Dr. Sugandh Goel

Senior Medical Content Writer, BDS, MS (Healthcare Management), Carnegie Mellon University, USA.

Dr Sugandh, a dentist by profession, has an extensive clinical background, hold a strong academic record and 10+ years of experience in the healthcare industry. Dr Goel has a passion for providing exceptional patient care through innovative tech-enabled solutions. At Fitterfly, harnessing the power of medical writing, she aims to create a ripple effect of health awareness, spread positivity and wellness around. She understands the medical needs of patients, and till date, she makes people smile with confidence.

10 Ways to take care of your teeth while you have diabetes

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We all want a shining smile, but nobody likes the sound of a dentist's drill. And when you have diabetes, your number of visits to your dentist is bound to increase. So does it mean that diabetes and dental problems are interrelated? Well, you guessed it right! Yes, they are, where one can lead to another or vice versa. Diabetes is a chronic disease that spells havoc on your entire body, including your eyes, nerves, kidneys, hea... Read more

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Top Ophthalmologist’s opinion on how to protect your eyes from diabetes

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The moment you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you would have been hearing about the threat it poses to your eyes. Sometimes those lectures and warnings feel constant, leaving you feeling as though diabetes-related eye problems like blurry vision, cataracts, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy are inevitable. Although the threat is real, there’s more story to it. That is — you can prevent, reduce, and manage diabetes-related eye... Read more

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Latest innovations to beat prediabetes

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Medical science is continuously evolving, and scientists are striving hard to develop new-age tools to improve health outcomes and patients’ comfort. Notably, when it comes to managing patients with diabetes and borderline diabetes, the emergence of new technologies like painless glucose monitors, mobile health apps, and personalised digital coaching have significantly improved patient satisfaction and bridged the gap in care. Pre... Read more

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Indian Superfoods Versus International Superfoods: More benefits, less cost

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A new-age fad, 'superfoods', has become increasingly popular not only in the weight loss circles but also among health-conscious people of all ages — all thanks to social media trends and several YouTube & Instagram detox tutorials. So what are superfoods, and why is there so much rise in their popularity?  Superfood is a nutritionally dense food containing high amounts of micro and macronutrients such as vitamins, minerals, ... Read more

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5 Practical tips for diabetes prevention

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Nearly 9 crore Indians live with prediabetes, yet 90% of them are unaware that they have this silent condition. Moreover, more than half of the people diagnosed with prediabetes aren't taking any steps towards diabetes prevention. When people talk about diabetes prevention, they mainly refer to type 2 diabetes prevention that can be brought about by a few lifestyle modifications. Medical research has also proved that people with a... Read more

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Can prediabetes be cured?

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After obesity, the most common chronic disease afflicting millions of Indians is Prediabetes. Prediabetes is a health condition when your blood sugar is higher than the normal with fasting blood sugars between 100 -125 mg/dL and HbA1c between 5.7% - 6.4% but it is not high enough to be diagnosed as fully established diabetes.   Prediabetes is seen in 1 in 6 Indians, with a prevalence rate of 14%. Additionally, experts estimate tha... Read more

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Effects of diabetes on pregnancy: Risks to the mother & the baby

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All pregnancies come with a few challenges, but if you are diagnosed with diabetes during or before pregnancy, you have a higher risk of pregnancy complications. All thanks to the wealth of information available online, it is natural for you to get anxious thinking about the bad effects of diabetes on pregnancy. If diabetes during pregnancy is not managed correctly, it can even cause the loss of your unborn baby. But, wait. Our in... Read more

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Should you try intermittent fasting for managing diabetes: Our experts weigh in

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Nowadays, there is a lot of buzz about intermittent fasting that involves limiting your meals to a specific window of time. It may feel like a panacea for every disease like obesity, heart problems, cancer and even diabetes as intermittent plans help you cut back on your calories. Intermittent fasting has gained popularity in recent years but has been around for ages. As the name describes the term, intermittent fasting follows a ... Read more

