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Tag: Diabetes Risk

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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 […]

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 […]

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Higher Testosterone Levels Ups Diabetes Risk In Women

London: Researchers have revealed that having genetically higher testosterone levels increases the risk of metabolic diseases such as type 2 diabetes in women while reducing the risk in men. Higher testosterone levels also increase the risks of breast and endometrial cancers in women, and prostate cancer in men, according to the study published in the […]

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Longer Exposure To Obesity Linked To High Diabetes Risk

New York: Researchers have found that longer and sustained exposure to obesity is linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes. For the findings, published in the journal Diabetologia, the research team from Indiana University in the US, used data from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (ALSWH) to identify body mass index (BMI) […]

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5-10 servings of fruits, veggies daily may cut diabetes risk

New York: Want to restore the level of antioxidants — key to ward off heart disease and Type-2 diabetes — that you lost due to high consumption of fat rich-food in the holiday season? Eating five to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables as well as nuts, seeds, and legumes daily may help. A diet […]

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Diabetes ups risks of arthritis, osteoporosis: Study

London: Middle-aged with diabetes are at greater risk of developing arthritis and osteoporosis, in addition to increased risk to the heart, a study has found. Researchers from the Nordsjaellands University Hospital in Denmark have found that people with diabetes are 33 per cent more likely to suffer from osteoarthritis — a type of arthritis that […]

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Losing just 6 hrs of sleep may up diabetes risk

Tokyo: Being deprived of sleep for just six hours 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. Sleep deprivation has been associated with eating more, moving less and having a higher risk […]

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Milk at breakfast can help manage diabetes risk

Toronto: If you are diabetic, then consuming milk at breakfast can help lower blood glucose level throughout the day, suggests a study. The findings showed that milk consumed with a high-carbohydrate breakfast reduced blood glucose even after lunch, and high-protein milk had a greater effect. Milk with an increased proportion of whey protein had a […]

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70% north Indian women low in vitamin D, at high diabetes risk': Know the detail

New Delhi: Despite adequate exposure to sunshine, nearly 70 per cent pre-diabetic women in north India are “deficient” in vitamin D, making them more vulnerable to the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes, finds a study. Pre-diabetes is a condition in which blood sugar is high, but not high enough to be type 2 diabetes. The […]

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Why are millennials at diabetes, cancer risk in middle age? Know the detail

London: Owing to stressful jobs and relationships, millennials, or those born between 1980s and 2000, could be at a higher risk of developing diabetes, cancer, heart diseases, than their parents, researchers say. The study, commissioned by British charity Health Foundation, showed that people currently in their 20s and 30s will be at a higher risk […]

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Regular use of mouthwash may trigger diabetes risk

New York: Most of us are in the habit of using mouthwash at least once or twice daily, as a part of oral hygiene. But are you aware that your routine may spike the sugar level in your blood within no time? People who use mouthwash at least twice daily are at approximately 55 per […]

Obese wives may up men's diabetes risk

London: Is your wife overweight? According to a study, it can substantially increase your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, especially in middle age — but women with an obese husband have no additional risk. The findings showed that for every 5 kg/m2 higher BMI in wife, the husband’s Type 2 diabetes risk was 21 […]

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