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diabetes

A very common question asked by the relatives (especially the partner) of a person having diabetes  is- ‘ My partner has type 2 diabetes , will I develop it too?’ Recently a study was conducted which says partners of people with type 2 diabetes are 26% likely to develop diabetes than partners of people without […]

Foods that do not affect blood sugar

Diabetes is chronic metabolic disorder. If not controlled well, it can result in some serious complications. So it is necessary to maintain your blood sugar levels in healthy range and keep away from diabetes related problems. Below is the list of some foods which do not have effect on blood sugar levels and in-turn keep […]

Warning signs of diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease caused due to the malfunctioning of the pancreas. Diabetes can effect people at any age – from an infant to a mature adult. In the earlier times, diabetes was also called sweet urine and was diagnosed as a disease which leads to muscle loss. Pancreas makes insulin, a hormone which […]

Cholesterol Myths and facts

You are fat and people make you believe that you have so much cholesterol within that you are just few days away from your rendezvous with that fatal heart attack. Days come and go, you are still hale and hearty and the cholesterol in your body has the last laugh! The fact is Cholesterol is […]

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Hypertension commonly known as high blood pressure is a very common cause of strokes and heart attacks the world over. The World Hypertension League (WHL) has been working towards spreading awareness about the same since the last 40 years and their efforts have paid off well. In 2005, WHL initiated the first ever World Hypertension […]

shopping list

When you go out shopping for your grocery, you have a list of products that you are going to buy or plan to buy. But have you ever sat down and given it a thought, whether these food and related products are good for the health of your heart or not!!! With the products becoming […]

Top 10 Exercise Motivators

Exercise motivators

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” -         Agatha Christie This is a rightly said quote by great book writer Agatha Christie. One should be internally motivated to get start with exercises on regular basis. Speaking about facts we have millions of reasons to never start exercising. It is only if one gets the […]

Organs affected by diabetes

By now almost all of us know about diabetes. Diabetes means increase in blood sugar. As the blood flows through entire body and high blood sugar reaches every organ, diabetes generally affects all the body parts. There are  some organs which are affected to a greater extent. Our experts say that four organs are specially […]

Is eating rice bad for diabetes copy copy

We all are aware that diabetes is a non-curable disease. So a diabetic person should follow a strict diet in order to control his sugar levels. Regular exercise, proper balanced diet and medication (if required) is the only way to control blood sugar levels. It is said that eating a lot of carbohydrates makes you […]

healthy

Many have misconceptions about selecting our food items. We actually trust the advertising too much. Verifying if the product is actually healthy before building perceptions and is always beneficial. One should come out of the myths and check the health food items they are buying. If a food item is fat-free, it does not mean […]