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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

Fatty diet linked to life-threatening liver disease

Its not just alcohol that damages your liver, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis(NASH) can even lead to cirrhosis or liver cancer.

Dec 24, 2018, 15:56 PM IST

Eat rye, oats, or wheat daily to ward off diabetes risk

Those who avoid all cereals, in an attempt to follow a low carb diet, therefore lose out on the positive health effects of wholegrain, which come principally from the bran and the germ. 

Sep 06, 2018, 16:51 PM IST

Losing just 6 hours of sleep may up diabetes risk

Being deprived of sleep for just 6hours or a single night may affect the liver's ability to produce glucose and process insulin, increasing the risk of metabolic diseases such as fatty liver and Type-2 diabetes, warns a study.

Sep 06, 2018, 10:02 AM 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

Breastfeeding your baby for 6 months can halve the risk of diabetes

The findings indicated that women who breastfed for six months or more had a 47 percent reduction in their risk of developing type-2 diabetes compared to those who did not breastfeed at all.

Jan 17, 2018, 18:40 PM IST

Is your wife overweight? You might be at risk of developing diabetes

The findings showed that for every 5 kg/m2 higher BMI in wife, the husband's Type 2 diabetes risk was 21 per cent higher, when accounting for the man's own BMI.

Sep 13, 2017, 10:31 AM IST

This is how goggles prevent Type-2 diabetes – Read

Researchers have found that type 2 diabetes could be prevented by using goggles that release bright light into the eyes.

Sep 06, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Let your child sleep for extra hours, it will lower risk of developing Type-2 diabetes

For adults, getting too much or not enough sleep both have been linked with adiposity and Type 2 diabetes.

Aug 16, 2017, 11:25 AM IST

This new gene therapy via skin can help treat diabetes, obesity

Researchers from the University of Chicago, using CRISPR, have edited the skin stem cells from newborn mice which prompted the cells to secrete glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP1).

Aug 04, 2017, 19:04 PM IST

This is how bacteria in your body triggers diabetes

Metabolic syndrome, which has become far more common due to a rise in obesity rates among adults, is a leading risk factor for many serious, life-threatening diseases, including Type-2 diabetes and heart disease.

May 31, 2017, 15:54 PM IST

Obese children face four times greater risk of Type-2 diabetes in adulthood

Children with higher BMI were found to have far greater risk of developing Type-2 diabetes than those with normal weight.

Apr 26, 2017, 15:50 PM IST

Avocado helps keep metabolic syndrome at bay

Metabolic syndrome is a clustering of risk factors of high blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure and body mass index that may lead to Type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

Apr 11, 2017, 16:43 PM IST

Children at risk of developing diabetes if they spend more than three hours in front of a screen!

The study, published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, linked increased levels of body fat and insulin resistance in children to regular extended periods of screen time.

Mar 14, 2017, 11:03 AM IST

Surgical approaches to lose weight may cull diabetes risk!

Blood samples showed that at least 168 microRNAs – the molecules responsible for sending specific messages – had changed before and after surgery.

Feb 13, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

Preventing weight gain in adults may reduce risk of Type-2 diabetes, says study

Middle-aged adults should maintain a healthy weight and lose some weight as preventing weight gain might reduce their chances of being diagnosed with diabetes.

Feb 07, 2017, 18:32 PM IST

Diabetes linked to pancreatic cancer in new study

According to a research, the onset of diabetes, or a rapid deterioration in existing diabetes that requires more aggressive treatment, could be a sign of early, hidden pancreatic cancer.

Jan 30, 2017, 13:29 PM IST

Has India become diabetes capital of the world?

India is home around 50 million people suffering from type-2 diabetes.

Nov 20, 2016, 11:32 AM IST

Air pollution can increase diabetes risk

Exposure to air pollution increases the risk of developing insulin resistance as a pre-diabetic state of Type-2 diabetes, the study said.

Sep 09, 2016, 14:29 PM IST

Lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes can also cut cancer risk: Experts

Appropriate changes in lifestyle have shown reduction in mortality and morbidity of both the diseases.

Aug 26, 2016, 14:18 PM IST