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Recipe of the week: Fluffy egg white vegetable omelette

Preparation Time- 10 minutes; Cooking Time- 10 minutes; Serves- 1; Ingredients: Eggs (whites): 3; Oil: 1 teaspoon; Chopped onions- ¼ cup; Chopped red & yellow bell pepper- ½ cup; Chopped mushroom- ¼ cup; Chopped tomatoes- ¼ cup; Chopped green chilies- ½ teaspoon; Diabetacare Flaxseed, powdered- 1 teaspoon; Salt- as required; Black pepper powder – for […]

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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 […]

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Impact of hypoglycemia on children with diabetes

Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) is the limiting factor for good diabetes control in children with Type 1 diabetes. Hypoglycemia occurs when the child’s blood glucose level falls below the need for his/her body to function properly. It occurs frequently with tight control of blood glucose (sugar) that is needed to prevent future complications like blindness, […]

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Managing diabetes with Smart Apps

The number of people with diabetes is increasing in most countries. According to International Diabetes Federation Atlas 2015, approximately 415 million adults globally have diabetes; and this number will rise to 642 million by 2040. In India, an estimated 69.2 million people were diabetic in the year 2015, which as per the WHO assessment, stood […]

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Sweet lime pepper salad

Preparation Time: 10 minutes; Cooking Time: 0 minutes; Serves: 2; Ingredients: Sweet lime (mosambi) segments: ½ cup; Yellow and green capsicum cubes: ½ cup; Lettuce, torn into pieces: 1 cup; Cucumber cubes: ½ cup; Diabetacare flaxseeds: ½ teaspoon; Salad Dressing: Mustard (rai / sarson) sauce: ¼ teaspoon; Freshly grounded black pepper (kalimirch) powder: ¼ teaspoon; […]

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Pancreas and diabetes

Pancreas is an organ which is situated just behind the stomach in the upper abdominal region. It has two functions: • Exocrine function: To secrete digestive enzymes which are carried through the ducts into the stomach for digestion process • Endocrine function: To secrete insulin and glucagon directly into the blood to maintain normal blood […]

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Swimming can help manage your diabetes

Swimming is often associated with improved cardiovascular function, effective weight management, and regulated blood sugar level. Apart from the physical benefits, swimming strengthens the mind, increases positive energy, alleviating any signs of depression that might occur as a result of diabetes. However, diabetics must exercise caution while swimming. The global diabetes community in the UK […]

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Soya Khaman dhokla

Preparation Time – 5 minutes; Cooking Time – 10 minutes; Makes – 5 Dhokla; Ingredients: Diabetacare Soya flour: ¼ cup; Besan (bengal gram flour): ¾ cup; Semolina (rava): 1 ½ tablespoon; Sugar: 2 teaspoon; Lemon juice: 1 teaspoon; Ginger-green chili paste: 1 teaspoon; Fruit salt: 1 teaspoon; Oil: 1 teaspoon; Mustard seeds ( rai / […]

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IoT in Diabetes Management

The prevalence of diabetes is rising globally. Poorly controlled diabetes is resulting in higher rates of diabetes-related complications and an increase in health care expenditure. There is a need for better diabetes education and management. To overcome the problem, programs like Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) training have been developed which help in improving blood sugar […]

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Hypertension

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition that often follows a diabetes diagnosis. In fact, 2 in 3 people having diabetes report high blood pressure or have to take medication/precaution to manage/prevent it. You must understand hypertension and its connection with diabetes, in order to take appropriate measures to manage your condition. Hypertension occurs […]