Prevent Diabetes

Diabetes Recipes – Fat

Diabetes and Fat Intake We are all told that fat in foods are not exactly good for health. We are told that fat in foods leads to obesity, high blood sugar levels , high cholesterol, and heart diseases. This is true; however, many people tend to keep fatty foods away from their diabetic diet and […]

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Diabetes Recipes – Protein

Diabetes and Proteins People who intend to lose weight often get into this trap –cutting down on carbohydrates altogether and opting for high protein foods. For these people, protein is a major source of nourishment and carbohydrates are mere add-ons. Though we do need copious amounts of protein for various functions of the body, people […]

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Take One Step Every Month towards Beating Diabetes

Leading an active, healthy lifestyle gradually improves your overall health and eventually reduces the risk of developing diabetes complications. A healthy lifestyle which includes healthy eating habits and regular exercise definitely complements your treatment options like oral medications or insulin to manage diabetes better. Taking small and significant steps in order to adopt a healthy […]

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How I turned tables when diabetes was trying to overpower me

We are all guilty of being in a happy state of mind despite knowing what lies around the corner when it comes to diabetes. But, we are programmed like that by default as we get used to living our life a certain way. More often than not, we know what we have to do but […]

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Diabetes & 8 Foot Care Tips for winter

Indian winters are quite tolerable and in fact pleasant, except for some parts. It’s that time when weput on fashionable clothes, and dress in layers. We enjoy travel, great food, and get good physical activity without being unduly tired. However, there is a slight catch for those with diabetes. If you neglect diabetic foot care. […]

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WORLD DIABETES DAY – WOMEN AND DIABETES

Let’s Make “Her” Future Perfect Indian women…the only people from our country who won sports medals, and have made a mark in Hollywood! Known all over the world for their grace and beauty, Indian women have metamorphosed into an unstoppable force. However, there are still many things that are pulling them down. Many Indian women […]

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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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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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