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hazards of diabetes

My mother who was 85 when she passed away in september last year. She was a chronic diabetic and suffered the loss of both her legs. She lived for 8 years after the loss of her two limbs mainly because of five reasons:

- She had tremendous will power.

- Her efforts at living a normal life were 110%.

- The most positive person I have ever seen.

- Her extreme faith in God. She was a great devotee of Mother Mary

- She loved to have people around her.

Inspite of all these strengths her weakness for sweet dishes was unparralleled. It was a herculean task keeping her away from sweets. She went through extremely difficult times when parts of her leg were removed in stages.

Having said all this, I must say that she was an inspiration to all of us and continues to be so . She taught us how to overcome the most critical moments in life. May God bless her where ever she is.

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May God give her peace.But for us there is a lesson to be learnt.Control over food is fundamental in diabetes management.


May your mother's soul rest in peace. It is sad but at the same time fulfilling to have lived with such a mother.

As regards management of diabetes is concerned, control over the quantity of food taken each time matters to a large extent. Initially it may be a tough proposition for some but given a try with determination one can over come and keep diabetes under check.


you are absolutely right. After my experience with my mother i have been very careful with my diet control. I was and am a chocoholic and i used to get the best of chocolates from my sons abroad. I have stopped my chocolates now and have the sugar free chocolates once in a way.


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