DE­FEAT­ING DI­A­BETES

Hindustan Times (Lucknow) - Live - - My City - PHOTOS: SHUTTERSTOCK

Make sure that you reg­u­larly mon­i­tor blood sugar. Chil­dren should be screened for di­a­betes at school-go­ing age and af­ter fin­ish­ing school. Women must get them­selves tested for blood sugar reg­u­larly af­ter 30 years of age. It is also im­por­tant to mon­i­tor blood sugar dur­ing preg­nancy. Watch out for the three Ps of di­a­betes, which are: Polyuria (fre­quent uri­na­tion), Poly­dip­sia (ex­ces­sive thirst) and Polypha­gia (ex­ces­sive hunger) Add an­tiox­i­dants such as turmeric pow­der and amla (In­dian goose­ber­ries) to your diet

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