Insulin intake increases diabetics' risk of obesity

A new research has revealed that high insulin levels contribute to obesity and its complications and this finding may have important implications when treating diabetes.

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.

BP pills not the reason for falling, fracturing bones

A new study has recently revealed that people taking intensive blood pressure medication are not prone to falling and breaking bones.

Uric acid may play crucial role in causing metabolic syndrome

A new animal study has revealed that excess uric acid in the blood might be the new culprit that disrupts normal metabolism.

Diabetes drug may even benefit non-diabetics

A study involving over 180,000 people has shown that patients treated with the widely prescribed diabetic drug metformin can live longer than non-diabetics.

Interval walking healthier than continuous walking for diabetics

A new research has demonstrated that training with alternating levels of walking intensity i.e. interval training can be better than walking at a continuous speed that will ultimately help manage blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes.

Watch your waistline for diabetes risk

A British health report has warned that adults with a large waistline are five times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes.

Diabetic patients should have low carb diets: Study

A new study has revealed that diet with low carbohydrates is good for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes patients.

Men in shift work at higher type 2 diabetes risk: Study

Men who works in shift are at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study warns.

Insulin pumps more affective than multiple shots in type 2 diabetes

A new study has revealed that insulin pumps are significantly more effective at controlling blood glucose (sugar) in people with type 2 diabetes.

Anti-depressants during pregnancy up obesity, diabetes risk in infants

Pregnant women are particularly vulnerable to depression, but women who take anti-depressants during pregnancy may be predisposing their infants to Type 2 diabetes and obesity later in life, says a study.

Vitamin A derivative helps in treating obesity and type 2 diabetes

Vitamin A derivative helps in treating obesity and type 2 diabetes and prevents their cardiovascular complications, according to researchers at the University of Montreal and CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM).

Canola oil lowers heart disease risk in patients with Type 2 diabetes

A new research from St. Michael`s Hospital suggests that Canola should be one of the oils of choice for people with Type 2 diabetes.

Improving diet can keep diabetes at bay

A new study suggests that improving the overall quality of one`s diet helps to prevent type 2 diabetes.

One third adults in Britain have prediabetes

Prevalence of prediabetes in England rose rapidly from 2003 to 2011, with one in three adults on the cusp of developing type-2 diabetes, latest figures published in the British Medical Journal have revealed.

How obesity leads to type 2 diabetes, cancer

A researcher has said that new findings about the biological links between obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes may could also help shed light on the connection between obesity and cancer.

Novel drug target linked to type 2 diabetes treatment

A signal that promotes insulin secretion and reduces hyperglycemia in a type 2 diabetes animal model is enhanced by the inhibition of a novel enzyme discovered by CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM) and University of Montreal researchers.

Compound that blocks insulin breakdown boon for diabetics

In a ray of hope for millions of people suffering from type 2 diabetes worldwide, researchers have discovered a molecule that inhibits the breakdown of insulin in mice.

Two mins of high intensity workout twice a week can help curb diabetes

A new study has revealed that two minutes of high intensity workout twice a week provides positive fitness results especially for people who might or already suffer from diabetes.

Control sugar: Limit fruit juice intake to once a day

Love fruit juice daily in the morning? Limit the glass to once a day because of its high sugar content, researchers from the British government’s `National Diet and Nutrition Survey` have warned.