Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes: Time To Choose Homeopathic Treatment

By Dr. Bhagyalakshmi, Homeopathy,  Diabetes is a condition that is characterized by high levels of sugar in your blood. Some symptoms of this disorder are increased thirst, frequent urination and constantly feeling hungry. This is either caused due to less insulin produced by the body or reduced sensitivity of the body cells…

What Are The Risks Of Gestational Diabetes?

By Dr. Meeta Airen, Gynaecology, 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 childhood.…

Weekly Diabetes Injection – A Dream Come True!

By Dr. Rajesh Kesari, Endocrinology, In spite of being a very common disease, every patient of diabetes has a unique method of treatment. In the rarest of cases, if the condition is not treated, it can result in a large number of complicated situations. Usual treatments include maintenance of a healthy diet…

How Does Diabetes Affect Your Kidneys?

By Dr. Suraj Kumar, Nephrology, Diabetes is a disorder that is characterized by an inability of the pancreas to produce enough insulin or effectively utilize the insulin produced by the body. Insulin is the hormone that is produced by the pancreas to metabolize sugar in the body, the sugar that is present…

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…