July 31, 2019

The emotional side of diabetes

On average, someone with diabetes spends 8,760 hours per year fending for themselves. And, only 28 minutes a year with their doctor1. It is therefore very […]
August 13, 2019

Blood Sugar Monitoring – Right time, Right frequency, Right reporting

If you are a sea voyager, the nautical compass guides you by telling the right direction and guiding you to the shore. Similarly, if you are […]
August 27, 2019

What is Diabetes Foot and how can you manage it?

According to a WHO (world health organization) report, India has nearly 73 million people living with diabetes in 2017 and this number is estimated to go […]
September 4, 2019

Glycaemic index and how it can help in the management of diabetes

The standard first line management of type-2 diabetes is diet and lifestyle modification often referred as . As a person with diabetes, one would often wonder […]
September 7, 2019

The role of dietary fibre in the management of diabetes

What is Dietary fibre? Dietary fibre, also called roughage or bulk, is that part of the food we eat which is not digested in the stomach […]
July 7, 2020

The basics of HbA1c test for diabetes

Regularly measuring your blood sugar values is one of the fundamental pillars of diabetes management. If you are a person living with diabetes, there are multiple […]
July 7, 2020

Diabetes and Urinary Tract Infection

People living with type-2 diabetes are at increased risk of various infections, with urinary tract infections being quite common. Urinary tract infections are also more severe […]
July 7, 2020

Are people with diabetes more prone to infections?

The pathology of diabetes is characterised by changes surrounding the metabolism of glucose, fat and proteins. Type 2 diabetes results from the body’s resistance to, and […]
July 10, 2020

Oral health and Diabetes

People with diabetes have increased risk of inflammation of the gums (periodontitis) or gingival hyperplasia if blood glucose is not properly managed. or gum disease is a […]
July 10, 2020

How are diabetes & chronic kidney disease related?

The term chronic kidney disease or CKD means lasting damage to the kidneys that can worsen over time. In CKD, the kidneys do not fail at once. Instead, it progresses […]
July 12, 2020

Diet and Exercise: A Necessary Weapon against Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic syndrome and occurs due to an imbalance between fats, sugars and proteins due to the deficiency of insulin or tissue insensitivity(resistance) to […]
July 12, 2020

Why maintaining a healthy lipid profile is important in diabetes?

Diabetes is on a fast rise in India. The pathology of the disease needs to be understood by the patients in order for them to combat […]