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Tag: Diabetes

'Preventing Diabetes Among Youth, Pregnant Women A Challenge'
'Preventing Diabetes Among Youth, Pregnant Women A Challenge'

Sharing the concerns about of Diabetes that is making fast inroads in rural India with huge economic bearing on poor families, Union Minister of State Dr. Jitendra Singh said that there is a need to popularise Telemedicine to provide easy and affordable access to the ailing population.

World Diabetes Day: How Covid-19 Exposed Vulnerability In People With Diabetes
World Diabetes Day: How Covid-19 Exposed Vulnerability In People With Diabetes

Diabetes increased inflammatory response among Covid patients, spiking their blood sugar levels.

Post-Covid Fatigue Is Most Prevalent In Diabetes Patients: Study
Post-Covid Fatigue Is Most Prevalent In Diabetes Patients: Study

Among diabetes patients, those with increased fatigue level had significantly higher inflammation markers during acute illness, and post Covid-19, had increased postprandial blood glucose levels.

COVID19 May Bring A New Wave Of Diabetes: Study

While glucometabolic abnormalities declined over time in some patients -- particularly after Covid-19 infection -- other issues like higher post-prandial (after eating) glucose levels and abnormal pancreatic hormones remained in the post-Covid period.

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Uncontrolled Diabetes Major Cause Of Black Fungus: Experts

Uncontrolled diabetes is emerging as a major factor in acquiring black fungus infection or mucormycosis, which is surfacing in Covid-19 patients after recovery and is leading to further complications

Ex-IAF Officer Grows Diabetic-Friendly Rice In Jagatsinghpur

Jagatsinghpur: Health experts often advise diabetics to exclude rice from their diet menu as much as possible because of high content of carbohydrates. But, a retired defence personnel in Jagatsinghpur…

Cholesterol, Hypertension, Diabetes On The Rise In India, Warns Report

New Delhi: While alcohol intake and thyroid issues among Indians seem to have reduced over the past year, a new health report has detailed a concerning increase in levels of blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes, despite fitness and health becoming a nationwide area of interest during the Covid-19 lockdown. As per the Health Risk Assessment […]

Administer COVID19 Vaccine To People With Diabetes On Priority Urge Researchers

New York: Researchers have urged policymakers to prioritise vaccination for individuals with diabetes as such people, once infected with Covid-19, are three times more likely to have a severe illness or require hospitalisation compared with people without diabetes. While studies have suggested that those with type 2 diabetes are at higher risk for more serious […]

People With Eye Disease, Diabetes At 5-Fold Risk Of Severe Covid-19, Reveals Study

London: People with diabetes and eye disease have a five-fold increased risk of requiring intubation when hospitalised with Covid-19, revealed researchers. The study, published in the journal Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, identified for the first time the risk associated with diabetic retinopathy and Covid-19. “This is the first time that retinopathy has been linked […]

BP, Diabetes May Up Neuro Complications In Covid-19 Patients

New York: Some patients with Covid-19 are at higher risk of neurological complications like bleeding in the brain and stroke, revealed researchers adding that, these potentially life-threatening findings were more common in hypertension and diabetes patients. The virus that causes Covid-19 first attacks cells in the respiratory system, often leading to an inflammation of the […]

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Plant-Based Diets Rich In Carbohydrates Beneficial For Type 1 Diabetes

New York: Plant-based diets rich in whole carbohydrates can improve insulin sensitivity and other health markers in individuals with type 1 diabetes, say researchers. Two case studies, published in the Journal of Diabetes & Metabolism, followed individuals with type 1 diabetes who adopted plant-based diets rich in whole carbohydrates–including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes. […]

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Prediabetes Increases Heart Disease, Death Risk

Beijing: Researchers have found that prediabetes increases people’s risk of heart disease and death, especially if they have a history of heart issues. Prediabetes is a “pre-diagnosis” of diabetes – when a person’s blood sugar level is higher than normal, but not high enough to be considered diabetes. It is estimated that more than 470 […]

Taking Whey Protein At Night Linked To Diabetes, Heart Disease

London: Consuming protein at night increases the blood sugar level in the morning for healthy people, leading to health problems such as diabetes, heart disease and obesity, say researchers. Previous research has shown that a snack a few hours before a meal can help control blood sugar levels, which may partly explain why the first […]

