Category: Blog

April 17, 2019

Type 2 Diabetes is a massive public health problem. Type 2 Diabetes is a chronic condition that gradually develops over a period of time and prevails during an individual’s lifetime. Around 1.5 million adults are estimated to develop Type 2 Diabetes by the Disease control and prevention centers.

Diabetes has a unique impact on the lives of people and it accounts for a lifelong care. However, lack of information about Diabetes can mislead people and affect them in the management of this chronic disease. There’s nothing that one should be panicking about when being detected with diabetes because with proper diagnosis and management activities, it can be kept under control. There are two major types of Diabetes – Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, amongst which Type 2 is the most common form of Diabetes Mellitus. The utilization of Glucose for energy in the body is regulated by the hormone ‘Insulin. Insulin is secreted by specialized cells in the Pancreas. In type 2 Diabetes, due to the body’s inability to properly respond to Insulin, there is a high level of sugar(glucose) in the blood stream. This excessive amount of blood glucose make its way to urine and is spilled in the urine giving rise to glucosuria – presence of glucose in urine.

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April 13, 2019

Diabetes doesn’t have to end your love affair with pizza. If you’re going to occasionally indulge, we have for you a healthy version of pizza with no maida, more veggies and no cheese. This recipe is approved by our inhouse dietician, Mokshika Gada.

Ingredients

For The Pizza Sauce

2 large tomatoes
1 tsp olive oil
1 tsp finely chopped garlic
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes
1/2 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste

For The Bhakri

1/4 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 cup quick cooking rolled oats
1 tsp oil
salt to taste

To Be Mixed Into A Vegetable Topping

1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum (red, yellow and green)
1/2 cup blanched small broccoli florets
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes
salt to taste
50gm paneer (to grate)

Method

April 10, 2019

Diabetic Diet

Figuring out the best foods to eat when you have type 1 diabetes mellitus or type 2 diabetes mellitus can be tough. The main goal is to keep blood sugar levels well-controlled. However, it’s also important to eat foods that help prevent diabetes complications. Taking steps to prevent or control diabetes doesn’t mean living in deprivation; it means eating a tasty, balanced diet that will also boost your energy and improve your mood. You don’t have to give up sweets entirely or resign yourself to a lifetime of bland food. Here are the best choices and worst choices for diabetics.

Diabetes and Breads, Grains, and Other Starches

Your body needs carbs. But you should choose wisely. Use this list as a guide.

Best Choices

  • Whole-grain flours and whole grains such as wheat,
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April 5, 2019

Tomorrow is the first day of the month of Chaitra when we will be celebrating Gudi Padwa which is the beginning of a new year. As with every festival, we welcome the new year with a variety of sweets. However, for diabetics, most sweets are an overdose of sugar.

That’s why, Wellness Diabetes Speciality Clinics brings you a special, low-fat, low-sugar shrikhand that you can enjoy, this Gudi Padwa.

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 cup chopped mixed fruits (apple, pear and orange)
  2. 1/2 cup hung low-fat dahi (refer handy tip)
  3. 1 tbsp warm low-fat milk 
  4. a few kesar strands
  5. 1 tsp sugar substitute
  6. a pinch of elaichi powder
  7. 2 tbsp chopped almonds and walnuts.