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Blood glucose test
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Diabetes mellitus is diagnosed based on a high level of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Blood sugar test, done fasting and 2 hours ...
Diabetes and exercises
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Exercise is good for everyone and is an important tool in managing your diabetes. It can be just as useful as diabetes medicine ...
Diabetes mellitus
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a condition in which he the most widely recognized problem is the body's inability to regulate the ...
Diabetes trivia
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Some interesting, but lesser known facts about Diabetes.
Diabetic neuropathy
Written By: DoctorNDTV Team
  Diabetic neuropathies are nerve disorders caused by diabetes. People with diabetes can, over time, damage their nerves throughout ...

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News
 
Building muscle reduces diabetes risk
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, July 2011
Increasing muscle mass can help lower risk for type 2 diabetes.
 
Dentists can spot undiagnosed diabetes
Journal of Dental Research, July 2011
Dentists may be able to help spot undiagnosed diabetes or identify people with pre-diabetes.
 
Smoking, diabetes, obesity shrinks the brain
Neurology, August 2011
People should stop smoking, control their blood pressure, avoid diabetes and lose weight.
 
Diabetics at risk for second stroke
Archives of Neurology, June 2011
After suffering a first stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), people with type 2 diabetes are at greater risk of having ...
 
Gluten free diet doesn’t lower diabetes risk
Diabetes Care, April 2011
For babies at higher risk of childhood diabetes because of family history or genes, a gluten-free diet in the first year of life ...
 

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Features
 
Health risks of Obesity
DoctorNDTV
Obesity is a known risk factor for chronic diseases mainly - heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, certain ...
Diabetes – an epidemic in our midst
Diabetes has become a modern epidemic. It is thus of relevance to know what it is, what are the consequences if it is not ...
Importance of Exercise in Diabetes
Regular exercise helps diabetics respond better to insulin and helps in lowering the blood glucose. Exercises improve the ...
Type 2 Diabetes in Juveniles
Dr. Ambrish Mithal who has a special interest in Diabetes gives further insight into recent developments in Type 2 ...
World Diabetes Day 2006
More than 200 million people worldwide have diabetes. Many of them do not receive the care that they need. The lnternational ...

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Questions & Answers
 
Halitosis/Bad Breath
Answer By: DoctorNDTV Team - Tuesday, January 8, 2013
  What on earth is Halitosis?
Dental Caries
Answer By: DoctorNDTV Team - Thursday, November 22, 2012
  The science behind what causes our tooth decay?
Why is my pregnant wife experiencing from yellowish discharge?
Answer By: Prof Mini Sood - Tuesday, July 12, 2011
  My 29 years old wife is into her eleventh week of pregnancy. She is suffering from some yellowish fishy odour discharge from ...
How can tinnitus be managed?
Answer By: Dr Aru Handa - Tuesday, July 5, 2011
  I am a 42 years old male who underwent a kidney transplant eight months back. My wife is the donor. My creatinine level is 1.1, ...
Is there any permanent cure for rheumatoid arthritis?
Answer By: Dr Anand Malaviya - Monday, June 27, 2011
  I am a 29 years old married woman suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. I experience severe pain in my palms, knees, ...

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Experts
 
Prof Anoop Misra
Medicine, Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Director & HeadDepartment of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Fortis Group of Hospitals, New Delhi
Dr Eesh bhatia
Endocrinology, Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Professor in Endocrinology,Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow
Dr Lalitha Sekhar
Medicine, Monday, October 5, 2009
Sr.Consultant,Apollo, New Delhi
Dr Peter Watkins
Medicine, Monday, July 20, 2009
Honorary Consultant Physician,Kings College Hospital,London, England
Dr Sujeet Jha
Endocrinology, Monday, July 20, 2009
Consultant Endocrinologist,Max Healthcare, New Delhi

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Experts Interviews
 
Why did you choose your present job?
Dr Sanjay Bhattacharya, Associate Consultant, Department of Microbiology, Tata Medical Center, Kolkata
 
