Quitting smoking may not only keep your lungs and heart healthier, but it can also reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by as much as 30-40 per cent, according to a joint report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the University of Newcastle.
A US man with type 1 diabetes has credited his Apple Watch for saving his life after the device called emergency services when he fell unconscious.
For the first time, researchers led by Indian American scientist Dr Ruchi Shah from Cedars-Sinai, have identified two connected disease-associated changes to the cornea that explain how diabetes slows down wound healing in the eye.
Researchers discovered that cancer patients had sweet-smelling urine back in the 1920s. The doctors were first perplexed, but they quickly understood that it was caused by high blood sugar (diabetes) levels. “This was one of the first things we learned about cancer patients,” says Associate Professor Lykke Sylow. The sweet-smelling urine suggested that cancer affects the body’s blood sugar level. But how?
According to a recent study, having both diabetes and tooth loss correlates to lower cognitive function and quicker cognitive decline in older persons. The findings of the study published in a special edition of the Journal of Dental Research focused on ageing and oral health.
New findings from researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine confirm that the rates of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes continue to increase in children and young adults. Non-Hispanic Black and Hispanic children and young adults also had higher incidence rates of diabetes.
The 16th annual Global Healthcare Summit (GHS) organized by the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) concluded with a call and commitment to give back to India, making healthcare accessible, efficient, and equitable for all, at Hotel Novotel on Varun Beach in Vishakhapatnam on January 8.
Food additives, which are added to food to maintain flavour or enhance taste, appearance, or other sensory properties, are associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study has shown.
As celebrities like Tesla CEO Elon Musk promote the use of a diabetes drug to lose some extra kilos around your waist along with fasting, health experts on Sunday urged Indians to observe extreme caution while using such drugs to lose weight as the trend is now catching up fast in the country.
New research from Tulane University shows a low-carb diet can help those with unmedicated diabetes — and those at risk for diabetes — lower their blood sugar.
indica News Bureau- The American Chemical Society’s journal Environmental Science & Technology released shocking research results in its November issue about the connection of diabetes and DDT (Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane). The research found that Indian Americans who may have been exposed to high levels of DDT are likely to be at greater risk of developing diabetes, researchers […]
IANS- Satchin Panda and other researchers at the University of California have found that people who are at high risk of developing diabetes improved their health when they consumed all their meals over a span of just 10 hours or less over a period of 12 weeks. The results of study published in the journal […]
The South Asian Heart Center, backed by volunteers, leaders, donors – and scientific evidence – raises $348,000 for its work Ritu Jha Meghali Singhal was 12 when her father underwent an open-heart surgery. But the impact that indelible memory had on her drives her even now, at 16, to volunteer to teach people a heart-healthy […]