Diabetes and Game of Thrones- An Analogy, Maybe!?

 I have always been a Game Of Thrones fanatic. Like many others, I enjoy it and have my own set of favorite characters. Those who know nothing (sorry couldn’t help it), Game Of Thrones (GOT) is a series based on a set of books authored by George R.R. Martin. Unlike Harry Potter, this set of […]

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My friend always by my side: Type 1 Diabetes

A to-be 6 year old girl to mother, ‘Mom, whats type 1 diabetes? Why do I have it? People say its a bad, dangerous thing that I have for life time ? I am scared, does it make me weak? Why did God give me problems when I am still small? Is this punishment to […]

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SCIENTIFIC SUPERSTITIONS AND DIABETES

Someone wise once said “Science is the great antidote to the poison of enthusiasm and superstition.” In the past 500 years our society has been made dependent on superstitions in subjects like caste, food, race, and especially women (making them completely dependent on men, by denying them basic rights – a crime that took centuries […]

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Diabetes Mellitus: Busting Myths through Mythology

Of the two deities, Ganesha and Shiva, who do you think has diabetes? Hazard a guess! Mythology suggests that Ganesha developed diabetes but was cured by a drug or treatment administered by Shiva appropriately named Shiv Gutika. If you search for Shiv Gutika on the interweb today you’ll run into generic and rather unfantastic suggestions […]

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Beetroot Sabzi

Message from the author: Riddhi Ghoghari Furia Love to live life and celebrate each day like it was my first. I am Riddhi Furia, known as an explorer of things new and different. Being a mother of a 5 year old hunk and married for 10 years, I couldn’t have been any happier and guess […]

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Monsoon with Diabetes

Have you all already broken an umbrella or two? The word monsoon actually means season, after the Arabic word mausim – and what better symbol of transformation from one season to the next than the onset of monsoon rains over the lands scorched by the unrelenting heat of summer. Monsoons are caused by the difference […]

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CGM Vs. FGM Vs. Fingerstick

If you are wondering what these abbreviations are, allow me. I am here comparing three blood glucose-monitoring systems; this is my take on the ones currently available in India and by no means is influenced or biased since I paid for all of them myself from my own hard earned money. 😉 Besides, I also […]

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