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Life as a young diabetic

Article written by Somya Jain, Type 1 diabetic When you have diabetes, it can feel like no-one really understands. But, as corny as it might sound, you’re not alone. Type 1 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes in children and teenagers. Life seems to turn upside-down for a child when they are informed […]

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Preparation Time: 10 minutes; Cooking Time: 10 minutes; Serves: 2; Ingredients: Brown flattened rice (poha/avalakki): 1 cup; Black mustard seeds: 1 teaspoon; Chopped boiled vegetables: 1 cup (carrot, beans, peas, cauliflower and capsicum); Chopped medium size onions: 2; Pinch of turmeric powder; Curry leaves: 10-12; Green chilies, slit and de-seeded: 2; Refined oil: 2 teaspoons; […]

Diabetes and depression

Diabetes and Depression

Daily diabetes management can be stressful for people with diabetes. They may feel lonely and emotionally distant from family and friends. Uncontrolled blood sugar level and its related complications (even after strict diabetes management) may lead to a feeling of helplessness. All the above-mentioned factors increase the risk of developing depression in people with diabetes. […]

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Men with diabetes

Men and women differ biologically and sociologically. The occurrence and impact of diabetes may also vary slightly between the genders. A study published in the journal BMJ Open in 2016 found that men are at a higher risk of developing diabetes, after a less relative gain in their weight, than women. The research analysed 480,813 […]