The number of diabetics in India has crossed the 70 million mark! History tells us that humanity’s battles against disease have been decisively won only with adequate knowledge and awareness among the people. Diabetes Health, a bi-monthly magazine published by the Chellaram Foundation, is an initiative in this direction. It is a step focused in the direction of education and awareness. In every issue we hope to deal with topics relevant to diabetes, in the context of modern Indian life.
Without proper care and timely management, managing Diabetes can be an uphill task. Diabetes can be controlled with proper diet, exercise and medications. Out of these, one of the most frequently asked queries is ‘What should we eat now?’ Diet is usually considered to be the tricky part of Diabetes management but if planned right, it may prove to be a game-changer. This issue of Diabetes Health delves deep into the world of 5 international superfoods and their Indian counterparts. The cover story focuses on their nutritive benefits for people with Diabetes and how they can be used in the Indian cuisine. The latest issue of Diabetes Health also covers topics such as how to correctly inject insulin, a fictional detective account based on carbohydrate-insulin theory, the importance of checking fasting blood glucose and a lot more. Also in this issue: • Gum disease and Diabetes • Exercises for frozen shoulder • Increase your fibre intake • Health benefits of iodine • Quiz, answers to readers' queries, Diabetes news and a lot more