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Healthy snacks for people with Diabetes

You need a snack that can curb your hunger without blowing your blood sugar. Just like meals, snacks should be a combination of fat, protein, and carbohydrates. Here are a few snacks that can curb your hunger and cravings. Sprouts with vegetables Cucumber yogurt dips (big cucumber pieces marinated with the low fat yogurt with […]

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Exercise recommendations for Type 2 Diabetes

Exercise and physical activity are the two main pillars for maintaining control in type 2 DM. According to the American Diabetes Association, people with diabetes should be advised to perform at least 150 min/week of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity (50–70% of maximum heart rate) and if no contraindications, resistance training three times per week should […]

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Diabetic diet

Somebody has rightly said “There is no diet that will do what eating healthy does”. The key to managing your diabetes is eating healthy. Eating right is vital if you’re trying to prevent or control diabetes. While exercise is also important, what you eat has the biggest impact when it comes to weight loss. But […]

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Diabetes and heart Disease

Diabetes and heart Disease Diabetes heart disease occurs when there is a prolonged condition of unmanaged diabetes. People with Diabetes are more prone to heart attacks due to the change in the makeup of the blood vessels. Diabetes leads to thickened blood vessels due to the free fatty acids in the blood, leading to heart […]

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Diabetes Feet do's and don’ts

High blood sugars or diabetes can cause nerve damage and poor blood flow, leading to severe extremity problems. What is poor blood flow? Blood flows through blood vessels. Poor flow if in adequate flow of blood due to blockage of nerves in the foot. Poor blood flow makes it hard for a sore or an […]

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Weight management and diabetes medicine

It is a common complaint among diabetics- weight gain when using medications both oral and insulin. Many patients are apprehensive about taking insulin because they don’t want to gain weight. But don’t be tempted to skip insulin doses to keep off the pounds. Poorly controlled diabetes increases your risk for serious complications, including heart disease […]

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Driving with Diabetes

Driving distractions are one of the main causes in fatal accidents all over the world. Being a diabetic, it is very important to get yourself checked before driving. Hypoglycemia indicating an impaired ability to drive, retinopathy or cataract formation impairing the vision needed to operate a motor vehicle, and neuropathy affecting the ability to feel […]

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Sports nutrition in Diabetics

Like anything else, sports and athletics are no bar to athletes with diabetes. Exercise has been recommended as a therapeutic tool for diabetics and people with the risk of diabetes. According to the American diabetes Association, there has been an increase in understanding on the concept of nutrition and sports. It is now easier to […]

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Understanding Hypoglycemia?

Hypoglycemia is a condition where blood sugar levels are less than normal, hence also called as low blood sugar. Variety of symptoms include clumsiness, confusion, loss of consciousness, seizures and sometimes even death. A strong feeling of hunger, shakiness, sweating and weakness is common. Why does hypoglycemia occur? The most common cause for hypoglycemia is […]

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