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Top Pediatrician's opinion on how to protect your kids from COVID-19 third wave

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There is a lot of talk going on about preparing for the third wave, with a lot of debate on how the COVID-19 third wave might impact kids. The unavailability of vaccines for kids has caused panic amongst parents on how to safeguard their children from this deadly virus and help them stay healthy. To shed light on this matter, Team Fitterfly spoke to a renowned expert in paediatrics — Dr Upendra Kinjawadekar, a Consultant Pediatric... Read more

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What is prediabetes? How to identify if you are at risk of prediabetes

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Diabetes does not appear all of a sudden. Instead, it is preceded by its long, slow, invisible and common precursor — prediabetes (also known as borderline diabetes). People with prediabetes have blood sugars higher than the normal values (prediabetes HbA1C range - 5.7% to 6.4%) but not high enough for a full-blown type 2 diabetes diagnosis. In India, currently, 90 million people are living with prediabetes. Out of which, 75% of p... Read more

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What Pregnant Women Should Know About The Complications of GDM (Gestational Diabetes)

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Every pregnant woman wants her pregnancy to be perfect. But, for a few women, it doesn't come that easy. Among all the challenges, Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is the most common problem a woman faces during her pregnancy. If left untreated, the complications of GDM can be many, and it can affect both mother and her baby. So it is natural for the mother to get worried about how complications of GDM can affect her developing... Read more

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How to reverse diabetes naturally & permanently

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A lot of people ask these questions: is it possible to reverse diabetes? What is the natural cure for diabetes? Diabetes, till now, was viewed as an incurable lifelong disease, but now you can reverse diabetes in the right set of patients, in the right stage of diagnosis. Diabetes is said to be reversed when your HbA1c is less than 6.5% and stays in this range for at least 6 months WITHOUT medications. The next obvious question i... Read more

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Diabetes Treatment: Insulin, Oral Meds, Diet & Exercise

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“How does my doctor decide a diabetes treatment plan for me?” - you must have found yourself wondering about this quite a few times. For every person, the diabetes treatment plan is personalised. This is because your diabetes treatment depends on your type of diabetes, how well controlled are your blood sugars and your other existing health conditions or comorbidities. Irrespective of which diabetes treatment your doctor decides ... Read more

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Gestational diabetes not a limitation to having a healthy baby, Diabefly GDM helps lower HbA1c by 18% & increase Hemoglobin by 45%

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Pregnancy is a life-changing and the most incredible experience in a woman's life. Unfortunately for some women, it is not that easy and comes with some challenges. One of these challenges is Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) also commonly known as Pregnancy Diabetes. Balancing your intense pregnancy cravings (you may want to binge on a whole tub of Baskin Robbin’s Mississippi mud ice cream in one sitting) and healthy eating isn... Read more

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Diabetes-friendly diet: Things to know before switching to artificial sweeteners

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Taming a sweet tooth can be a challenge for anyone, but people with diabetes must take special care to prevent the rise in their blood sugar levels. To do this, most people with diabetes look towards substituting the refined sugar in their diet with artificial sweeteners.  These seemingly healthy options are a way for people to maintain the sweetness in their food while keeping their blood sugars under control. And the best part i... Read more

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Diabetes & depression | Why does one lead to another?

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Living with diabetes is not easy. Every single day you are tasked with a never-ending juggling act of constantly monitoring your blood sugars, diet, physical activity, and medications. No wonder, diabetes, be it new or long-standing, can trigger emotions of grief, disappointment, fear, stress and frustration. Net result? Living with diabetes can lead to depression.  But the good news is depression & diabetes can be treated tog... Read more

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Benefits of Yoga For Diabetes & 5 Asanas To Practice Everyday

