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 […]

Food Myths for People with Diabetes

Food Myths for People with Diabetes

Posted on October 20, 2016 with 0 comments

Dixita, Certified Diabetes Educator, and trained nutritionist at Advanced Diabetes Centre busts common food myths for people with diabetes: Myth: People with diabetes must follow a strict diet Reality: People with diabetes can eat the same food that rest of their family members eat. Nutrition guidelines recommended for people with diabetes have been quite flexible […]

Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease

Posted on October 10, 2016 with 0 comments

Recently published in The Lancet, results from Global Burden of Diseases 2015 reveal that heart attacks, lung obstruction, strokes along with diabetes and chronic kidney disease are the top 5 causes of death in India. Together these causes account for more than 1/3rd of deaths in the country. According to this report, between 2005 and […]

hunger scale coping with hunger

Hunger scale – Coping with your hunger pangs

Posted on September 25, 2016 with 0 comments

Watching what you eat and controlling your body weight is essential for people living with diabetes. But when people are trying to control their weight, they often complain that they ‘always feel hungry’! Through our customized diet plans, we often advise people with diabetes often are advised to eat their meals around the same time […]

Artificial Sweetners

Artificial Sweeteners

Posted on September 19, 2016 with 0 comments

All around us, we see a big fad about ‘sugar-free’ foods. But next time you get tempted to buy these so-called healthy options please note that although ‘sugar-free’ they do not necessarily mean carbohydrate-free or calorie-free! Except for some sugar substitutes, many of them do add calories and more importantly, the carbohydrates – the biggest worry […]