Tag: Diabetes

  • What Diabetes Patients Should Eat and Drink During Summer   

    Contents: The rising weather has most of us showering multiple times a day, and cursing the harsh Indian climate. For those who are disease-free, that’s the extent of our problems. But for those living with conditions like diabetes, the summer season is especially trying. When others are having cold sodas and ice creams, you may…

  • 10 Summer Foods That Are Good For the Health of Chronic Disease Patients

    Contents: With the second wave of the pandemic at hand, we’re sure you’re staying home and safe. But that doesn’t mean that you’ll escape the troubles of the changing weather!  If you’re someone who is especially dehydrated during summers and would do anything to stay healthy, keep reading.  The following are the list of 10…

  • Chronic Disease and COVID-19: Here’s What You Can Do To Prevent and Manage It

    Contents: It’s troubling times that we are living in.  I lost my grandfather recently to old age, and everyone at the funeral, including my mother, tested positive for COVID-19, just a few days later. The symptoms were already there – fever and scratchy throat, my aunt and grandmother were inconsolable and especially tired. My mother…

  • Diabetes and Hydration: The Reasons Why You’re Always Thirsty and Pee More

    Contents: For those living with diabetes, hunger pangs and extreme thirst are nothing new. Glucose has a very close relationship with how the body processes food and water, and this relationship is first to get impacted, in the case of diabetes. When the body is not capable of producing insulin, it is up to the…

  • 4 Reasons Why The Number of Type-2 Diabetes Cases In India Are So High

    Contents: Diabetes has become a quiet presence in all our lives. With one out of six Indians living with some form of it, India is now the country with the second-highest number of cases in the world. Owing to its incessant presence, we all know the symptoms and risk factors for diabetes, just in case. …

  • Diabetes and Protein: How Much Is Just Right?

    Contents: If you’re diabetic, chances are that you’ve received your share of unsolicited advice. From drinking warm water with guava leaves to lower glucose levels, to completely altering your diet, there is a lot of advice you must’ve faced.  But one of the most important and recurring conversations regarding diabetes-related nutrition is about protein intake.…

  • Exercise After Diabetes: The Best Approach to Start Being More Active

    Contents: Once their diabetes diagnosis comes through, a lot of people take it as a reason to sit activities out. With increased chances of hypoglycemia during working out and increased injury risks, one can understand their concerns. But if you are equipped with the right information, being diabetic is even more of a reason to…

  • Covid-19 Vaccine and Diabetes: Important Things To Know

    Contents: In the next 6 months, the Indian government expects a majority of its 1.36 billion people to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Amongst them, at least 77 million people live with diabetes. Taking these statistics into account, it is important that we take a look at the emerging information about COVID-19, its vaccines and their…

  • If You’re Over 40, This is How You Can Stay Fit and Healthy To Prevent Diabetes

    Contents: My father was diagnosed with diabetes during his 40s.  As my brothers inch closer to this age, I am worried that they might also start showing symptoms.  While diabetes is not dictated by age and even though genetics is just one of the many risk factors, I know it’s not wrong to start worrying…

  • What Can You Do as a 50+ Diabetes Patient to Prevent Complications?

    Contents: The age of 50 is when a lot of diabetes patients are forced to face the complications of their lifestyle. While you may have been diagnosed earlier, this is the age when you’ll truly start to feel the effect of the disease on your body. And unless you are truly committed to taking precautions…