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Is Diabetes only Genetically Inherited?
Rithika Rajgopal
Feb 02, 2024
3 minutes
In simple terms, the answer is "No." Extensive medical research has shown a connection between genetic factors and diabetes, yet definitive evidence of a direct correlation remains elusive. Regardless of one's genetic predisposition to diabetes, lifestyle habits exert a significant influence. While this revelation might initially be perceived as discouraging, it carries an optimistic undertone […]
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Yoga- for fitness as well as keeping diseases at bay! Asanas for diabetes, hypertension
Ashwini Bhat
Jun 20, 2019
4 minutes
We have the Yoga Day coming up this Friday on 21st June 2019.  On this occasion, I wanted to share with you what I personally found great about this gentle form of exercise which builds you slow and steady from within. I once signed up for a climb of Mt.Kilimanjaro (it is a high altitude […]
Gestational Diabetes is an early warning sign of diabetes - half the people who have this end up developing diabetes
Ashwini Bhat
May 09, 2019
3 minutes
  Wishing Happy Mother’s Day to all the super moms out there watching over us from the eyes on the back of their heads! Isn’t it a pity that sometimes they miss seeing glaring warnings for their own health despite those extra set of eyes!? Gestational diabetes is high blood sugar that develops during pregnancy […]
Abdominal fat leads to risk of diabetes - know how
Ashwini Bhat
Apr 29, 2019
3 minutes
A recent study has found that women who carry a little extra weight live longer than the men who mention it. But still not long enough to beat what they would have, had they been thinner! Man or woman, the health risks of extra weight is real. India is deemed as the world's capital of […]
Beat diabetes before it beats you!
Ashwini Bhat
Apr 03, 2019
3 minutes
Math Problem – John has 32 candies, he eats 28. What does he have now? Diabetes!  Bad joke and not based on facts. Eating sweet alone doesn’t make you diabetic. And diabetes is definitely not funny if you know what it is like to wake up at 2 am drenched in sweat and scrambling for […]