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Afraid of Diabetes? Sleep it off!

A Mystery called Sleep Sleep, a boon for some and a curse for others. While some of us try hard to get a wink of sleep, others just struggle to keep themselves awake! Most people now have sleep disorders and this is dangerous for diabetes control. In our urge to get the best of life, […]

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Can Seasonal Changes Affect Blood Sugar Levels?

Imagine a condition like diabetes wherein blood glucose control depends upon internal factors of the body and mind, and external factors too! And, you are expected to keep a tight glycemic control. If someone came and said that you had to wear a weatherman’s cap now in order to avoid blood sugar variation wouldn’t it […]

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Perplexing and Unexplained Blood Sugar Level Fluctuations

Attaining normal glucose levels is like a pilgrimage for every person with diabetes. But like the stock market or a rollercoaster ride, blood sugar levels never remain the same and have an uncanny knack of fluctuating throughout the day. Fasting sugar levels are different from postprandial levels and added to that, people with diabetes tend […]

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Take Control of Your Diabetes, In More Ways Than One

Lifestyle-induced health conditions are commonplace these days. Diabetes is one such commonly occuring condition with rapidly rising instances owing tounhealthy lifestyles. On a positive note, diabetes is a disorder and not a disease, and hence can be very well managed. Let’s understand diabetes better The first step to manage any disease or disorder is to […]

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10 Tips For A Person Newly Diagnosed With Diabetes

Diabetes is not a Devil It’s common for people to undergo a whirlwind of emotions after being diagnosed with diabetes. The sheer disbelief of being diagnosed, and the ensuing state of confusion and depression is enough to make a devil out of diabetes. However, there is Hope. Type 1 or type 2, people can survive […]

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Diabetes & Foot Pain – Symptoms and Treatment

Imagine you are stuck with a pebble in your shoes and you cannot remove it! Painful isn’t it? That is exactly what a person with a diabetic foot feels…constantly! If you have frequent feet sores, you wouldn’t want to miss reading this! Foot problems are very common in people with diabetes. In some cases, a […]

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Importance Of Lifestyle Modifications For People With Diabetes

Myopic view of Diabetes It’s a common scene in many clinics! We almost have a myopic view of how diabetes is treated. Patient walks in with symptoms, doctor orders diagnostic tests and diagnosis is confirmed. Patient is then given a prescription and a cold shoulder! Meanwhile, the patient wrestles with many unresolved issues. The disbelief […]

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Gestational Diabetes Diet for women – Important Dos and Don’ts!

Some pregnant women suffer from diabetes during the most delicate days of their life i.e. during the gestational period. Approximately 6 to 7% of pregnant mothers suffer from what is called gestational diabetes. What is Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)? The time period during which a woman is pregnant and the fetus is developing is called […]

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Controlling Diabetes with Millets from South India

It might be a major aspect of cultural identity, but the consumption of white rice and other refined grains has led to an increased incidence of type 2 diabetes in South India. However, diabetes specialists in Bangalore along with dieticians and diabetes educators are digging deep into the rich heritage of millet cuisine of Karnataka […]

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