Pune: IMA to organise diabetes awareness programme to highlight preventive measures

#WorldDiabetesDay: Need for research in diabetes affecting kidneys

Some regard India to be the diabetes capital of the world, its diabetic population outweighing the entire population of some nations. With November 14th marking World Diabetes Day, it provides an opportunity for India to appraise its diabetes crisis At a time when diabetes has sound all alarms in India, there is a need for […]

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#WorldDiabetesDay: IMA launches awareness campaign to tackle diabetes

Indian Medical Association (IMA) has launched a month-long awareness campaign to tackle diabetes IMA has asked all their state units to conduct health screening camps and mass awareness among people On the occasion of ‘World Diabetes Day,’ Indian Medical Association has launched this campaign India is known as the world diabetes capital of the world. […]

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Conquering mountains: How a 22-year-old never let diabetes get the better of him

Scaling peaks: How a 22-year-old conquered diabetes one mountain at a time

Eshaan Shevate is the youngest Indian with type 1 diabetes to trek along the Inca Trail in the Andes mountains right up to Machu Picchu, Peru. Apart from mountaineering, he is also an accomplished state level swimming champion. Shevate was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 12. He was his school’s star […]

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P.D. Hinduja Hospital conducted a free diabetes check-up to mark Diabetes Day

P.D. Hinduja Hospital conducts a free diabetes check-up to mark Diabetes Day

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the world. It is a major cause of heart attack, stroke, lower limb amputation, kidney failure and blindness. Due to alarming increase of diabetes amongst the middle-aged population, along with its improper management, a number of patients with kidney disease and heart ailments have increased […]

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Follow a healthy lifestyle to prevent diabetes

Gestational diabetes (occurring in last trimester of pregnancy) and type 1 diabetes (autoimmune or insulin dependent diabetes) are 2 separate entities forming a small portion of patients suffering from diabetes. Management Comprises of: Dietary modifications: Eat whole grains, fruits and vegetables and limited amount of fat and refined sugars. Eating the right portions, avoiding long […]

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