Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has long-term high blood sugar levels, either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both.
Patients with high blood sugar will typically experience polyuria (frequent urination), they will become increasingly thirsty (polydipsia) and hungry (polyphagia). If left untreated, diabetes can cause many complications.
Yoga for Diabetes
1. Paschimottanasana or the seated forward bend pose gives a complete stretch to the back muscles and is good for diabetic patients. It
2. tones up organs of the abdomen like stomach, intestines, liver, kidneys and pancreas. It can improve digestion.
Halasana or plough pose can be practiced for managing diabetes. Halasana can remove fat from the waist and improve the health of the abdominal organs especially the kidneys, pancreas and the intestines