61 years old retired Sr. Administration officer at Lal Bahadur Shashtri Hospital Diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes at the age of 46. He has stopped Insulin and reduced his HbA1c from 8.3% to 6.0% with BeatO. With none of his parents suffering from Diabetes, Mr. Idrisi admits his diabetes was born out of his unhealthy lifestyle. His job was stressful – his …Read More »
BeatO Unbeatables: Meghaa Sud : When I was three and a half years old, my blood glucose came out to be 500 mg/dL!
Meghaa Sud is an entrepreneur and traveler with type 1 diabetes. “…My father came home from his tour and found me unconscious on my bed. Everybody thought I was sleeping but my father said there’s something wrong, she doesn’t sleep so much. It’s strange.” Megha’s family rushed her to the nearest hospital where doctors ran some tests on her. She …Read More »
Abbott FreeStyle Libre was recently launched in India with an aim to give millions of Indians access to high-quality, accurate and pain-free diabetes. While we all are aware that the process is pain-free, there might be various questions going in a person’s mind about its function, accuracy, and process. Here are top 5 frequently asked questions about Abbott LibreStyle Pro: …Read More »
BeatO Unbeatables: The Journey of Mr. Nagale, An Entrepreneur Who Was Diagnosed with Diabetes At The Age of 47 Years
Mr. Nagale is an electrical consultant, and an entrepreneur. He eats no outside food, doesn’t consume alcohol and has no genetic problems either. So it was a big surprise when 2 years back, at the age of 47, he was diagnosed with pancreatitis. The doctors were able to treat pancreatitis but Mr. Nagale was diagnosed with diabetes in the aftermath. …Read More »
The prolonged confinement to maintain social distancing and prevent the spread of the virus has limited attendance for people with diabetes at clinics. While telemedicine has become a popular option, caring for people with diabetes also requires continuous glucose monitoring technologies to stay in control of sugar levels during the pandemic. This is where Abbott FreeStyle Libre plays a crucial …Read More »
“The days of routine glucose testing with test strips, lancets, and blood are over.” If you were told this statement a decade back, would you have believed it? Even we wouldn’t have! Monitoring of blood sugar has seen a huge advancement in the course of the years. Right from quantifying glucose in urine back in the day to the latest …Read More »
Despite India being declared as the diabetes capital of the world, only a few of the top health insurance companies have come forward to address this problem and provide affordable health insurance to diabetics. One of the primary reasons for diabetes care and insurance to be expensive is the nature of the condition and the complications associated with it. The …Read More »
It is a distressing fact that India is home to over 230 million people suffering from high blood pressure, and about 70 million coping with diabetes. While both conditions are known to be threatening, the significant overlap between diabetes and hypertension make situations worse for those managing both conditions and in worst cases, fatal. With COVID restricting the visits to …Read More »
BeatO Unbeatables: Story of Harsh Kedia who started a business to cater to sweet cravings of diabetics!
“The strongest are not those who show strength in front of you but those who win battles we know nothing about!” The age of fourteen can be quite pivotal. While some end up making futuristic career decisions, others begin to rebel and try figuring out their lives. This sea of emotions experienced during teenage, from first loves to breakups, is …Read More »
One of the topics that has got serious attention during the pandemic is sustainability. With the use of masks, PPE kits, and other non-biodegradable items to protect oneself from the virus, eco warriors across the world are facing a bigger threat to combat this plastic menace. Every human activity causes an impact to the environment, scientifically called as carbon footprint. …Read More »