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Topic result for type-2-diabetes

Contraceptive Pill Can Reduce Diabetes Risk In Women With PCOS: Study
Contraceptive Pill Can Reduce Diabetes Risk In Women With PCOS: Study

In a control study of 4,814 women with PCOS, the scientists found that use of combined oral contraceptives reduced the odds of developing Type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes in women with PCOS by 26 per cent.

Optimism may lower diabetes risk in postmenopausal women: Study

New York: While it is known that a positive personality can help one succeed in life, a new study suggests that traits such as optimism may actually help reduce the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes. The study examined whether personality traits, including optimism, negativity, and hostility, were associated with the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes […]

3-4 cups of coffee daily may keep diabetes at bay
3-4 cups of coffee daily may keep diabetes at bay

London: Drinking three to four cups of coffee a day can lower your risk of developing Type-2 diabetes by nearly 25 per cent, suggests a study. The effect of coffee consumption on Type-2 diabetes was found in both men and women. The same protective effect applied to consuming the same amount of decaffeinated coffee, the […]

Poor aerobic fitness can up diabetes, heart disease risk in kids

London: Lack of exercise, particularly poor aerobic fitness, in children increases their risk for developing Type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, says a new study. Children with poor aerobic fitness in proportion to their total body mass were found to have a significantly higher risk of Type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease than their peers having better aerobic […]

Diabetes may be detected 20 years before diagnosis: Study
Diabetes may be detected 20 years before diagnosis: Study

Tokyo: Early signs of Type-2 diabetes can be detected 20 years before diagnosis, according to a new research. Researchers from Aizawa Hospital in Japan found that increased fasting glucose, higher body mass index (BMI) and impaired insulin sensitivity were detectable 10 years before the diagnosis of diabetes as well as prediabetes. As the vast majority […]

Anaemia drug could help recovery after a heart attack: Study

London: Drugs currently undergoing development to treat anaemia — lack of blood — could be repurposed to help prevent people with Type-2 diabetes from developing heart failure, according to a new research. Researchers found that after a heart attack, a protein called HIF acts to help heart cells survive. In people with diabetes, fats accumulate […]

Poor sleep may delay wound healing in diabetics

New York: People with Type 2 diabetes who do not sleep well could need more time to have their wounds healed, a new study has found. In people with Type 2 diabetes, high glucose levels lead to poor blood circulation and nerve damage, making the body more vulnerable to infections, especially after surgery. Sleep disorders can […]

  • Thursday, 08 Jul 2021
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How weight loss can help stop Type-2 diabetes

London: Losing weight can lead to an early and sustained improvement in the functioning of pancreatic beta cells, which can help individuals with Type-2 diabetes to achieve remission, a study has found. The findings suggest that weight loss normalizes fat metabolism in all individuals with Type-2 diabetes, but the more rapid loss of the capacity […]

LGBQ more prone to diabetes than heterosexual teens: Study

Chicago: Lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning youth are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, be obese and engage in less physical activity and more sedentary activities than heterosexual youth, a Northwestern University Medicine study has found. This is the largest study to date to report differences in levels of physical activity, sedentary behaviour and […]

Eat walnuts to ward off diabetes risk

New York: Consuming walnuts — rich in antioxidants — may nearly halve the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes compared to those who do not eat nuts, finds a study representing more than 34,000 adults. The findings showed doubling walnut consumption (or eating 3 tablespoons) was associated with a 47 per cent lower prevalence of Type-2 […]

Diabetics need not always hold back from eating eggs: Study

Sydney: People suffering from diabetes may finally eat eggs daily without a pinch of guilt. A new study suggests that eating up to 12 eggs a week does not increase cardiovascular risk factors in people with pre-diabetes or Type-2 diabetes. People with Type-2 diabetes tend to have higher levels of the ‘bad’ low density lipoprotein […]

Irregular periods linked to Type-2 diabetes in girls: Study

New York: Girls diagnosed with Type-2 diabetes have a high frequency of menstrual irregularities — a symptom of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), finds a study. PCOS — a hormonal disorder that enlarges ovaries with small cysts on the outer edges — causes insulin resistance, the hallmark of Type-2 diabetes. “It’s important for girls with Type-2 […]

Know how to identify people at high risk of diabetes

New Delhi: Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Tuesday said the hospital, along with Motilal Nehru Medical College of Allahabad, has discovered a “simple and cost-effective screening tool” to identify people at high risk of Type 2 diabetes. “This retrospective analysis done on 1,055 patients…at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital from March 2013 to September 2016 has […]

Night shifts may raise risk of diabetes

New York: Do you frequently work in night shifts? Beware, you are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, a precursor to cardiovascular diseases, researchers have warned. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar (glucose). The study found that people working irregular or rotating shifts with […]

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 […]

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, […]

Diabetes may increase fracture risk in elderly
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 […]

New app to help cut diabetes risk
New app to help cut diabetes risk

New York: Amidst the din of countless mobile apps, here comes an app that would help you fight diabetes. Developed by healthcare start-up Noom, the app will enable users to track their exercise and eating habits to curb Type-2 diabetes risk that continues to plague a huge population worldwide. Noom Health will be distributed to […]

  • Tuesday, 22 Jun 2021
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Novel pill could replace injections to deliver insulin: Study

Researchers have developed a drug capsule that could be used to deliver oral doses of insulin, potentially replacing injections for patients with Type-2 diabetes, says a new study. About the size of a blueberry, the capsule contains a single and small needle made of compressed insulin, which is injected after the capsule reaches the stomach. […]

Prostate medicines linked to Type-2 diabetes

London: Medicines prescribed to reduce the symptoms of prostate diseases increase the likelihood of developing Type-2 diabetes. A study found that the drugs increased the risk of developing the disorder by about 30 per cent. In addition, a similar effect was seen when repeated with health records from a group of Taiwanese men. Men with […]