World Diabetes Day

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…

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…