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How to Manage Diabetes

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Though there is no permanent cure for diabetes, maintaining a healthy lifestyle can avoid all its acute and chronic complications. Following are few tips that can help you manage diabetes. Exercise: Any physical activity like brisk walking, swimming, cycling, etc., for at least 30-60 minutes a day, 5 days a week is recommended for diabetics. […]

Impact of Diabetes on a Person’s Health

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In our earlier articles, we discussed about the possible causes, types of diabetes and various symptoms of diabetes. In this article, we will discuss about the complications that may arise due to diabetes. Diabetes has major impact on the tissues or organs, as they are constantly exposed to high blood sugars. Acute disorders (short-term) Hyperglycemia […]

Causes and Symptoms of Diabetes

By mcras2

Many people have a misconception that eating too much sugar causes diabetes. In fact it does not. It is just the inability of the body to process/manage sugar levels in the blood. Causes of diabetes Though the causes for Type 1 diabetes (click here to know about the types of diabetes) are not clear but […]

What is Diabetes?

By mcras2

India stands second among the global countries with more than 6 crore people suffering from diabetes. Many factors like the consumption of polished and processed foods, heavy intake of calorie–rich foods, sedentary lifestyles are the main reasons for this health condition. Though diabetes in not a fatal disorder, people suffering from it should be able […]

Lose Weight and Control Diabetes Using Low Glycemic Index (GI) Foods

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The Glycemic Index (GI) is a rating of carbohydrates on a scale of 0 to 100 depending on the extent to which they raise blood sugar levels after eating. Foods with GI of 70 and above are considered as high GI foods, 56-69 as medium GI foods, 55 and below as low GI foods. High […]

More Than Three Hours of TV Viewing Increases the Risk of Premature Death: Harvard School of Public Health

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Premature death and TV viewing, are they really related to each other? This might be the question in everyone’s mind after looking the title. If the same question is posed to the researchers from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH), they will definitely say ‘yes’. They have conducted a study on the regular TV viewers […]

Brown Rice Keeps You Away From Obesity, Diabetes and Cancer

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Brown rice almost got disappeared in last few years with invention of processing machine for white rice. Today, with increasing cases of obesity, cancer and diabetes in India, people are returning to brown rice. Read on to know more about brown rice and its advantages