2 months ago

Diabetes Mellitus: Doing away with the Misconceptions

Diabetes Mellitus is caused by consuming high levels of sugar. You will develop type 2 diabetes if you are overweight or obese. If you are exercising while suffering from diabetes then your sugar levels are bound to go down – causing very low sugar. The more common the disease, the more frequent the myths and Read More

2 months ago

Diabetes Mellitus: Different Types Discussed

Diabetes Mellitus can actually be described as a chronic condition characterized by increased levels of sugar in your blood. This particular condition, once again, is the result of disturbed glucose regulations in our bodies. You might as well have heard that patients having Diabetes Mellitus actually take insulin. So, what exactly is insulin? Insulin is Read More

2 months ago

Finding the best Endocrinologist

An endocrinologist can turn out to be a constant partner in your diabetes management efforts – so choosing one with due prudence is absolutely important. If you’re presently diagnosed with diabetes then you should be ready to adopt a few lifestyle changes to ensure that the sugar levels in your body are under control. So, Read More

8 months ago

Calorie counting for fried food

Frying is a method of food in which food is submerged in oil at high temperature. People with diabetes are not supposed to eat fried food, as they amount to higher number of calories. Nevertheless, once in a while if done through a proper portion control and right technique, everyone can enjoy fried food. Using Read More

8 months ago

Controlling cholesterol through exercise

Amongst all the assumptions and myths, one way exercise tends to help lower your cholesterol is by helping you lose your weight. Being overweight tends to increase the amount of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) in your blood, the kind of lipoprotein that’s been linked to heart disease. What kind of exercises help? Studies say that a Read More

8 months ago

Cholesterol lowering diet for diabetics

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat like substance that comes from two sources: your body and food. In your body liver produces all the cholesterol you need and circulates it though your bloodstream in small packages called lipoproteins (LDL-bad cholesterol, HDL-GOOD CHOLESTEROL). Cholesterol is required to build and maintain membranes; it also plays vital role in Read More

8 months ago

Top 5 Reasons for people with Diabetes to Exercise

Exercise is sure to be on your to-do list if you have diabetes but it is a lingering question in all our minds- “Why should I exercise?” Exercise is the main pillar in the prevention of diabetes. It is important to motivate, stimulate and encourage yourself to do exercise. First and foremost, setting up realistic Read More

8 months ago

Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose

Self-monitoring of blood glucose has become the modern day pre requisite for diabetes management. SMBG has been recommended for people with diabetes to achieve their desired glycemic targets. Why monitor blood glucose? In order to achieve a balanced glycemic target neither hypo nor hyper glycaemia, we require blood glucose monitoring. Immediate benefits of blood glucose Read More

8 months ago

How to manage a sick day in diabetes?

Being sick can increase your blood glucose levels to a higher stake. Sick days can be depressing and dangerous at the same time. It is harder but not impossible to keep your blood glucose levels normal during sick days. Some guideline to help you tackle with your sugars during sick days: Do not skip your Read More