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  • Diabetes & Proteins – Facts You Must Know

    Diabetes & Proteins – Facts You Must Know

    Role of protein Protein is not only an important component of muscle but also of the nervous system, blood vessels, skeleton, skin, hair, nails, antibodies, hormones even insulin, and also found in every cell. Protein also provides energy like carbohydrates, with each gram of protein providing four calories but the body uses protein mainly for tissue repair. A protein-rich food is important for diabetics...
  • Why post-meal walk is important to manage diabetes better?

    Why post-meal walk is important to manage diabetes better?

    Post-meal high blood glucose in type 2 diabetics raises the risk for cardiovascular disease. And also, blood glucose fluctuation has been associated with mood swings, diminished brain function, and increases the risk of dementia. The effects of a bout of post-meal high blood glucose do not go away immediately even when blood glucose returns to normal. Each episode of high blood glucose can alter...
  • Diabetes and Hypertension: Things you must know

    Diabetes and Hypertension: Things you must know

        What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Blood glucose is your main source of energy and comes from the food you eat. Insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas, helps glucose from food get into your cells to be used for energy. Sometimes your body doesn’t make enough—or any—insulin...
  • Diabetes & Footcare - Tips You Must Know

    Diabetes & Footcare - Tips You Must Know

      Over time, high blood glucose levels can damage the nerves that carry the sensation known as "diabetic neuropathy." Because people with neuropathy may lose their ability to sense pain, they are at increased risk for foot injuries; even a minor injury can become serious quickly if it goes unnoticed. Nerve damage can also weaken certain foot muscles and contribute to foot deformities. If...
  • Are mangoes bad for diabetics – 10 must-know facts

    Are mangoes bad for diabetics – 10 must-know facts

    To avoid blood sugar spikes try pairing with any protein source like soaked green gram chat or nuts or an egg
  • 5 Easy Steps: How Lifestyle & Daily Routine Affect Blood Sugar

    5 Easy Steps: How Lifestyle & Daily Routine Affect Blood Sugar

    Holistic care beyond just glycemic control is crucial in diabetes management. Lifestyle modifications for diabetes should focus on the following Diet and medication Physical activity and mental health Sleep routine Avoid or cut down on alcohol and quit smoking Regular check-up 1. Diet and medication Diet is one of the most important aspects of diabetes management. Based on factors like age, sex, physical activity, height, weight, body mass...
  • Type 2 Diabetes v/s Type 1 Diabetes

    Type 2 Diabetes v/s Type 1 Diabetes

    Type 1 Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes Etiology and Pathophysiology of Diabetes A genetic disorder that often shows up early in life. The Immune system attacks and destroys the insulin-producing cells in your pancreas rendering the body unable to produce insulin. A lifestyle disease develops over time usually after 45 years of age. The body is incapable of making adequate insulin or the insulin produced...
  • Why is Karela (Bitter Gourd) an excellent vegetable for diabetics?

    Why is Karela (Bitter Gourd) an excellent vegetable for diabetics?

    Bitter gourd or Karela: Momordica charantia is a flowering vine in the family Cucurbitaceae. It is a climbing perennial bearing elongated fruits...
  • Benefits of Moringa (drumstick) for Diabetics

    Benefits of Moringa (drumstick) for Diabetics

    Moringa oleifera also known as the drumstick tree native to Asia and Africa has been used for centuries for its various medicinal properties and is recommended for the prevention and treatment of 300 diseases.
  • Is Amla a miracle fruit for Diabetics?

    Is Amla a miracle fruit for Diabetics?

    Fresh Amla or Indian gooseberry is one of the popular winter fruits with the myriad of health benefits attributed to the presence of high concentrations of essential nutrients like amino acids, minerals and various phytochemicals.
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