitable activity levels. Steps are taken to restore carbohydrate metabolism to normal levels by employing diet, exercise and medication. Besides monitoring blood sugar levels, lifestyle is suitably modified.

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Diabetes in Children

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Children, especially infants or toddlers are susceptible to Type 1 diabetes. In such case which is also known as juvenile diabetes, children could not produce insulin. Children become insulin dependent and seek insulin injections.

After analysing risk factors like family history, genetic susceptibility and probing symptoms, dietary changes and physical activities are recommended. The child is subjected to haemoglobin A1c test for once in three months which measures average blood sugar levels.

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Gestational Diabetes Management

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Gestational diabetes is a condition where blood sugar levels are high during pregnancy. Patients are diagnosed during the second trimester between 24 to 28 weeks of pregnancy. Routine screening including initial glucose challenge test and follow-up glucose tolerance test are conducted.

Lifestyle changes are prescribed and besides monitoring blood sugar levels, medications are provided whenever necessary. Apart from closely monitoring the baby, post pregnancy follow-ups are done.

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Hypertension Treatment

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High blood pressure is diagnosed for different levels such as normal, elevated, stage-1 hypertension, stage-2 hypertension and hypertensive crisis. Ambulatory monitoring (to confirm high BP) and lab tests including urine tests, blood tests and cholesterol tests are done.

Electrocardiogram test measures heart activity and echocardiogram tests which use sound wave to produce image of heart, are conducted.

Lifestyle changes are prescribed and drugs are administered to treat high blood pressure which is complete with a follow up.