Diabetes care

Diabetes – Easy Ways For Self-Maintenance Of The Disease!

By Dr. Rajiv Kovil, 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 production of…

Impact Of Diabetes On Pregnancy

By Dr. Rajiv Kovil, Diabetology Diabetes might cause several health-related problems during your pregnancy which include severe alterations in blood sugar levels and significant side effects resulting from the diabetes medications. It is advisable to consult a doctor to check whether or not the blood sugar levels have been regulated adequately. If there…

Know How Diabetes Affect Your Pancreas!

  By Dr. Rajesh Jain, Endocrinology You pass by the cake shop and happen to glance at a sumptuous chocolate cake, and then realization dawns on you that you are not allowed to eat simple sugar. Why? The answer to it is diabetes, for which you only have your pancreas to blame.…

Legacy Effect In Diabetes Mellitus – Know More About It!

  By Dr. B Ramya , Diabetology Once Diabetes Mellitus is diagnosed, doctors stress upon the fact that the HbA1c (sugar control) should be in the best possible range of 6 to 7 percent. This tight sugar control should be maintained at least for the first 10 to 15 years of Diabetes. This is…

Indications For Insulin Administration In Diabetic Patients!

By Dr. B Ramya , Diabetology Insulin is a hormone that is secreted by the pancreas in our body. It is this Insulin that drives blood glucose into the cells of the body and keeps the blood sugar levels under control. Diabetes occurs when there is inadequacy in Insulin secretion, action or both.…

Diabetes & Lifestyle Alteration – How Can You Keep It Balanced?

By Dr. Prashant Dwivedi, General Physician 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 the…

Diabetes – How Can It Cause Foot Ulcers?

  By Dr. Tanoy Bose, Internal Medicine Common complications caused by diabetes include poor blood circulation and nerve damage. These issues may make the feet prone to skin sores or ulcers which are difficult to treat, and tend to worsen faster. But with proper foot care and management techniques, these foot ulcers…

Some Better Lifestyle Alterations For Diabetes Patients!

By Dr. Vinayak S Hiremath, General Physician 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…

Diabetes – How Can Your Diet Help In It?

By Dt. Priyanka Joshi, Dietitian/Nutritionist 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 reverse…

What You Need To Know About Insulin – Get The Basics!

By Dr. Rachna Mazumder, Endocrinology Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, allows for utilization of the glucose for energy. The food consumed is broken down by the digestive tract of the body, converting carbohydrates into glucose before releasing it into the bloodstream. The glucose is then absorbed by the cells to…