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You don’t have to abstain from barfi this Diwali!(Shutterstock)

This lauki ki barfi recipe is the perfect mithai for diabetics this Diwali

By Grace Bains | HealthShots
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 09:48 AM IST
Lauki ki barfi minus all the sugar can be a healthy option for diabetics who want to celebrate Diwali with something sweet.
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Sweet potatoes have benefits galore.(Shutterstock)
Sweet potatoes have benefits galore.(Shutterstock)

Diabetics, take note! You can nosh on sweet potatoes to control your blood sugar

By Geetika Sachdev
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 06:24 PM IST
Sweet potatoes or shakarkandi has been termed a ‘superfood’ by the American Diabetes Association for Diabetes. Here’s why it is a must-add to the diabetic diet.
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The ice cream has been developed in four flavours -- Tulsi (basil), Saunf (fennel seed), Mulethi (Liquorice) and a mixed flavour. (Representational image)(Shutterstock)
The ice cream has been developed in four flavours -- Tulsi (basil), Saunf (fennel seed), Mulethi (Liquorice) and a mixed flavour. (Representational image)(Shutterstock)

BHU’s winter ice-cream treat for kids and diabetics

By Indo Asian News Service | Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2020 04:33 PM IST
The Banaras Hindu University’s Dairy Development and Food Technology Department has prepared a new herbal ice cream which not only tastes good but also increases one’s immunity levels.
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According to a recent study, type 2 diabetes patients(Shutterstock)
According to a recent study, type 2 diabetes patients(Shutterstock)

Diabetics at higher risk of liver disease: Study

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c
UPDATED ON MAY 20, 2019 01:01 PM IST
A recent study suggests that people with type 2 diabetes are at particular risk of liver disease and should be monitored closely to prevent life-threatening disease progression.
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The dose of vitamin C used in the study was about 10 times the normal dietary intake and readily available from most health food stores, researchers said.(Shutterstock)
The dose of vitamin C used in the study was about 10 times the normal dietary intake and readily available from most health food stores, researchers said.(Shutterstock)

Vitamin C may lower blood pressure, sugar levels in diabetics

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Melbourne
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2019 04:47 PM IST
The research, published in the journal Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, also found that vitamin C lowered blood pressure in people with type 2 diabetes, suggesting benefits for heart health too.
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Here’s why diabetics experience more backaches(Unsplash)
Here’s why diabetics experience more backaches(Unsplash)

Here’s why diabetics experience more backaches

By Asian News International | Asian News International, Washington D.c. [usa]
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2019 01:33 PM IST
According to a recent study, people with diabetes are more likely to suffer from low backache and neck pain as compared to those without diabetes.
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Almonds and other tree nuts can help the hearts of those living with type 2 diabetes. (Shutterstock)
Almonds and other tree nuts can help the hearts of those living with type 2 diabetes. (Shutterstock)

Why people with type 2 diabetes should eat almonds, walnuts and pistachios every day

By Press Trust of India | Boston
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2019 04:39 PM IST
If you have type 2 diabetes and you want to do your heart a favour, you should add trees, such as almonds, walnuts and pistachios, nut to your daily diet, a new study suggests.
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Harmful effects of fructose sugars on blood glucose seem to be mediated by energy and food source, warns new study. (Shutterstock)
Harmful effects of fructose sugars on blood glucose seem to be mediated by energy and food source, warns new study. (Shutterstock)

Sugary drinks more harmful to diabetics than sweetened foods, warns study

By Press Trust of India | Toronto
PUBLISHED ON NOV 22, 2018 06:19 PM IST
New study claims that sweetened drinks which contain added sugars and substances that have nutrient poor energy or empty calories are more likely to cause type 2 diabetes as compared to sugary foods.
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At present, the early management of Type-2 diabetes tends to involve a period of adjusting to the diagnosis plus pharmacotherapy with lifestyle changes.(Shutterstock)
At present, the early management of Type-2 diabetes tends to involve a period of adjusting to the diagnosis plus pharmacotherapy with lifestyle changes.(Shutterstock)

This is how losing weight can help stop type-2 diabetes

By Indo Asian News Service | Indo Asian News Service, London
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2018 12:10 PM IST
The findings suggest that weight loss normalises fat metabolism in all individuals with Type-2 diabetes.
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Calories in white rice: Excessive consumption of white rice may increase risk of developing type-2 diabetes.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Calories in white rice: Excessive consumption of white rice may increase risk of developing type-2 diabetes.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

White rice and diabetes are not natural fits. Keep these diet tips in mind

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2018 07:45 PM IST
Calories in white rice: The better half of many delectable food combos like dal-chaawal, rajma-chaawal, biriyanis and more, white rice is also a good source of carbohydrates. But is it safe for diabetics?
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India is the world’s largest consumer of antibiotics, with use more than doubling between 2000 and 2015.(Hemant Mishra/ Mint file photo)
India is the world’s largest consumer of antibiotics, with use more than doubling between 2000 and 2015.(Hemant Mishra/ Mint file photo)

FDA strengthens warning for popular antibiotics

By Sanchita Sharma | New Delhi, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2018 11:24 PM IST
They were found to cause mental health problems and serious blood sugar disturbances, including hypoglycaemic coma in people with diabetes.
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Foods that contain glucose can elevate blood sugar levels quickly in diabetics, but mangoes have it in a low quantity.(Shutterstock)
Foods that contain glucose can elevate blood sugar levels quickly in diabetics, but mangoes have it in a low quantity.(Shutterstock)

Is it safe for diabetics to eat mangoes? Check this diabetes diet guide

By Soma Das | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2018 02:36 PM IST
Mangoes are rich in fibre but high on calories, which leaves diabetics confused about whether they should eat this fruit. Experts say that diabetes patients should watch the glycemic index of the nutrient-heavy fruit, but don’t have to skip it completely.
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Insulin for diabetes: Diabetics may not need to take the painful injections every day. Scientists are developing a pill that could replace the jabs soon.(Shutterstock)
Insulin for diabetes: Diabetics may not need to take the painful injections every day. Scientists are developing a pill that could replace the jabs soon.(Shutterstock)

Insulin for diabetes, this pill could end daily painful injections for diabetics

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India, Boston
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2018 03:51 PM IST
Daily insulin injections for diabetes patients could be a thing of past soon. Scientists are developing an insulin pill that could control blood sugar levels in people living with type 1 diabetes.
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Fructose is found in blood sugar and can be directly absorbed by the body.(Shutterstock)
Fructose is found in blood sugar and can be directly absorbed by the body.(Shutterstock)

Are you diabetic? Dieticians tell you how much fruit should be eaten daily

By Soma Das | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 08:57 AM IST
Diabetics are often told to avoid fructose or fruit sugar. Experts tell you how much of it is good for the body and what happens when there is an excess of it.
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Due to the design of the array of sensors and reservoirs, the patch does not require calibration with a blood sample - meaning that finger prick blood tests are unnecessary.(Shutterstock)
Due to the design of the array of sensors and reservoirs, the patch does not require calibration with a blood sample - meaning that finger prick blood tests are unnecessary.(Shutterstock)

Now, a new sticky patch that can help monitor blood sugar levels in diabetics

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, London
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 01:56 PM IST
The patch does not pierce the skin, instead it draws glucose out from fluid between cells across hair follicles, which are individually accessed via an array of miniature sensors using a small electric current.
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