Diabetes

Kitchen is the best hospital, food the best medicine

Kitchen is the best hospital, food the best medicine

In low and middle-income countries like India, where malnutrition is still not a completely solved problem, there has been a sharp increase in lifestyle disorders.

Sep 21, 2018, 12:34 PM IST
Sugarcane leads to diabetes, grow other crops: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Sugarcane leads to diabetes, grow other crops: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh is the leading sugar producing state of the country. 

Sep 12, 2018, 13:18 PM IST
Link discovered between inflammation and depression in type 1 diabetes

Link discovered between inflammation and depression in type 1 diabetes

The researchers suggest that galectin-3 levels may be useful for diagnosis of depression or maybe a new target for treating depression associated with type-1 diabetes.

Aug 20, 2018, 10:55 AM IST
How mushrooms can aid in diabetes treatment

How mushrooms can aid in diabetes treatment

Eating white button mushrooms daily can act as a prebiotic by improving the microbial community in the gut, which could then improve the regulation of glucose in the liver, say researchers.

 

Aug 17, 2018, 14:49 PM IST
Air pollution linked to diabetes, India at greater risk: Lancet

Air pollution linked to diabetes, India at greater risk: Lancet

India is at a greater risk of diabetes due to lack of air cleaning policies, scientists said in a report in Lancet. 

Jun 30, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Diabetes has become epidemic in India, needs urgent attention: Health expert

Diabetes has become epidemic in India, needs urgent attention: Health expert

"Stroke, diabetes is the commonest underlying factor. Heart attack, diabetes is the commonest underlying factor. That's why it is so important. It is an epidemic.

Jun 17, 2018, 15:41 PM IST
Smoking, diabetes linked to dementia risk

Smoking, diabetes linked to dementia risk

A study suggests that smoking and diabetes can increase the risk of calcium deposits in a part of brain ultimately increasing the risk of memory loss.

Jun 13, 2018, 20:28 PM IST
Low testosterone level linked to chronic diseases in men

Low testosterone level linked to chronic diseases in men

Low levels of testosterone in men could be associated with chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, even among those 40 years of age and younger, new research has found.

Apr 20, 2018, 11:02 AM IST
New app to help track diabetes in rural India

New app to help track diabetes in rural India

Researchers have developed an innovative smartphone app that could enable community health workers track the growing burden of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, especially in the rural areas.

Apr 19, 2018, 10:03 AM IST
US FDA approves first AI device to detect diabetic eye disease

US FDA approves first AI device to detect diabetic eye disease

In a first, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has permitted marketing of an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based device to detect certain diabetes-related eye problems.

Apr 12, 2018, 15:37 PM IST
Scientists develop new sticky patch to monitor blood sugar in diabetes patients

Scientists develop new sticky patch to monitor blood sugar in diabetes patients

A team of researchers have developed a novel sticky patch which can non-invasively monitor glucose levels in diabetics through the skin. The patch will end the frequent use of painful finger-prick blood tests in diabetes patients.

Apr 10, 2018, 14:47 PM IST
Exercise before pregnancy key for healthy motherhood

Exercise before pregnancy key for healthy motherhood

Expectant mothers who are more fit before pregnancy are at lower risk of developing gestational diabetes, a study suggests.

Apr 03, 2018, 15:29 PM IST
Type-1 diabetes victimizes around 97,000 children in India

Type-1 diabetes victimizes around 97,000 children in India

Doctors are keen on busting the common myths on Type-1 diabetes and spreading awareness on various ways of managing the disease.

Mar 21, 2018, 12:46 PM IST
Study associates poor dental health to diabetes risk

Study associates poor dental health to diabetes risk

The study suggests that dental examination may provide a way to identify the risk of developing the disease.

Mar 20, 2018, 18:25 PM IST
High-energy breakfast can help shed extra weight in diabetics, says study

High-energy breakfast can help shed extra weight in diabetics, says study

In patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes, a meal schedule that includes a high-energy breakfast promotes weight loss, improves diabetes and decreases the need for insulin, according to a recent study.

Mar 19, 2018, 14:14 PM IST
High-fibre diet can help treat Type 2 diabetes

High-fibre diet can help treat Type 2 diabetes

Consuming right dietary fibres may rebalance the gut microbiota, or the ecosystem of bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract that help digest food and are important for overall human health.
 

Mar 09, 2018, 17:20 PM IST
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

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