Food for Feet? Here’s What’s Good For You

Your feet carry the weight of your entire body and they are the last to receive nutrition. Isn’t that a little unfair? It is! Not only do they need some TLC but they must be acknowledged for all their hard work. After all, you are independent because of heathy function feet and we all want

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Does Swimming Soothe Diabetic Neuropathy

Does Swimming Soothe Diabetic Neuropathy?

Diabetic neuropathy is a painful condition and there are no remedies to it. It gets worse with time and there is no study or medication to reverse the effects of diabetic neuropathy. Those who have it can tell you how dangerous it is to lose the sensation of your limbs over time. Though you cannot

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How To Avoid Diabetes Related Foot Problems

How To Avoid Diabetes Related Foot Problems?

Diabetics are prone to a range of foot problems. Foot ulcers, varicose veins, pain, redness, swelling, irritation, foot corns, bunions, etc are few of the many symptoms a diabetic tends to face. A research conducted by International Diabetes Federation revealed that a diabetic is gets their lower limb or part of their lower limb amputated

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Attention Athletes! Here are 7 Things You Are Doing Wrong

Attention Athletes! Here are 7 Things You Are Doing Wrong

Athletes must maintain a healthy habit to improve their performance and break their personal records. But what if you are misguided about certain habits and they bear the opposite effect on your performance. Here are some things that you may be doing wrong. It can either ruin your performance or make you prone to sport

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Why is Diabetes a Worldwide Problem

Why is Diabetes a Worldwide Problem

Diabetes in The World Diabetes has taken over the world like a viral fever. The number of diabetics keeps increasing every year at an alarming rate. Studies show that there were around 108 million diabetics in 1980 and by the time it was 2014, the count raised to 422 million. In just 24 years the

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Say Goodbye to Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Say Goodbye to Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Foot ulcers are cracks on the surface of the skin. They are dangerous because they expose the layers beneath. It is reported among at least 15% of diabetics around the world. Foot ulcers usually occur beneath the foot but it can also occur between the toes, ankles, etc. They may seem peripheral and harmless, however,

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5 Common Foot Problems that Triathletes Face

5 Common Foot Problems that Triathletes Face

Did you know that foot injuries comprises of 5-10% of injuries triathletes report on a frequent basis? We have 26 bones and 33 joints in our feet but even a minor foot infection or joint pain can affect your overall performance. This means that foot care must be an important part of your everyday routine

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7 Things People Tell You About Diabetes That Isn’t True

7 Things People Tell You About Diabetes That Isn’t True

Diabetes has been around for a very long time. It was first diagnosed in India around 400 – 500 AD and the name was first coined together as Diabetes Mellitus by Thomas Willis in the 1600s. Though times have changed and diabetes has become easier to manage, a disease as old as diabetes has picked

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How to be There for a Diabetic

Diabetes is not only scary for the person diagnosed with it but also for those near and dear to the person with diabetes. Sometimes it can be really difficult if your loved one has diabetes because you don’t know how to show them love and support without hovering over them. We have a few tips

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How Can Athletes Pick The Right Kind of Footwear?

How Can Athletes Pick The Right Kind of Footwear?

Different shoes are useful for different purposes. If you are a professional athlete or if you are someone who takes your physical agility very seriously, you must invest on shoes that are specific to the kind of sport you indulge in. Also, if you have specific foot problems (like ankle problems or flat feet), it

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How to Identify Diabetes in Children

How to Identify Diabetes in Children?

Every year, there is an increase in type 1 by 1.8% and type 2 diabetes by 4.8%. This means that more people are being affected by diabetes every year and diabetes in children is not unheard of. Earlier, it was believed that children only get Type 1 diabetes, but recently there is an increase in

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3 Things Athletes and Diabetics Must Check Before Buying Packaged Food

3 Things Athletes and Diabetics Must Check Before Buying Packaged Food

Food labels can be misleading. For instance, something that is said to be ‘healthy’ may be loaded with artificial colours, flavours, trans fats and sugars.  Diabetics and athletes look out for healthy options. While diabetics do it to control their raging blood sugar, sports men and women do it to improve their performance. Either ways,

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6 Things Diabetics Wish You Knew

6 Things Diabetics Wish You Knew

Diabetes can be a lonely disease. You may be the only person in your friend circle who has diabetes. It makes you unique but it also makes it difficult to explain to your friends and family certain things about diabetes. So, we have an article for all your friends and family members to help them

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Are Eggs Healthy For Diabetics

Are Eggs Healthy For Diabetics?

Eggs? Or no eggs? That is the question. For the longest time, eggs have been notoriously popular among dieticians and nutritionists as being a major source of bad cholesterol and heart disease. Since diabetes causes cholesterol imbalance in the body, diabetics were asked to stay away from eggs altogether. A recent study, on the other

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