Tag: Diabetes

Chronic diseases raise cancer, mortality risk

New York: Several common chronic diseases including hypertension, heart disease and diabetes, together account for more than a fifth of new cancer cases and more than a third of cancer deaths, finds a study. Chronic diseases were responsible for 71 per cent of deaths globally in 2015, primarily from cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic kidney […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Study shows disturbingly high rates of diabetes in India

Washington: Diabetes and hypertension are common among middle-aged and elderly people in India, home to more than a sixth of the world’s population, researchers said on Monday. Pascal Geldsetzer of Harvard University and colleagues looked at health data collected from 1,320,555 adults across India between 2012 and 2014, which included plasma glucose and blood pressure […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Can drinking 100% fruit juice not raise diabetes risk?

New York: Drinking 100 per cent fruit juice — of apple, berry, citrus, grape and pomegranate — does not significantly raise the risk of diabetes, a study has said. According to the study, published in the Journal of Nutritional Science, drinking 100 per cent fruit juice does not have a significant effect on fasting blood […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Breastfeeding for 6 months or more may halve diabetes risk

New York: Breastfeeding for six months or longer can reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by nearly half for women throughout their childbearing years, according to a study. Women who breastfed for six months or more across all births had a 47 per cent reduction in their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Diabetes drug can also cure Alzheimer's disease

London: Scientists have found that a drug developed for diabetes could be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease through a triple method of action. The drug, originally created to treat type 2 diabetes, “significantly reversed memory loss” in mice, a paper published in the journal Brain Research, said. Type 2 diabetes is a risk factor for […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Know the foods that could cut diabetes, bowel disease risk

London: Regularly consuming a Western-type diet, which are high in fats and sugars but low in fibre, may increase the risk of inflammatory bowel diseases, weight gain, as well as diabetes, researchers say. The findings showed that fibre — found in fruits, legumes, vegetables and whole grains — matters in a healthy diet. These fibres […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Social isolation might raise diabetes risk

London: Men and women who are not active socially and remain isolated may be at an increased risk of developing diabetes than individuals with larger social networks, a study has found. The findings showed that a lack of social participation was associated with 60 per cent higher odds of pre-diabetes and 112 per cent higher […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Kidney disease may up risk of diabetes

New York: Suffering from kidney dysfunction? you may be at high risk of developing diabetes, says a study. The risk may be attributed to the rising level of urea — the nitrogen-containing waste product in blood, which comes from the breakdown of protein in foods. Kidneys normally remove urea from the blood, but it can […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Antioxidant-rich foods may lower type 2 diabetes risk: Study

London: People who usually take food rich in antioxidants may experience a decrease in type 2 diabetes, says a new study. 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. Also, […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Inflammation linked to belly fat in elderly: Study

New York: Excess belly fat in older adults could be linked to inflammation, a finding that can help develop drugs that could enable elderly people burn fat, and decrease their odds of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and strokes, researchers led by one of Indian-origin have found. Older adults, regardless of body […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Diabetes may increase fracture risk in elderly

New York: Seniors with Type-2 diabetes are more likely to succumb to fractures than their peers without the condition, suggests new research. “Fracture in older adults with Type-2 diabetes is a highly important public health problem and will only increase with the ageing of the population and growing epidemic of diabetes,” said lead author of the […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
High salt intake linked to diabetes risk: Study

London: Besides high blood pressure, high intake of salt — main source of sodium — may be associated with an increased risk of developing diabetes, researchers have found. The findings showed that for each 2.5 extra grams of salt (equivalent to each extra gram of sodium) consumed per day, there was an average 43 per […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Low calorie diet may help reverse diabetes: Study

London: A low calorie diet may help reverse diabetes, which is generally  perceived as progressive and incurable, a study has confirmed. The research, led by Roy Taylor, Professor at  Newcastle University, in the UK, confirmed a “Twin Cycle Hypothesis” which demonstrates  that Type 2 diabetes is caused by excess fat  actually within both liver and […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Caffeine may lower death risk in diabetic women

London: Drinking coffee or tea may lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease and cancer as well as increase lifespan in women with diabetes, researchers have suggested. The findings showed that women with diabetes who consumed up to 100mg per day of coffee were 51 per cent less likely to die than those who consumed […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Obesity, diabetes combating device safe for treatment

London: A non-surgical and reversible device for people with Type 2 diabetes and obesity is safe, effective and should be rolled out across the National Health Service (NHS), researchers say. The device — Endobarrier — is a reversible treatment that provides people with an alternative to drastic gastric bypass surgery. It prevents food from coming into […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021