• 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.
  • Does Covid-19 cause onset of diabetes?

    Does Covid-19 cause onset of diabetes?

    While it has been widely seen that diabetics are at high risk of severe Covid-19 infection, on the other hand, new onset of diabetes was observed in some of the Covid-19 patients with and without family history.
  • Healthy Snacking with Diabetes

    Healthy Snacking with Diabetes

    India is known as the diabetic capital of the world. Diabetes is a chronic medical condition in which the absence or insufficient production of insulin in the body leads to higher-than-normal levels of glucose in the blood...
  • Fiber Is Good For You

    Fiber Is Good For You

    Dietary fiber is a plant-based carbohydrate that cannot be digested or absorbed by your body. It is 100% safe carbohydrate that gives you a feeling of fullness without 
  • Pre-Diabetes – A Reversible Condition

    Pre-Diabetes – A Reversible Condition

    Prediabetes means not yet diabetic. In this condition your blood sugar levels are higher than normal but not high enough for your doctor to diagnose as diabetes. As such prediabetes generally has no specific signs or symptoms and few blood tests can confirm whether your blood sugar levels are normal, prediabetic or diabetic. However, there are few symptoms which a pre-diabetic might notice: Tiredness...
  • Diabetes Myths and Facts

    Diabetes Myths and Facts

    The misinformation and misinterpretation on diet for diabetics can lead to an unfair belief around the condition. So, it is important to know the facts. Diabetes can be controlled with diet. However, there are many myths related to the diet for diabetics that could be harmful. So, it is your right to know what are the facts vs. the myths. Here are some common...
  • Managing Diabetes with Yoga

    Managing Diabetes with Yoga

    Diabetes, being a lifestyle disorder, can be managed better by having a well-balanced diet and being physically active. Yoga is one such physical activity that is known to help maintain blood sugar levels.
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