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Ketone drink may help diabetics manage blood sugar

The new study, published in the Journal of Physiology, has shown that a ketone ester supplement can also lower blood sugar levels.

Feb 14, 2018, 19:11 PM IST

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

Here comes a diabetes app to forecast blood sugar levels

Researchers have developed a new personalised app that can allow people with type 2 diabetes to keep a track on their blood sugar levels.

Apr 28, 2017, 18:14 PM IST

Five reasons you should stop eating bread!

Bread is low in essential nutrients when compared to other foods such as fruits, vegetables, meat and fish. 

May 25, 2016, 12:21 PM IST

Are you a diabetic? Try these 5 power foods

In case you are a diabetic,stick to these 5 power foods to help you fight against it.

Nov 13, 2015, 00:43 AM IST

Diabetic eye disease screening before age 15, an unnecessary burden

 A team of researchers has suggested that diabetic eye disease screening for children with type 1 diabetes should start at a later age.

Sep 02, 2015, 13:17 PM IST

Obesity drug use does not avoid babies from being born overweight

If a pregnant woman is on obesity medication, it does not mean that her baby won't be born overweight, says a new research.

Jul 11, 2015, 20:32 PM IST

Implantable artificial pancreas to replace jabs for diabetics

An implantable artificial pancreas for diabetics has been developed that continuously measures a person's glucose level and can automatically release insulin as needed.

Jul 02, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

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.

Jun 25, 2015, 13:38 PM IST

Diabetic? Smart insulin patch could replace injections

Managing diabetes could soon become a lot easier as researchers have developed the first "smart insulin patch" that can detect increases in blood sugar levels and secrete doses of insulin into the bloodstream whenever required.

Jun 23, 2015, 18:18 PM IST

New type of engineered insulin to treat diabetes

MIT scientists have engineered a new type of insulin that can circulate in the bloodstream for at least 10 hours and gets activated only when blood sugar levels are too high.

Feb 11, 2015, 16:20 PM IST

60 percent of type 2 diabetes preventable: Austrian experts

Type 2 diabetes is preventable in up to 60 percent of cases if early signs are recognised and acted upon, experts have said.

Jan 28, 2015, 18:26 PM IST

Even healthy-looking diabetics at 6-fold risk of heart failure

A new study has claimed that diabetes patients, who generally appear healthy, can still face six-fold higher risk of developing heart failure.

Sep 11, 2014, 14:42 PM IST

Diabetes diet: Foods that may keep blood sugar levels healthy

Eating a balanced diabetic diet along with some exercise is the key to healthy living for people with diabetes. Here are three good foods that diabetic patients can eat while keeping their blood sugar levels under control.

Jul 14, 2014, 22:02 PM IST

Five numbers to remember to keep your heart healthy

Apart from pass codes, phone numbers, social security numbers, clothing sizes and addresses, heart experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center suggest that there are five more you need to know to help keep your cardiovascular system healthy.

Feb 09, 2014, 10:56 AM IST

Weight loss may help control blood sugar levels

Maintaining the right balance of carbohydrates and proteins in meals together with right time gap can help in a smooth journey of weight loss and appropriate sugar levels, it has been revealed.

Jan 21, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

Google making sugar-sensing contact lens for diabetics

The Google lab known for working on unusual projects like self-driving cars is crafting a contact lens that could help diabetics manage blood sugar levels.

Jan 17, 2014, 16:43 PM IST

Eyes are windows to study body glucose levels

The endocrine part of the pancreas, the Islets of Langerhans, produces and secretes insulin, the hormone that regulates blood sugar levels.

Nov 19, 2013, 13:59 PM IST

High-intensity interval training and Mediterranean diet combo beneficial for obese people

High-intensity interval training combined with Mediterranean diet counselling can help improve the heart health of people with abdominal obesity, a new study has suggested.

Oct 19, 2013, 15:06 PM IST

Green coffee extract helps control blood sugar levels

Natural substances extracted from unroasted coffee beans can help control the elevated blood sugar levels and bodyweight that underpin type 2 diabetes, new evidence has suggested.

Apr 10, 2013, 14:56 PM IST