Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise – Exercise Makes It Easier to Control Your Diabetes

By Dr Umesh Alegaonkar , 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…

Living Well with Type 2 Diabetes

By Dr. Tarun Jhamb, 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 flow of…

Now learn 5 steps to prevent Type 2 Diabetes

There are two common types of diabetes – Type 1 and Type 2. Whereas Type 1 diabetes is not preventable, there are still ways to avoid the latter one. In Type 2 diabetes, it’s your genes, which affect your chances of developing the condition. The disease is caused by insulin…

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…

Lybrate Observes Diabetes Week, 13th-20th Nov, to Educate People about Diabetes

“Diabetes” – the very mention of this disease shoots words like “Old Age” “Sweets”, “Obesity”, and “Helplessness” in your mind. But, diabetes only has a loose association with all these words. It’s a much more serious menace than what people think it is. The disease can clasp anyone in its…