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General Medicine, Diabetology

Type-2 Diabetes and Intermittent Fasting: Pros and Cons 1

According to the International Diabetes Foundation, India is home to the second-highest number of diabetics in the world with 77 million people. China stands in first place with 116 million.

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Why you should avoid over the counter pain-killers? 0

Pain is one of the most common symptoms in several ailments. So, managing pain, or providing quick relief from pain, becomes a challenge for both the patient and the care-givers.

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Role of Insulin 0

What is insulin? Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas, a leaf-shaped organ presents in the abdomen, below and behind the stomach. Other than insulin, the pancreas secretes hormones

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What is Glycemic Index? Why it is relevant for Diabetics? 1

Those with diabetes know that a proper diet is essential for controlling the disease. Many foods can cause a sudden rise in blood sugar levels. Carbohydrates such as bread and

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What is Antimicrobial Resistance? 0

The World Health Organization has designated November 18 to 24 as World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW). The slogan for 2020 is “Antimicrobials: Handle with care”. Antimicrobials enable humans, animals and

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Which Cooking Oils Are Best for Diabetics? 0

Oil is found abundantly in nature and in the human body too. Oils contain three types of fats – saturated, unsaturated (polyunsaturated fatty acids or PUFA and monounsaturated fatty acids

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Pain Scales – what they are and why you need them 2

What is a Pain scale? Pain is the most common symptom in many ailments and is often an indicator of how far the disease has progressed. Pain can also be

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Sickle Cell Disease: An Overview 0

19th of June is ‘World Sickle Cell Day’. Outside the medical fraternity, very few people are aware of this event, or even about this ailment. This article is aimed at

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All you need to know about Blood Transfusions 0

Blood transfusions are an important medical procedure undertaken by most healthcare institutions. Just as there are many misgivings about blood donation, there are misconceptions and misunderstandings around blood transfusion. That

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COVID-19: What Diabetics should know! 0

The coronavirus global pandemic of 2020 has exposed how vulnerable the human race is, no matter how much progress has been made in the field of medicine and public healthcare.

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