Worst Diabetes Myths

Is it sugar that causes diabetes? Can young people get affected by diabetes? There are various myths and unanswered questions that surround diabetes mellitus. While some of these myths can be dangerous, others are just petty misconceptions. Given below are some of the worst diabetes myths that you should be aware of. 1- You can’t […]

4 Foods You Should Avoid If You Have Diabetes

Diabetes not only impacts your body’s ability to produce insulin, but can also damage your heart, brain and limbs, and affect your kidneys, eyes and nervous system. Hence, it is extremely important to manage diabetes effectively. Following are some foods you should stay away from if you’re diabetic: Fruit Juices While a small amount of […]

Why do we have to fast for some blood tests?

If you are planning to take a blood test anytime soon, then do make sure you are ready. Sometimes before giving your blood sample, you need to fast which means you can’t eat or drink (except water) for a few hours before the test. It is because after the food gets digested, our blood absorbs […]

What does Lipid Profile mean?

  The lipid profile test is a type of blood test used to determine the risk of developing heart diseases. What are Lipids? In order to understand the lipid profile better, it is important to first understand what lipids are. Lipids are fats or fatty acids that make up the cell membrane and are also […]