Ramadan fast can improve blood sugar levels in diabetics

 As per a team of researchers, fasting during Ramadan, the ninth month of the Muslim year, can help to improve blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes.

Here's how 'sitting down' can deteriorate your health

If you are one of those who love to squash their butts down, you are at increased risk of anxiety, claims a new study.

Diabetes emerging as an epidemic in India, rate up 123% since 1990

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: India sure is developing on all fronts, but along with the growth and development comes the burden of lifestyle diseases. India is witnessing a diabetes epidemic and the disease has emerged one of the most arduous health challenges.

Gut hormone-based diabetes drugs may also boost weight loss by curbing cravings

Researchers have revealed that a class of gut hormone-based diabetes drugs may also aid weight loss by curbing cravings.

A diabetes-free world in next 50 years: Scientists

 Although the way diabetics test their glucose levels has gone through dramatic changes over the past 50 years, there is still a long way to go, say researchers.

Early diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes cuts risk of heart disease

The early detection and screening of Type 2 diabetes could result in substantial health benefits and reduce the risk of heart diseases.

Have 4 eggs a week to slash risk of diabetes

Including 4 eggs to your diet per week could help reduce risk of developing diabetes, finds a new study.

A glass of red wine a night may prove good for diabetics' hearts

Good news for wine loving diabetics! A new study has claimed that having a glass of red wine every night could be beneficial for diabetes in managing their cholesterol and protecting their hearts.

New smartphone app to help people cut diabetes risk

A new smartphone app aims to tackle type 2 diabetes by allowing users to track their exercise and eating habits to curb the risk of developing the disease.

Little extra fat good for diabetics

Being a bit on the heavier side may not be that bad for diabetics as researchers have found that patients with Type-2 diabetes who are overweight but not obese live longer than those who are underweight or normal-weight.

Avoid one sugary drink a day to cut diabetes risk

Replacing one serving of a sugary drink daily with either water or unsweetened tea or coffee can lower the risk of developing diabetes by up to 25 percent, says a research.

Swap one daily sugary drink for water to cut type 2 diabetes risks

If you want to stay away from type 2 diabetes, choose water instead of sugary drink everyday, as per a new study.

An egg a day may keep diabetes away

If you love eggs, there is good news for you. Egg consumption could reduce the risk of Type-2 diabetes, says a new research.

Consumption of high-fat dairy foods linked to reduced risk of type 2 diabetes

People who eat high-fat dairy products face reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, says a new study.

'Fats' may help treat type 2 diabetes

 A new research has discovered that fats were a 'new weapon' in the war against type 2 diabetes and play an important role to treat it.

Stem cells may help reverse Type 2 diabetes

Scientists have shown for the first time that Type 2 diabetes can be effectively treated with a combination of specially-cultured stem cells and conventional diabetes drugs.

Why obese men face greater diabetes risk than women?

 Obese men are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than obese women due to differences in the activity of a protein in the muscle, new research has found.

Diabetes drugs may trigger heart failure

Medications for lowering glucose or sugar in diabetics may in fact increase heart failure risk inon these in these patients, new research has found.

Losing 30 minutes of sleep daily triggers weight gain

Losing as little as half an hour of sleep per day on weekdays can have long-term consequences for body weight and metabolism, new research has found.

How breakfasts and dinners can help control diabetes

A new study has claimed that a high energy breakfast combined with a low energy dinner helps control blood sugar better than in type 2 diabetics, than a low energy breakfast and a high energy dinner.