Prevent Diabetes

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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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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Diabetes is a big deal; lifestyle changes help

Diabetes- Is that a very serious disease? Or can we take it easy? There are many people who claim that had they known about diabetes earlier in their life, they would have been much efficient in dealing with it. I get concerned when recently detected diabetics say that it is no big deal, we just […]

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Tips for flying if you have diabetes

Diabetes is never a barrier for travelers. People with Type 1 diabetes and type 2 Diabetes both can travel all over the world. Preparing for your daily activities can require a bit of planning. Here are a few tips to be followed while flying when you have diabetes. Pre- travel planning should include: Consult your […]

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How to prevent early age Diabetes?

Prevention of diabetes can be achieved by choosing Healthy lifestyle choices. Even if you have diabetes in your family, diet and exercise can help in preventing diabetes. If you’ve already received a diagnosis of diabetes, you can use healthy lifestyle choices to help prevent complications. And if you have prediabetes, lifestyle changes can slow or […]

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