Sunila Kelkar reviews this tiny smart cap which helps reduce anxiety while managing Diabetes in everyday life
Timesulin, a delightful little device which helps people with Diabetes to time their insulin, is already being hailed as an example of how complex innovations can simplify lives of those with Diabetes. The raison d’être of Timesulin is to reduce the stress associated with injecting insulin – a recurring issue of wondering when you last injected insulin often resulting in missed or double injections.
Controlling Diabetes for life
At the helm of the diabetes care team is the person who has it. She/he is most aware of its effects and treatment on their respective lives. Tushima Amey Mashelkar helps you with few important guidelines to sail well through this difficult journey.
Gauri Angrish shares the correct manner to store and carry medication and insulin while at home or when travelling.
For people with Diabetes, storing medicines in a correct way is vital. Proper storage not only ensures that your medicines don’t lose their effectiveness, but also, enables
"Doctors must be good communicators"
Dr Usha Sriram, leading endocrinologist in Chennai, has a long and illustrious career in Diabetes, with over a decade of it practising in Chicago. Here she speaks to Deepti Sharma about healthcare in the US, the thrifty gene hypothesis, Diabetes in women
Diabetes makes your bones lighter!
Dr. Abhijit Joshi explains how people with Diabetes have a higher risk of bone infection.
Increased risk of bone infection
Dealing with the fact that you have Diabetes
How do people react to being told they have Diabetes?
Here are some examples, by Dr. A.G. Unnikrishnan with inputs from Sunila Kelkar.
Getting your sight back
Diabetes results in several severe eye complications, cataract being one of them.Dr Anand Palimkar informs us about the several treatments and lenses available for cataract today.
Obesity in adolescents and children
The increasing occurrence of Obesity amongst the young is a matter of concern, and especially so because obesity in childhood can lead to problems like diabetes in adulthood, notes Dr Manu Raj, who has national and international expertise in the
Being overweight or obese is not just about how you look; it affects your body in many more ways than you are aware of, and can have a lasting impact on health. Indians are perhaps at a greater disadvantage in this respect, finds Deepti Chaudhari-Sharma.
Diabetes and cancer are two common diseases with a strong impact on health across the globe. Epidemiologic evidence suggests that diabetics are at higher risk for certain forms of cancer. Especially Type 2 Diabetes and Cancer share many risk factors. Dr Vedavati Purandare explores the links between the two ailments.
Dr Padmaja Kumari Rani explains the effects of Diabetic Retinopathy to Sunila Kelkar.
Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is an important cause of visual impairment and blindness in people with Diabetes especially amongst those who fall within the working age group.
Going beyond the basics: Everyday choices matter!
Dr Dwaipayan Bharadwajtalks about the role an individual’s environment plays in the case of Type 2 Diabetes in a chat withDeepti Sharma,reported by Sunila Kelkar.
Dr. Dwaipayan Bharadwaj is the Senior Principal Scientist at the Genome and