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No one knows how old the science of Yoga is. Some say it originated 5,000 years ago, while few others say it is 10,000 years old! Yoga, a spiritual discipline of India, has even gained popularity in the western world because of its numerous health benefits. This subtle science offers a gentle way to start building your stamina and improving overall health. Even for people with diabetes, it can lower their stress levels, manage hi... Read more

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Black fungus in patients with diabetes post COVID-19 | Symptoms, treatment & prevention

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The devastating second wave of COVID-19 didn't leave any of us untouched. Unlike in 2020, in 2021, this pandemic has firmly gripped every nook and corner of our country, giving rise to new problems every day. Who knew a virus could give rise to a deadly fungal infection? And if not managed on time, it can claim lives of you never know how many! Many sick patients of coronavirus have developed a rare severe fungal infection known a... Read more

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Women with PCOS more prone to get COVID-19 and how the Heal PCOS program can help.

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In the past year, we learned that people with diabetes and obesity are more vulnerable to get COVID-19 infection than those without these health conditions. It turns out, even women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) — a hormonal disorder accompanied by a myriad of symptoms — are 50% more likely to catch coronavirus compared to women without PCOS.  Why is there a link between PCOS & COVID-19? The strong linkage between COV... Read more

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HbA1c dropped by 52% in 3 months with a new-age diabetes care program - Diabefly

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2020, a year that brought irreparable changes in the lives of many. The pandemic gave uninvited calls to newly diagnosed cases of diabetes. The spike in diabetes or borderline diabetes cases was mainly due to poor lifestyle choices such as stress-induced binge eating, reduced physical activity, and increased anxiety because of the fear of contracting the virus.  But it’s not the end of the world! With personalised technology, you ... Read more

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Can COVID-19 trigger new cases of diabetes?

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Although it has been more than a year since we have been living in this deadly pandemic, our information about coronavirus changes every day. For some people, surviving COVID-19 infection may lead to a long-lasting medical condition — Diabetes. And the sad part is — these COVID-19 recovered patients didn’t have diabetes before. It seems like there is no end to the COVID woes!!! You can call the COVID-triggered new cases of diabet... Read more

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Scientifically-proven 8 best foods for healthy skin

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When it comes to soft glowing skin, the adage 'You are what you eat' can never be truer! Your skin is a pure reflection of what you put into your body, and undoubtedly it reveals the contents of the food you eat. Contents of Skin-Friendly Food An overall healthy diet striking the right nutritional balance is the secret to radiant-looking skin. The essential vitamins and minerals required for soft, supple & healthy skin are Vi... Read more

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Diabetes dilemma | Give up or eat 12 commonly consumed Indian sweets?

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For many of you, the scariest part of having type 2 diabetes means giving up your favourite mithai (maybe forever)! But here's the secret - you don't have to give it all up - if you can control yourself i.e. eat them in moderation and balance your other meals.  For people with diabetes, it is the total number of carbs that they consume in every meal or snack that matters the most. To manage your blood sugar levels, you should care... Read more

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3 lasting effects of COVID-19 on Child’s Health | A wake-up call

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March 2021 marks a year since India went into Lockdown. Since then, the forced-stay-at-home routine has disrupted the daily lives of everyone in its own way. But if you thought you had it hard, here are some shocking stats about the effects of the Lockdown on the lives and health of school-going children of our country.  4 out of 10 children face obesity-related problems like diabetes, low immunity, high blood pressure, and back... Read more

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In 3 months, HbA1c reduced by 45% & insulin stopped by the doctor | Thanks to Diabefly

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Living a stressful, sedentary lifestyle with poor eating habits is very common these days, especially among the youth. No wonder, people fall prey to diabetes in the productive years of their life. But, with new-age technology solutions and personalised coaching, diabetes can be managed. Better health outcomes are seen in newly diagnosed cases of diabetes, as in the case described below. Diabefly helped Adhiraaj achieve better co... Read more

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Winter weight gain | Easy tips to stay in shape

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Winter season is synonymous with the holiday season marked with an influx of parties and gatherings. Even last year in 2020, most of us celebrated the festivities but in a little different style — drinking and eating at home with our family & close-knit friends. So, the chances of your weighing scale tipping in a less desirable direction are very high. If yes, you didn't face it alone! Winter weight gain varies from person to... Read more

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Keto diet & diabetes—Is it the right mix?