Is there anything you think must be done for the better health for all?
Prof Dinesh Dhanwal, Prof of Medicine and Head of Endocrinology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
 

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Health Tips
 
Are artificial sugar substitutes safe during pregnancy?
Diabetes, Monday, December 27, 2010
 
Sugar substitutes are generally compounds made up of simple forms of proteins. Since it is not a sugar it is used as a sweetener ...
Eat more fruits and vegetables
Nutrition, Monday, September 20, 2010
 
Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables daily to get lots of vitamins, minerals and health protective phytonutrients that ...
Foot care in diabetics is important
Diabetes, Tuesday, May 26, 2009
 
Avoid walking barefoot, examine shoes for pebbles, cracks or nails if you have diabetes.
If you are sick and have diabetes
Diabetes, Tuesday, May 26, 2009
 
Check your blood sugar more often if you ar suffering from diabetes.
Managing diabetes
Diabetes, Thursday, April 28, 2011
 
Diabetes is growing worldwide and a healthy weight and routine exercise can help delay or even prevent this serious disease.

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Words
 
D - diabetic diet
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
a dietary adjustment for patients with diabetes mellitus to decrease the need for insulin or oral medication and control weight ...
D - diabetes mellitus, non-insulin dependent
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
diabetes found in obese individuals over 40 years of age associated with reduced , normal or above-normal insulin production.
D - diabetes mellitus
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
the commonest form of diabetes in which sugar and starch are not properly absorbed from the blood resulting in excessive thirst, ...
D - diabetes insipidus
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
a chronic excretion of large amounts of pale urine causing dehydration and excessive thirst caused by the deficiency of pituitary ...
D - diabetes
Saturday, May 2, 2009
 
a metabolic disorder characterised by excessive thirst and production of large amounts of urine.

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Books
 
Atkins diabetes revolution
Publish by: William Morrow, Author: Dr. Robert C. Atkins, Year: , Pages: ,Cost: Rs. 851
 
A highly recommendable book for patients of diabetes on how to control diabetes through weight management, diet, exercise and ...
Diabetes
Publish by: Byword Books Private Limited, Author: DoctorNDTV, Year: 2010 , Pages: 192 ,Cost: Rs. 250
 
Currently, India has the largest number of diabetic individuals in the world – even more than USA or China. The book on diabetes ...
Understanding Thyroid Disorders
Publish by: Family Doctor Publications Ltd.in association with the British Medical Association, Author: Dr Anthony Toft,
Former President of the British Thyroid Association and The Royal College, Year: 2006 , Pages: 115 ,Cost: Rs. 380
 
This is another handy little publication from the Family Doctor series. The subject is the thyroid gland, which although weighs ...

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Experiences
 
Can I get diabetes too?
Sent by: Naina, Monday, September 6, 2010
 
My parents suffer from diabetes. Even my grandfather had it. Does having diabetes running in the family makes one prone to it. I ...
diabetis
Sent by: jagannathan, Saturday, January 2, 2010
 
For the last 06 months I am using blood glucose meter to test the sugar and the reading are near normal. I just wanted to know is ...
diabetis
Sent by: jagannathan, Saturday, January 2, 2010
 
For the last 06 months I am undergoing the Blood test for Sugar - Fasting & PP using Blood Glucose Meter. Apparently the reading ...
The wonder herb: Aloe Vera
Sent by: Sonal Ahuja, Tuesday, February 10, 2009
 
hello readers, Iam a Clinical Nutritionist working with Apollo Hospitals. Recently our team observed that Aloe Vera juice, that ...
Tryglicerides
, Friday, March 6, 2009
 
Triglycerides are the free form of fat in the body. They can be derived from fats in food or can be made in the body. ...

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Hospitals

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Medical Colleges
 
Dr. Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital
 
Delhi, Dr. Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital 5027, Kedar Nath Road Daryaganj, New Delhi- 110 002.

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