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Diabetes Management

Are you likely to get diabetes? Insulin sensitivity is the relationship between how much insulin needs to be produced in order to deposit a certain amount of glucose in your body. Insulin resistance (IR) is generally regarded as a pathological condition in which cells fail to respond to the normal actions of the hormone insulin. How can you prevent Insulin Resistance with targeted nutrition? Which supplements can help you lower your diabetes risk? Find out whether foods with low or medium Glycemic Index are favorable for you!

Did you know that fiber can be harmful in managing your HBA1c levels? HbA1c refers to glycated hemoglobin (A1c), which identifies average plasma glucose concentration. For people with diabetes this is important as the higher the HbA1c, the greater the risk of developing diabetes-related complications. Generally, individuals with high HbA1c levels are given a high fiber diet. Dietary fibre refers to a group of compounds found in plant-based foods that cannot be digested by the human body. But this can have a negative effect on some individuals, find out is that individual is you.

Did you know that the protective effectiveness of whole grains can be negated in some people? Find out How? Generally, individuals with high blood glucose levels are given a high whole grain diet. Whole grains or foods made from them contain all the essential parts and naturally-occurring nutrients of the entire grain in their original proportions. Many studies suggest that by controlling your whole grain consumption based on your genotype, you can modulate your risk for type II diabetes.

Did you know that metformin hampers absorption of Vitamin B12 in the long run? Metformin is a diabetes medication known as Biguanide. For diabetics and individuals consuming metformin, it is imperative to know if your body’s methylation cycle is functioning swiftly. Some people are at greater risk, when they consume metformin, for Vitamin B12 deficiency if they are not supplementing with the correct form of the vitamin. Should you go on insulin shots instead?

Approximately 40% of diabetes medication don't work, and doctors have to resort to trial and error to figure out which medication is most effective for your body. But not anymore, based on your DNA we can now understand which people are more likely to have a better response to Type 2 diabetes medication (Pioglitazone) of which there are 66 pharma brands in India. (Pioglitazone belongs to a class of drugs known as thiazolidinediones or "glitazones".)

Sr No Brand Name Manufacturer Type
1 Diaglit Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
2 Diaglit Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
3 Diavista (15mg) Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Tablet
4 Diavista (30mg) Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Tablet
5 G - Tase Unichem Laboratories Ltd (Unisearch)Capsule/ Tablet
6 G - Tase Unichem Laboratories Ltd (Unisearch)Capsule/ Tablet
7 Geoglit (15mg) Abs Remedies Pvt. Ltd. Tablet
8 Geoglit (30mg) Abs Remedies Pvt. Ltd. Tablet
9 Glita Stadmed Pvt. Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
10 Glita Stadmed Pvt. Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
11 Glito Medley Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
12 Glito Medley Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
13 Glitter Ind-Swift Limited Capsule/ Tablet
14 Glitter Ind-Swift Limited Capsule/ Tablet
15 Glizone (15mg) Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.(CND) Extended ReleaseTablet
16 Glizone (30mg) Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd.(CND) Extended Release Tablet
17 Glufit Ind-Swift Limited Capsule/ Tablet
18 Glufit Ind-Swift Limited Capsule/ Tablet
19 Lita (15mg) Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd. Tablet
20 Lita (30mg) Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd. Tablet
21 Logit Khandelwal Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
22 Logit Khandelwal Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
23 Oglo Panacea Biotec Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
24 Pglit Chemech Laboratories Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
25 Pglit Chemech Laboratories Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
26 Pio Systopic Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
27 Pio Systopic Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
28 Piodart (15mg) Biocon Limited Tablet
29 Piodart (30mg) Biocon Limited Tablet
30 Pioglar (15mg) Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. (Stancare) Tablet
31 Pioglar (30mg) Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. (Stancare) Tablet
32 Pioglaz (15mg) East West Pharma Tablet
33 Pioglaz (30mg) East West Pharma Tablet
34 Piokap Karnataka Antibiotics & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.Capsule/ Tablet
35 Piokap Karnataka Antibiotics & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.Capsule/ Tablet
36 Piokap (15mg) Karnataka Antibiotics & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.Tablet
37 Piokap (30mg) Karnataka Antibiotics & Pharmaceuticals Ltd.Tablet
38 Piolem Alembic Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
39 Piolem Alembic Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
40 Pioli Life Medicare & Biotech Private Limited Capsule/ Tablet
41 Pioli Life Medicare & Biotech Private Limited Capsule/ Tablet
42 Piomed Comed Chemicals Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
43 Piomed Comed Chemicals Ltd. Capsule/ Tablet
44 Pioneer Olcare Laboratories Capsule/ Tablet
45 Pioneer Olcare Laboratories Capsule/ Tablet
46 Pioneer Olcare Laboratories Capsule/ Tablet
47 Pionorm (15mg) Micro Labs Ltd (Carsyon) Tablet
48 Pionorm (30mg) Micro Labs Ltd (Carsyon) Tablet
49 PIO-Q (15mg) Q Check Speciality Care Tablet
50 PIO-Q (30mg) Q Check Speciality Care Tablet
51 Piosys (15mg) Systopic Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. Tablet
52 Piosys (30mg) Systopic Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. Tablet
53 Pioz (15mg) US Vitamins Limited Tablet
54 Pioz (30mg) US Vitamins Limited Tablet
55 Pioz (7.5mg) US Vitamins Limited Tablet
56 Piozed (15mg) IPCA Laboratories Ltd. Tablet
57 Piozed (30mg) IPCA Laboratories Ltd. Tablet
58 Pizorad Radius Health Capsule Tablet
59 Pizorad Radius Health Capsule Tablet
60 Pozitiv (15mg) Franco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. Tablet
61 Pozitiv (30mg) Franco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. Tablet
62 Pozitiv (7.5mg) Franco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. Tablet
63 Radizone (15mg) Radicura Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. Tablet
64 Radizone (30mg) Radicura Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. Tablet
65 Zipio (15mg) FDC Limited (Spectra) Tablet
66 Zipio (30mg) FDC Limited (Spectra) Tablet