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General Medicine, Diabetology

What Fingernails Tell Us about Our Health 0

The human body is vulnerable to disease and disability as we all know it. However, the beauty of nature is that there are various signs and symptoms that say something

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Diabetic Foot Problems: Symptoms, Treatment and Care 0

Diabetics who suffer from either Type-1 or Type-2 diabetes are vulnerable to a range of foot problems such as corns, calluses, bunions, hammertoes, fungal infection of the nails, in-growing toe-nails,

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Diabetic Foot Ulcers – If you are diabetic, do not ignore foot ulcers 1

Ulcers on the foot of a diabetic person can cause many complications if not detected on early. This condition, called ‘diabetic foot ulcers’ is the cause for gangrene and amputation

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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? 2

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 1

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? 2

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? 2

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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