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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.

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.

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?

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.


Women who smoke or have diabetes more at risk of heart attack

Women who smoke, have high blood sugar or type 1 and type 2 diabetes are more likely to suffer from heart attack. More often than not, women are not aware of the risks of heart disease and subsequently they might be on the receiving end of insufficient care.

Ahead of World Diabetes Day, here's a look at the five warning signs of the silent killer

Diabetes is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks, stroke, and lower limb amputation. It is important to recognise the signs of diabetes early on so that major risks related to this disease could be averted.

Not exercising can harm you more than smoking, drinking: Study

Comparing people who lead a sedentary lifestyle to the top exercise performers, the researchers involved in the study found that the risk associated with death is 500 per cent higher in the case of people in the former category.

Prevalence of diabetes up by 150% in 26 years, finds Lancet Global Health study

The prevalence of diabetes in adults above 20 years increased from 5.5 per cent in 1990 to 7.7 per cent in 2016.

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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!