Diabetes Management

How to stay motivated when managing diabetes

Dealing with diabetes is not easy, but neither is it impossible. Commitment, consistency, and communication are the three keys to manage diabetes well. This means a commitment to a healthy way of life, including a diet for diabetes, regular exercise and a diabetes-friendly lifestyle. Consistency means cultivating these habits as sustainable ways to control diabetes. […]

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Sugar Hangover and Two Major Mistakes People with Diabetes Make

Part-2 of Shockingly Simple Ways to Control your Blood Sugar Levels *Extra: Common Insulin Pen Errors. Can a person with Diabetes experience hangover even without consuming a drop of alcohol? To everyone’s surprise Diabetologists say “Yes!” Someone once said that hangover is a headache and a terrible reminder to all the bad choices one made […]

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Comfortably Numb! Silent Heart Attacks in People with Type 2 Diabetes

Did you know? About 50% of heart attacks are mistaken for acidity or other less serious problems SNEAK PEEK: 1. Diabetes & heart diseases are the biggest killers in India. 2. People with diabetes are more prone to heart diseases. 3. People who have diabetes have high blood sugar levels, high triglycerides, and low HDL […]

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Managing Diabetes during Festivals

We Indians just love to celebrate! We have loads of festivals for that. We have festivals for the harvest season, for the victory of good over evil, festival of lights, colors, and lots more! And, inevitably all these festivals have their fair share of feasting that can be hard for a diabetic to control diabetes. […]

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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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