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Advances of exercise with diabetes | Health
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Advances of exercise with diabetes | Health

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Across the country, communities have teamed up to bring attention to diabetes. This year’s theme is managing diabetes by building your health care team.According to the CDC’s National Diabetes Statistics Report from 2019, in the U.S. alone, 29.7 million people of all ages have been diagnosed with diabetes.Type 2 diabetes is more prevalent than type 1 diabetes, so there is a focus on preventing type 2 diabetes through physical activity and lifestyle changes. Therefore, the public isn’t often aware of type 1 diabetes and its management. Type 2 diabetes is mainly lifestyle-related and can develop over tim...
World Diabetes Day: Type 1 diabetes is like a daily math exercise, says life coach who lost an eye
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World Diabetes Day: Type 1 diabetes is like a daily math exercise, says life coach who lost an eye

Thirty-four year old Gourav is the best lifestyle coach that one could ask for, customising everything from what you should eat, when and why, besides suggesting a daily routine that works around your worklife. He should know. A Type 1 diabetic, who unfortunately wasn’t diagnosed early enough and who lost an eye because he didn’t take it as seriously as he should have, he knows the common mistakes we make. “There should be diabetes education and a multi-disciplinary approach to disease management. This is something that most Indians ignore. In the end it is too late,” says he. Gourav, an IT and hospitality professional, was diagnosed at 15 but made the cardinal mistake of not measuring his life moment to moment that Type I diabetes demands. He slipped badly but has swung back now, rea...