Tuesday , 26 January 2021
Home » Diabetes Care and Management (page 6)

Diabetes Care and Management

Janta Curfew: Important for Diabetics and People with Chronic Medical Conditions

Janta Curfew Important for Diabetics and People with Chronic Medical Conditions

In a time where the influenza pandemic is spreading and strengthening its control over the world, the Government of India recently announced a Janta Curfew (public curfew) urging citizens to stay indoors and stay home as much as possible as a move to curb the spread of the virus. This makes it more than important for people to avoid step-out …

Read More »

Influenza (Flu / Virus): Who is at Most Risk & Why?

Influenza Who is at Most Risk & Why

Influenza flu or any influenza-like illness can result in health complications that are quite uncommon, including upper respiratory illness that affects the nose, throat, and lungs. Although a common cold and fever or cough can look small, they can put a lot of people at risk depending on their age and health condition. This article is a comprehensive guide on …

Read More »

Importance of Vaccination for People with Diabetes (Type 1 & 2)

Importance of Vaccination for People with Diabetes (Type 1 & 2)

Diabetes, as we all know, is a progressive condition and can cause serious complications especially if not managed properly. Moreover, one faces a harder time to fight infections. This is where the importance of vaccination for people with diabetes comes into play. Immunization can protect you from some of the diseases that can otherwise create havoc to your blood sugar. …

Read More »

Diabetes & Kidney Disease (Nephropathy): Diagnosis & Control Measures

Diabetes & Kidney Disease (Nephropathy)_ Diagnosis & Control Measures

Diabetes being a progressive condition affects many body parts and organs. One of the key organs getting damaged/destroyed is kidneys. Diabetes and kidney disease go hand-in-hand, especially if not taken care of properly. In fact, diabetes is one of the leading causes for kidney diseases, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). When this condition continues, it can lead …

Read More »

Diabetes and Hearing Loss: Causes, Treatment & Prevention Options

Diabetes and Hearing Loss_ Causes, Treatment & Prevention Options

While people with diabetes are aware of the complications associated with the condition including nerve damage, eye problems, and heart diseases, recent studies have shown an unusual relationship between diabetes and hearing loss. The study indicated that people with diabetes are twice as prone to hearing loss than people living without diabetes. On World Hearing Day, let us examine the …

Read More »

Quinoa for Diabetes: Proven Health Benefits & Cost-Effectiveness

Quinoa for Diabetes Proven Health Benefits & Cost-Effectiveness

Quinoa is a plant food that has become increasingly popular amongst health-conscious people. But can it be called a cereal? Is quinoa for diabetes a healthy option and worth the cost? Let’s find out! What is Quinoa? Quinoa is a grain crop that is rich in fibre, magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorus and various other antioxidants. Although it is not part …

Read More »

Diabetes and Cancer: Debunking the Myths & 5 Prevention Options

Diabetes and Cancer: Debunking the Myths & 5 Prevention Options

Does prolonged sugar levels cause cancer? If one is diagnosed with cancer, does consuming sugar cause cancer cells to grow faster? Is there a link between diabetes and cancer? There has been a lot of confusion revolving around sugar. In fact, it has been made the villain of our diet; however, where does the consensus lie between diabetes and cancer? …

Read More »

What is Coronavirus? Diagnosis, Prevention & Treatment Options

What is Coronavirus Diagnosis, Prevention & Treatment Options

The recent outbreak of coronavirus in Wuhan, China has created perplex worldwide. While the news across cover about the outbreak and death toll due to the same, even scientists are not able to identify the cause for this outbreak. But what is coronavirus? What are the coronavirus symptoms? How is it spreading? Is there a cure? What are the treatment …

Read More »

Emergence of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes amongst the Indian Youth

Emergence of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes amongst the Indian Youth

“Youth is the future. Youth is the best time. The way in which you utilize this period will decide the nature of the coming years that lie ahead of you.” – Swami Vivekananda As we complete a decade, the one significant change that can be noticed is the difference in the lifestyle of youth. Prevalence of diseases and health conditions …

Read More »