Confused about coffee and diabetes? Not sure if your morning coffee is giving you diabetes or preventing it? I’m not surprised. Historically coffee has been deplored as an unhealthy vice. But recently there’ve been some big claims the other side … Continue reading Wait, What’s the Deal with Coffee and Diabetes?
What is low blood sugar? As the name suggests, it refers to sugar in the blood that is lower than normal levels. Hypoglycaemia is the medical term for low blood sugar. Hypo = below normal and glycemia = the presence … Continue reading What is Low Blood Sugar?
Over the past two years, there was much news about diabetes in Singapore. A prominent piece of news is that Singapore has the 2nd highest proportion of people with diabetes among developed nations. Due to this, our government launched a campaign … Continue reading Diabetes in Singapore: A Perspective in Numbers
“Is type 2 diabetes reversible, doctor?” It’s a common question I get asked by many people that I meet. When I was back in medical school more than 10 years ago, we were all taught that type 2 diabetes is a … Continue reading Is Type 2 Diabetes Reversible? Your Guide In 2017
What does living a fulfilled life mean? The top few most common answers include being happy and being healthy. In general, it largely involves feelings of satisfaction and achieving the goals you set for yourself. What are some challenges … Continue reading How can I live a Fulfilling Life with Diabetes?
Looking for some diabetes-friendly fruits to include in your diet? But, you’ve heard of some bad rep about fruits, which make you want to avoid them? Fret not! In fact, all fruits are diabetes-friendly, which you can enjoy without worry … Continue reading 5 Diabetes-Friendly Fruits You Could Enjoy!
Studies show that a 7% weight loss through eating better and increasing activity can help to prevent diabetes by a whopping 58% in those at high risk! 1 So how can we choose to eat better? Are there superfoods which prevent diabetes? Let’s take a look…. What … Continue reading Can Superfoods Prevent Diabetes? All You Need to Know!
We are constantly inspired by enthusiastic individuals such as Katherine. Katherine has been living with T2 diabetes for about 8 years prior to using GlycoLeap. In about 1.5min, she shares about how GlycoLeap had encouraged her to exercise more, and … Continue reading Kat: How GlycoLeap has helped me manage diabetes
What is fitness? Fitness encompasses a broad spectrum of activities: from attempting pilates on the rooftop of People’s Park Complex to kayaking in Kallang, there is no limit to what you can do with your body. Amidst the fitness craze, … Continue reading Fun activities in Singapore: With or without diabetes!
Fruit gets an unfair bad rap and is often feared to spike up the blood sugars among people with diabetes. But does all the worry around fruit for diabetes really have any truth? We look at three common fruit myths … Continue reading Fruit for Diabetes – Is there a Best or Worst Fruit?
Summary: Have you ever wondered if your emotions affect diabetes control? Here, I will be exploring 3 questions – How do our emotions (especially happiness) influence our blood sugar levels? Are there emotions that are “better” than others? What can … Continue reading Does happiness affect diabetes?
GlycoLeap is moving healthcare forward – out of the clinics and hospitals, and into the community and homes. As a doctor, I often get asked why I left behind a promising career in medicine to join the team that developed GlycoLeap, a smartphone-based … Continue reading Why we developed GlycoLeap