Colour-changing glucometer to give precise sugar reading

In good news for diabetics, US researchers have developed a unique glucose monitoring system that changes colour as its levels fluctuate.

More kids at risk of developing diabetes from womb, says study

 New research shows that children exposed to gestational diabetes in the wombs are nearly six times more likely to develop diabetes or prediabetes than children who are not exposed.

Now, diabetics to measure blood sugar from iPhones

A new research has come up with a new protein that could ultimately allow diabetics to check their blood sugar from their iPhones.

Juvenile diabetes: Can it be prevented?

According to a study conducted by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), there are about a million children with Type I diabetes in India.

Same mechanism behind both forms of diabetes

Both major forms of diabetes -- type-1 and type-2 -- result from the same mechanism, suggests a 20-year-long research.

Sleepless teens likelier to get obese

A new study has demonstrated that teenagers who get less than six hours of sleep a night might be at risk of being obese as compared to their peers who sleep more than eight hours.

Cholesterol drug lowers heart attack risk in diabetic women

Australian researchers have found that a cholesterol-lowering drug can lower cardiovascular disease risks by 30 percent in women with type-2 diabetes.

Preventive steps can control non-communicable diseases: WHO

Many young people are succumbing to non-communicable diseases in south-east Asia and the best way to control it is to take preventive steps like reducing salt intake and raising taxes on tobacco, the WHO said Monday.

High-tech device for medical testing trials in India

A compact, inexpensive handheld device that monitors diabetes, detects malaria and environmental pollutants is being trialled in India by Harvard scientists.

Single enzyme triggers diabetes, says study

A single enzyme promotes the obesity-induced oxidative stress in the pancreatic cells that leads to pre-diabetes and diabetes, researchers have discovered. The drugs that can interfere with this enzyme can prevent or even reversing diabetes.

Mouth bacteria changes its diet when you are sick

Bacteria inside the mouth change their metabolism when a person is diseased, according to a new study which may lead to better ways to prevent gum disease, diabetes and Crohn`s disease.

Obese kids at heart disease, diabetes risk: Study

Obese kids are at risk of developing heart disease and diabetes early in life, an alarming study indicates.

Job stress ups diabetes risk

Work-related stress can significantly increase the risk of developing diabetes, says a study.

`Diabetes education` reduces BP, blood sugar

A study has revealed that diabetes education helps people to cope with their diabetic condition by reducing blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels.

Health benefits of Guava

Guava is known to be a super-fruit due to its multi-purpose health benefits. Here`s some for you to understand why it stands out in the fruit`s category!

How one diabetic drug is beneficial for all revealed

A new study has revealed that widely prescribed diabetic drug, metformin, could provide health benefits to both type 2 diabetics as well as people without the disease.

Fruit flies can help unlock mysteries of human diabetes

Researchers have developed a new technique to measure insulin levels in fruit flies, an advance that allows for the use of this insect in diabetes research.

Fruit flies next frontier to fight diabetes

Tiny fruit flies can unlock the mystery of how mutations associated with the development of diabetes affect the production and secretion of the vital hormone insulin.

`Whey` your way to tackle diabetes

In good news for patients suffering from type 2 diabetes, researchers have found that consumption of whey protein before meals may help them keep insulin treatment at bay.

Why eating Pistachio is good for type 2 diabetic patients revealed

Researchers have recently revealed that eating Pistachios may help type 2 diabetic patients in curbing vascular response to everyday life stress.