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Should women with gestational diabetes take insulin?

Is it safe to take insulin during pregnancy? A missed period, nausea, breast tenderness, aversion to some foods, and morning sickness – It might be a whole new world of experiences to you being pregnant. But, if you have a family history of diabetes, you might have to know about diabetes during pregnancy and the […]

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Prediabetes – Early signs & symptoms – Borderline Diabetes

What are the early symptoms of Prediabetes? Are we too busy to notice early symptoms of diabetes? After her second child, Shruti took some time to get back to her job. Life became a complete package for her. She had to do the household chores, take care of her children, and accommodate a few hours […]

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Diabetes Type 1 Symptoms

Early Warning Signs of Type 1 Diabetes Did you know? If you have a family history of type 1 diabetes, then the risk of getting type 1 diabetes is higher. It has been found in research that having a parent or a sibling with type 1 does certainly increase the risk of you getting diabetes. […]

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Risk of Fetus for Gestational Diabetes – Apollo Sugar

What are the risks of fetus for gestational diabetes? It can be very disturbing for a mother-to-be to know that she might actually be responsible for the baby being born abnormal. Though this might sound scary, it is true that many women with a higher BMI tend to put their babies in the risk zone. […]

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Gestational Diabetes Complication – Diabetes during pregnancy – Apollo Sugar

What are the complications if you’re diabetic during pregnancy? There is no bigger gift than to have life growing in you! Certain hormonal changes in the body, your ethnicity, lifestyle, and your weight can make you diabetic during pregnancy. Though temporary, the symptoms of gestational diabetes and its complications might adversely affect your baby. When […]

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Symptoms of Diabetes in Children – Juvenile Diabetes – Apollo Sugar

Signs that indicate Juvenile Diabetes Juvenile diabetes or type 1 diabetes in children is an endocrine illness that has numerous long term complications if it is not managed properly. In recent studies, it was found that there is a slow but steady increase in the number of cases of type 1 diabetes in children below […]

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Ramadan Fasting Myths that you should avoid

#RamadanKareem. The spirit of Ramadan has taken over the city and along with the surge of spirituality, the air filled with the sweet aroma of Ramadan special foods. Even as the harsh summer has come to an end with breezy evenings, people are lining up to enjoy the treats of Ramadan food. However, for those […]

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Apollo Sugar wishes you a Healthy Ramadan

Managing Ramadan Fasting for Diabetics O you who believe! Fasting is prescribed for you, as it was prescribed for those before you, so that you may guard against evil (The Holy Quran, 2:183) The city is decked up with Haleem and Harees centres, and mosques are decorated with bright lights. It’s Ramadan time again! As […]

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What are the symptoms of Gestational Diabetes?

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 gestational diabetes during pregnancy at their initial visit Gestational diabetes develops because pregnancy […]

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Questions you should ask your diabetes specialist

The credentials of the diabetic specialist chosen by you will go a long way in influencing your quality of life – of course, after you have been diagnosed with diabetes. You cannot walk into a specialist’s office just like that – simply because there is no room for rushed decisions in these cases. Let us […]

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