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  • 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.
  • 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...
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