Type 2 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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Diabetes and Carbohydrates

Most people think that diabetes is caused due to excess intake of sugar. This thought process is obvious considering that diabetes leads to high blood sugar levels. However, diabetes is a metabolic disorder. In people with diabetes, there are changes in carbohydrate metabolism. This leads to lack of absorption of sugars in cells of the […]

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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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Diabetes – How most of us are vulnerable?

Today, as we stand at the cusp of 2017, the situation is only getting worse. The condition is taking on “epidemic-like” proportions. In fact, type 2 diabetes accounts for 90% to 95% of all diabetes cases. The rate of diabetes increase must raise the red flag, and drive us to adopt a healthier lifestyle to […]

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Cholesterol lowering diet for diabetics

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat like substance that comes from two sources: your body and food. In your body liver produces all the cholesterol you need and circulates it though your bloodstream in small packages called lipoproteins (LDL-bad cholesterol, HDL-GOOD CHOLESTEROL). Cholesterol is required to build and maintain membranes; it also plays vital role in […]

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Insulin myths

Insulin is one of the most valuable discoveries ever made to mankind. It is a boon to Diabetics. But, it has become a taboo among people with diabetes that initiating insulin might be difficult. Some myths on Insulin to never believe: “Diabetics always need insulin” Only people with type 1 diabetes need insulin. People with […]

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