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Tips for flying if you have diabetes

Diabetes is never a barrier for travelers. People with Type 1 diabetes and type 2 Diabetes both can travel all over the world. Preparing for your daily activities can require a bit of planning. Here are a few tips to be followed while flying when you have diabetes. Pre- travel planning should include: Consult your […]

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How to prevent Diabetes when you are in your 30s ?

It has been a curious question among people with diabetes if they could have done something to prevent getting diabetes or could have been effected by a less severe form of diabetes. In many cases, the answer is yes. Lifestyle choices that are implemented in 20’s and 30’s help us to slow the progression of […]

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What are the symptoms of gestational Diabetes Mellitus?

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is defined as glucose intolerance that begins or is first detected during pregnancy. The detection of gestational diabetes is important because of its associated maternal and fetal complications. According to the ADA guidelines, patients should be screened for risk factors for gestational diabetes during pregnancy at their initial visit Gestational diabetes […]

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How to live with Type-1 Diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease. The immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys cells in the pancreas that make insulin. This usually happens before age 20. Insulin is needed to get blood sugar (glucose) into cells for energy. Without insulin, glucose builds up in the bloodstream. This damages cells and tissues throughout the body. […]

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How you can prevent Type-2 Diabetes in Children?

Type 2 diabetes once hit mainly adults. But today, children and teens weigh more and are less active. As a result, people of all ages now get type 2 diabetes. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are by far the most common forms of diabetes. But in rare cases, children get other kinds of diabetes. […]

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Best Diabetes Diet

Diet is the most important aspect in a diabetic’s life. Basically, a good diet plan makes sure you are not deprived of the food you love to eat along with controlling your sugar levels. Eating smart is the key to a healthy diet. A diabetes diet is a guide that tells you how much and […]

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Diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that can occur if you have diabetes. High blood sugar can injure nerve fibers throughout your body, but diabetic neuropathy most often damages nerves in your legs and feet. There are four types of Diabetic Neuropathy- peripheral, autonomic, proximal, and focal. Peripheral Neuropathy Symptoms: Tingling Numbness (which […]

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What is the treatment for Diabetic foot?

Many people suffering from diabetes tend to face foot problems. Excess of glucose (sugar level) in the blood causes nerve damage and poor blood flow leading to a number of foot problems. This not only affects the way one walks but can also lead to amputation. Such foot problems appear to be more common in […]

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How High Blood Sugar level affects your body?

Blood sugar level is regulated within a normal range in our body by the balance of various hormones, especially insulin – a hormone released by pancreas. Two factors can account for elevated blood sugar levels or hyperglycaemia, which include deficiency (type I diabetes) or insufficient insulin, or impaired sensitivity to insulin (type II diabetes). Even […]

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What’s a Healthy Diabetes Diet?

  For a healthy diabetes management, lifestyle changes are crucial – most important focus aspects are a good exercise work out, a healthy diabetic diet, and abstaining from smoking habit. These changes not only bring down your sugar levels but also reduce your risk for serious diabetic complications such as heart and blood vessel damage, […]

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