Diabetes Awareness

Lifestyle Changes to Help Control Your Diabetes!

By, Dr. Dilip Kumar Kandar, Diabetology Diabetes is a disease resulting in increased glucose content in the blood stream. It is a metabolic disorder that leads to various symptoms such as frequent urination, thirst and increased hunger. It is either caused by reduced sensitivity of the body to insulin or reduced…

Lifestyle Changes to Manage Diabetes!

By Dt. Ms. Malika Kabra Rathi, Dietitian/Nutritionist Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a progressive metabolic disorder caused due to the lack of the hormone, ‘insulin’, in the body. It can be characterized by hallmark signs such as hyper glycaemia (high blood sugar). It is important for a diabetic person to keep his/her…

Diabetes in Pregnancy – Symptoms and Risks!

By Dr. Sandhya Mishra, IVF Speciality There are two types of Diabetes which may occur during pregnancy, Type 1 and Type 2 and together they form the most common complications to pregnant women. The occurrence of diabetes during pregnancy also increases the chances for the new born child to contract diabetes…

Diabetic Retinopathy – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment!

By Dr. Shalini Shetty, Ophthalmology If the people suffering from diabetes find their vision clouded or distorted, then the condition is called Diabetic Retinopathy. The vision gradually grows weaker till there is a complete loss of vision. The best way of prevention is to control diabetes & maintain sugar levels. Causes…

Diabetes and Obesity – Ayurvedic Treatments For It!

By Dr. Pratik Bhoite, Ayurveda Obesity or being overweight is a condition characterized by excessive storage of fat in the body. When the body’s calorie intake exceeds the amount of calories burned, it leads to the storage of excess calories in the form of body fat. Increased body fat puts a person…

Diabetes control – Where do we rank – Medicines, Exercise, Diet

By Dr. Brij Mohan Makkar, Endocrinology Diabetes is an abnormal condition that occurs in the human body where the sugar-levels are higher than usual. A number of simple practices can help in maintaining sugar-levels which in turn helps in controlling diabetes. 1. Diet: A healthy and nutritious diet is the primary and…

Living With Diabetes!

By Dr. Anshu Jain, General Physician The term ‘Diabetes refers to increased glucose levels in the blood stream. It is a disorder related to the body’s metabolism. It not only causes the blood sugar levels to go up, but also has an adverse impact on almost all the vital organs of…

The Diabetes Diet: Healthy Eating Tips to Prevent It!!

By Dr Sushil Patel , Diabetology Diabetes is one of the worst diseases which has gripped majority of people today, thanks to our erratic work schedule followed by a lack of exercise and sleep, aggravated by the overindulgence in junk food. But, the good news is that you can control and even…

Symptoms and Risks of Diabetes in Pregnancy

By Dr. Meenu Goyal, Gynaecologist There are two types of Diabetes which may occur during pregnancy, Type 1 and Type 2 and together they form the most common complications to pregnant women. Occurrence of diabetes during pregnancy also increases the chances for the new born child to contract diabetes in early…

Juvenile Diabetes: How to Preserve a Sweet Childhood

-By Dr I.P.S. Kochar Senior Consultant Pediatric & Adolescent Endocrinologist & Diabetologist, Apollo Hospital Sarita Vihar Delhi and Fortis Hospital Noida Amongst many myths doing rounds about diabetes, perhaps the most dangerous is: “Kids don’t get diabetes?” Such a misconception is hazardous in every sense. It doesn’t only jeopardize a…