Digestive issues in Diabetes

Digestive issues in Diabetes

Diabetes occurs when the blood sugar level is too high. The food we eat contains glucose, which normally gets sent to the cells by insulin for energy. In diabetes, insulin is either absent (Type 1 Diabetes), or not properly used (Type 2 Diabetes), hence increasing the...
Misdiagnosis of Food Allergies in Children

Misdiagnosis of Food Allergies in Children

Food allergies are adverse reactions from the body’s immune system to certain types of food or their ingredients. This can impact the health of the individual and their quality of life. Food allergies are more common in infants and young children. Nowadays,...
Skin and Hair Care for the Monsoons

Skin and Hair Care for the Monsoons

With monsoon on the doorstep, the spirits of the people are revived. At the same time, monsoon brings with it many infections too, like common cold, flu, jaundice etc. Additionally, the skin gets irritable and rashes begin to show. During monsoon hair remains moist...
Self Care In Psoriasis

Self Care In Psoriasis

Psoriasis is an autoimmune chronic disease that is marked by silver scaly and flaky skin presented on a raised surface of red and inflamed skin with identifiable borders. These patches, in some cases, may even crack and bleed or release pus. Psoriasis occurs because...
IMPORTANCE OF ORAL HEALTH & HYGIENE

IMPORTANCE OF ORAL HEALTH & HYGIENE

It is said that “mouth is a mirror of the body”. Oral health is not only important for our teeth but for our overall well being. Despite increasing awareness about general health and ways to maintain health, a large section of the society remains ignorant about oral...
The Golden Hour and First 10 minutes

The Golden Hour and First 10 minutes

  Golden hour is the first hour in which care of the trauma patients should be initiated to minimize damage due to injuries and maximize patient’s chances of survival. The concept of golden hour states that if the surgery is done within 60 minutes of the injury...
Strep throat awareness

Strep throat awareness

July is the month of Group B streptococcus awareness. GBS is an important cause of maternal and neonatal morbidity in many parts of the world. In India this disease is an under recognised problem. In India there are approximately 26,700 cases of GBS infections per...