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    Dr Noble's Continuous Care Program - What is it?

    One in every 4 Indian adults suffer from high blood sugar or blood pressure or cholesterol abnormalities or a combination of these. These are silent diseases at the beginning and are often detected when a complication like heart attack, stroke, kidney failure or blindness occurs. Early detection and proper management of these chronic conditions can help one avoid complication and live a longer...

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    Detected to have diabetes - What to do next?

    Detected to have diabetes- What to do next? Don’t panic, you are one among the nearly 425 million in the world. 50 years ago diabetes was uncommon and was considered to be a ‘rich man’s disease’. Now 1 out of 5 , both rich and poor, suffer from it. You can live an almost normal life if you take care from the beginning. The problems occur mainly if you delay in taking care of yourself. ...

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    How to control blood sugar and weight through food

    The secrets of controlling weight and blood sugar through what you eat. You are familiar of food calories and that you should restrict calories to manage weight and blood sugar well. There is another important but less known factor called Glycemic Index (GI). It is a number associated with a food that indicates the food's effect on a person's blood sugar. This number compares the blood sugar el...

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Dr Noble's Continuous Care Program - What is it?

By Dr Noble Zachariah MD | 11 Jan 2018
One in every 4 Indian adults suffer from high blood sugar or blood pressure or cholesterol abnormalities or a combination of these. These are silent diseases at the beginning and are often detected when a complication like heart attack, stroke, kidney failure or blindness occurs. Early detection and proper management of these chronic conditions can help one avoid complication and live a longer...
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Golden Star.png

Detected to have diabetes - What to do next?

By Dr Noble Zachariah MD | 01 Nov 2017
Detected to have diabetes- What to do next? Don’t panic, you are one among the nearly 425 million in the world. 50 years ago diabetes was uncommon and was considered to be a ‘rich man’s disease’. Now 1 out of 5 , both rich and poor, suffer from it. You can live an almost normal life if you take care from the beginning. The problems occur mainly if you delay in taking care of yourself. ...
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How to control blood sugar and weight through food

By Dr Noble Zachariah MD | 03 Sep 2017
The secrets of controlling weight and blood sugar through what you eat. You are familiar of food calories and that you should restrict calories to manage weight and blood sugar well. There is another important but less known factor called Glycemic Index (GI). It is a number associated with a food that indicates the food's effect on a person's blood sugar. This number compares the blood sugar el...
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Diabetes Care during fasting

By Dr Noble Zachariah MD | 19 May 2016
Interview on Times Kuwait news paper Would you please discuss the risks of fasting for Muslims with diabetes? It is well known that fasting increases the risk of complications in people living with diabetes. The main complications that occur during fasting are: Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) which occurs 7 times more than at other times. It is considered mild when a person’s blood sugar is bet...
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'Save your heart' screening program

By Dr Noble Zachariah MD | 21 Mar 2016
Almost everyday we hear of a young Indian dying of a heart attack. These untimely deaths occur in apparently healthy people. It is probable that these people were suffering from one or more of the silent killers. Dar Al Shifa Clinic, Baghdad Street, Maidan Hawally has started a screening program to detect these silent killers and to counsel those at risk as to how they can reduce their risk. Free ...
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Take care of diabetes to avoid a heart attack.

By Dr Noble Zachariah MD | 08 Nov 2015
Take care of diabetes to avoid a heart attack. Not a day passes by without the untimely death of a young person with heart attack. These young people were in apparent good health but were not screened for the risk factors for heart disease or have not taken care to control their risk factors. Diabetes has the same risk as a heart attack for life expectancy in general. It shortens life and decreas...
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A practical way to quicker control of blood sugar, BP and Cholesterol

By Dr Noble Zachariah MD | 31 Mar 2015
ORIGINAL INVESTIGATION Encounter Frequency and Serum Glucose Level,Blood Pressure, and Cholesterol Level Control in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus Fritha Morrison, MPH; Maria Shubina, ScD; Alexander Turchin, MD, MS Background: More frequent patient-provider encounters may lead to faster control of hemoglobin A1c level,blood pressure (BP), and low-density lipoprotein (LDL)cholesterol (LDL-C) level...
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Diabetes overview

By Dr Noble Zachariah MD | 30 Sep 2014
This gives you some information regarding diabetes. It also deals with the potential complications during fasting and how these can be reduced.
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How to improve quality of life in people living with diabetes

By Dr Noble Zachariah MD | 21 Sep 2014
One out of every five adults in Kuwait has diabetes. As it does not cause any pain or discomfort, it is often ignored till dangerous complications develop. Diabetes reduces quality of life in Physical, emotional and social dimensions. However with proper care diabetes can be managed well and many of the complications prevented. Thus people with diabetes also can enjoy good quality of life. What ar...
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