Treating the Silent Killer Called Diabetes

Anamika Sahu, Managing EditorIndia is on the run to become the fifth largest global economy. PV Sindhu becomes the first Indian shuttler to win gold at World Champions. India will be sending its first manned spacecraft called Gaganyaan on December 2021. Proud moments indeed! But let us look at the other side of the story as well. India is the world's diabetes capital with a record 72.94 million cases in 2017. Known as the silent killer, diabetes cause several other health complications and harms your eyes, kidneys, nerves, skin, heart, and blood vessels.
If you think diabetes has no relation with our economic growth, space and sports, you are completely wrong. Diabetes is silently killing our generations ­ kids, youth, adults and old, and puts a lot of economic pressure on the family, ultimately impacting the economy of the country. Though we all know that the sedentary lifestyle, junk & fast food, lack of physical activity, lack of sleep, ever increasing stress, and others are the root causes of diabetes, but we tend to ignore them and depend largely on medication. However, diabetes drug along with healthy diet and routine exercise help people maintain stable blood glucose levels.

The need of the hour is a diabetes expert who can help you walk through this journey hand-to-hand. Hence, we bring to you siliconindia Healthcare Magazine's ‘10 Most Promising Diabetes Clinics ­ 2019’. Leveraging technology, and years of expertise, the featured clinics act as your friend who instils the zeal to balance your food and exercise, thus ultimately reducing the medication doses and enabling a healthy country to top the world economic order, the space and the sports. Read to know more about them.

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