Tag: Diabetes

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 […]

  • Tuesday, 20 April 2021
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 […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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 […]

  • Sunday, 18 April 2021
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 […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 16 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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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. […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 09 April 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 April 2021