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Pushpa Garde who controlled her diabetes with medication, discipline and lifestyle changes

I Decided To Fight This Lifestyle Disease With Changes In Lifestyle

Delhi-based Pushpa Garde is 75 years old and has been ably handling diabetes for the last 25 years, mainly with...
Image: Marianne with her 3 sons and her husband

I Want To Fight Diabetes To Stay Alive For My Grandchildren

Marianne de Nazareth, 60, who has diabetes, began controlling her sugar levels in all earnestness after she received a...
Divya Parashar as she looks today

It Takes A Lot Of Hard Work To Keep The Kilos Away

Dr Divya Parashar, Head of Rehabilitation Psychology, Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, New Delhi, shares about her own...
partial image of a woman holding her neck indicating a thyroid problem

My Medication Caused Bone Health Deterioration

Parul, 48 from Mumbai talks about tackling hypothyroidism in her own way, accompanied by food cravings and a...

Stress Brought On My Diabetes Sooner

Bina Patel, 59 has Type 2 Diabetes and lives in Vadodara, Gujarat. She talks of her challenges in managing her...

Why We Stopped Our Vegan Diet after 6 Months

Jayesh Shah and his wife enthusiastically turned vegan with the hope of bringing down their cholesterol and diabetes...

I breathe and sleep better after I quit smoking

Ramesh Koppikar, a heavy smoker for 35 years, made several unsuccessful attempts to quit smoking. It finally took...

Hypoglycaemia: The highs and the lows

Jimmy Ong from Singapore relates his personal experiences of being a patient with Type 1 Diabetes and suffering...

I wanted to improve my lot in life and take control of my diabetes

From being in denial to Diabetes Support Group member, Christine Lee, 62, talks about her 22-year tryst with diabetes....

5 tips to handle the Chinese new year festivities

Juliana Lim has had Type 2 diabetes for 27 years. Here she shares her tips to handle the CNY festive season  My...

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