Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar levels. It is produced in your pancreas and aids in the transport of sugar from your blood into the cells for storage. Insulin resistance occurs when cells are unable to utilise insulin properly, resulting in elevated blood sugar levels. When your pancreas detects high blood sugar levels,… Read More What is Insulin Sensitivity? How to Improve it?
LiveAltlife, a Bangalore based provider of holistic solutions enables people to reverse their Diabetes and other lifestyle conditions. Started by Vivek Subramanyam, CEO and Co-founder, LiveAltlife helps people fight and overcome their condition through a one-stop solution that includes therapeutic food delivery, curated fitness routines, mindful stress management, predictive medical diagnostics and expert consultations powered… Read More Reverse Diabetes with LiveAltLife
A sustained increase in type 2 diabetes (T2D) in children is raising questions on the lifestyle of today’s generation Sumanth Sharma & Suman Sharma, a couple working in Bangalore has a busy lifestyle courtesy their demanding professions. They often overlooked what their 10 year old daughter Diya was eating. Diya would often eat French fries,… Read More Diabetes in Children
Technology is changing not just how diabetes is being treated but also managed by doctors and patients alike. Ask any diabetic person what irks them most about their health condition and the answer that you would most likely receive is monitoring their sugar levels in real time so that they can lead as normal a… Read More Technological Innovations in Diabetes
Foxtail Millet or Navane is rich in Vitamin B1, Iron and is helpful in diabetes too. As I have included this in my diet, I thought of experimenting a no rice idli flour using Navane and it turned out fantastic – soft and tasty too. Here is my recipe: Ingredients: 2 cups Navane (try and use… Read More Recipe: Foxtail Millet Idlis
The old adage ‘prevention is better than cure’ is one that is more relevant in today’s days and times where lifestyle diseases rule the roost. This also aligns with The National Health Policy where specific emphasis is placed on preventive healthcare. Here are some common issues being faced by people today and how you can… Read More Natural Home Remedies
Good Housekeeping by the India Today Group focuses on the home, women issues, food and more. Here are some links to my published stories in Good Housekeeping and Good Buzz (a Bangalore supplement of Good Housekeeping magazine) Kodaikanal, Cinnabar The goodness of Kiwi Borderline Diabetes Good_Buzz: Dec11 Good Buzz_Nov11