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Super cool Watermelon popsicles

Posted on May 10, 2016 with 3 comments

This summer, give a break to the readymade, sugary ice-creams & popsicles which make your sugars go haywire. Instead try out this simple homemade popsicle to keep you cool. These supercool tiny popsicles are made up of fresh watermelon, are not sugar laden & are easy to make. No artificial colors, preservatives & chemicals added. […]

Can I eat “Mango”, if I have diabetes?

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The summer has arrived & so does the hot question of the season. And what is it? “Madam, can a diabetic eat a mango?” It won’t be incorrect if I say that a dietitian’s summer is incomplete without this popular query. Mango is probably one reason that makes summer enjoyable. This delicious fruit is surely […]

Incomplete Sleep: An invitation to Diabetes

Posted on March 21, 2016 with 2 comments

People living with diabetes often complain of not able to sleep quickly. As they’re sleep deprived, they often become irritable. The increase in blood pressure and obesity is also seen in such patients. The habit of sleeping late at night is also one of the factors leading to type 2 diabetes. Till date, obesity and […]

Diabetes & Skin Complications

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Diabetes affects almost all the organs in the body; given this, it is inevitable that it affects the part that occupies the largest surface area of our body – the skin. People who are living with diabetes for several years, those having high blood glucose levels for a long time, often experience serious complications related […]

Diabetes Control: Necessity of ‘Health Discipline’

Posted on February 18, 2016 with 2 comments

In addition to the 415 million adults in the world who are estimated to currently have diabetes, there are 318 million adults with impaired glucose tolerance, which puts them at high risk of developing the disease in the future. Diabetes is one of the largest global health emergencies of the 21st century. Every year more […]

Diabetes: Increased risk for liver disease

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Diabetes is a global emergency. As per International Diabetes Federation estimates that the world over approximately 5 million people died from diabetes in 2015; this number is significantly higher compared to the number of adults who died from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis & malaria. In India alone, about one million deaths were attributable to diabetes during 2015. […]