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Indian Snacks For Diabetics – Food for Diabetics

A diabetic needs to ‘snack’ at times to keep his/ her sugar levels in check. Choosing a healthy, diabetic-friendly snack can often be a painstaking task, especially when you are trying to follow a well-planned diabetic diet. Not all products are well marked in the Indian market, especially if you go hunting at the ‘Namkeen wala’. Let’s make your life easier …

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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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Continental Meal Plan – Italian and Pan Asian Food for Diabetics

Diabetes diet can often seem to be devoid of any tempting, mouth-watering and colourful food items, given the health quotient to be observed which doesn’t leave much scope for experimentation, but food for diabetics can be delicious and yet be healthy, even if you are eating out. We bring to you some quick tips to add international flavors to your …

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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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Diet For Diabetes: Should I Avoid Instant Foods?

In this fast paced world, instant foods have taken prominent space in the kitchen shelf. Easy to cook, quick fix solution and all-in- a-box meal has made instant foods popular. Diabetes is a chronic condition that requires holistic eating. The food that one eats plays immediate role on the blood glucose levels in case of diabetes. A diabetes diet is …

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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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New Year Resolutions every Diabetic Should Take – Diabetes Management Tips

Years come and pass by, the calendar changes every time and so does your health resolutions for the upcoming year. But if you observe closely, some of us end up making the same resolutions for a better health almost every year simply because we end up forgetting them only three months into the New Year. While working towards leading a …

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