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Your easy guide to all things diabetes.

Your easy guide to all things diabetes.

Diabetes informational articles

A type 2 diabetic donating blood.
Can diabetics donate blood?

Controlling your diabetes and keen to donate blood, but wondering can diabetics donate blood? Learn everything you need to know about diabetic blood donation.

A type 1 diabetic enjoying her travels on a bushwalk in Australia, wearing a continuous glucose monitor.
Diabetes and travel – 17 top tips to travel safe and stress-free

Keen to travel as a diabetic? It’s possible to effectively manage both diabetes and travel. These tips can help keep you stress-free and in control.

A doctor checking a diabetic patient's medical data through their personal health record app.
The importance of a personal health record app in diabetes management

Want to know if a personal health record app could help your diabetes management? Jigar, a HealthTech app developer, gives a comprehensive overview.

Diabetes-friendly recipes

Photo of diabetes-friendly besan chilla (chickpea flour pancake).
Diabetes-friendly besan chilla (chickpea flour pancake)

Besan chilla (a.k.a. besan ka cheela) is a flavourful, diabetes-friendly Indian pancake made from besan (chickpea flour), onions, spices, and herbs.

Photo of Indian fish curry.
Indian fish curry

This diabetes-friendly Indian fish curry combines tasty fish, fragrant spices and healthy herbs. Blending taste and wellness, it boosts health and happiness.

Artist's impression of a bowl of cauliflower rice pulao, with mixed vegetables.
Cauliflower rice pulao with mixed vegetables

A guilt-free yet delicious meal option, this aromatic cauliflower rice has the essence of traditional pulao while embracing a low-carb twist.

Stories from the diabetes community

A single type 1 diabetic Indian woman.
Struggling to find an arranged marriage as a diabetic
June 10, 2024

Simantika is a type 1 diabetic. She's interested in marriage, though with her diabetes is finding it hard to meet the right person. But she's still trying.

A young Indian diabetic hugging her friend.
Diabetes and friendships – How I learnt to rebalance them
May 27, 2024

Bhakti struggled to balance her friendships and her diabetes. But by opening up to her friends about her health problems, their friendship became stronger than ever.

A man in a park, mourning the loss of his diabetic friend.
Losing my diabetic friend to negligence
May 13, 2024

Anand was diagnosed with maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY), but didn’t look after himself. Warning: This story doesn’t have a positive outcome.

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