COVID-19 May Actually Trigger Diabetes In Healthy People

London: In a significant find, a new study has said that the novel coronavirus behind Covid-19 may actually trigger onset of diabetes in healthy people, apart from causing severe complications of pre-existing diabetes. According to the researchers from King’s College London, given the short period of human contact with new coronavirus, the exact mechanism by […]

Eating whole grains helps cut diabetes risk

New York: Eating higher intake of high-quality carbohydrates, especially from whole grains, are associated with a lower risk for type 2 diabetes, say researchers. “High intake of carbohydrates has been suggested to be associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes,” said study lead author Kim Braun from Harvard University in the US. For […]

Dairy-rich diet reduces high blood pressure, diabetes risk

London: Eating at least two daily servings of dairy-rich diet is linked to lower risks of diabetes and high blood pressure, as well as the cluster of factors that heighten cardiovascular disease risk (metabolic syndrome), say researchers. Dairy products included milk, yoghurt, yoghurt drinks, cheese and dishes prepared with dairy products, and were classified as […]

Smart contact lenses developed to diagnose, treat diabetes

Seoul: A team of researchers has developed wirelessly driven ‘smart contact lens’ technology that can detect diabetes and further treat diabetic retinopathy – a common visual health condition associated with the disease – just by wearing them. The team from Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in South Korea developed a wireless powered smart […]

Your hand grip can reveal if you are at diabetes risk
Your hand grip can reveal if you are at diabetes risk

New York: Muscular weakness is known to be associated with Type 2 diabetes and researchers now report that hand grip can help doctors perform time-efficient screening tool for diabetes. Healthcare practitioners can use assessment of normalised grip strength to routinely screen for Type 2 diabetes in apparently healthy adults, according to a new study in […]

Bariatric surgery before diabetes leads to greater weight loss

New York: Obese patients may lose more weight if they undergo bariatric surgery before they develop diabetes, a study suggests. Bariatric surgery refers to a gamut of weight-loss surgeries often recommended to people suffering from chronic obesity and obesity-related health problems such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol level and sleep apnea. “Our study suggests that […]

Heavy stress may shorten our life expectancy
Heavy stress may shorten our life expectancy

London: If you are taking too much stress, read this carefully. Researchers have found that life expectancy is influenced not only by the traditional lifestyle-related risk factors, but also by factors related to a person’s quality of life, such as heavy stress. The study, published in the journal BMJ Open, was based on data collected […]

Drink orange juice to cut obesity risk and better heart health

Toronto: Want to live a healthy and long life? Please take note. Researchers have found that drinking two-and-a-half glasses of orange juice a day could reverse obesity and reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes. According to the findings, published in the Journal of Lipid Research, the researchers are studying a molecule found in […]

Night-Shift Workers At Risk Of Heart Disease, Diabetes

New York: Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have found that shift workers are at a significantly increased risk for sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome, which increases a person’s risk for heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. Night-shift workers are especially prone to developing sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome. The risks increase even more […]

Diabetes Can Independently Lead To Heart Failure

New York: Heart problems are a common development for people with diabetes and now researchers have found that diabetes is an independent risk factor for the development of heart failure in the community-dwelling population. According to health expert in India, if poorly controlled, diabetes leads to cardiomyopathy resulting in progressive deterioration of pumping capacity of […]

Artificial Sweeteners May Be Contributing To Type 2 Diabetes

Sydney: A $2.2 billion industry to help people lose weight through artificial sweeteners may be contributing to type 2 diabetes, researchers have warned. The study, published in th journal Current Atherosclerosis Reports, also found that people who use low-calorie sweeteners (LCS) are more likely to gain weight, the exact opposite of what consumers expect. This is […]

Time-Restricted Eating Benefits Those At Risk For Diabetes

New York: Researchers have found that people who are at high risk of developing diabetes improved their health when they consumed all of their meals over a span of just 10 hours, or less over a period of 12 weeks. The study published in the journal cell Metabolism, reported a form of intermittent fasting, called […]