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Friday, May 20, 2022



Guide to eat right: Is intermittent fasting safe for people living with diabetes?

May 13, 2022 6:55 pm

IF diet entails limiting your meals to a fixed window of time followed by a fixed period of eating little or nothing. Fasting can last from a few hours to several days

‘No clear, direct link between long Covid and new onset of diabetes; post-Covid fatigue, lifestyle changes may trigger it’

April 29, 2022 2:34 pm

Dr Anoop Misra talks to Kaunain Sheriff M about the possible reasons for blood sugar spike in Covid patients, says use of steroids during Covid treatment could lead to drug-induced diabetes, and advises as to when specialist consultation is required.

Freedom From Diabetes aims to free one lakh diabetics by 2025

April 28, 2022 3:13 pm

Dr Pramod Tripathi, the founder of FFD, says he has been making efforts to raise awareness, educate, and eradicate myths about diabetes since 2013, and is aiming to help 100,000 diabetics get rid of the disorder by 2025.

Cutting Edge: Biomarker can predict pre-diabetes years before diagnosis

April 26, 2022 7:17 pm

While a patient’s glucose levels have been the gold standard for detecting pre-diabetes and diabetes, a recent report has explored the potential of a new marker for identifying the condition: microRNA.

Only one in three diabetes patients in India have sugar levels under control, reveals new study

April 26, 2022 6:11 am

The decade-long study found that only 36.3% of known diabetics have their A1c levels (average blood glucose level over the last three months) under control, 48.8% have their blood pressure under control, and 41.5% have their bad cholesterol under control.

Are newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes patients at risk of developing some form of cardiovascular disease?

April 20, 2022 5:27 pm

Type 2 diabetes is caused when the insulin hormone does not properly regulate glucose in the body.

People who've had Covid appear more likely to develop diabetes -- here's why that might be

April 15, 2022 1:45 pm

Type 2 diabetes tends to develop slowly over time, and even type 1 diabetes can take months to years to show up. So it's likely to be some time before anyone can say definitively if COVID is leading to an increase in diabetes

Over 80% newly diagnosed diabetic patients in India have at least one cholesterol abnormality: Study

April 08, 2022 6:55 pm

The India Diabetes Study also suggested that 42 per cent of all Type 2 Diabetes patients are at a high risk of hypertension.

One of the best pre-workout fruits for diabetics is...

April 06, 2022 1:06 pm

"Do not combine it with meals. Try to eat the whole fruit, not juice, and don’t add fruits to a vegetable salad because fructose eaten with veggies will delay digestion and bloat you up," said Dr Ria Banerjee Ankola

Expert shares 5 effective Ayurvedic tips to manage pre-diabetes

March 31, 2022 2:26 pm

According to Ayurvedic expert Dr Dixa Bhavsar, “reversing pre-diabetes can save you from popping pills for a life-time and live a disease-free life”.


Type-2 diabetes: Simple tips to keep it under control

March 04, 2021 11:14 am

From eating home-cooked food to exercising regularly, these lifestyle tips will help you manage your blood glucose levels

Healthy seeds: Why it's important to add these gems in your diet

December 02, 2019 10:54 am

From helping control blood sugar level to lowering blood pressure, seeds and nuts must be a part of a healthy diet. Here we list down some benefits for you. Check them out

Seven superfoods to keep diabetes at bay

April 09, 2016 12:12 am

With diabetes being the theme for World Health Day this year, let's take a look at what we should include in our diet to keep diabetes away.

Why we should think twice before indulging in that chocolate cake

February 17, 2015 2:36 pm

Sugar can be addictive, but its excessive consumption can cause health problems. So, as much as you can, avoid a sugar glut!