Author: Dr Sharon Baisil MD

Can Stress Cause Diabetes ?

Diabetes is a consequence of many facets. It’s not compulsory that if a person is maintaining a lower carbohydrate intake, then he/she will not fall prone to diabetes in the future. There are still numerous other factors that govern the onset of the disease. The most conspicuous reasons that have […]

Random Blood Sugar Levels Chart In India

India, the country where the prevalence of diabetes is at its peak. According to recently made studies, more youngsters in India are prone to diabetes than in western countries and that too at a very early age. Is it important to know about random blood sugar levels? Why not, nearly […]

Is Sugar Dangerous In Pregnancy ?

If you ask for a one-word answer, then it has to be “yes”, a high intake of sugar can prove to be harmful in pregnancy. But wait, there’s a lot more to know about the consumption of sugar during pregnancy. Pregnancy triggers certain substantial changes in the body of a […]

TOP 10 ANTI-DIABETIC MEDICINAL PLANTS

INTRODUCTION Diabetes is termed medically as Diabetes Mellitus, the metabolic disorder which is prevalent in 2.8% of the world population. (https://www.diabetes.org.uk/resources-s3/2017-11/diabetes_in_the_uk_2010.pdf). Glucose is very essential for healthy functioning of brain & muscle tissues. In simple words it’s a condition in which person has higher glucose level in their body. The […]

Can Diabetes be Cured by Ayurveda?

INTRODUCTION Diabetes mellitus, commonly called Diabetes, in Ayurveda, (the science of life) explains Diabetes as Madhumeha”. The prediabetic stage is termed Prameha. In simple words, Ayurveda insists on lifestyle modifications along with herbal medicines & exercises for a diabetic person. The topic is a common dilemma. Let us see, Diabetes […]

Is Jaggery Good For Diabetes ?

When it comes to diabetes management, reducing sugar intake is definitely the priority for every diabetic person. Diabetes requires life-long medication along with a rightful diet for strict monitoring of blood sugar levels. Ever wondered what factors led to such a broad prevalence of this disease. The cause lie hidden […]

Can I drink Milk with Gestational Diabetes?

To know if milk can be consumed in gestational diabetes, it is important to understand the concept of gestational diabetes. Let us have a brief look on the mechanism of gestational diabetes : Diabetes is the condition where there is high blood sugar levels in the body. Here the body […]

BEST AYURVEDA MEDICINE FOR DIABETES

INTRODUCTION Ayurveda has been one of the most sought out medical choice nowadays. Due to lack of harmful side effects, better availability & improved accessibility to medicinal preparations. In olden days, there was limited accessibility due to traditional method of dispensing medicines.  But after the advent of technology, the medicines […]

Is cucumber good for diabetes?

Diabetes is the condition where the blood sugar in the body is accumulated, here the hormone insulin fails to absorb the blood sugar in the bloodstream resulting in high concentration of blood sugar in the body. Glucose acts as a fuel in the human body for the normal functioning of […]

GLYCEMIC INDEX OF JOWAR, RAGI & OTHER COMMON INDIAN FLOURS

INTRODUCTION Diseases are the bi product of our life style changes. There is an alarming sign that we see a lot of Diabetic patients around us, likewise other disease conditions also. Talking about diabetes, we cannot exclude the term, Glycemic Index. In simple words, Glycemic index can be explained as […]