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Making healthy lifestyle choices with Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) 

Diabetes in India  India has a high number of people living with diabetes. It is important that they take proper medication and make lifestyle changes. Also, an absence of regular monitoring can lead to delays in treatment and diabetes-related complications. This is where continuous glucose monitoring devices come in, to help manage glucose levels thereby supporting holistic diabetes… Read More Making healthy lifestyle choices with Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) 

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Sex & the city reboot, “And just like that” got it all wrong!

I’m a huge fan of “Sex & the city” (SATC). But even my love for the show couldn’t save this sequel.   “And just like that” features 3 of the main characters, Carrie, Miranda & Charlotte. What’s a show without the fun Samantha?   I watched it for old time’s sake. For my love for the show, the deep… Read More Sex & the city reboot, “And just like that” got it all wrong!

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Enhance your diabetes management experience with FreeStyle Libre

Every woman looks forward to pregnancy. It’s a wonderful phase of life filled with excitement, joy, anticipation and a tinge of anxiety about what’s in store for the future. My pregnancy was special too. But it got complicated as I was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Both my parents are diabetic & monitor their glucose levels regularly.… Read More Enhance your diabetes management experience with FreeStyle Libre

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How managing diet and exercise are important for someone with diabetes

Diabetes – growing challenge in India Diabetes is a global health challenge. In India particularly, Diabetes is a growing challenge with estimated 8.7% diabetic population in the age group of 20 and 70 years.1 Among the top 10 countries in the world, India stands second with 69.2 million people with diabetes and another 36.5 million… Read More How managing diet and exercise are important for someone with diabetes

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4 tricks to ensure the diabetic in your house enjoys the festive season

Festivals are perfect occasions for families to get together. Often, these gatherings are characterised by a variety of food in a typical Indian household. My parents are both diabetics. They are quite strict about what they eat. But my heart goes out as I see them resisting the temptation during these festive times as the… Read More 4 tricks to ensure the diabetic in your house enjoys the festive season

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Emerge as a butterfly

Magic, I have seen it happen Pushpa has two daughters and has been married ten years. Her parents got her married off, while in her teens to the first person they could find-never bothering about her choices, or the character of the man they were giving her away to. She had had to leave her education midway while her future husband was even less literate than… Read More Emerge as a butterfly