By Dr. Viraj Suvarna Is there a real issue about access to diabetes care? Sir Francis Peabody, renowned physician, says, that the secret in the caring of the patient is in caring for the patient. In other words, despite a plethora of options, Indian patients with diabetes still do not have access to comprehensive diabetes … Continue reading Access to diabetes care; if not now, when?
If you are concerned about your breast health, you might be wondering if there are ways to lower the risk of breast cancer? While one cannot do much about a few risk factors such as being a female or getting older, it is still possible to reduce the risk by adopting some healthy lifestyle habits. … Continue reading HOW CAN I REDUCE MY RISK OF BREAST CANCER?
Introduction to World Health Day April 7 is marked as World Health Day each year to draw attention to areas of concern related to global healthcare. In 2021, the World Health Day campaign focuses on building a fairer and healthier world collectively. It is in response to the fact that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has … Continue reading World Health Day 2021: Building a Fairer, Healthier World
By Pooja Hurkat My Struggle with Diabetes I am Pooja. My struggle with diabetes started when I was 9 years old. I was a healthy child who used to be plump and energetic. My father is a doctor, a child specialist and my mother is a housewife. We are three sisters. When I was diagnosed … Continue reading #STORIESOFHOPE: What I learnt from my life-long battle with Diabetes
Diabetes is a complicated debilitating disorder and nurses play a crucial role in helping a patient manage it. Nurses currently account for over half of the global health workforce. Before a patient sees a doctor, nurses can assess their condition in detail. Nurses can identify nutritional imbalances, disturbed sensory perceptions and infections and provide much-needed care. … Continue reading Perspectives of Effective Diabetes Care by Nurses
Type 1 diabetes (formerly known as juvenile or childhood-onset and insulin-dependent) is a chronic disease characterized by dysregulated insulin production and therefore, necessitates daily administration of insulin. Various symptomatic manifestations are excessive thirst (polydipsia), excessive urination (polyuria), weight loss, constant hunger, fatigue and vision changes. Managing Type 1 diabetes can seem like a daunting task during … Continue reading #BeLikeJohn – How to Live a Normal Happy Life with Type 1 Diabetes
People with diabetes can enjoy a good quality of life and reduce their risk of serious even life-threatening complications by making a commitment to follow a proper, lifelong care plan to manage their condition. As diabetes is a complex disease to manage, Biocon Biologics spoke to several nurses to get accurate and useful diabetes management … Continue reading Nurses Share Expert Advice on Managing your Diabetes Better
World Diabetes Day (WDD) is observed every year on November 14, the birth date of Sir Frederick Grant Banting, who, along with Charles Best discovered insulin and its therapeutic potential in 1922. Banting refused to put his name on the insulin patent because he felt it was unethical for a doctor to profit from a discovery … Continue reading Enabling Nurses Make a Difference to Diabetes Care
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MOM You are really awesome. The way you protect me The way you guide me The way you pamper me The way you support me Makes me feel so special. No one in this world Can love me more than you And it’s true. I just want to let u know You mean the world … Continue reading The #MomSpiration Series: #7