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5 Myths of Diabetes Debunked

Even as India is becoming the diabetes capital of the world, in this day and age, it is a pity that many people lack awareness on diabetes. While the educated are aware of the symptoms of diabetes, many uneducated people have literally no understanding of diabetes leading to numerous myths and misnomers.   Awareness on […]

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Is losing weight a Sign of Diabetes?

For those of you who want to lose weight, the ads that show up on the media claiming quick fixes are a lure and a temptation calling – reducing significant weight in a short period of time. But, imagine you do lose a good amount of weight and you haven’t tried anything, should it be […]

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Is frequent urination a sign of diabetes?

It causes sleep disturbances, it irritates you, and is a gross nuisance. Frequent urination or polyuria is a condition where a person feels an increased urge to urinate frequently. In fact, this condition might actually be one of the symptoms of diabetes. On a rainy day, you might have to go to the toilet frequently. […]

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How to use glucometer to check blood sugar level?

Got diagnosed with Diabetes recently? Have you consulted a diabetes educator yet? We know that adjusting to a new lifestyle including medication, diet, and exercise regimen can take some time. But, the crux of the treatment is maintaining blood glucose levels. And, it’s time you know how to use a blood glucose monitor.     Get […]

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What should you do in case you’ve missed insulin shots?

Is medication the only answer to diabetes? We all think that insulin for diabetes (type 1) is the mainstay therapy and tend to set aside the human factor out of diabetes management. However, despite all the treatments available, what can be done when a patient for some reason does not totally comply with the treatment? […]

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Insulin Resistance and symptoms of type 2 diabetes

What is Insulin Resistance: It is a pathological condition in which the cells of the body have a diminished ability to respond to the actions of insulin. This condition leads to high blood sugars and eventually type 2 diabetes. See below for causes, and treatment. What if you get a call from your stockbroker in […]

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When should you take insulin shots for type 2 diabetes?

We normally associate insulin with type 1 diabetes and oral  medications with type 2. We all know that the symptoms of type 2 diabetes are slow and the disease gradual in onset and that type 1 is rather sudden in onset. So, no need for a type 2 patient to take insulin? You may have […]

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What does your blood glucose reading signify?

What do most people do when they look at a diagnostic report? They skip the part with the numbers, and directly look for the inference. You must have done the same! However, when you use a blood glucose monitor at home, how would you interpret the numbers? For many diabetics, there is a need for […]

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How to control diabetes

Millions of diabetic patients across the globe have but one question – How to control Diabetes? Most people talk about the obvious things like compliance with medication, maintaining a good diet, getting adequate exercise, and periodical screenings. All these things sure keep the symptoms of diabetes and diabetes-related complications at bay; however, most doctors and […]

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