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As always, our eagerness to reconnect is building up every month. To share our knowledge with all of you is something that we look forward to. Our articles are written in a combo of theory, practice and patient experience so that a complete understanding of a particular disease or disorder is explained.

In that aspect, this November 14th being World Diabetes Day, we have focused on diabetes mellitus – a non-communicable disease which is spreading a lot faster than a communicable disease, not sparing children or elders. It is a metabolic disorder which puts a patient in mental, physical and financial strain. On its way, it adds on its friends – hypertension, heart disease, kidney disease, neuropathy and retinopathies. It’s not going to spare any tissue. [Read More…]

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Commonest Diabetic Emergencies

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“I feel tired and exhausted” in a patient with a diabetic condition can mean an underlying emergency.

Patients with diabetes can have high sugar as well as low sugar.

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Diabetes and Osteoporosis – A Recipe for Disaster

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Awareness about diabetes mellitus is reasonably adequate owing to its high prevalence in this era and the complications associated with it. Many middle aged-people check their fasting and post-prandial blood sugar levels even without a doctor’s advice if they have giddiness or some related symptoms. Conversely, although osteoporosis is the most prevalent metabolic bone disorder, the awareness is meagre since it is usually asymptomatic until one gets a fracture.

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Diabetes Care - Educate to Protect Tomorrow

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The incidence of diabetes is increasing in India and we are marching towards becoming the diabetic capital of the world. The major factors which contribute to this are a rise in sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy eating pattern, etc.

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Diabetes & Oral Health

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A healthy mouth and a beautiful pleasing smile are important for everyone, but people with blood sugar may find it more challenging to maintain the same.

High blood sugar affects several parts of the human body, the eyes, nerves, heart, kidneys and feet to name a few. Likewise, it also has profound effects on gums and teeth.

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Diabetes & the Elderly: Everything You Need to Know

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Can elders get diabetes after 70 years?

Anyone can get diabetes at any age. In general, in the young people it is known as type 1 diabetes and in adults it is known as type 2 diabetes.

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Dishum Dishum 2022

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November is a diabetes month. Kauvery Hospital has always managed to observe this month in a very special, innovative, simple and interactive way. To reconnect and recollect the yearly effort, this year I would like to share also the knowledge experienced over the last two years during COVID-19. COVID gave us a chance to rethink the way we practiced diabetic foot and its complications in some extraordinary situations. Financial, physical, emotional challenges were tackled in some equally extraordinary ways.

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Education to Protect Tomorrow - Key to Prevent Diabetes

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Hi everyone, undoubtedly, we are living in an era of diabetogenic environment. According to the International Diabetes Federation statistics, last year, around 537 million people in the age group of 20-79 years had diabetes. This number is predicted to increase to 643 million (year 2030) and 783 million (year 2045). Out of 4 people with a diabetic condition, 3 are from economically weaker countries. Out of 240 million people, 1 person out of 2 has a diabetic condition that is not diagnosed.

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Metabolic Syndrome: The Forerunner of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease

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Metabolic syndrome is the name given to a cluster of medical problems which when present for prolonged period of time leads to the development of Type 2 Diabetes mellitus, heart problems and stroke.

Metabolic disarrangement grows into a syndrome when the person suffers from any 3 of the below-mentioned conditions.

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A Life Saving Mission - A Successful Heart Transplant by Kauvery Hospital

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A green corridor was established between Vellore GH and Chennai. The heart was shifted to Kauvery Hospital within 1 hour and 15 mins. The heart transplant was successfully performed, marking a rebirth.

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Patient Experience

testimonials

“Thank you Kauvery Hospital Dr.Manoj, Dr.Aravind, Dr.Kannan sir. 4th floor sister Ms Nadhini, Ms Gunavathi, floor GR Mr Praveen pals team. Mrs Malar madam ws very helpful. Thanks to housekeeping staff Ms. Rajalakshmi, Mr Pejith. Thank you Kavuvery hospital.”
– A.K

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Recipe of the Month

Stuffed Bitter Gourd

Stuffed bitter gourd is a spicy, tangy dish with a hint of bitterness. It is best served with hot rice along with a drizzle of ghee or sesame oil.

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