Diabetes

Breastfeeding your baby for 6 months can halve the risk of diabetes

Breastfeeding your baby for 6 months can halve the risk of diabetes

The findings indicated that women who breastfed for six months or more had a 47 percent reduction in their risk of developing type-2 diabetes compared to those who did not breastfeed at all.

Jan 17, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
Diabetes during pregnancy ups heart disease risk

Diabetes during pregnancy ups heart disease risk

The research team examined more than 9,000 women diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus between 1990 and 2016

Jan 17, 2018, 14:09 PM IST
Cow's milk-based baby formula not associated with type 1 diabetes in kids

Cow's milk-based baby formula not associated with type 1 diabetes in kids

Type 1 diabetes, once known as juvenile diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, is a chronic condition in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin.

Jan 03, 2018, 15:49 PM IST
Spider web inspired implant may control Type 1 diabetes

Spider web inspired implant may control Type 1 diabetes

They are protected by a thin hydrogel coating and, more importantly, the coated cells are attached to a polymer thread and can be removed or replaced easily when they have outlived their usefulness.

 

Jan 03, 2018, 13:00 PM IST
Boost for Alzheimer's treatment through diabetes drug?

Boost for Alzheimer's treatment through diabetes drug?

This is the first time that a triple receptor drug has been used which acts in multiple ways to protect the brain from degeneration.

Jan 01, 2018, 12:32 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
This is how fibre-rich food could cut diabetes, bowel disease risk

This is how fibre-rich food could cut diabetes, bowel disease risk

The lack of fibre, on the other hand, results in bacteria encroaching into the mucus layer in the colon, and those bacteria promote low-grade inflammation bowel diseases, contributing to weight gain, and diabetes.
 

Dec 26, 2017, 16:19 PM IST
Being socially isolated may put you at diabetes risk

Being socially isolated may put you at diabetes risk

Men who lack social participation in clubs and groups had a 42 per cent higher risk of Type 2 diabetes, while those living alone had 94 per cent higher risk.
 

Dec 19, 2017, 15:13 PM IST
Over 7,92000 cancer cases worldwide may happen due to obesity, diabetes: Report

Over 7,92000 cancer cases worldwide may happen due to obesity, diabetes: Report

Diabetes and being overweight or obese were a factor in 5.6 percent of new cancer cases worldwide in 2012, or about 792,600 cases, the authors say.

Dec 14, 2017, 16:38 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
Popping up painkillers may lead to obesity, poor sleep

Popping up painkillers may lead to obesity, poor sleep

If you are regularly in the habit of popping up painkillers, beware, you may be at risk of becoming obese as well as have poor sleep, a study has revealed.

Dec 07, 2017, 15:04 PM IST
Less sleep related to gestational diabetes in pregnant women

Less sleep related to gestational diabetes in pregnant women

Sleep is a very important lifestyle change besides diet and exercise which can do wonders to the blood sugar levels.

Dec 05, 2017, 11:21 AM IST
Indians' lung capacity 30% lower than North Americans, Europeans: Scientist

Indians' lung capacity 30% lower than North Americans, Europeans: Scientist

A report released by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) yesterday says every third child in Delhi has impaired lungs.

Nov 29, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
Diabetes, obesity reason behind rise in cancer cases worldwide: Study

Diabetes, obesity reason behind rise in cancer cases worldwide: Study

 A surge in both conditions over the last four decades has made the tally significantly worse, the study showed.  

Nov 28, 2017, 18:43 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
Beware! Mouthwash use may make you diabetic

Beware! Mouthwash use may make you diabetic

Researchers at the Harvard University in the US found that swilling with anti-bacterial fluid could be killing helpful microbes which live in the mouth and protect against obesity and diabetes.

Nov 23, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
Diabetics require better mental health support, reveals research

Diabetics require better mental health support, reveals research

The most common form of diabetes is called type 2, or non-insulin dependent diabetes.

Nov 20, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
Sugar can help in treating poor-healing wounds, says study

Sugar can help in treating poor-healing wounds, says study

Researchers believe that the newly-found use for sugar may help tackle the increasing number of non-healing skin wounds associated with age, poor blood supply and diabetes, and could also be an economical advantage for health care providers.

Nov 17, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
Stem cell therapy may help reverse diabetes

Stem cell therapy may help reverse diabetes

In the study, mice with Type 1 diabetes were infused with pre-treated blood stem cells to produce more of a protein called PD-L1, which has a potent anti-inflammatory effect against Type 1 diabetes.
 

Nov 16, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
Eating too quickly may up risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes

Eating too quickly may up risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes

Eating quickly was also associated with more weight gain, larger waistline and higher blood glucose.

Nov 16, 2017, 11:37 AM IST