Diagnosis of Diabetes

“You have Diabetes” – Coming to terms with shocking diagnosis

Posted on July 8, 2016 with 0 comments

Sitting in front of his doctor, Mohan was totally shattered. The 45-year-old successful businessman, a loving husband & a proud father of two adorable teens was thinking all the time – why did it have to be me? What will happen to my work and me now? Will I die early? Will I ever be able […]

Diabetes Care in Ramadan

Posted on June 17, 2016 with 0 comments

It is the holy month of Ramadan. Fasting during this holy month holds a great religious & spiritual significance. However, for people living with diabetes, it is important to know how fasting will impact their diabetes and take necessary precautions to avoid any complications. We are trying to clarify some of the doubts regarding Diabetes […]

water melon popsicles

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 […]