Diabetes and retinopathy?

Posted on January 18, 2018 with 0 comments

Diabetic retinopathy is a progressive damage to the blood vessels of the retina (light sensing lining at the back of eye) due to high blood sugar levels. Overtime, high sugar levels weaken and damage the blood vessels leading to swelling of the retinal tissue. This gives rise to cloudy or blurred vision. Longer the duration […]

Are you careful of Hypoglycemia?

Posted on December 30, 2017 with 0 comments

What is hypoglycemia? Diabetes control is all about maintaining a healthy blood sugar level (< 80 – 130 mg/dL) 1. While a decrease in blood sugar level might cheer you, it can as much worrisome as high blood sugar is. Hypoglycemia may be defined as an episode consistent with an abnormally low blood glucose (sugar) […]

how to inject insulin properly

Are you injecting insulin properly?

Posted on December 28, 2016 with 0 comments

Injecting insulin is a tricky affair. Whether you are using insulin pen or a syringe and a needle, make sure you inject it the right way. Follow these simple tips: The site of injection: Abdomen – Two inches away from the bellybutton. You may have scars from previously injecting insulin on the abdomen. Avoid these […]

Diabetes Care in Winter Months

Diabetes Care in Winter Months

Posted on December 20, 2016 with 0 comments

A study published in ‘Medicine,’ November 2014 issue reported slightly higher levels of HbA1c in winter for people living with type 1 diabetes. Reviewing your diabetes management plan can help establish better control over diabetes during the winter months. Here are some tips: Foot care: Keep your feet warm and dry. Wear warm socks and […]

Eyes on Diabetes – November 2016 – National Diabetes Awareness Month

Eyes on Diabetes – November 2016 – National Diabetes Awareness Month

Posted on November 10, 2016 with 0 comments

Advanced Diabetes Centre is gearing up to celebrate World Diabetes Day (WDD) and spread the awareness about diabetes and its complications. ‘Eyes on Diabetes’ is the theme of World Diabetes Day (WDD) 2016. In significance with the ‘National Diabetes Awareness Month’, throughout November, Advanced Diabetes Centre has organized various outreach activities across Surat city and […]

Eyes on Diabetes World Diabetes Day 2016

Eyes on Diabetes – World Diabetes Day 2016

Posted on November 5, 2016 with 0 comments

Diabetes is a grave emergency in India: More than 65 million people are currently living with diabetes and additionally over 77 million people pre-diabetic. International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has estimated that one in two adults with diabetes are UNDIAGNOSED. More so, many people with UNDIAGNOSED diabetes already have COMPLICATIONS viz. Eye damage Heart disease Kidney […]