Medindia's diabetes calculators are useful adjunct in managing your condition better. Understanding your risk of diabetes, knowing the Glycemic index of food you consume or knowing how well is your diabetes controlled through the use of HbA1C will help in the day to day management of this chronic condition.
Low GI food helps in managing diabetes and body weight. Check out our GI calculator to chalk out the most appropriate diet plan.
HbA1c calculator calculates average plasma and whole blood glucose levels. A1c test tells your average blood sugar level in the past 3 months and helps check whether your diabetes is in control.
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Regular exercise especially in type II diabetes not only helps reduce the sugar but also reduces the demand for medication by 20% and helps you stay healthy.
Globalization and changing lifestyles has made diabetes very common in developing countries so much so that India is known as the Diabetes Capital of the World.
Warning signs of diabetes such as increased thirst, urinary frequency, prolonged infections, and delayed wound healing among others should not be ignored.
What is a blood sugar test? Blood sugar tests are used for diagnosis and management of diabetes. Common tests are HbA1C, fasting blood sugar, oral glucose tolerance and random blood sugar.
The HbA1c assay is the gold-standard measurement of chronic glycemia and measures the amount of glucose that binds to hemoglobin over a period of 3 months
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Diabetes mellitus (DM) is an inheritable metabolic disease, which makes it challenging for the affected individuals to convert food to energy. However, it can be easily managed through medications, regular exercising and proper diet.
Blood glucose level monitoring is a way to test the amount of glucose present in the blood. Monitoring blood glucose level on a regular basis is important for the care of diabetic patients..
Insulin is a natural hormone that controls our blood sugar. Learn about types of insulin and devices for delivery including insulin syringes, pens and insulin pumps
The diabetic diet has to be used wisely in combination with insulin doses or with oral hypoglycemic drugs. The main objective of diabetic diet is to maintain the ideal body weight,..
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Exercising every day at moderate intensity for just 30 minutes can control your blood sugar levels, thereby lowering the risk of metabolic diseases such as diabetes.
Fight diabetes, heart disease: Time-restricted eating, a form of intermittent fasting, may help stave off diabetes and heart disease.
Take a quiz and test your knowledge on diabetes, taking steps right away to control it will help you prevent more health problems later.
Are you at risk for diabetes? To find out check out our health quiz.
How much do you know about the medications used to treat diabetes? Here are a few questions you could attempt to test your knowledge.
Gestational diabetes, can lead to complications for the mother and the baby. Identifying these signs and a gestational diabetes test can help prevent diabetes effects on the baby.
Diabetes causes nerve damage in the legs and feet, which is termed as diabetic neuropathy. The symptoms may vary according to the type of nerve affected.
Medindia's 'Electronic Health Record' (EHR) is a powerful online self-management tool that empowers you to manage your own health. The current version has been dynamically programmed to not only store your health record online but to also deliver the highest quality healthcare information on the illness, procedure or medication you may be taking