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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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Diabetes Diet: Is Keto Diet Safe To Lose Weight If You Have Diabetes?

Diabetes and obesity are interlinked. India is supposedly the diabetes capital of the world. Of all the factors responsible for making it seem so extreme, ‘obesity’ is the primary cause. Interestingly, our country is recognized to have lower overweight and obesity rates as compared to western counter parts. Worryingly, even lean Indian adults with a lower BMI are at equal …

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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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Diet For Diabetes: What To Eat To Maintain A Good Glycemic Control?

“Rita was training to be a Diabetes Educator and was learning from the best Endocrinologists in town. Her quest for knowledge included thorough research and learning new terminologies from latest medical journals. Glycemic Control was a novice subject that she was excited to explore. Recent updates from American Diabetes Association, informed Rita that Glycemic Control is the continuous management of …

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Kidney Damage – Prevention and Management in Diabetics

Diabetes care and diabetes management extends beyond regular sugar level monitoring. Fluctuating blood sugar levels cause irreversible damage to your kidneys in the long run. Our Kidneys are made up of thousands of tiny blood vessels whose main function is to filter waste from our blood. Diabetes can cause damage to the blood vessels thereby affecting this filtering process and …

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Know your blood sugar levels during pregnancy – Gestational Diabetes

What is Gestational Diabetes? Acquired during pregnancy, gestational diabetes is a condition of high blood glucose levels which were normal before you become pregnant. With a little care, balancing blood sugar levels ensures you have a healthy pregnancy and both the mother and the child remain safe post the delivery. Gestational diabetes is usually a temporary health condition that arises …

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Handling an Insulin Overdose – A How To Guide for Diabetics

Insulin is commonly known as an essential part of diabetes management and maintaining normal blood sugar levels. But not many of us know about the role insulin plays inside our body with respect to managing your blood sugar levels. Role of Insulin in Diabetes • Insulin regulates sugar levels in your bloodstream and helps maintain them within the normal range. …

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Traveling during Holidays – Things every Diabetic should keep in mind

Having to live with diabetes day in and day out soon becomes a lifestyle and this lifestyle disease overpowers one’s routine after some time. While most people let it define their happiness and become hopeless about living a normal life again, others make a proactive choice to take charge and lead a happier life WITH diabetes. Have you ever withheld …

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The 1 to 10 Guide for Balancing Your Blood Sugar

1. 45 minutes to ONE-hour walk is mandatory An important part of your diabetes care involves keeping yourself physically active and fit. If national diabetes association is to be believed, basic and short-term exercises for diabetes help cells in your muscles to take up more glucose in order to use it for energy and tissue repair, therefore lowering blood sugar …

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