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Diabetes Management: 7 Common Diabetes Exercise Mistakes & Ways to Avoid Them

What is Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which the body becomes resistant to the normal effects of insulin and can gradually lose its capacity to produce enough insulin in the pancreas. Type 2 diabetes is associated with changes in lifestyle factors. Type 2 diabetes also has strong genetic related risk factors as well. Choosing the …

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Blood Glucose Monitoring: When, Why and How to Check?

Regular blood sugar levels monitoring This is one of the most important aspect of diabetes management. Management of diabetes requires active participation by the person who has it and people associated with the patient. Monitoring blood glucose levels on a regular basis and analyzing the results is a crucial part of the treatment. When diagnosed with diabetes, usually a blood …

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Oatmeal Khichdi

Ingredients: 1 cup of oatmeal 1/4 cup of musur dal 1/4 cup of moong dal 1 finely chopped onion I chilly cut into two halves Salt to taste Finely chopped vegetables (according to wish) Method: Wash the oatmeal,musur dal and moong dal nicely,put it in a pressure cooker,add some salt Add finely chopped onions and vegetables. Add water .close the …

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Protein Dhokla

Ingredients 2 cup Flour of sprouted moong/matki 2tb spoons gram flour,green chillies and ginger paste, 1 tablespoon citric acid Salt 1 tablespoon oil Curry leaves Asafoetida Turmeric Method Take 2 cups of sprouts flour,add water as required to make batter Add ginger-chilli paste,salt ,citric acid and mix well Add salt and then grease plate and place batter on it for …

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Jamun Smoothie

Total Preparation Time: 10 -15 mins Ingredients 3/4 cup de-seeded and finely chopped black jamun 2 cups low-fat dahi 1 tsp sugar substitute 4 tbsp crushed ice Method  Combine all the ingredients, except the ice, in a mixer and blend till smooth and frothy. Pour the smoothie into 4 individual small glasses. Top with 1 tbsp of crushed ice or pudina strands. Serve chilled.

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Essential Exercises for Everyone with Diabetes

Like oxygen is to the body, exercise is to the diabetic’s healthy blood glucose levels. Working out in diabetes is even more necessary as it also helps you keep fit and active and improves overall health. It is however important to check your blood sugar levels before and after exercise to ensure optimum benefits of the workout. Studies have shown …

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Ways to Support a Family Member with Diabetes

Being diagnosed with diabetes and then planning and following a diet and lifestyle regime on an everyday basis draws its inspiration from a well-established support from loving family members. This constant support and encouragement from family members acts as a magic potion for diabetics who are not only able to better adhere to their medications (without considering the medicines as …

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What is Metabolic Syndrome? And Its Link with Diabetes

Diabetes management requires taking account of all lifestyle and diet factors along with other living conditions. A combination of conditions linked to type 2 diabetes and the associated heart problems, metabolic syndrome include high blood pressure, high blood glucose, high cholesterol and excess abdominal fat. Metabolic syndrome increases your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by five times as compared …

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