Foot care in Diabetic patients

Posted on July 18, 2018 with 0 comments

Diabetic patients are more common to suffer nerve damage, circulation problems, infections and subsequently foot-related problems. Not just controlling your blood glucose (sugar) levels, but also taking good care of your feet will go a long way to treat and reduce the occurrence of complications of diabetes. Why is foot care important in diabetic patients? […]

Importance of Physical activity in Diabetes

Posted on July 9, 2018 with 0 comments

Introduction Regular physical activity is a key element for blood glucose management and overall health in diabetic patients. Comorbid conditions like hypertension, depression and heart disease also stand to benefit from regular exercise. Its importance was further emphasized when the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Diabetes Association released a joint statement in […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]