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Some top-selling diabetes drugs in India unsafe for patients: Experts

Some top-selling diabetes drugs in India unsafe for patients: Experts

The study's authors pointed out that in March 2016, the Indian government banned more than 300 unapproved FDCs that lacked clinical support or that were found to be potentially harmful. 

Mar 08, 2018, 11:02 AM IST
Arthritis drug may help lower blood sugar levels

Arthritis drug may help lower blood sugar levels

Lefluonamide has long been approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis and previous clinical studies have noted that patients taking the drug tended to have lower blood glucose levels and that obese patients lost weight.

Mar 02, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
'Frequent tracking may improve blood sugar conditions in diabetics'

'Frequent tracking may improve blood sugar conditions in diabetics'

Diabetes is a chronic illness in which the body is unable to control its blood glucose level. 

Feb 27, 2018, 19:46 PM IST
New smart lens for diabetics can monitor blood sugar levels

New smart lens for diabetics can monitor blood sugar levels

Although the device has not yet been tested in humans, researchers expect it will offer diabetics a pain-free way to measure their glucose levels in the blink of an eye.

Feb 26, 2018, 18:04 PM IST
Monitoring diabetes now a pain-free process with this newly developed device

Monitoring diabetes now a pain-free process with this newly developed device

For millions of people with type 2 diabetes, continuous vigilance over the amount of sugar, or glucose, in their blood is the key to health.

Dec 27, 2017, 14:36 PM IST
Kidney disease may up risk of diabetes: Study

Kidney disease may up risk of diabetes: Study

The findings, published in the journal Kidney International, are significant because urea levels can be lowered through medication, diet.

Dec 12, 2017, 17:36 PM IST
Diabetics may soon be able to control the disease through their phone

Diabetics may soon be able to control the disease through their phone

Studies have found nerve stimulation provides therapeutic benefits in treating colitis, diabetes, obesity and life-threatening infections

Nov 27, 2017, 17:31 PM IST
Love midnight snacking? It may increase your chances of heart disease, diabetes

Love midnight snacking? It may increase your chances of heart disease, diabetes

The researchers studied rats who were subjected to a challenge.

Nov 08, 2017, 17:09 PM IST
High Vitamin D levels in childhood may cut diabetes risk

High Vitamin D levels in childhood may cut diabetes risk

Vitamin D represents a candidate protective factor for Type 1 diabetes as it regulates the immune system and autoimmunity, the researchers said. 

Oct 24, 2017, 18:52 PM IST
Diabetics may not feel classic heart attack symptoms

Diabetics may not feel classic heart attack symptoms

People with diabetes are three times more likely to die from heart disease than the general population.

Oct 23, 2017, 19:13 PM IST
Two in one? New pill may curb type 2 diabetes and aid weight loss

Two in one? New pill may curb type 2 diabetes and aid weight loss

The study was conducted by a team from Leicester Diabetes Centre. Patients who were taking Metformin were given the pill.

Oct 18, 2017, 15:10 PM IST
Diabetic kids should use insulin pumps instead of injections: Experts

Diabetic kids should use insulin pumps instead of injections: Experts

The study also looked at one measure of blood sugar known as glycated hemoglobin, which assesses average blood sugar levels over the previous several months. 

Oct 11, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
How genetic mutation causes low blood sugar found

How genetic mutation causes low blood sugar found

Researchers from University of Geneva (UNIGE) in Switzerland focused on a genetic mutation known to be associated with hyperinsulinism.

Sep 18, 2017, 18:31 PM IST
Team-based online game helps patients manage diabetes: Study

Team-based online game helps patients manage diabetes: Study

The game also included detailed explanations for the answers, a "take-home message" and references.

Aug 14, 2017, 09:13 AM IST
Can moderate consumption of alcohol reduce diabetes risk? Researchers say yes!

Can moderate consumption of alcohol reduce diabetes risk? Researchers say yes!

Researchers surveyed more than 70,000 people on their alcohol intake – how much and how often they drank.

Jul 28, 2017, 11:39 AM IST
Seal oil could help people with Type-1 diabetes

Seal oil could help people with Type-1 diabetes

The study involved 40 patients and focused primarily on corneal nerve fibre length. 

Jun 14, 2017, 17:58 PM IST
How to choose a successful dietary weight loss strategy

How to choose a successful dietary weight loss strategy

For most people with prediabetes, a fibre-rich diet without calorie restriction will be very effective and has been shown to improve diabetes markers. In this population, carbohydrates or fats should be adjusted based on fasting insulin levels.

Jun 12, 2017, 13:45 PM IST
Do you often postpone your meal time? It may delay your body clock

Do you often postpone your meal time? It may delay your body clock

The study sheds light on a potential way to alleviate symptoms of jet lag and shift work.

Jun 02, 2017, 23:14 PM IST
Artificial pancreas found to be safe and effective for young children

Artificial pancreas found to be safe and effective for young children

Artificial pancreas automates the blood sugar control for people with Type-1 diabetes.

Apr 29, 2017, 14:52 PM IST
Know these amazing benefits of pomegranate juice!

Know these amazing benefits of pomegranate juice!

Who doesn't like to eat pomegranate? Well, everyone does as it is considered very good and also promotes health benefits. 

Jan 23, 2017, 00:06 AM IST

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