Rice or Chapati? Which is more preferable for Diabetes?

We all know diabetics are supposed to be very careful about their dietary choices as they are not able to control their blood sugar naturally. The people suffering from Type 1 diabetes don’t produce enough insulin while the ones suffering from Type 2 produce insulin but their cells are resistant to its effect. The mostContinue reading “Rice or Chapati? Which is more preferable for Diabetes?”

Count the Potassium Content in your Sankranti favourites and Say No to Hyperkalemia

I am sure all are aware of the famous harvest festival is celebrated across the country of India, Makar Sankranti is locally termed as Poush Sankranti in West Bengal and Assam, Pongal in Tamil Nadu. It might be called by different names but the theme is same everywhere. Food is one of India’s biggest obsessionContinue reading “Count the Potassium Content in your Sankranti favourites and Say No to Hyperkalemia”

Fight the Winter Baggage of Respiratory Discomfort

Winters bring pleasant weather and festive season but also bring a wide spectrum of respiratory and chest diseases. Every winter hospitals and GP surgeons see an influx of people with lung conditions. To add on to our worry COVID-19 has also joined the list. What worsens this condition is lack of physical activity. People feelContinue reading “Fight the Winter Baggage of Respiratory Discomfort”

Winter veggies and Potassium imbalance- Are you worried?

There a common saying, eat what’s in season is the best way to beat illness. Not only does foods taste best when they are in season, they are far fresher as they have not been transported over long distances. Seasonal vegetables not only taste very fresh and tasty, but it also consists of essential elementsContinue reading “Winter veggies and Potassium imbalance- Are you worried?”

Binge eating in winter? Avoid the risk of Hyperkalemia

Winter is the time of celebration and when talking about our incredible India, winters are real fun to be part of. Apart from Christmas and the extended New Year celebration, winter is the time for picnics and getaways. Some important festivals also fall in the winter time that includes Lohri, Pongal, Sankranti. Without food everyContinue reading “Binge eating in winter? Avoid the risk of Hyperkalemia”

Potassium- No longer a hemlock for renal patients

It was just an another normal day for me, after completing my hectic schedule for the day, I had just returned home. Going through the daily news and relaxing with a cup of tea. Suddenly I received a call from one of my patients, Ayush Sharma (real name not revealed). I received the phone, itContinue reading “Potassium- No longer a hemlock for renal patients”

Steps to protect your kidney health

Kidney disease is a severe public health issue which is often ignored by most of us. It is estimated that 1 in 10 people are suffering from chronic kidney disease in India. The main reason is lack of awareness about Chronic Kidney Disease. It is a silent killer that is asymptomatic at the initial stageContinue reading “Steps to protect your kidney health”

Importance of boosting lung health amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Pandemic global spread of the novel corona virus has led to a profound global health crisis. The rapid and massive spread of COVID-19 and the tragedy that we are facing presently makes us search for answers urgently required for the survival of humans. A small microorganism has threatened the very existence of mankind. This virusContinue reading “Importance of boosting lung health amidst COVID-19 pandemic”

Constipation in Chronic Diseases: Easing the hard truth

Constipation is a gastrointestinal disorder which is quite prevalent in daily clinical practice. According to the latest research journals, 30% of the general population experience this benign problem during their lifetime. Unfortunately, people with chronic diseases like diabetic kidney disease, chronic kidney disease have a higher incidence of this disease than the general population. ThisContinue reading “Constipation in Chronic Diseases: Easing the hard truth”