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Study finds diabetes drug may prevent, slow kidney disease

About 30 million Americans and more than 420 million people worldwide have diabetes, and most cases are Type 2, the kind tied to obesity. This can damage the kidneys over time, causing disease and ultimately, failure.

World Health Day 2019: Health tests you should get done regularly

World Health Day 2019: It is important to visit a doctor at regular intervals and get some basic tests done to assess the risk of any future medical issues.


In its 25th year, nutrition study spans three generations to track diabetes

Now with third generation babies being born after the study was launched, the scenario has shifted to unhealthy diets and inactivity, which promote higher levels of glucose in the mother during pregnancy (‘gestational diabetes’).

Optimism may cut diabetes risk in women: Study

The research based on data from a long-term study called the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) explored whether the association between personality traits and risk of diabetes is mediated by behavioural pathways such as diet, smoking, or physical activity.

Paper sensors for diabetics to monitor blood sugar

Key to this approach is replacing traditional electronic circuitry in the sensors with low-cost plastics that can be manufactured quickly and in large quantities.

Can exercise prevent diabetes in children?

Over time, diabetes can damage the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys and even cause early death. So, what could be the ideal way to keep diabetes at bay in children?


Researchers develop shoe insole that could help treat diabetic foot ulcer

According to a report in Science Daily, ulcers do not heal on their own and around 14-15 per cent of diabetics in the US are badly affected by it.

3-4 cups of coffee daily may keep diabetes at bay

Coffee plays a significant role in boosting energy and attention levels lower risk of depression, multiple sclerosis, helps burn fat as well as prevents the onset of both Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, research has shown.

World Diabetes Day 2018: Foods which are good for diabetics

World Diabetes Day 2018: While it cannot be cured completely, diabetes can be curbed to a large extent with the help of proper medical assistance, diet and regular exercise.

Pune: Type 1 patients think beyond diabetes, go for runs and more

Type 1 diabetics need to find a fine balance between taking 3-6 daily injections, testing blood glucose at least 5-10 times a day, eating right and exercising to maintain blood glucose levels in the optimal range to survive each day at a time.

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Seven superfoods to keep diabetes at bay

With diabetes being the theme for World Health Day this year, let's take a look at what we should include in our diet to keep diabetes away.

Why we should think twice before indulging in that chocolate cake

Sugar can be addictive, but its excessive consumption can cause health problems. So, as much as you can, avoid a sugar glut!