Onion extract lowers high blood sugar, cholesterol

Combined with the antidiabetic drug metformin, an onion extract can help lower high blood glucose (sugar) and total cholesterol levels among diabetics, says a study.

Blood test can predict whether young kids will be future diabetics

A new study has found that by measuring the presence of autoantibodies in the blood of young children could detect the development of type 1 diabetes.

600 million people will have diabetes by 2035: Report

A report looking at the prevalence of type-2 diabetes worldwide has warned that an estimated 600 million people will suffer from the disease by 2035.

New light sensor makes painful pinpricks history for diabetics

Say goodbye to good old needles, as scientists have found on new method to measure blood sugar with help of light sensor, which doesn't involve taking the blood.

Tattoo-like sensor can detect glucose levels

Researchers have developed the first ultra-thin, flexible device that sticks to skin like a rub-on tattoo to detect glucose levels, eliminating the need for painful finger-pricking for diabetics.

Ground-breaking breakthrough could make painful pinpricks history for diabetics

A new research has revealed that it is possible for diabetics to produce their own insulin, which will make the daily insulin injections a history.

Insulin intake increases diabetics' risk of obesity

A new research has revealed that high insulin levels contribute to obesity and its complications and this finding may have important implications when treating diabetes.

Lasers may soon make painful pin pricks history for diabetics

Researchers have a developed a new laser device that could allow diabetic patients to check their blood sugar level without pricking themselves to draw blood.

Poor diabetics at greater risk of limb amputation

Diabetics in low-income neighbourhoods are up to 10 times more likely to lose a limb than patients residing in affluent areas, says a study.

Interval walking healthier than continuous walking for diabetics

A new research has demonstrated that training with alternating levels of walking intensity i.e. interval training can be better than walking at a continuous speed that will ultimately help manage blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes.

Diabetics who take high-salt diet at double the risk of heart problems

A new research has found that Type 2 diabetes patients who intake high-salt foods salt face double risk of developing heart disease.

Whey helps diabetics control blood sugar

Controlling blood sugar levels may be a lot easier for diabetics as researchers have discovered that consuming whey protein before a regular breakfast reduces the blood sugar spikes seen after meals.

Thyroid treatment may prevent heart disease in diabetics

Restoring thyroid hormones in heart may prevent cardiovascular disease resulting from diabetes, according to a new study.

Soon, saliva to detect glucose levels

How about checking glucose levels without drawing blood? In a ray of hope for diabetics the world over, researchers have developed a new biochip sensor that can selectively measure glucose concentrations in a complex fluid like saliva.

Compound that blocks insulin breakdown boon for diabetics

In a ray of hope for millions of people suffering from type 2 diabetes worldwide, researchers have discovered a molecule that inhibits the breakdown of insulin in mice.

Low-carb diet reduces inflammation in diabetics

A new study has revealed that a low-carbohydrate diet reduces inflammation in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Chromium supplements may not lower blood sugar

Are you taking chromium supplement to lower your blood sugar? Prod your doctor again.

Good self-management among diabetics helps cut risk of mortality

Researchers have showed that patients with good diabetes self-management that is patients with a high self-management index, had a significantly lower mortality risk than patients with a low self-management index.

Healthy lifestyle to improve oral health in diabetics

Diabetics, who are at a higher risk of suffering from oral health problems, can avoid these by adopting a healthy lifestyle.

Single dose of intranasal insulin can help improve cognitive function in diabetics

A new research has shown that a single dose of intranasal insulin can help improve cognitive function in patients with diabetes.