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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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The Prediabetic Diet Guide

– BY DR TRUSHNA BHATT It’s understandable to panic when the doctor mentions the “D” word, but prediabetes and diabetes are, in fact, very manageable health issues that let you live your usual life with a few adjustments. So if you — like many people around the world — have been diagnosed with prediabetes (an indication … Continued

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Safe Fasting With Diabetes

Periods of fasting are considered by a number of religions, but it is important to remember that fasting with diabetes requires careful management of your condition. The reasons and the durations of fasting can differ. It is best to fast only when you are assured that the fasting will not lead to any problems with … Continued

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