Type 1 Diabetes

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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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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Diabetes – Dealing with it as a Family

Daddy what else did you leave for me? A Painfully Sweet Inheritance Inheritance for some of us is sweet, but painfully sweet for others. If your inheritance involves paying capital gains taxes or property taxes, then you are more or less well off. However, if you are paying visits to a doctor due to an […]

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Type 1 diabetes – 5 Ways to Improve your Child’s Quality of Life

It doesn’t make one happy to see parents visiting a diabetologist after their child has exhibited symptoms of type 1 diabetes. They go through an emotional turmoil with the initial shock, and then the disbelief and fear. It is the wish of every parent to see their child blossom in life, have a great childhood […]

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How to live with Type-1 Diabetes?

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease. The immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys cells in the pancreas that make insulin. This usually happens before age 20. Insulin is needed to get blood sugar (glucose) into cells for energy. Without insulin, glucose builds up in the bloodstream. This damages cells and tissues throughout the body. […]

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