Fenugreek and Diabetes? What is the debate?

Myths and new ways to help control diabetes are always on the fly in the diabetes market. However the fenugreek (better known to us as Methi) method has started to gain a bit of momentum in the past few years. What is the myth about? Is it actually helpful? How much is too much? LetContinue reading “Fenugreek and Diabetes? What is the debate?”

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?”

What’s on your plate?

What’s on your plate? It’s an important question. Your food choices matter a lot when you’ve got diabetes. One of the most essential steps to avoiding complications from type 2 diabetes is managing your diet. Knowing which foods to avoid when you have diabetes can sometimes seem tough. However, following a few guidelines can make it easier.Continue reading “What’s on your plate?”

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”

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”

Spice Up your Diabetes

Are you tired hearing of restrictions in your lifestyle even when it comes to food? Today let us discuss about some of the best foods that help to combat diabetes. The best part is it includes all everyday staples and no exotic item. Managing diabetes effectively is about making some wise adjustments in terms ofContinue reading “Spice Up your Diabetes”