Diabetes treatment

Type-1 diabetes victimizes around 97,000 children in India

Doctors are keen on busting the common myths on Type-1 diabetes and spreading awareness on various ways of managing the disease.

Mar 21, 2018, 12:46 PM IST

Some top-selling diabetes drugs in India unsafe for patients: Experts

The study's authors pointed out that in March 2016, the Indian government banned more than 300 unapproved FDCs that lacked clinical support or that were found to be potentially harmful. 

Mar 08, 2018, 11:02 AM IST

Living with diabetes: Top five ways to lower blood sugar levels!

Although diabetes is a life-long disease and has no cure it can be managed.

Oct 19, 2016, 11:57 AM IST

This new insulin pill could end painful treatment for diabetes patients

A team of US scientists have developed a new insulin pill that could make diabetes treatment 'painless'.

Aug 24, 2016, 23:35 PM IST

Acute dose of diabetes treatment can improve liver metabolism

Experts claim that using an acute dose of an existing diabetes treatment could prove helpful for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.

Apr 17, 2016, 22:14 PM IST

Powerful new drug discovery technique offers hope to diabetics

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) finding may lead to a new type of diabetes treatment.

Dec 08, 2015, 10:48 AM IST

World Diabetes Day: Myths and facts about the disease

Life is certainly not easy for a diabetic as one has to maintain a healthy lifestyle throughout life since there is no cure for the disease.

Nov 14, 2015, 13:33 PM IST

Scientists develop insulin secreting cells to treat diabetes

In a breakthrough discovery, scientists have developed a new technique to create insulin producing cells that may treat diabetes.

Oct 02, 2015, 22:06 PM IST

Drug to prevent Type-1 diabetes shows promise

A drug currently used in Europe and Asia for treating gallstone-related spasms has been found effective in preventing the onset of Type-1 diabetes in mice, according to a study.

Sep 15, 2015, 12:27 PM IST

Glenmark launches Teneligliptin for diabetes

 Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited here on Wednesday launched its advanced diabetes treatment molecule Teneligliptin under the brands Ziten and Zita plus, priced at Rs.19.90 per tablet and enough for a day's treatment.

Jul 22, 2015, 20:07 PM IST

AstraZeneca, Dr Reddy's ink diabetes drug distribution pact

AstraZeneca Pharma India and Dr Reddy's Laboratories on Friday entered into a distribution agreement for two drugs -- Riax and Riax-M -- used for treatment of diabetes in India.

May 29, 2015, 19:32 PM IST

Diabetes treatment should be localised: Study

The factors behind the prevalence of diabetes may be affected by the geography and hence the prevention and treatment should be based on the local factors, said a study.

Feb 08, 2015, 12:03 PM IST

`Daily physical activity for at least 30 minutes can reduce diabetes risk`

According to a study conducted by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the number of Indians suffering from this disease is expected to cross 100 million mark by 2030.

Nov 13, 2014, 19:21 PM IST

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.

Aug 22, 2014, 10:00 AM 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

Injectable `smart sponges` may revolutionise diabetes treatment

A new drug delivery technique for diabetes treatment has been developed, in which a sponge-like material surrounds an insulin core.

Jul 18, 2013, 16:47 PM IST

Improving communication in diabetes treatment yields dramatic results: Study

More than a quarter of people over the age of 70s with type 2 diabetes could benefit simply from improving communication and education in the clinic, new research has revealed.

Jul 09, 2013, 14:05 PM IST

Kerala docs win global recognition for cost effective diabetes treatment

Treatment costs of diabetes, goes up by five to twenty folds in more than 95 percent of usual patients, after 10 to 20 years of the onset of the disease.

Jul 10, 2012, 13:48 PM IST

Possible target for diabetes treatment identified

Researchers have confirmed the potential of a protein for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Mar 24, 2012, 14:48 PM IST