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Good quality diet can lower type 2 diabetes risk: Study

The study, recently published in the American Journal of Epidemiology, found that all five high-quality dietary patterns were inversely associated with risk of diabetes.

Feb 06, 2019, 12:18 PM IST

Heart-health behaviour helps reduce diabetes risk

Maintaining blood pressure, glucose levels, eating healthy diet, excercising at least 150 minutes per week, not smoking and by maintaining healthy weight a human can reduce diabetic levels.

Jan 17, 2019, 15:54 PM IST

Eating breakfast can lower risk of type 2 diabetes

The researchers looked at data from more than 96,000 people, spanning 6 separate studies and found that skipping breakfast once a week is associate with a 6 per cent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Jan 10, 2019, 12:52 PM IST

Diabetes drug could treat heart disease: Study

Metformin is a drug that relaxes a key heart muscle protein titin, allowing heart to work properly.

Dec 24, 2018, 17:41 PM IST

Kitchen is the best hospital, food the best medicine

In low and middle-income countries like India, where malnutrition is still not a completely solved problem, there has been a sharp increase in lifestyle disorders.

Sep 21, 2018, 12:34 PM IST

Sugarcane leads to diabetes, grow other crops: UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh is the leading sugar producing state of the country. 

Sep 12, 2018, 13:18 PM IST

Link discovered between inflammation and depression in type 1 diabetes

The researchers suggest that galectin-3 levels may be useful for diagnosis of depression or maybe a new target for treating depression associated with type-1 diabetes.

Aug 20, 2018, 10:55 AM IST

How mushrooms can aid in diabetes treatment

Eating white button mushrooms daily can act as a prebiotic by improving the microbial community in the gut, which could then improve the regulation of glucose in the liver, say researchers.


Aug 17, 2018, 14:49 PM IST

Air pollution linked to diabetes, India at greater risk: Lancet

India is at a greater risk of diabetes due to lack of air cleaning policies, scientists said in a report in Lancet. 

Jun 30, 2018, 13:15 PM IST

Diabetes has become epidemic in India, needs urgent attention: Health expert

"Stroke, diabetes is the commonest underlying factor. Heart attack, diabetes is the commonest underlying factor. That's why it is so important. It is an epidemic.

Jun 17, 2018, 15:41 PM IST

Smoking, diabetes linked to dementia risk

A study suggests that smoking and diabetes can increase the risk of calcium deposits in a part of brain ultimately increasing the risk of memory loss.

Jun 13, 2018, 20:28 PM IST

Low testosterone level linked to chronic diseases in men

Low levels of testosterone in men could be associated with chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, even among those 40 years of age and younger, new research has found.

Apr 20, 2018, 11:02 AM IST

New app to help track diabetes in rural India

Researchers have developed an innovative smartphone app that could enable community health workers track the growing burden of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, especially in the rural areas.

Apr 19, 2018, 10:03 AM IST

US FDA approves first AI device to detect diabetic eye disease

In a first, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has permitted marketing of an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based device to detect certain diabetes-related eye problems.

Apr 12, 2018, 15:37 PM IST

Scientists develop new sticky patch to monitor blood sugar in diabetes patients

A team of researchers have developed a novel sticky patch which can non-invasively monitor glucose levels in diabetics through the skin. The patch will end the frequent use of painful finger-prick blood tests in diabetes patients.

Apr 10, 2018, 14:47 PM IST

Exercise before pregnancy key for healthy motherhood

Expectant mothers who are more fit before pregnancy are at lower risk of developing gestational diabetes, a study suggests.

Apr 03, 2018, 15:29 PM IST

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

Study associates poor dental health to diabetes risk

The study suggests that dental examination may provide a way to identify the risk of developing the disease.

Mar 20, 2018, 18:25 PM IST

High-energy breakfast can help shed extra weight in diabetics, says study

In patients with obesity and type 2 diabetes, a meal schedule that includes a high-energy breakfast promotes weight loss, improves diabetes and decreases the need for insulin, according to a recent study.

Mar 19, 2018, 14:14 PM IST

High-fibre diet can help treat Type 2 diabetes

Consuming right dietary fibres may rebalance the gut microbiota, or the ecosystem of bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract that help digest food and are important for overall human health.

Mar 09, 2018, 17:20 PM IST