It’s good to be eggetarian when you’re diabetic

There are some food products that are said to have zero glycaemic index and fortunately, eggs are one of those. Best thing about eggs is, they are zero in carbohydrates and rich in protein, hence, the best food for diabetics. If we talk about it in little detail, then egg white is carb free and…

Keep rotating injection sites

Once you are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, insulin is your best friend forever. As you start injecting, you’ll be asked to keep rotating your injection sites. If you keep injecting on the same site over and over again, there will be either build up or break down of fat under the skin called as…

Injection sites for insulin injections

Insulin injections are meant to be given beneath the skin (subcutaneously) or in the fatty tissue, such as abdomen, thighs or back of the arms. The reason insulin is injected in subcutaneous tissue is, this layer is poorly supplied by nerves causing less pain or discomfort, moreover, presence of fatty tissue causes absorption of insulin…

Diabetes alert or medical alert accessories

 Accessories like wrist bands, neck pieces or medical alert systems and notifications are many a times helpful in medical emergencies. Here we are concerned about emergencies related to diabetes. The most common emergency related with diabetes is hypoglycaemia, especially in type 1 diabetics or type 2 diabetics on insulin or oral anti diabetic drugs causing…

Keto diet or a low carb diet for diabetics

 Ketogenic diet or a Keto diet is a low carb, medium protein and a high fat diet, which is aimed to reduce weight and decrease insulin requirements in diabetics. This diet works on the fact that body utilises glucose or carbs for energy and thus minimising carbs will make body utilise fats for the same….