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Loy Machedo Bariatric Surgery at Silverline Hospital - Behind The Scenes

Team Silverline is happy to share all well-wishers about the recent success story of Bariatric surge...

10 Simple Steps To Overcome Your trouble sleeping

Sleep is so important to our health, it's something I ask my patients about at nearly every visit. I...

The Link Between Sleep Disorder and Diabetes

Diabetes is worse when combined with insomnia (Sleep disorder). In fact, insomnia makes most medical...

Micronutrients and Diabetes

Diabetes can result in changes in certain micronutrients. Due to high level of oxidative stress, mit...

BIONIC PANCREAS AND THEIR EFFICACY IN CONTROL OF BLOOD SUGARS

The Bionic Pancreas is the latest concept in the list of devices used in controlling blood sugars. I...

ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS - MYTHS, FACTS AND INFORMATIONS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Low-calorie sweeteners are also known as; artificial sweeteners, sugar substitutes or non-nutritive ...

Diabetes Management Guidelines 2017 by American Diabetes Association

The year 2017 has witnessed significant changes in out understanding of diabetes and its treatment. ...

INTRAGASTRIC BALLOON - A novel non-surgical treatment for obesity

Who is the right candidate for Intragastric Balloon?  This is an effective non-surgical method ...

My Success Story with Bariatric Surgery at Silverline hospital

I have struggled with my weight for long years. Because of my overweight, I was at risk of developin...

Does coffee consumption reduce the risk of diabetes?

It was earlier thought that drinking coffee can somehow protect against developing diabetes. Studies...

Thyroid dysfunction and Diabetes : very commonly seen together

A very close association exists between thyroid dysfunction and diabetes. Studies have shown that it...

Oral Health; a neglected part of diabetes management

Gum disease (Periodontitis and Gingivitis) is a common but ignored complication of diabetes. If left...

Will the control of Diabetes come from the gut??

Bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery has shown to produce remission (cure as it is falsely refer...

i-Port to the rescue of insulin users

As a part of Diabetic treatment, Diabetics usually dread the word “insulin” because the ...

A tryst with the horrors of a Diabetic Foot Infection

Being diabetic for over two decades, I never realised it is more than what we actually make it to be...

First fully automated insulin pump for Juvenile Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes (AKA - Juvenile Diabetes) is a disease which commonly affects children and young adu...

How effective is treating Diabetes early?

Up to date diabetes treatment depends on the most recent research and clinical study results. O...

World Diabetes Day 2016 message by Dr. Tom Babu

Dear Readers,This years World Diabetes Day message is "Eyes on Diabetes". It revolves around; a) eff...

Eyes on Diabetes - World Diabetes Day 2016

World Diabetes Day is celebrated annually throughout the world on November 14, a significant date in...

Why do we celebrate World Diabetes Day

November 14 is celebrated as World Diabetes day. The objective of World Diabetes Day is to build glo...

Who should undergo Bariatric surgery

Obesity is a disease and has to be managed (like we manage other diseases). It is the common so...

What are benefits of Bariatric Surgery

What are benefits of Bariatric Surgery? We can divide these broadly into health benefits and economi...

Types of Bariatric Surgeries Know your Gastric Sleeve Resection

It is referred to as VERTICAL SLEEVE GASTRECTOMY (VSG) or GASTRIC SLEEVE RESECTION Commonest w...

The Diabetes Newsletter Doctors Desk

Greetings from Silverline Hospital, Kochi. We at Silverline Hospital one of the diabetic care centre...

Subclinical hypothyroidism

The thyroid gland produces thyroid hormones and secretes them into the bloodstream. When more thyroi...

SGLT2 INHIBITOR The New Anti Diabetic Drug

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus accounts for about 95% of all diabetes, typically characterized by insulin ...

Physiotherapy Hastens the Outcome of Bariatric Individuals

While working with bariatric patients for weight management prior to the surgical procedure and post...

PATIENT SPEAK How I keep my blood sugar well controlled.

Dear Sir, Body constitution of people being distinctly different, the approach to treatment of chron...

Know Your Gastric Bypass Surgery

It is also known as Roux en Y gastric bypass surgery. Here a major part of stomach an...

Is Bariatric Surgery a cure for Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus (Type 2 Diabetes) is a progressive disease. It is very difficult to control the di...

Importance of breakfast

Eating breakfast is important for starting off the day and sustaining energy. Choose a healthy balan...

Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy

The prevalence of hypothyroidism in pregnancy is much higher than previously thought. Recent da...

Get to know your thyroid!

The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland, located in front of your neck. Its mai...

Does diet have a role to play in Bariatric Surgery

Yes, diet has a major role in contributing to the overall outcome of bariatric surgery. The nutritio...

Diet In Hyperthyroidism

Patients living with hyperthyroidism should be wary of what they eat. Diet goes a long way in the fu...

Diabetes and Diet

World Health Organization (WHO) and International Diabetic Federation (IDF) celebrates November 14 e...

Changing face of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Smart phones, Mobile Applications, Technological innovations, scientific break thorough – all ...

Breaking News Artificial Pancreas to hit market soon

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus is a disease of our immune system where our own cells mistakenly attacks an...

Benefits Of Ghee

GHEE HAS A HIGH SMOKE POINT-hee has a higher smoking point than butter and that makes it much better...

Bariatric surgery current perspective

Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) are becoming epidemic diseases worldwide. These two dise...

A patients narration of his experience on bariatric surgery

Ask any person to look back over the events of his/her life and chances are there will be a “l...

A new drug to treat Obesity!

Obesity in the community is reaching epidemic proportions. Developing countries like India are ...

FAB FOODS TO REDUCE FLAB

Remember how the saying goes “You are what you eat”. This is true as diet is the most im...

HOW I MANAGED TO LOOSE 31 KILOS IN 4 MONTHS?

My weight peaked at 121 kg  due to a lack of restraint in what I ate, and how much I ...

HOW TO SAVE OUR CHILDREN FROM OBESITY ?

Changing lifestyle and dietary habits resulted in marked increase in the prevalence of childhoo...

HOW I MANAGED MY DIABETES THROUGH DIET AND EXERCISE

I have been a diabetic patient with Diabetic Nephropathy and microalbuminuria for last 15 years. I h...

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