Genetic link found between mental disorders, type 2 diabetes

The researchers found that DISC1 works by controlling the activity of a specific protein (GSK3ß) already known to be critical for beta cell function and survival.

Psychiatric disorders genetically linked to diabetes

A team of scientists has discovered a molecular link between psychiatric disorders and type 2 diabetes.

Did you know? Taller people have greater risk of cancer!

The study shows that the taller a person is the lower their risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, but their risk of cancer increases.

Sleepless nights put women at diabetes risk

Ladies, you may want to start getting a good night's sleep as a new study suggests that the worse you sleep, the higher is your type 2 diabetes risk.

Diabetes drug slows down growth of pancreatic cancer

Researchers are likely to have uncovered a novel mechanism behind the ability of the common diabetes drug - metformin -- to inhibit the progression of pancreatic cancer.

Low resistance to stress in men can increase risk of type 2 diabetes

The new study has found that the low resistance to stress in men at age 18 years may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes in adulthood by up to 50 percent.

Fat-tissue hormone find brings hope for diabetics

Soon, there might be a cure for type 2 diabetes just by targeting a fat-tissue hormone, according to a new study.

Obesity, a poverty issue

The structural causes of socioeconomic inequalities have to be addressed along with tackling inherited obesity via lifestyle factors that tend to go with lower incomes.

Excessive testing on type 2 diabetes patients due to over treatment: Study

Excessive of testing of type 2 diabetes patients can be linked to over treatment.

Diabetic women at greater heart disease risk

Women with Type 2 diabetes are twice as likely to have coronary heart disease compared to men, according to a new American Heart Association scientific statement.

Three-four cups of coffee can cut diabetes risk

Much to coffee lovers' delight, drinking three to four cups of coffee per day can reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, said a new study.

Metformin – Lesser known facts about the cost-effective drug!

Metformin is a low-cost generic that reduces blood sugar. Read on to know few lesser known facts about the wonder pill.

Testosterone treatment may benefit diabetic men

 Men with Type 2 diabetes who have low testosterone levels can benefit significantly from testosterone treatment, says a new study led by an Indian-American doctor.

Key biomarker in obesity-related diabetes identified

Researchers have identified a new fingerprint of inflammation that may be able to predict which patients with obesity may also develop Type 2 diabetes.

Reasons why exercise is important for people with diabetes!

Exercise, in combination with a healthy diet will help you to take better care of yourself if you have diabetes. 

Shift workers at higher risk of diabetes, heart disease

If you work in shifts, you are more prone to heart ailments and diabetes as compared to people who work in regular daytime shifts, says a new study.

Obesity, diabetes literally 'bad to the bone'

A team of researchers has identified that bone in a "big boned" diabetic is weaker.

Belly fat more dangerous than obesity, says study!

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New Delhi: If you have a big belly fat, this news is for you! Deposition of fat around belly region is even more harmful than being obese, suggests a new study.

World Diabetes Day: Myths and facts about the disease

Life is certainly not easy for a diabetic as one has to maintain a healthy lifestyle throughout life since there is no cure for the disease.

AIIMS to conduct research on Type 2 diabetes

 The AIIMS has collaborated with the George Institute for Global Health, Australia, to research if lifestyle modification programme can delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes in women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).