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World Diabetes Day 2019: Focus on lifestyle changes for prevention, say experts

World Diabetes Day 2019: Taking stock of the need for awareness and stressing on prevention, International Diabetes Federation's theme for the World Diabetes Day 2019 is 'Family and Diabetes'.

Diabetes and pregnancy: 'Even one or two shots of alcohol can raise risk for baby'

The insulin resistance was sex-specific, which means, it occurred only in male rats. One of the reasons was that during pregnancy, the placenta adapts to a prenatal stress differently depending on if it's a male or female foetus, and this can impact on foetal growth and development.


Even naturally sweet drinks may increase diabetes risk: Study

The study looked at 22-26 years' worth of data from more than 1,92,000 men and women participating in three long-term studies.

Sleeping in the dark could benefit you; here's how

While it hasn't still been figured out why we sleep, it is known that lack of sleep can bring about a biological catastrophe, and have us collapsing like a pack of cards.

Almost 70 per cent north Indian women are more prone to Type 2 diabetes due to lack of Vitamin D

A new study has established that despite exposure to an adequate amount of sunshine, 70% pre-diabetic women in north India lack Vitamin D that makes them more prone to develop Type-2 diabetes.

Eat walnuts to ward off diabetes risk

A new study states that consuming walnuts may halve the risk of developing Type-two diabetes. Walnuts are rich in antioxidants apart from that consuming half a cup of walnut water can help protect the digestive system.


Young people have a higher risk of contracting diabetes and cancer in middle-age

Owing to a variety of stimulants such as relations and stress those born between the 1980's and 2000's are at a higher risk of developing diseases such as diabetes, cancer, conditions than their parents according to a new study.

Youngsters with diabetes more at risk of eye disease

Diabetic retinopathy – the most common form of eye disease – occurs when changes in blood glucose levels cause changes in retinal blood vessels.

Does your spouse have diabetes? You may be at risk too

Those that used direct blood testing suggested that diabetes risk doubles if your partner has diabetes.

Diabetes risk gene may be inherited from Neanderthals

The gene variant was detected in a study of more than 8,000 Mexicans and other Latin Americans.