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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#WorldDiabetesDay: This is how a diabetic patient should eat fruits

Certain fruits may cause your blood sugars to spike at a quicker pace than others. The tricky part about eating with diabetes is that everyone responds to food differently. Consume fruit in its whole, natural form, and avoid syrups or any processed fruits with added sugar, which have the tendency to spike your blood sugar. […]

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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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Diabetic teens with high blood sugar may feel more emotional distress

Researchers examined data on 264 adolescents with type 1 diabetes, the less common form of the disease that typically develops in childhood or young adulthood when the pancreas can’t produce insulin. Teens reported their diabetes-related emotional difficulties at five assessments over 16 months. Overall, 7.2 per cent of the youth reported consistently high levels of […]

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Are you always feeling thirsty? Know the reasons behind it

Are you always feeling thirsty? Know the reasons behind it

Are you constantly feeling parched? While it is nothing serious in most cases, excessive thirst could indicate an underlying health problem in some cases. Dehydration “The main reason people feel thirsty is because they are dehydrated, they are not drinking enough water,” Natasha Bhuyan, M.D., a family doctor at One Medical in Phoenix, Arizona. She […]

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Vitamin D supplementation may slow diabetes progression, finds study

Vitamin D supplementation may slow the progression of type 2 diabetes in newly diagnosed patients and those with prediabetes, according to a study published in the European Journal of Endocrinology Type 2 diabetes is an increasingly prevalent disease that places a huge burden on patients and society and can lead to serious health problems including […]

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