Diabetes Management

Afraid of Diabetes? Sleep it off!

A Mystery called Sleep Sleep, a boon for some and a curse for others. While some of us try hard to get a wink of sleep, others just struggle to keep themselves awake! Most people now have sleep disorders and this is dangerous for diabetes control. In our urge to get the best of life, […]

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Can Seasonal Changes Affect Blood Sugar Levels?

Imagine a condition like diabetes wherein blood glucose control depends upon internal factors of the body and mind, and external factors too! And, you are expected to keep a tight glycemic control. If someone came and said that you had to wear a weatherman’s cap now in order to avoid blood sugar variation wouldn’t it […]

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Perplexing and Unexplained Blood Sugar Level Fluctuations

Attaining normal glucose levels is like a pilgrimage for every person with diabetes. But like the stock market or a rollercoaster ride, blood sugar levels never remain the same and have an uncanny knack of fluctuating throughout the day. Fasting sugar levels are different from postprandial levels and added to that, people with diabetes tend […]

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Take Control of Your Diabetes, In More Ways Than One

Lifestyle-induced health conditions are commonplace these days. Diabetes is one such commonly occuring condition with rapidly rising instances owing tounhealthy lifestyles. On a positive note, diabetes is a disorder and not a disease, and hence can be very well managed. Let’s understand diabetes better The first step to manage any disease or disorder is to […]

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Importance Of Lifestyle Modifications For People With Diabetes

Myopic view of Diabetes It’s a common scene in many clinics! We almost have a myopic view of how diabetes is treated. Patient walks in with symptoms, doctor orders diagnostic tests and diagnosis is confirmed. Patient is then given a prescription and a cold shoulder! Meanwhile, the patient wrestles with many unresolved issues. The disbelief […]

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Effects of alcohol on Diabetes – Diabetes Management

Alcohol and Diabetes – Is it a dangerous combination? Note: Consumption of alcohol is injurious to health. It is a personal choice. Apollo Sugar Clinics does not recommend consumption of alcoholic beverages. Find below survivor tips for diabetics who consume alcohol. Does consumption of alcohol increase the symptoms of diabetes? Can diabetics consume alcohol without […]

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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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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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