Diabetes Treatment

10 Tips For A Person Newly Diagnosed With Diabetes

Diabetes is not a Devil It’s common for people to undergo a whirlwind of emotions after being diagnosed with diabetes. The sheer disbelief of being diagnosed, and the ensuing state of confusion and depression is enough to make a devil out of diabetes. However, there is Hope. Type 1 or type 2, people can survive […]

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Diabetes & Foot Pain – Symptoms and Treatment

Imagine you are stuck with a pebble in your shoes and you cannot remove it! Painful isn’t it? That is exactly what a person with a diabetic foot feels…constantly! If you have frequent feet sores, you wouldn’t want to miss reading this! Foot problems are very common in people with diabetes. In some cases, a […]

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Finding the best Endocrinologist

An endocrinologist can turn out to be a constant partner in your diabetes management efforts – so choosing one with due prudence is absolutely important. If you’re presently diagnosed with diabetes then you should be ready to adopt a few lifestyle changes to ensure that the sugar levels in your body are under control. So, […]

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Controlling cholesterol through exercise

Amongst all the assumptions and myths, one way exercise tends to help lower your cholesterol is by helping you lose your weight. Being overweight tends to increase the amount of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) in your blood, the kind of lipoprotein that’s been linked to heart disease. What kind of exercises help? Studies say that a […]

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Top 5 Reasons for people with Diabetes to Exercise

Exercise is sure to be on your to-do list if you have diabetes but it is a lingering question in all our minds- “Why should I exercise?” Exercise is the main pillar in the prevention of diabetes. It is important to motivate, stimulate and encourage yourself to do exercise. First and foremost, setting up realistic […]

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Over the Counter Medications and Diabetes

In the season of cold and flu, it is an instinct for diabetics to go get a medicine and consume. Overall, it’s the sickness that increases blood glucose in people with diabetes, not the medication used to treat it.  However, some medications should be used with caution. When looking for over-the-counter products (OTCs) to relieve […]

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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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Walk your way to diabetes prevention

Think of exercise as medicine without the pill: It not only helps lower blood sugar, but it also improves heart health, strengthens bones, reduces stress, and trims inches off your waist. A study published in the Diabetes care says that walking for exercise after a meal — both sustained walking for 45 minutes and a […]

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