14% of India’s population is undernourished: Survey

The recent National Nutrition Survey conducted by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare reportedly showed that despite economic growth during the last few years in India, 14 per cent of India’s population is undernourished. Continue Reading

Diabetes: Hope & Myths

A study titled, ‘Making India Heartstrong Survey’, is a two-part research comprising questionnaire-based interviews and HbA1c (Average Glucose level) and Lipid profile Tests, was conducted to understand perception of people towards heart health versus actual numbers of people at heart risk. Continue Reading

Nutrition, physical activity will keep diabetics healthy: Dr V Mohan

Stating that nutrition and physical activity are important parts of a healthy lifestyle for diabetes patients, Dr Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre chairman and chief of diabetology, Dr V Mohan said, ”If you have diabetes, you need to keep an eye on what you eat, how much you eat and when you eat, and how active a lifestyle you lead”. Continue Reading