Managing Diabetes

Diabetes

Diabetes and Well-Intentioned Food Pushers

– BY MARIA GIFFORD Living well with diabetes means putting in the hard work of making lifestyle changes, including choosing and sticking with the best food for managing the condition. Getting there can be a major accomplishment, but another obstacle, however well-intentioned, could come along: the food pusher. Food pushers probably have the best of intentions, … Continued

Diabetes

The 5 — Yes, 5 — Groups Of Diabetes

– BY VINY VELAYUDHAN Just how many types of diabetes are there? Easy question, right? Turns out that the answer’s not that simple. Recent diabetes research suggests that there may be more ways to diagnose diabetes than just type 1 and type 2. A study published in The Lancet has found there are actually five groups of diabetes — and … Continued

Diabetes

Best Indian Snacks for Healthy Diabetes Care

– BY BARKHA DESWAL If you’re living with diabetes in India, you’re not alone. While the  forecast is pretty grim across Southeast Asia, know that Type 2 diabetes is a very common lifestyle condition that’s can be managed by adopting a healthy diabetic eating plan. And if you’re big on snacking, having diabetes doesn’t mean forgoing all the … Continued

Diabetes

When Eating Out Helps Healthy Glucose Levels And A Diet For Diabetes

– BY SWATI SANYAL TARAFDAR Picture this: You’re at a restaurant for dinner. You check the menu for something that’s diabetes-friendly but there’s not much to choose from. While your special and strictly nutritionist-prescribed diet for diabetes management doesn’t restrict you from enjoying your favorite paneer butter masala or the Hunan chicken from time to time, … Continued

Diabetes

How This Doctor Didn’t Know He Was Living With Diabetes

The Importance Of Independence For A Former Doctor After He Was Diagnosed With Diabetes – BY TULIKA BHOGARAJU It’s rush hour in Mumbai, and Sunil Kamath is on duty. Traffic is in full swing as Mumbaikars everywhere make their way to work. At the heart of this commotion, managing the madness that is Mumbai traffic, is … Continued

Diabetes

Do’s and Don’ts For Alcohol Consumption In Diabetes

Do’s Consume alcohol in moderate amount.(1 drink for women and up to 2 drinks for men)2 To decrease the chances of hypoglycaemia, check your blood glucose levels before going to bed.1 Mix non-alcoholic drinks like soda water to alcoholic drinks like hiskey, rum, vodka, gin etc. to reduce alcohol content2 Go for low-alcohol (not low … Continued

Diabetes

Dark Chocolate and Diabetes: The Benefits of This Tasty Snack

Hardly a day goes by without a media source advising us to “Eat a tomato each day for better skin,” “have a glass of red wine each night with dinner” — or some other dietary directive. Perhaps you’ve heard about the potential health benefits of dark chocolate and diabetes. But is it true? Chocolate fans, rejoice! … Continued

GLA-XXX-XXXX-XX