Type 2 diabetes

Exclusive: World Diabetes Day - How to control rise in diabetes among children

As November 14 marks World Diabetes Day and is also celebrated as Children’s Day in India, we look at the reasons behind the rise in Diabetes among children and how we can control it.

Nov 14, 2021, 15:06 PM IST

Millet-based diet can lower risk of type 2 diabetes: Study

Drawing on research from 11 countries, the study published in Frontiers in Nutrition shows that diabetic people who consumed millets as part of their daily diet saw their blood glucose levels drop 12-15 percent (fasting and post-meal), and blood glucose levels went from diabetic to pre-diabetes levels.

Aug 04, 2021, 15:40 PM IST

Exclusive: Should I wear mask after COVID-19 jab? Doctor answers this and other queries on World Health Day 2021

On World Health Day 2021, we spoke to doctors about common myths regarding health care and took their expert opinion so that there is no confusion for you. From whether you should wear a mask after taking COVID-19 vaccine to is it normal to experience extremely painful period cycles, we have all the answers for you.

Apr 07, 2021, 14:45 PM IST

Couples can show linked behaviour in terms of risk factors to prevent type 2 diabetes

In the study, the authors compared the degree of spousal concordance in a set of detailed pathophysiological mechanisms and risk factors for type 2 diabetes to understand where in the causal cascade spousal similarities are most relevant.

Sep 22, 2020, 02:08 AM IST

Eggs for breakfast benefit those with Type 2 diabetes

According to the findings, a high-fat, low-carb breakfast (LCBF) can help those with T2D control blood sugar levels throughout the day.

Apr 15, 2019, 17:41 PM IST

Diabetes drug can cut build-up of liver fat

In people with Type 2 diabetes, NAFLD is common and can progress to a severe liver disease known as non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

Mar 20, 2018, 18:03 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

People with heavy thighs unlikely to become diabetic: Study

The aim of this study was to provide an easy and inexpensive tool that could cut down the cost of investigations and reduce economic burden, it added.

Feb 21, 2018, 17:16 PM IST

Working the night shift? It may raise your risk of diabetes

The study found that people working irregular or rotating shifts with usual night shifts were 44 percent more likely to have Type 2 diabetes.

Feb 13, 2018, 17:45 PM IST

Bullying, violence at workplace may increase risk of type 2 diabetes: Study

Researchers looked at the prospective relationships between workplace bullying or violence and diabetes risk.

Nov 15, 2017, 15:34 PM IST

Antioxidant-rich foods may reduce Type 2 diabetes risk

The study confirmed that fruits, vegetables, dark chocolates, walnuts, prunes, blueberries, strawberries or hazelnuts and other hot beverages like coffee and tea suffice to the high antioxidants level required for the diabetes control.

Nov 10, 2017, 20:27 PM IST

Sleep disturbance in diabetic women can be fatal, says study

The findings suggest that a comprehensive sleep evaluation for diabetes patients should also include tests on symptoms such as neuropathic pain and fatigue.

Nov 09, 2017, 12:58 PM IST

Sugary drinks may up diabetes, metabolic syndrome

Researchers have found that two servings of sugar-sweetened beverages a week may increase risk of developing type 2 diabetes while just one is enough to raise blood pressure.

Nov 04, 2017, 11:24 AM IST

Whole grains may be your dose for good health - Here's why

Regularly consuming whole grain foods such as barley, brown rice, millet, oatmeal and rye may help lose weight as well as decrease the risk of heart disease and diabetes, a study has claimed.

Nov 03, 2017, 14:31 PM IST

Two in one? New pill may curb type 2 diabetes and aid weight loss

The study was conducted by a team from Leicester Diabetes Centre. Patients who were taking Metformin were given the pill.

Oct 18, 2017, 15:10 PM IST

Nuts rich in omega-6 fats, soybean oil can help reduce diabetes risk

Omega-6 fatty acids are and should be an important part of everyone's daily diet, since they are essential to overall health.

Oct 12, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

Coffee crazy? Your caffeine kick could help reduce diabetes risk!

The finding could spur the development of new drugs to treat or even prevent the disease.

Sep 07, 2017, 19:21 PM IST

Skinny legs may up death risk by 300 per cent, says study

According to the study, lean people who are metabolically unhealthy, but have normal weight, might be at a 300 per cent greater chance of dying. 

Aug 03, 2017, 19:00 PM IST

Can moderate consumption of alcohol reduce diabetes risk? Researchers say yes!

Researchers surveyed more than 70,000 people on their alcohol intake – how much and how often they drank.

Jul 28, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

Monitoring spread of diabetes becomes easy with Google searches

Researchers at University of Warwick in the UK propose that key words entered into search engines - or posted on social media - which are related to symptoms and risk-factors of diabetes

Jul 27, 2017, 14:04 PM IST