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Recent Posts

Recent Posts

Blood Glucose Monitoring: When, Why and How to Check?

Regular blood sugar levels monitoring This is one of the most important aspect of diabetes management. Management of diabetes requires active participation by the person who has it and people associated with the patient. Monitoring blood glucose levels on a regular basis and analyzing the results is a crucial part of the treatment. When diagnosed with diabetes, usually a blood …

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Protein Salad

Ingredients: Boiled kidney beans-half cup boiled egg -2 Garlic Onions Boiled chickpeas-half cup Salt pepper Diced tomatoes-2 Diced carrots-blanched half cup French beans-blanched half cup Olive oil Shredded chicken breast-half cup Green chilli-4 Parsley Method Saute the garlic and green chilli. Now blend the chickpeas,saute garlic and chillier,olive oil and lemon juice,salt and pepper for the hummus dressing. Keep it aside …

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Myths about Diabetes

Being diagnosed with diabetes is one thing, but post that, living with this lifestyle condition is a totally different ball game. While those diagnosed are lucky in the sense that they become aware of their condition and can begin taking the necessary steps for diabetes management, the majority population is not even aware they have a health problem called diabetes …

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WorldCupFinal- Which side/dish are you on?

The BeatO family is in a split between France and Croatia and has decided to watch the match along with popular dishes of both countries. While the Crème brûlée being a popular dessert of France, the Croatian supporters decided to prepare the Classic Vanilla Custard Pudding. If you are a soccer lover or just a foodie like us, we’re sure …

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Essential Exercises for Everyone with Diabetes

Like oxygen is to the body, exercise is to the diabetic’s healthy blood glucose levels. Working out in diabetes is even more necessary as it also helps you keep fit and active and improves overall health. It is however important to check your blood sugar levels before and after exercise to ensure optimum benefits of the workout. Studies have shown …

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Ways to Support a Family Member with Diabetes

Being diagnosed with diabetes and then planning and following a diet and lifestyle regime on an everyday basis draws its inspiration from a well-established support from loving family members. This constant support and encouragement from family members acts as a magic potion for diabetics who are not only able to better adhere to their medications (without considering the medicines as …

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Can Diabetics have Chocolate?

If you have diabetes, does not mean you cannot eat things you like,such as chocolate. The only catch is that you probably cannot consume it in the quantity you crave. In fact some types of chocolate, such as dark chocolate, might even have health benefits, when consumed in moderation. Dark chocolate is known to be rich in polyphenols, a plant …

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Tips to follow this monsoon

Rainy season brings with it a number of infections that can affect anyone. But for diabetics it is an even bigger concern. The monsoons tend to compromise one’s immune system and not taking proper care of self can cause growth of bacteria and fungi. Therefore monsoon calls for extra care if you are a diabetic. Avoid street food: During the …

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Laugh with Diabetes

Laughter is good medicine. It is a widespread belief that laughter can reduce stress and anxiety, discharge tension, and increase self-esteem. Laughter helps the blood vessels function better. It acts on the inner lining of the vessels, called the endothelium, which cause the vessels to relax and expand, increasing blood flow. In short, laughing is  good for your heart and …

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