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The ketogenic diet, aka keto diet, is a diet which is very low in carbs and very high in fats. In a keto diet, a person eats less than 50g of carbs per day (do you know—a medium apple has around 25g of carbs). In a keto diet, the breakdown of the total daily calories is as follows: Macronutrient Amount Percentage Fat High 70%-80% Protein Moderate 10%-20% Carbohydrate Very low 5%-10% With such a... Read more

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28% drop in HbA1c & 10% reduction in insulin dose | Real people, Unreal results

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Long-standing diabetes is like a termite in the human body that slowly eats away every part of the body, be it your eyes, nerves, heart, kidneys and much more. Understanding diabetes through personalised coaching and new-age technology solutions can help patients to achieve better glycemic control. Diabefly helped Aishwarya achieve better control of her diabetes through the latest technology and personalised coaching. In three mo... Read more

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What is ‘healthy weight gain’ during pregnancy? How much is too much?

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Weight gain during pregnancy has always been a point of contention between the doctor and the patient. Despite being advised to eat a healthy well-balanced diet, a pregnant woman ends up thinking that she needs to eat for two, to meet the needs of the growing baby inside her womb. Moreover, family members supporting this notion of ‘eating for two’ makes gaining more than 20-25 kilos during these nine months a norm. Gaining the ri... Read more

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Gestational diabetes - all you need to know | Risks, treatment & much more

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As the name suggests, gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. GDM rate in India is 26% and is the highest across the globe. Indian women have 11 times more risk of developing GDM than any other women in the world. GDM is caused due to the inability of the body to make extra insulin - the hormone which keeps the blood sugar levels within the target range. The extra insulin is needed... Read more

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Is diabetes remission possible with weight loss?

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Diabetes, till now was regarded as an incurable chronic disease, but the latest findings suggest that losing weight could prevent or even reverse diabetes. Here are some mind-blowing facts that establish a clear linkage between weight loss and diabetes reversal: The latest study has proved, by shedding just 10 per cent or more of body weight within the first five years of diabetes diagnosis, the chances of diabetes reversal are... Read more

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Not rare anymore! Diabetes can now strike in mid-twenties

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As per the latest data from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), diabetes is seen one in every four people under the age of 25 in India. The rising trend of diabetes in youth is due to the hereditary factors, sedentary lifestyle, lack of exercise and unhealthy dietary habits. Type 2 diabetes striking the young—much harder! Youth-onset type 2 diabetes (T2D) is becoming very common these days. Here are some disturbing fac... Read more

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29% reduction in average blood sugar levels with tech-enabled diabetes care program

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Managing diabetes and its complications is a big challenge in itself. It can be even more daunting if the nature of your job demands eating out, a lot of travelling, high stress, and bizarre eating timings. Trust me; you are not the only one living this kind of unhealthy lifestyle these days. But, all of this can be managed by making small positive lifestyle modifications under expert guidance. With the help of personalised coach... Read more

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Diabetes unconquered | Dental woes by raised blood sugar levels

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Diabetes is a silent killer that spares no part of the human body - including your gums and teeth. It takes a toll on your pearly whites and stares right back on your face as you look in the mirror every morning.  Your oral health tells a lot about your overall health. Did you know, a trip to your dentist may even help in diagnosing various other medical conditions, including diabetes.  The results of a study showed that dentists... Read more

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Gaps in medical care | Are 'non-COVID' patients suffering more in 2020?

