Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes & 8 Foot Care Tips for winter

Indian winters are quite tolerable and in fact pleasant, except for some parts. It’s that time when weput on fashionable clothes, and dress in layers. We enjoy travel, great food, and get good physical activity without being unduly tired. However, there is a slight catch for those with diabetes. If you neglect diabetic foot care. […]

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Diabetes – Dealing with it as a Family

Daddy what else did you leave for me? A Painfully Sweet Inheritance Inheritance for some of us is sweet, but painfully sweet for others. If your inheritance involves paying capital gains taxes or property taxes, then you are more or less well off. However, if you are paying visits to a doctor due to an […]

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Diabetes – How most of us are vulnerable?

Today, as we stand at the cusp of 2017, the situation is only getting worse. The condition is taking on “epidemic-like” proportions. In fact, type 2 diabetes accounts for 90% to 95% of all diabetes cases. The rate of diabetes increase must raise the red flag, and drive us to adopt a healthier lifestyle to […]

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Cholesterol lowering diet for diabetics

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat like substance that comes from two sources: your body and food. In your body liver produces all the cholesterol you need and circulates it though your bloodstream in small packages called lipoproteins (LDL-bad cholesterol, HDL-GOOD CHOLESTEROL). Cholesterol is required to build and maintain membranes; it also plays vital role in […]

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Insulin myths

Insulin is one of the most valuable discoveries ever made to mankind. It is a boon to Diabetics. But, it has become a taboo among people with diabetes that initiating insulin might be difficult. Some myths on Insulin to never believe: “Diabetics always need insulin” Only people with type 1 diabetes need insulin. People with […]

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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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