Diabetes and Carbohydrate Counting

World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign for diabetes and is held on November 14 each year. It was introduced in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to the alarming rise of diabetes around the world. There were 62 million diabetics in India in 2014, according to CDC, which is equivalent […]


Reality check on Low / No Cal Sweeteners

Celebrations or festivities are just incomplete without sweets. Diabetics, obese or weight watchers are filled with guilt whenever they get a mouthful of sweets. A solution for this guilt: low-calorie and no-calorie sweeteners. But are they healthy??? A sweet preparation is a must at times of merry making. Sugar and its products are the most […]


This diabetes needs no carb restriction…

The word diabetes rings in a bell of caution…. restrict carbohydrates, restrict sugar. But this diabetes needs no such restrictions. Surprised?? Don’t be… Diabetes insipidus shares its first name and few symptoms with diabetes mellitus. It is a rare condition in which kidneys are unable to conserve water as they form urine. The process of […]