Diabetes mellitus

`Lung disease linked to diabetes under-diagnosed in India`

An infectious lung disease - melioidosis - which is linked to diabetics is grossly under-diagnosed in India, according to a British expert.

May 07, 2014, 09:44 AM IST

Researchers find evidence of insulin-secreting cells that can regenerate

Researchers have found proof that the insulin-secreting beta cells of the pancreas, which are either killed or become dysfunctional in the two main forms of diabetes, have the capacity to regenerate.

Mar 20, 2014, 19:04 PM IST

New pathway connected to Type 2 diabetes discovered

Scientists have discovered a cellular pathway that is responsible for keeping blood sugar levels low in obese or pre- diabetic people, and may prevent the onset of Type 2 diabetes.

Mar 20, 2014, 18:59 PM IST

15 to 20 pc prevalence rate of diabetes in urban areas: Report

Prevalence rates of diabetes are 15 to 20 per cent in urban areas and about half of it in rural areas, according to a government report.

Mar 08, 2014, 21:57 PM IST

People in socioeconomically deprived areas likelier to suffer from diabetes and obesity

Researchers have claimed that living in a socioeconomically deprived region is a risk factor for being affected by diabetes mellitus and obesity.

Mar 02, 2014, 12:44 PM IST

Technology useful in preventing diabetes, says Kerala-based expert

Technology plays a crucial role in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. It can also be beneficial and cost effective in the prevention of major illnesses like diabetes.

Feb 13, 2014, 16:42 PM IST

Sugar contents in fruit juice increases risk of diabetes

A new study has revealed that fruit juice could be as bad for you as fizzy drinks as it increases the risk of diabetes.

Feb 10, 2014, 20:07 PM IST

Seven new genetic regions linked to type 2 diabetes identified

Researchers have linked seven new genetic regions to type 2 diabetes.

Feb 10, 2014, 15:30 PM IST

Now, a blood test that can detect early diabetes risk

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have revealed a simple blood test that can help detect the risk of developing type-2 diabetes by an individual at an early stage.

Jan 28, 2014, 14:28 PM IST

Eat dark chocolate to keep diabetes at bay

A new research has revealed that indulging in dark chocolate treats can actually help ward off diabetes.

Jan 20, 2014, 19:43 PM IST

New US report links more diseases, health problems to smoking

Smoking - known to cause lung cancer and heart disease - can even trigger diabetes, erectile dysfunction, arthritis, blindness and liver cancer, according to a new US report released today which also found that modern cigarettes are more dangerous than ever.

Jan 17, 2014, 16:45 PM IST

Two new studies shed light on nature of insulin-producing cells in diabetes

Two new studies have shown how insulin-producing cells may fail in diabetes and how they might someday be restored.

Jan 15, 2014, 18:03 PM IST

Dysfunction in single gene could lead to diabetes

Researchers including an Indian-origin researcher have found that dysfunction in a single gene causes fasting hyperglycemia, which is one of the major symptoms of type 2 diabetes.

Jan 04, 2014, 15:16 PM IST

Five reasons why you should eat oranges

A rich source of Vitamin C and packed with antioxidants, flavonoids and dietary fibre oranges are said to have anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour and anti-oxidant properties.

Dec 11, 2013, 19:04 PM IST

Top 5 reasons to indulge in a chocolate treat

Dark chocolate is power packed with health benefits and when taken in moderation can actually help keep your heart healthy, improve brain power and even help maintain a slimmer figure.

Dec 03, 2013, 15:43 PM IST

New breathalyzers may make painful pin pricks history for diabetics

Researchers have developed a breathalyzer that may help control blood sugar by measuring the amount of acetone in the breath.

Dec 02, 2013, 11:25 AM IST

Myth or fact: Does consuming too much sugar cause diabetes?

A common myth which is generally associated with this lifestyle disease is that consuming too much sugar causes diabetes.

Nov 14, 2013, 10:33 AM IST

Diabetes can cause osteoporosis

Researchers including two Indian-origin scientists have confirmed that osteoporosis could be caused by type 2 diabetes.

Nov 13, 2013, 11:43 AM IST

Biocon`s oral insulin to take few more years to hit market

Biocon may take a few more years to launch its oral insulin in the Indian market, said company`s Chairman and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar Shaw here today.

Sep 14, 2013, 23:00 PM IST