Pre-diabetes And Prevention Of Type 2 Diabetes

Pre-diabetes And Prevention Of Type 2 Diabetes

14 October 2014

Preamble: Pre-diabetes is now an accepted term spelt as PREDIABETES. It is a period in time wherein a person is likely to develop frank diabetes if proper precautions are not exercised. In other words, with proper care and protocols such period can be prolonged and diabetes can be delayed or prevented.  Our understanding about diabetes […]

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Let Us Prevent Diabetes

Let Us Prevent Diabetes

01 September 2014

Can we really prevent diabetes? Introduction: There is a lot of buzz recently about preventing type 2 diabetes. Some universities have started programs for working on prevention of diabetes. First let us understand if diabetes can be prevented or not? Facts about possibilities prevention of diabetes:  Answer to the question if diabetes can be prevented or […]

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US is an oligarchy and not a democracy?

24 May 2014

How do we mitigate this situation, if true? Introduction: This very worrying indication came from a recent study by two East Coast university professors as mentioned below. The Princeton study: A recent study reported in April 2014 by Princeton University Prof Martin Gilens and Northwestern University Prof Benjamin Page say that the US government is […]

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Exercises To Keep Us Healthy

Exercises To Keep Us Healthy

14 April 2014

Our bodies are made to stay active. You may look at the whole animal kingdom from fish to birds to reptiles to mammals, they are all actively using their bodies and body parts continually. That is the secret of the health of all. People exercise with certain objective in mind. I came across this interesting […]

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Don’t Forget Fiber in Your Diet

Don’t Forget Fiber in Your Diet

10 April 2014

The Caption: The caption of this article is borrowed from the book title of Late Dr. Dennis Burkitt, who passed away in 1993, (His major work is named after him as “Burkitt’s Lymphoma”). Fiber in our food: Dr. Burkitt and his contemporary Surgeon Cleave considered Fiber as a very important part of our food. They […]

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Myth And Mystery of Carbs And Starch; Let Us Sort Out Confusion

Myth And Mystery of Carbs And Starch; Let Us Sort Out Confusion

23 March 2014

I have met many people confused over the terms carbohydrate and starch because they seem to mean different from different experts. Let the truth be told, some “experts” do use these terms in loose and confusing way. It is important that we understand the real meaning of these terms because all over the world the […]

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Sad Story Of Trans Fats And Vegetable Ghee

Sad Story Of Trans Fats And Vegetable Ghee

26 January 2014

A Lesson From History Pages Trans Fats (TFs) are risk to human health: Shortenings used in cooking and Partially Hydrogenated Vegetable Oils (PHVO), also called Vegetable Ghee (VG) in many countries, is a major source of Trans Fats (TFs). In this writing, we will use TFs or VG for all PHVO. The TFs are recognized […]

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Syrian Invasion Was Imminent And So Was Strike On Iran

29 November 2013

Peace In Middle East Now In Clear Sight Font size: + - US – Iran High Level Talks; A Huge Big Deal. September 2013 will be written in history as most peace advocacy month in current history of the world. September 2013 will be written in history as most peace advocacy month in current history of the world. […]

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Peace In The World is Now In Clear Sight After Peace In Middle East

29 November 2013

  Barkat Charania November 28, 2013 Font size: + - World Peace   It is less than 7 weeks since I wrote the article titled “Peace In Middle East Now In Clear Sight”. I got some derogatory smiles, smirks and laughter over it, but in less than two months the balances of politics, diplomacy and vested interests of […]

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Physical Fitness Is Important To Stay Healthy

Physical Fitness Is Important To Stay Healthy

29 November 2013

Get Out of Sedentary Life Style Changes in our Life Styles in past 200 years: Over the past two centuries the mankind has been blessed with many new technological innovations. These have made our lives very comfortable and easy.  Industrial revolution and available energy has brought us a lot of automation, electricity, fast road and […]

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Dr. Barkat CharaniaI practiced orthopedic surgery for over 30 years and managed a private hospital of 200 beds for 15 years. I have done FRCS; additionally I read for LLB and MA in Islamic History. I am acutely inquisitive about the meaning of our existence on the earth. This

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