Tag: 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.

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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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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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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 […]

Diabetes-Related Stress More Harmful For Young Adults

New York: Young people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes experience high psychological distress, resulting in worse health outcomes and poor blood sugar control, find researchers from Carnegie Mellon University. Age plays a critical role in the well-being of people newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. “We found we can evaluate a patient’s initial stress and […]

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Dietary Fibre Cuts Risks Of Hypertension, Diabetes

New Delhi: Indian researchers have found that patients with hypertension and Type 2 diabetes who consumed a high fibre diet witnessed an improvement in their blood pressure, cholesterol and fasting glucose. For the study, the research team from Care Well Heart and Super Specialty Hospital in Amritsar, investigated the relationship between a high fibre diet […]

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Less Than 6 Hours Of Sleep Could Be Deadly For Some

New York: Those with high blood pressure, Type-2 diabetes, heart disease or stroke could be at high risk of cancer and early death when sleeping less than six hours a day, says a study. “Our study suggests that achieving normal sleep may be protective for some people with these health conditions and risks,” said lead […]

70-90% of Indians are Vitamin D deficient: Study

Mumbai: A new study on Wednesday revealed that 70-90 per cent of Indians are Vitamin D deficient and this condition was significantly associated with Type 2 diabetes and hypertension. This finding by P.G. Talwalkar, Diabetologist at Shushrusha Hospital in Mumbai, further confirms that Vitamin D deficiency leads to chronic diseases. “Pregnant women in India have […]

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Early menstruation linked to higher diabetes risk

New York: Early onset of menstruation is associated with a higher risk of Type-2 diabetes, but body mass index (BMI) may mediate this link, says a study. Each year of delay in menarche age correlated with a six per cent lower risk of Type-2 diabetes, said the study published in the journal Menopause. “Earlier onset […]

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Diabetic women at greater risk of heart failure than men

New Delhi: While doctors know that diabetes raises the risk of heart failure, a global study of 12 million people has found that this risk is greater for women than men. According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), currently 415 million adults world-wide live with diabetes – with approximately 199 million of them being women. […]

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New treatment for diabetic kids shows promise

New York: A new treatment for Type-2 diabetes in children has shown promise in a clinical trial, according to a study. The drug, liraglutide, in combination with an existing medication, metformin, showed a robust effect in treating children with Type-2 diabetes, the results showed. “This adult diabetes medication was very effective in our trial of […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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