Health  /  Published 10.12.20

Exercising can make you live longer

You may live longer Studies link even 5 to 10 minutes of vigorous exercise or 15 minutes of moderate exercise every day can lower the risk of death from any cause. Enhanced cognitive function Exerc...
By The Telegraph

Health  /  Published 15.11.20

Reversing Diabetes

We have seen hundreds of patients reversing their diabetes and if they can do it, I am sure all of us can. It is all about the right mindset, awareness and our day-to-day habits that are going to help...
By Karan Kakkad in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.20

At lunch, no chat with tribal host

Adhir Chowdhury, Congress MP and state unit chief, held a news meet on Thursday to slam the BJP for cosying up to tribal communities. “Nobody can forget the atrocities on Dalits, minorities and ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Chaturdihi (Bankura)

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Diabetes on the rise in pandemic season

People with existing predispositions, who do not have diabetes, would do well to keep a watch over their blood glucose level in this pandemic season. We are getting a lot of new patients now. One big...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Health  /  Published 02.09.20

Answers to your health queries

Q. I am morbidly obese and have diabetes. I am on insulin but my diabetes is not under control. Weight loss results in better control of diabetes. A loss of as little as 10 per cent of weight can red...
By Dr Gita Mathai


India  /  Published 30.08.20

Diabetes may strike Covid patients under treatment, warn experts

An expert group on diabetes has urged doctors to stay vigilant against several “scenarios” during the coronavirus epidemic that could increase the risk of uncontrolled blood sugar in diabe...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 22.07.20

Proper exercise and diet

I exercise regularly but my weight remains absolutely constant and my shape (sagging arms and protuberant belly) has not changed at all. In addition to exercise, you need to count your calories. Eat ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 01.07.20

Masks: when to change after getting home?

Q. How often should I change my mask? Facemasks are going to be a way of life for a long time to come. You need four to five masks. They must be removed when you come from outside, washed with soap a...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 10.04.19

Insulin: Why and how

Indians have a propensity to develop diabetes. Once they hit 40, seven per cent become diabetic. Then there are those poised on the threshold — the prediabetics, those with gestational diabetes and ...
By Dr Gita Mathai

Health  /  Published 28.09.19

Diabetes fast-feast drug guidelines

A medical panel has formulated what is being described as the country’s first guidelines that specify certain modifications in medications to shepherd diabetes patients through periods of fasting an...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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