Diabetes in India

Lack of proper treatment reason behind 85 percent diabetics witnessing amputations in their lifetime!

Stating that treatment of wounds is a challenge as the physicians or surgeons needs to assess wounds accurately, the doctors also urged hospitals for a better recognition of wound related problems and provide interventions such that morbidity reduces. 

Jun 19, 2017, 12:21 PM IST

120 million Indians to be diabetic in next 20 years

According to GVS Murthy, Director of Indian Institute of Public Health (IIPH), India has the second largest number of people with diabetes which is at 70 million, next only to China which has about 110 million. 

Apr 06, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

Diabetes: Reasons why it's becoming a major health problem in India, steps for prevention

Most people with diabetes aren't aware that they have the condition because very often individuals do not develop the charecteristic symptoms even when theit blood sugar levels are in the diabetic range. 

Mar 14, 2017, 10:05 AM IST

Diabetic Indians should include almonds in their diet to boost cardiovascular health: Study

A wealth of research investigating almond consumption has shown cardiometabolic benefits like those found in this study.

Feb 08, 2017, 21:32 PM IST

Diabetes on a steady rise in India; claimed 3.5 lakh lives in 2015!

The prevalence of diabetes in the country was nearly 70 million in 2015.

Feb 07, 2017, 18:24 PM IST

Diabetes diet tips: Top five diabetic-friendly recipes!

Eating the right diabetic diet can help you maintain healthy glucose levels or prevent diabetes.

Nov 15, 2016, 11:12 AM IST

Over 30 million diabetics in India in one decade: Experts

India has been declared as the "world diabetic capital", with cases to touch 70 million by 2025.

Nov 15, 2016, 09:30 AM IST

Mobile health technology can help prevent diabetes

The study conducted on one million people in India showed that nearly 40 per cent people improved their health behaviours as a result of the texting (299 showing improvement in the experimental group versus 185 in the control group).

Aug 09, 2016, 15:49 PM IST

Sweet alert! At 7 crore, India has second highest incidence of diabetes in world

The estimated cases of diabetes in India in the age group of 20-70 years were 6.68 crore and 6.91 crore in 2014 and 2015 respectively, says the International Diabetes Federation report.

Apr 27, 2016, 11:34 AM IST

DNA : Diabetes cases soar in India

Watch this special segment and get to know how Diabetes has increased the death toll over the years in India?
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Apr 02, 2016, 00:54 AM IST

Diabetes growing at alarming rate in India

 The in-depth analysis revealed that over 43% people in the 30-50 years age group were diabetic in Delhi.

Nov 12, 2015, 11:44 AM IST

India has 65 million diabetic patients

Creating awareness will be the key factor in treating and preventing diabetes.

Oct 27, 2015, 19:09 PM IST

Gujarat has most diabetics in India: Report

Over a quarter of India's diabetics, which number at least 559,718 though data from several states was not available, are in the state of Gujarat which has the highest number at 161,578.

Sep 22, 2015, 19:42 PM IST

Insulin injections vital to treatment of diabetes: Experts

More than 80 percent of people have psychological resistance to taking insulin injections which remains a critical component of treatment of diabetes, medical experts said Saturday.

Jan 12, 2014, 01:17 AM IST

Diabetes: 5 lifestyle tips that can save you

The emergence of diabetes is turning out to be debilitating day-by-day. It has become a common disease these days just like any other whacky flu or cough and cold. The disease is mainly a result of modern erratic lifestyle, lack of physical activity, obesity, stress and consumption of junk and fast foods.

Aug 29, 2013, 11:11 AM IST

Self-management guide for people with diabetes in India set for launch

`The illustrated guide to living with diabetes in India`, a comprehensive, reliable self-management guide for people with diabetes in India will be launching very soon.

Apr 05, 2013, 15:48 PM IST