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All You Need to Know About Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia or low blood sugar is a condition where in the body is unable to get enough glucose supply for proper cell functioning. In such a condition, the body responds with certain warning signs or symptoms of diabetes which may be different for every individual and include: • Weakness • Shakiness • Sweating • Irritability or confusion • Hunger • …

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Quick and Effective Ways to Control Blood Sugar Spikes

Maintaining healthy blood sugar levels goes a long way in living healthy with type 2 diabetes. Normal blood sugar levels tend to spike when after meal the sugar content in your blood rises and falls drastically. As time passes by, your body turns incapable of using insulin effectively and this can lead to type 2 diabetes. Diabetes care begins with …

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Eating Habits that can have a Severe Effect on Blood Sugar Levels

The most common lifestyle disease – diabetes – is fast turning into an epidemic. With India becoming the diabetes capital of the world, there is an increasing need to uncomplicated the illness and the lifestyle followed. Balancing fluctuating blood sugar levels tends to get quite stressful for diabetics, which in turn hampers their morale and self-care. Another reason for this …

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Make your Diabetic Partner Feel Extra Special on Valentine’s Day – Gifting Ideas

It is that time of the year again – when you and your loved one marvel at the bond you share and share sweets, chocolates and some adorable gifts to show you care. However, when you have diabetes, it is common to have reservations about celebrating a day which is so focused on sweets – chocolates, candies, delicious desserts and …

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Rainbow in your life, and plate – Veggies and Fruits for Diabetics

Dear diabetics, let’s add a rainbow to your life with colorful fruits and vegetables in your diabetic diet and make your life and diabetic food plate more colorful and zesty. The best foods for diabetic patients are most often whole foods that are not processed, such as fruits and vegetables. Including these extra-healthy power foods in your diet will help …

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Make your Driving easy with Diabetes

Driving in India can be a great learning experience, especially for amateurs who get to challenge their driving skills every time they hit the Indian roads. While Indian roads surely serve as the most difficult to drive on, moreover due to increasing volume of traffic, it becomes especially difficult for people with diabetes. Observing precautions while on Indian roads is …

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Healthy Chaat Picks for Diabetics

Chaat or Indian Street food is a quintessential part of Indian culture. Everyone wants to dip their fingers into these lip-smacking dishes once in a while. When Indian street food serves as a staple for everyone, wouldn’t diabetics want to enjoy these mouth-watering delicacies? But when it comes to following a strict diabetic diet, these delicious food items nowhere appear …

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The Indian Diabetics Snack time – Food for Diabetics

A diabetic needs to ‘snack’ at times to keep his/ her sugar levels in check. Choosing a healthy, diabetic friendly snack can often be a painstaking task, especially when you are making an effort to follow a well-planned diabetic diet. Not all products are well marked in the Indian market especially if you go hunting at the ‘Namkeen wala’ . …

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Gestational Diabetes – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Pregnant women who have never had diabetes but experience high blood sugar levels during pregnancy are said to have gestational diabetes. High blood sugar from the mother causes high blood sugar in the baby. If left untreated it can cause problems in the baby. Proactive diabetes care and diabetes management is essential in order to ensure the harmful effects of …

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