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Chennai diabetes centre gets WHO tag again

Under the WHO leadership, the centre will continue to strengthen education in diabetes prevention and develop methods for reducing diabetes risk factors at the community level.

published on : 18th January 2019

Here's why diabetes patients should get dogs

Trained dogs have the potential to vastly improve the quality of life of people living with Type 1 diabetes by helping them regulate their blood sugar in a non-invasive way, according to a study.

published on : 16th January 2019

Our body may cure itself of diabetes in future

In the study, researchers were able to increase the number of insulin-producing cells to five per cent, by using a drug that influenced the inter-cell signalling process.

published on : 7th January 2019

Novel device to make blood testing pain-free for diabetics 

The newly developed microneedle patch that is 50 times smaller than the needles used in today's CGM systems, researchers said.

published on : 6th January 2019

An egg a day to keep diabetes away

Eggs remain one of the most controversial food items with high intake of eggs discouraged, mainly due to their high cholesterol content.

published on : 4th January 2019

Few servings of fruits, vegetables daily may cut diabetes risk

Antioxidants such as vitamins C and E offer defence against the oxidative stress brought on by inflammation and the associated free radicals, unstable molecules that can damage the body's cells.

published on : 3rd January 2019

‘Sahodaris’ initiative to assist women with diabetes launched

The need for the Sahodaris initiative was felt as diabetes is on a rapid rise.

published on : 31st December 2018

People with slim hips may have higher risk of diabetes, heart attacks

A study published in JAMA may help to better identify individuals at risk of developing these conditions and inform their subsequent treatment.

published on : 28th December 2018

Night owls at high risk of heart disease, diabetes

Researchers have uncovered a growing body of evidence indicating an increased risk of ill health in people with an evening preference as they have more erratic eating patterns.

published on : 2nd December 2018

Sweetened drinks pose greater diabetes risk than other sugary foods

The findings, published in The BMJ, suggest that fruit and other foods containing fructose seem to have no harmful effect on blood glucose levels.

published on : 23rd November 2018

98 million Indians may have diabetes by 2030: Lancet study

The study found that the amount of insulin needed to effectively treat type 2 diabetes will rise by more than 20 per cent worldwide over the next 12 years.

published on : 21st November 2018

Novel shoe insole can help heal diabetic ulcers

Diabetic ulcers commonly result from high blood sugar damaging nerves, which takes away feeling from the toes or feet.

published on : 18th November 2018

Nick Jonas opens up about having juvenile diabetes, shares before-after pictures on social media

Taking to Instagram, Jonas shared his 'then and now' pictures and explained how he has a full control over his life now on day-to-day activities.

published on : 17th November 2018

World Diabetes Day: Seven natural ways diabetic women can treat themselves

Diabetes is a condition that impairs the body's ability to produce blood glucose or blood sugar and the World's 199 million women are suffering from it!

published on : 14th November 2018

Almonds may boost heart health in diabetic people

According to the International Diabetes Federation, diabetes currently affects over 425 million people worldwide, and more than 72.9 million cases were reported in India in 2017.

published on : 13th November 2018
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