60 percent of type 2 diabetes preventable: Austrian experts

Type 2 diabetes is preventable in up to 60 percent of cases if early signs are recognised and acted upon, experts have said.

Type 1 diabetes patients live longer if sugar controlled early

Researchers from University of Pittsburgh have revealed that people with Type 1 diabetes who intensively control their blood glucose soon after diagnosis are likely to live longer than those who don't.

Reducing physical activity hampers vascular function

A new research shows that reducing daily physical activity for even a few days leads to decrease in the functioning of inner lining of blood vessels in legs of young people.

UAE offers treatment focusing kidney to manage Type 2 diabetes

 Doctors in UAE have introduced a new oral treatment focusing on kidney to manage the commonly undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes at a time millions in the Gulf are living with the metabolic disorder.

Blood groups A, B, AB at higher diabetes risk

Compared to individuals with blood type O, women with blood groups A, B and AB are at higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a study has found.

Chinese medicinal plant may help treat obesity, diabetes

A new study has revealed that a component of a flowering plant used in traditional Chinese medicine thwarts development of obesity, type 2 diabetes and hepatic steatosis.

Spoonful of yoghurt a day may keep diabetes at bay

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London: Eating one table spoon of yoghurt can significantly cut your chances of getting diabetes.

Including one tablespoon of yoghurt daily in your diet reduces the risk of getting type 2 diabetes by nearly a fifth.

20pc of Type 2 diabetics do not benefit from exercise regimens

 A new study has revealed that exercise regimens offer little benefits for 20 percent of patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

'Good fat' could help manage diabetes

Brown fat, nicknamed the ‘good fat’ because it warms up the body in cold temperatures, burning up calories in the process, could also be used to manage Type 2 diabetes, finds research.

Festive food can prove harmful for Type 2 Diabetes patients

 Overeating at a holiday get together could be harmful for people who suffer from Type 2 Diabetes, says a new study.

Veggie diet triumphs over medicines in beating Type 2 diabetes

 Veggie diet is better than medicines when it comes to treating Type 2 diabetes, says a new study.

How high fibrous food can help you lose weight

 A new study has revealed that dietary fiber can cause a shift in the gut toward beneficial bacteria, reducing the risk of colon cancer, type 2 diabetes, and other diseases, while the two specific functional fibers may also have the potential to assist in weight loss when made part of a long-term, daily diet.

Diabetic women at high risk of suffering a stroke: Expert

Women with diabetes are twice at the risk of suffering a stroke as those without the disease, an Austrian expert has said.

Filtered coffee keeps diabetes at bay

Regular, moderate consumption of filtered, decaffeinated coffee may decrease an individual's risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, promising research indicates.

`Daily physical activity for at least 30 minutes can reduce diabetes risk`

According to a study conducted by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the number of Indians suffering from this disease is expected to cross 100 million mark by 2030.

How brown fat cells could help combat type 2 diabetes, obesity

 A newly identified signalling pathway that stimulates glucose uptake in brown fat cells might be useful for treating type 2 diabetes and obesity, says a new study.

New drug may treat root cause of type 2 diabetes

A modified form of a drug used to eliminate intestinal parasites may treat the root cause of type 2 diabetes and not just its symptoms, scientists have found.

Diabetes, heart disease may share deep roots

Type 2 diabetes and cardio-vascular disease often occur together and scientists have now discovered that the two diseases may be related at the level of genes, proteins and fundamental physiology.

Weight-loss surgery reduces diabetes risk

Weight-loss surgery could reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by around 80 percent in obese people, says a study.