Cardiovascular Complications due to Diabetes – Part 2

Source: Written for Spice your Life, by Dr. Nagarathnam Jetti, MBBS,DPH,DIH,FIAOH. ************************************************************************** Continued from Part 1 Most unfortunate aspect of Heart attack in a diabetic is that the heart attack does not present in a typical way. The attack can be silent. We can even say that the heart attack in a diabetic is characteristically […]

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Cardiovascular Complications due to Diabetes

Source: Written for Spice your Life, by Dr. Nagarathnam Jetti, MBBS,DPH,DIH,FIAOH. **************************************************************************  We have talked about the complications affecting the Eyes, Kidneys if Diabetes is not controlled properly. We will now talk about the complications arising in the Cardio Vascular systems. I will be discussing this in two parts for better understanding. The risk of […]

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Jowar Vegetable Soup | Diabetes Diet Food

After the Jowar Drink for a healthy start, it had to be a soup. The diet that I was given featured lot of soups and we had to come up with different versions of soup to cover the items. A hot broth makes you feel so good anytime you drink it. Make it more filling […]

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Diabetes and Eye disease

Source: Written for Spice your Life, by Dr. Nagarathnam Jetti, MBBS,DPH,DIH,FIAOH. ************************************************************* In one of my earlier articles I had mentioned that India has the dubious honour of being called as the Diabetic capital of the world. We can sign a relief that we no longer hold this distinction. In recent studies, taking the absolute […]

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Uncontrolled diabetes leading to Renal Failure

Source: Written for Spice your Life, by Dr. Nagarathnam Jetti, MBBS,DPH,DIH,FIAOH. ************************************************************* Diabetes has truly become a pandemic disease and with modern lifestyles being liberally adapted and practiced by all populations of the world, the incidence and prevalence of diabetes is sure to increase. In this context, it is apt that one, whether he/she is […]

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Glycemic Index of different foods ~ Diabetes!

Source: Written for Spice your Life, by Dr. Nagarathnam Jetti, MBBS,DPH,DIH,FIAOH. *************************************************************In the previous articles on Diabetes, we discussed on what Glycemic Index is and the different types of Glycemic Index. We also discussed the points one has to note on consuming food. Today I am going to list out the Glycemic Index of some […]

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Stuffed Paratha with Greens ~ Diabetic Diet!

When you are ardent to follow some diet be it for diabetes or even on a diet regime, dry roasted rotis play a major role. Any day wheat based dishes are better than rice. And it really helps if you can plan on a lot of varieties in order not to feel bored eating the […]

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Jamun Seed Powder ~ Diet for Diabetics!

I am sure as a kid you would remember eating this delicious fruit! For me, the memories were mostly on the lines of climbing the branches of a very huge tree in our friends house. And watching my friends climb up the tree while I wait eagerly down for my share of plum, juicy Nava […]

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Dietary aspects in the management of diabetes ~ Glycemic Index!

Source: Written for Spice your Life, by Dr. Nagarathnam Jetti, MBBS,DPH,DIH,FIAOH. In the previous article, we discussed about few myths and realities related to the diet a Diabetic should follow or not follow. We also discussed about how to calculate the calories required for daily consumption. Which leads us to discuss the different proportions Carbohydrates, […]

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