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  • What is Diabetes?

    What is Diabetes?

    Over the last few decades, due to changes in lifestyle there has been a rapid increase in number of people suffering from diabetes. Diabetes is largely understood to be a mild disease in India and thus is often ignored. International diabetes fede... Read more
  • Delhi Air Pollution – A ticking time bomb?

    Delhi Air Pollution – A ticking time bomb?

    Recent reports released by WHO indicated that Delhi was no longer in the list of top 10 most polluted cities in the world. But there was little to celebrate as the PM 2.5 levels were still 5 to 6 times the limits prescribed by WHO. The ranks are b... Read more
  • Telemedicine: Future of Indian Healthcare

    Telemedicine: Future of Indian Healthcare

    Over the past decades, long queues, overburdened hospitals, sky rocketing medical bills and poor treatment quality have become deeply associated with the Indian healthcare system. As per 2015 report by MCI, only 9.29 lakh doctors are registered in... Read more
  • Weight loss diet - Diet tips from top nutritionists

    Weight loss diet - Diet tips from top nutritionists

    In our previous blog (Obesity: Prevention and Management), we talked about how obesity is becoming a major problem in India, particularly in urban India. We talked about measures which can be used for early detection to initiate course correction ... Read more
  • Diet for Weight Gain

    Diet for Weight Gain

    Being obese or underweight are two sides of the same coin as both result from an unbalanced diet. In medical terms, a person whose body mass index (BMI) is above 30 is considered obese and below 18.5 is considered underweight. While most people ar... Read more
  • Dengue fever: Prevention, symptoms and treatment

    Dengue fever: Prevention, symptoms and treatment

    With the arrival of monsoons, the threat of another dengue fever outbreak looms large on New Delhi. Last year was particularly severe as 15867 cases were registered, which were by far the highest number of cases in the last 5 years. Till now (as o... Read more
  • Celiac Disease: Benefits and Risks of Gluten Free Diet

    Celiac Disease: Benefits and Risks of Gluten Free Diet

    The world is going gaga over gluten free diet. From local shops to super markets, carts are flooded with gluten free products. Some are made in homes and some in industries. But, are these foods really meant for general population?? Gluten, a prot... Read more
  • Making diet management a team-work

    Making diet management a team-work

    Diet management is very important for both preventive health care and post diagnosis healthcare. Food habits, along with physical activity, are the key to maintaining healthy weight, and thereby reducing the risk of many diseases. Unhealthy level ... Read more
  • Obesity: Prevention and Management

    Obesity: Prevention and Management

    The rise in prevalence of obesity particularly among children is a cause of concern globally, due to its persistency into adulthood and its association with morbidity.  Numerous studies have found childhood obesity to be an independent risk factor... Read more
  • Preventive health care: Prevention is better than Cure

    Preventive health care: Prevention is better than Cure

    Every minute in India, four persons die of heart attack, two persons die of diabetes and one person dies of cancer. The worst part about these dreadful statistics is that all these diseases are preventable and can be cured if detected timely. The ... Read more
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