Diabetes mellitus

Vitamin D helps lower BP and uplifts mood in women with diabetes

Vitamin D supplements significantly lowers blood pressure and improves moods of women who have type 2 diabetes and show signs of depression, a new study has found.

Jun 26, 2013, 10:12 AM IST

Marijuana users have better blood sugar control

Researchers have revealed that regular marijuana use is associated with favorable indices related to diabetic control.

May 16, 2013, 12:45 PM IST

Newfound liver hormone holds hope for diabetes treatment

Here is some good news for diabetes patients as researchers have found a hormone in the liver that stimulates the growth of insulin-secreting cells in the pancreas.

Apr 26, 2013, 10:01 AM IST

Huge dearth of diabetes educators in India, say doctors

A diabetes educator is a nurse or a health official who has received training in diabetes management that includes diet control, exercise and monitoring.

Apr 19, 2013, 17:57 PM IST

Low-cal diet `just as good as surgery` for diabetes

A low-calorie diet is just as effective as drastic stomach surgery at reducing diabetics` blood glucose levels, according to new research.

Apr 04, 2013, 14:08 PM IST

India in race with China to become global diabetic capital

India with 63 million diabetic patients is just next to China (92.3 million) in the race to become the diabetes capital of the world.

Nov 15, 2012, 12:22 PM IST

Diabetes: Causes, symptoms and treatment

Diabetes also called as diabetes mellitus is a metabolism disorder.

Nov 14, 2012, 13:28 PM IST

Over 50 million Indians suffer from diabetes

There are now more people living with diabetes in Asia than elsewhere and India is among the list of top five countries with the most diabetes sufferers in 2009.

Nov 14, 2012, 13:11 PM IST

Screen children too for diabetes

More and more children are falling prey to this lifestyle disease and doctors say it is best to screen children too.

Nov 14, 2012, 12:34 PM IST

Oz researchers claim to find cure for Type 1 diabetes

Australian researchers have claimed to have made a breakthrough which could lead to treating the Type 1 diabetes patients.

Nov 14, 2012, 10:28 AM IST

Indian scientists find neurological link to Type 2 diabetes

A team of Indian scientists have discovered a neurological link to Type 2 diabetes (T2D), a finding that could open new pathways for treatment of the ailment, traditionally linked to rise in level of blood sugar.

Nov 12, 2012, 15:58 PM IST

Pregnant diabetic women can use insulin pump

Women who suffer from gestational diabetes during pregnancy may no longer need to prick themselves with shots of insulin. They can now use an insulin pump.

Nov 07, 2012, 18:50 PM IST

Receptor’s role in regulating obesity and diabetes identified

A recent study has demonstrated that the A2b-type adenosine receptor, A2bAR, plays a significant role in the regulation of high fat, high cholesterol diet-induced symptoms of type 2 diabetes.

Jul 27, 2012, 14:22 PM IST

Diabetic women less sexually satisfied

According to a new study, diabetic women are likely to experience lower sexual satisfaction compared to non-diabetic women.

Jul 26, 2012, 12:29 PM IST

Fructose may help improve blood sugar control

Fructose may not be as bad for us as previously thought and it may even provide some benefit, a new study has suggested.

Jun 22, 2012, 19:01 PM IST

Lupin resumes anti-diabetic drug sales in US

Drug firm Lupin today said it has resumed sales of generic version of Shionogi`s Fortamet tablets.

Apr 19, 2012, 13:22 PM IST

Pfizer scraps insulin deal with India`s Biocon

Pfizer Inc, the world`s largest drugmaker, has scrapped a deal to sell insulin products made by Biocon Ltd.

Mar 14, 2012, 09:00 AM IST