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Early menstruation linked with increased type 2 diabetes risk in rural Chinese women, says study

The researchers said that determining a history of early menarche may help to identify women with an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

Diabetic women more likely to have stillborn baby, says study

Women with type 1 who had stillbirths had higher than average blood sugar levels throughout their pregnancy, while pre-pregnancy levels were a more important predictor of stillbirth in those with type 2.


Plant-based diet could help lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, suggests study

Globally, diabetes is on the rise and the number of people with diabetes has climbed from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014, according to the World Health Organisation.

Do you have diabetes? These are a few skin conditions you should know about

Eruptive xanthomatosis is a skin condition that can occur when the body's blood sugar level is not well-controlled and when triglycerides rises to extremely high levels.

Fear of new foods may up heart disease, diabetes risk

Traits similar to food neophobia, including picky and fussy eating, also occur in different age groups in the population. These eating behaviours may also have a significant impact on dietary quality and subsequently health.

Junk food causing brain health to decline faster: Study

The research, published in Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, reports about 30 per cent of the world's adult population is either overweight or obese, and more than 10 per cent of all adults will suffer from type 2 diabetes by 2030.


Weight loss may help cut heart attack, stroke risk in diabetics: Cambridge study

The study found that proper weight management combined with routine care may significantly reduce the risk of developing Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) such as heart attack and strokes.

High-intensity workout linked to better heart function in type-2 diabetes patients: Study

It found that three months of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) improved heart function in adults with type-2 diabetes, without any change in medications or diet.

Diabetes patients at higher risk of deadly liver disease, finds study

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is closely associated with obesity and type-2 diabetes. Its rise is reflective of the social problems of poor diets and sedentary lifestyles.

Does your child have diabetes? Here's everything you need to know

Some of the red flags of diabetes include increased urination, weight loss and infections. Children at risk can also be identified by getting a screening as delayed diagnosis can lead to Diabetic Ketoacidosis, a life threatening condition.