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The far-reaching impact of COVID-19 pandemic has travelled every nook and corner of the world. The healthcare system of the richest of the nations in the world is unable to cope with the rising number of COVID-19 patients. The growing pressure created by the pandemic has taken a toll on everyone's health in some way or the other. The most unexpected impact of COVID-19 - it has made people cautious of going to hospitals for other l... Read more

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Food Database | Know the nutritional value of every bite you eat

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A healthy well-balanced diet with various nutrients is vital for your overall well-being. It has been proved time and again that it not only keeps you moving but also reduces the number of health issues. But how to measure and evaluate if we are taking sufficient nutrients in our everyday diet? Food Composition Database (FCD) is the solution to this. It is used to evaluate the nutrient intake for a given food item. The dietary in... Read more

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AGM - The latest technology in managing diabetes

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Living with diabetes can be challenging. Controlling your blood sugar is one thing; another is how to track its levels. Repeatedly pricking yourself to check your blood sugars and that too for your entire life is no less than a nightmare. If you have diabetes, you are used to getting generic advice from everyone. But does one advice fit all? No, this is not possible as each person has a different response to different foods they e... Read more

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A woman with PCOS beats all odds including infertility: A heart-warming true story!

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Every woman expects and wants to have babies of her own. However, women with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) take longer to conceive compared to other women because of the hormonal imbalance. Gynaecologists and various experts in the field endorse that a positive lifestyle change with healthy eating, sleep, exercise and staying stress-free can help women with PCOS to overcome infertility. Since every woman is unique, why shoul... Read more

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PCOS and Diabetes - Is there a link between the two?

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Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS already face enough challenges in life. To name a few - irregular menstrual cycles, infertility, weight gain, excessive facial & body hair, darkening of skin and much more! In addition, PCOS can have long term health implications such as diabetes, lipid abnormalities, cardiovascular diseases, obstructive sleep apnea, endometrial cancer and others. Taking care of the body and healthy... Read more

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Is your health data secure? Time to preserve its privacy

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New advancements in technology with the rapid digitization of medical records has brought a paradigm shift in the healthcare industry. We can vouch that the analytical power of this clinical data has the potential to improve care, save lives and reduce healthcare cost. It can be used for clinical decision support, health insurance, adverse event monitoring, public health management, disease surveillance and much more. But technolo... Read more

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COVID-19, Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding | Here is all you need to know!

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Pregnancy is the most memorable time in a woman’s life marked with new beginnings and hope. But it can be stressful too, especially during this COVID-19 pandemic. According to ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research), at present, there is limited data available on the Indian women to establish a clear link between coronavirus, pregnancy and baby’s health. Here are 12 frequently asked questions with their scientific evidence-base... Read more

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Health Wearable: An intelligent guardian of your daily wellness

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As we progress towards a more technology-oriented world with improved connectivity, we can expect health wearables everywhere. We now have smartwatches, fitness trackers, wrist bands, movement sensors, head-mounted displays, smart clothing, ear-worn devices, fitness trackers, body cameras and wearable patches, to name a few. Market data shows that these wearables are trendy among young adults over 25 years of age, and these device... Read more

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Newer Diabetes Drugs | Stay Updated

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As we all know it, there is no cure for diabetes. The chronic nature of this disease and the associated complications makes it a costly affair for one and all. According to IDF (International Diabetes Federation), the number of Indian people with diabetes is expected to cross the ten crore mark by 2030. Currently, diabetes is managed by healthy lifestyle and medications. Various pharmaceutical companies have invested millions in l... Read more

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Heal PCOS helps a doctor manage her PCOS in Covid-19 crisis.

