Banner_v1_25.1.2017_Evolution of diabetes management

Creating a comprehensive ecosystem for diabetes management in India

Diabetes is a major public health problem that is approaching epidemic proportions globally. According to International Diabetes Federation Atlas 2015, approximately 415 million adults have diabetes globally and more than 75% of adults with diabetes live in low and middle-income countries. India is particularly at risk. In India, an estimated 69.2 million people were diabetic […]

Diabetes & Nephropathy (Kidney Disease)

Diabetes & Nephropathy (Kidney Disease)

Diabetic nephropathy is damage to your kidneys caused by diabetes. Kidneys are made up of tiny filtering units called nephrons. Nephrons filter waste from the blood and maintain the salt-water balance. High blood sugar level can damage the nephrons and cause the kidneys to leak essential proteins (albumin) into the urine. Eventually the kidneys can […]

Diabetes Eye problems - Diabetacare

Diabetes & Eye care: Your sight matters

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in adults aged 20 to 74. Uncontrolled diabetes can also lead to three serious eye problems: cataract, glaucoma, and retinopathy. High blood sugar level increases the risk of eye damage and may lead to blurry vision. Therefore, People with diabetes should get regular eye check-ups (once a year) […]

Ramadan

Manage your Diabetes during the holy month of Ramadan

During the holy month of Ramadan, people across the globe observe the spiritual practice of abstaining from food and water from dawn till dusk. Fasting can be a beneficial practice for healthy people, but may be risky for people with diabetes. Fasting is obligatory only for healthy adults. Islamic scholars very clearly ordain that people […]

Adherence to the therapy is a task for most of the   Patients

Adherence to the therapy is a task for most of the Patients

Adherence to therapy is defined as the extent to which a person’s behavior in taking medication, following a diet, and/or executing lifestyle changes, corresponds with agreed recommendations from a healthcare provider. Patients presenting with type 2 diabetes mellitus are initially encouraged to maintain a healthy diet and exercise regimen, followed by early medication that generally […]