Lemon! This bright yellow, all season fruit no doubt has innumerable advantages. Many people use lemon water as a way to lose kilos. Does it really help in weight loss? Lemon and weight loss.. are they really connected?? Yes! It does help accelerate the process of weight loss by the following mechanisms: Activate the detoxifying […]

The secret to reading a food label is knowing what to look for. If you understand the label lingo, it’s not so difficult to make the healthiest purchases. The most reliable information on the packet can be found on the nutritional facts panel and the ingredient list. Step 1: Start with the Serving Size Look […]

The human body is roughly 75 percent water. Water is central to the entire metabolism. Water is found inside cells, within blood vessels, and between cells. In short, an optimum level of hydration i.e. presence of adequate water is an important factor. Thirst is a late indicator. By the time, you sense thirst, dehydration is […]

Pre Diabetes is also called impaired glucose tolerance, or impaired fasting glucose. In simpler terms a condition in which blood sugar is high but not high enough to be type 2 diabetes. If you have pre-diabetes, you are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes and also are at increased risk of developing heart […]

Insulin Guidelines: Storage: Never use insulin beyond the expiration date stamped on the vial, pen, cartridge. Unused insulin should be stored in the refrigerator, in the lower compartment at 2-8°C. Never freeze insulin. Never expose insulin to direct heat or sunlight. In areas where refrigeration is not available, cooling jars or a wet cloth around […]

Who is at a risk for Diabetes Complications?   Those who: Have poor blood glucose control Are physically inactive Are overweight Have high levels of blood cholesterol Smokers Have high blood pressure   Complications of Diabetes can be broadly classified as: Acute Complications: The onset is sudden, and are usually reversible. Hypoglycemia: Low blood sugar. […]