Diabetes Awareness

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…

Why You Should Not Lose Sleep Over Type 2 Diabetes

The famed American activist and author Michael Pollan termed obesity as an epidemic. With close to 400 million people having diabetes in the world, are we not losing this battle? Closer home, it is estimated that India has 67 million diabetic patients. Add to it, another 30 million in the…

A Practical Approach in Managing & Reversing Diabetes Mellitus

-by Dr Ramniwas Prasher Chronic inflammation of adipose tissue is the new dimension added in understanding this complex metabolic disorder practically affecting every type of tissue & organ, although this approach is documented in Ayurveda literature about 5000 years back. There are 20 states of disease conditions of madhumaeha [DM] in…