Hands shaking, increased heartbeat, clamminess – no we’re not describing how it feels to be nervous. All these are common symptoms of hypoglycemia, or what we commonly know as low blood sugar. Low blood sugar is a part of life for those living with diabetes, and its mild variants are easily manageable. Understanding about the … Continue reading Diabetes and Hypoglycemia: The Best Approach For Preventive Care
With over 77 million people in India affected by diabetes, most streams of medicine have come up with varying cures and management guidelines for it. From alternative medicines to certain leaves and fruits, there are varied suggestions. Amongst these suggestions, some people suggest eating certain fruits to reduce your diabetes symptoms. Whether you choose to … Continue reading Everything A Diabetes Patient Needs To Know About Eating Fruits
Diabetes being the widely spread condition that it is, there is constant research going into the field. While new medicines and treatment plans may always be on the horizon, there is an indisputable factor to its effective management – diet. Unless you are genetically predisposed to it or is diabetic due to hormonal changes, your … Continue reading If You Have Diabetes, This Is The Diet Approach For You
The human body is a perfect machine whose internal workings are regulated by the secretion of certain chemicals that keep it functioning at its prime. And diabetes is a condition where the pancreas doesn’t produce enough of the chemical insulin, or the body stops using it to perform the necessary functions. While most people love … Continue reading The Science of Diabetes Mellitus: How Exactly Does Blood Sugar Change With Diabetes?
“Oh no, not diabetes!”, most people think silently to themselves when the doctors break the news to them. Diabetes in its many varying forms is often dreaded. This dread is caused by the worry of experiencing further damage to the body, and also having to say goodbye to our favourite indulgences. But this condition is … Continue reading 8 Things To Do After Being Diagnosed With Diabetes
When we wrote our previous article on a precautionary checklist for diabetes patients, the threat of the pandemic was much farther away. With the number of cases nearing 80,000 in a single day, COVID-19 is currently ravaging India, making it absolutely essential for anyone with comorbidities to equip themselves with enough information. While diabetes won’t … Continue reading COVID-19 and Diabetes: What We Know 5 Months Later
Ever heard of an oximeter? Don’t worry, quite a lot of people didn’t before the pandemic hit. Along with stockpiling masks and buying hand sanitizers by the litre, people have been stocking up on this portable healthcare device so much that its sales have shot up. This rising popularity has prompted some companies to even … Continue reading Why Is Everyone Talking About Oximeters After COVID-19?
Diabetes is among the most severe and common chronic diseases worldwide. According to a government survey, over 30 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes in India. But with the introduction of advanced healthcare products, monitoring blood sugar levels at home has been easier than ever before. Before we delve into the details of how … Continue reading Diabetes at Home: How Glucometers Can Help You Manage It Better
From design decisions to providing user guidance, read this article to know how digital health platforms can better serve their current and potential users. If you, like me, are a frequent social media user, chances are that you’ve come across one or more ads convincing you to download a digital health app. Post COVID-19, most … Continue reading How to make digital health platforms more user friendly