Yoga and Diabetes- An Alternate Therapy

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Asanas for diabetes


Paschimotasana is a sitting asana also referred to as the 'forward seated bend'. This asana is good for those suffering from diabetes. It is known to stimulate the functioning of the
internal organs like liver, pancreas and kidney.


  1. Sit on a yoga mat in a comfortable position with legs outstretched in front.

  2. Bend your head to touch your knees and exhale completely.

  3. Grasp the toes with your fingers. Maintain this position for a few breaths and inhale when you return to the original position.
  4. Repeat this asana 2-3 times.


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Pictorial Presentation would be useful for all of us. Still its good for all. Thank you for posting this.
vish123  Tuesday, April 10, 2012
I am a heart patient and have been operated twice. I can do simple asanas/exercises. I am diabetic also. Can you suggest me some asanas/exercises for this please?

shan54  Wednesday, March 21, 2012
an pictorial illustration would have been very useful for novice like me.
vlnath  Friday, December 16, 2011
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