Diabetes

Ayurveda and Diabetes

By Jiva Ayurveda, Ayurveda Ayurveda is a system of medicine that takes a holistic approach to treating various diseases. It is believed in Ayurveda that when a disease occurs in your body then it means that the mind, body and soul is unbalanced. It is believed that everyone is made up of…

Prevalence of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Obese and Overweight People.

By Dr.Vijay Rai, Gastroenterology Obesity is a chronic condition that results due to the presence of an excess amount of fat in the human body. If the amount of fat is found in excess (More than 25% in males and 30% in females), it leads to obesity. It is a chronic…

A Guide to Pregnancy With Diabetes!!

By Dr Shefali Karkhanis, 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…

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 in…

Diabetic Foot Ulcers: How To Prevent It?

By Dr. Suzi Jacklin , Diabetology 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 can…

How Exercise Makes It Easier To Control Your Diabetes

By Dr. Shailesh Sahay , General Physician Regular exercise is highly recommended if you are suffering from type 2 diabetes. In addition to taking medications, exercises help in regulating your blood sugar levels. Besides, staying active and fit help you in maintaining your weight levels; thereby keeping a check on diabetes. Running: Running…

Diabetes – Role of Homeopathy In Treating It!

By Dr Anulok Jain , Homeopathy Diabetes or diabetes mellitus is referred to as a group of disorders that are characterized by a high blood sugar level. Diabetes mellitus occurs when the secretion of insulin (a pancreatic hormone responsible for converting the sugar from consumed foods into energy) is insufficient…

Maintaining Diet In Diabetes

By Dr. Niti Agarwal , Endocrinology Do you suffer from diabetes? Then your health and diet need to be under regular monitoring. Constant checkups and blood tests are to be incorporated in your routine. Diabetes if not properly monitored and treated can even be deadly. Thus, you must take all possible precautions…

Type-2 Diabetes – Living Well With It!

By Dr Upendra Patel , General Physician Type 2 diabetes, also known as non-insulin dependent diabetes, is a chronic state that has an adverse effect on the way your body metabolizes sugar. If you are affected with Type 2 diabetes, your body either combats the consequences of insulin (hormone regulating…

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…