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Living with PCOS can be challenging. The far-reaching health implications interfere with your day-to-day routine. It can be traumatic - both physically and emotionally. So what's the solution to this? Education and awareness are the first healing steps towards PCOS. Although you cannot cure PCOS, you can manage it through - 'a lifestyle change'. Guidelines have endorsed a ‘healthy lifestyle’ as the first line of therapy for wo... Read more

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Relationship of Diabetes (A Growing Epidemic) to COVID-19 (A Global Pandemic)

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As we all know, diabetes and infection go hand-in-hand. From our experience back in 2003 SARS coronavirus infection and 2009 H1N1 influenza infection, people with diabetes had worse outcomes. About 10-30% of people who died from COVID-19 in densely populated cities like Mumbai and Delhi were living with diabetes. The outcome of the COVID-19 infection on patients with diabetes is also varied. Scientists and researchers are trying ... Read more

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Time in Range: The latest parameter to check your blood sugar levels

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New discoveries in the field of medicine have transformed the lives of millions,  in particular of patients with diabetes. Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS) is one such discovery in the field of diabetes. Unlike other blood glucose readings, the CGMS data is not affected by what you've eaten in the last 2-3 days. Also, it is so precise and doesn't average out readings like in HbA1c. The CGMS data of your blood sugar... Read more

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Can people with diabetes eat mangoes, bananas, grapes and melons?

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Busting the Myths: Should people with diabetes give up fruits completely? A lot of uncertainty exists with regards to fruits and if people with diabetes should eat them or not. The sugar content of the fruits stops you from enjoying your favourite seasonal fruit which can cause your blood sugar levels to spike. Does that mean you can't eat it? Fact: Everyone should eat fruits and vegetables and fulfil their five-a-day target,... Read more

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Dates and Diabetes: Time to add them to your shopping bag

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Dates are the sweet, wrinkly, fleshy fruit of the Mediterranean and Middle-East world. They are a sacred fruit of Muslims, especially in the month of Ramadan. Owing to its natural sweetness, you might be concerned about its impact on your blood sugar levels if you have diabetes. Let us explore how this bite-sized natural sweetener can be a part of your diet even if you have diabetes. Dates: What they have in store for you? Unl... Read more

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Can I drink alcohol if I have diabetes?

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Drinking alcohol with diabetes - Yes or No? Taking a few drinks at home, social gatherings, or in a pub with family and friends is part of the daily life for many people. However, many of us are not sure whether drinking is safe or not if you have diabetes Is it OK to drink alcohol if you have diabetes? Yes, but with caution. While you can still drink, you should know how it affects your blood sugars and how you should be man... Read more

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New-age CGMS based intervention makes an impact on Diabetes!

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Complications of Type 2 diabetes are varied. It affects all the vital organs of the body. Nonetheless, one of its complications, namely hypoglycaemia, gets unrecognized and is often left untreated. Patients with type 2 diabetes have huge glycaemic variabilities which can result in episodes of both hyper and hypoglycemia Case history A 58-year old male patient presented with multiple recurrent episodes of hypoglycaemia and high BM... Read more

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Lifestyle Management: The Missing Link in PCOS Management

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PCOS is chronic - women struggle with it from puberty till after menopause.  You’ll probably be surprised to hear this - but according to a study by the PCOS society, 1 in 10 women in India is (silently) dealing with PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. It is, in fact, the most prevalent endocrine disorders in women and one that presents itself through an array of symptoms. Stubborn weight, irregular menstrual cycles, unwanted fa... Read more

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Role of diet & micronutrients to boost immunity in times of COVID-19

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'Health is not valued till sickness comes' -Thomas Fuller SARS-CoV-2 or Corona Virus or COVID-19 plays with an individual's immunity - which means that the severity of the infection depends on your immuno-competence. Also, every individual has a different kind of immune system with their daily activity greatly impacting the system's strength. Factors such as stress, an unhealthy diet, inadequate sleep, obesity, lack of physical... Read more

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What’s the 2020 way of managing diabetes?

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The landscape of medicine is continually evolving, especially in the field of diabetes. Advancements in technology have helped make diabetes treatment more patient-centric. Novel advancements which include CGMS (Continuous Glucose Monitoring System), digital patches, smart insulin pumps making dosage more predictable and artificial pancreas have wholly revolutionised the life of the diabetes patient community. The Diabetes Online... Read more

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