Diabetes Awareness

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…

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…