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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Pune: Health check-up for 600 PMPML employees helps diagnose new diabetes patients

In a free health check-up arranged by Hirabai Cowasji Jehangir Medical Research Institute organized (HCJMRI), around 6 per cent new cases of diabetes were diagnosed. Also, one third of the patients who had high sugars were unaware. On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, HCJMRI had arranged a free health check for PMPML employees at […]

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

Separating the myths from the facts on World Diabetes Day

Misconceptions about diabetes risk factors, symptoms, healthy foods, and more could affect how diabetes patients take care of themselves. The biggest hindrance in the control of diabetes is lack of knowledge of the disease. It is always better to speak to your doctor before jumping to any conclusion. There is common belief in people who […]

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#WorldDiabetesDay: Diabetes is not a solitary illness, but a family affair

Most people think of diabetes as only a disease with high blood sugar. While that’s true, it is also important to know that uncontrolled high blood sugar increases the risk of developing a number of serious health problems such as heart disease, blindness, kidney failure. A lot of diabetes patients even lose their foot due […]

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Maharashtrians, Gujaratis, Marwadis and Muslims more prone to diabetes, finds survey

Gadge Diabetes Centre conducted a screening of 5888 people from Jan, 2018 to October 15, 2018 among different communities for diabetes age group varying from 20 years to 60 years and above. Out of 5,888 people, 1,814 people diagnosed with high sugar comprising of 806 males and 1,008 females. The study has been conducted in […]

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#WorldDiabetesDay: With a timely diagnosis, diabetes can be controlled: Say doctors

On the eve of #WorldDiabetesDay, the government of Maharashtra releases the data of their recent survey. The survey shows, with 6.5 crore diabetic patients, India is on the verge of being Diabetes capital of the world. Four years back, to find out undetected diabetes cases in the rural areas, the Maharashtra government had started a […]

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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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