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. […]

Type 1 Diabetes

Posted on January 20, 2016 with 0 comments

Insulin is a hormone that helps our body to use glucose from the food that we eat and convert it to energy units. In type 1 diabetes, the body is unable to produce insulin. Hence, the person must take insulin injections every day. This used to be called – juvenile-onset or insulin-dependent diabetes as it is commonly seen in children & young adults. However, it can occur at any age.

Do you have Diabetes? Have breakfast like a king!

Posted on January 18, 2016 with 0 comments

Breakfast is one of the most important meals. People living with diabetes must take proper breakfast. During the 8-10 hours of sleep, we don’t eat anything. Hence, when we wake up in the morning, the blood sugar levels are already low. Once you take your daily diabetes medicines in the morning, the blood sugar level […]