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A pair of hands, one holding a glucometer and the other a pill showing support of a caregiver to a diabetic patient

Why Family Support Matters in Diabetes Management

The theme for World Diabetes Day 2018 and 2019 is The Family and Diabetes. Lets look at how families supported our...
A dark haired woman with spectacles in a yellow and red sari and blouse sitting on a white sofa

I Am Fighting Diabetes With A Smile

Nandita Banerjee, 60 a certified Diabetes educator with DAY (Diabetes Awareness and You) in Kolkata, talks about how...
Image Description: A head shot of Mr. Akhileshwar Sahay with spectacles as he shares his experience of living with Bipolar, Depression and COPD

Bipolar or COPD - Never Lose Hope

And QUIT SMOKING. Akhileshwar Sahay, a seasoned industry veteran, has been living with bipolar disorder for the last 2...
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...
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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...

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