Type 1 or Type 2: who should get the COVID Vaccine first?
After an unpredictable pandemic has taken an unbelievable toll, after 88 million people have been infected worldwide and 1.9 million dead, the only silver lining is the hope for a vaccine that would defang the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV2, and spare humanity from harm. From the end of 2020, the vaccine euphoria has been on an …
OBESITY AND COVID-19
WHY OBESITY, EVEN A FEW EXTRA KILOS, CAN BE MORE DANGEROUS THAN HAVING DIABETES, IF COVID-19 STRIKES In a pandemic characterized by extreme uncertainty, the world of science is waking up to new puzzles and finding new solutions every day. One such troublesome issue is obesity and its relation with coronavirus. Ever since the pandemic …
What does coronavirus do to people with diabetes?
The answers are slowly coming in. Here is what you need to know about the state of research on Covid-19 and diabetes. In a pandemic-hit world, characterised by extreme uncertainty, one question brings true fear: “What does Covid-19 do to people with diabetes?”. We have been told that about 35-40 percent of people with severe …
Beyond COVID-19 : Building fitness at any age
At 71, I am an advocate of active ageing and staying fit at any age. I am rebuilding fitness with outdoor workouts after several months break due to pandemic restrictions, tough for a seventy plus. My cycle stood forlorn and dusty for months at our home in Delhi. Abundant precaution was necessary during the early …
Pneumococcal and Influenza Vaccinations – Are they useful for people with diabetes?
During these times of COVID, one thought which is on everyone’s mind is WHEN THE COVID VACCINE WILL COME? Now that’s a good question to ask because nobody is really sure of the answer. However, the good news is that they are not one, two, three, but probably over ten different companies working on the …
Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centres at Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad was awarded “Service Excellence in Diabetology – South” award by the Times of India Survey 2020-2021 conducted by AVANCE. Chennai Hyderabad Bangalore We are proud to announce that we have been selected as India’s No.1 Diabetes Hospital (in Private sector) by THE WEEK …Read More
Neonatal Diabetes Mellitus We all have heard of diabetes occurring in children. The usual type of diabetes which occurs in children and adolescence is, what is called as ‘Type 1 diabetes’, previously called as ‘Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus’ or ‘IDDM’. Children with type 1 diabetes have an acute onset of the condition and rapidly become …Read More
When citing the dangers of Type 2 diabetes, doctors usually focus on life-threatening…Read More
Smoking can accelerate the onset of diabetes related complications…Read More
Diabetes increase mortality in people with cancer…Read More
A diabetes person’s diet need not be a complete deviation from the normal diet.Read More
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