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Monday, July 13, 2020



Older people, diabetics at higher risk of death from coronavirus: Lancet study

March 12, 2020 9:12 am

While prolonged viral shedding suggests that patients may still be capable of spreading COVID-19, the researchers caution that the duration of viral shedding is influenced by disease severity.

Health Tips: Five ways to keep your kidneys healthy

July 04, 2019 10:03 am

As per a report, diabetes and hypertension account for about 40-60 per cent cases of chronic kidney disease in India.

International Yoga Day 2019: Yoga asanas to keep diabetes under control

June 21, 2019 8:03 am

Practising yoga helps the body's endocrine system and each organ at a cellular level which relaxes the pancreas - the most affected organ among diabetes patients.

Researchers develop shoe insole that could help treat diabetic foot ulcer

November 19, 2018 4:10 pm

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.

Young diabetics more at risk of Parkinson's says a study

June 15, 2018 1:42 pm

A new study states that young adults with Type-Two diabetes are at a greater risk of developing Parkinson's disease later in life. These individuals have a 31 percent greater risk of getting diagnosed with the illness.

OneTouch Via: New diabetics device may make painful needles history

June 12, 2016 11:14 am

OneTouch Via is a wearable, insulin delivery system in development using which patients can discreetly deliver insulin when required by pressing two buttons

Every year, 40,000 diabetics in India lose their limbs

November 19, 2015 5:19 am

The survival rate of patients with diabetic foot was less than that of breast cancer, prostate cancer or lymphoma patients.

New study blames obesity, diabetes on ancestors’ diet

July 14, 2015 3:32 am

12-year-old study shows middle-class in developing countries more susceptible.

Diabetics at a higher risk of heart failure

September 11, 2014 5:07 pm

People with diabetes who otherwise appear healthy may have a six-fold higher risk of developing heart failure.

Diabetics must be cautious during Ramadan fasting: experts

July 11, 2014 10:41 am

Diabetics should avoid consuming highly refined and fatty foods after breaking the fast.