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Diabetes Care and Management

5 Ways to Enjoy this Diwali with Sumptuous Diabetes Food

While all Indian festivals are directly proportional to the mouth-watering temptations of our taste buds, it is the festival of lights which arrives with a bang, quite literally, throwing the immensely disciplined lifestyle followed by diabetics completely off-track. A festival to be welcomed and celebrated with open arms, Diwali begins playing with your taste buds months in advance, even if …

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Which are the best fruits for diabetics?

This is the commonest question that arises in the minds of diabetics as many of them believe that they can’t eat fruits as all fruits contain high sugar content. But there are lots of healthy fruits for diabetes patients with low GI value. What’s your GI? Some foods can make your blood sugar shoot up very fast. That’s because carbohydrates like refined …

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How many Diabetic Test Strips are required per month?

At the heart of diabetes management is regular monitoring of your sugar levels. Besides checking your HbA1c levels, sugar monitoring with a home use glucometer is a must. You may use a simple glucometer or the newer and more technologically advanced mobile based glucometer. These smartphone glucometers attach via the audio port of your phone and allow you to save …

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Which Flour to Prefer If You Are a Diabetic?

Diabetes has been known to restrict your food preferences and render many edible items harmful for people with diabetes. What can you say about exotic meals when food as basic and essential as flour must be properly analyzed for its composition and a conscious choice is necessary for which flour to prefer if you are a diabetic? With India declared …

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Tips for Managing Type 1 and 2 Diabetes at Home

  Diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition where the body is either unable to produce insulin (Type 1) or insufficient insulin (Type 2). Insulin is a chemical produced by the pancreas to supply nutrients (glucose, fats and proteins) through blood to the cells for energy. When a person becomes diabetic, the cells do not get the nutrients resulting in blood …

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