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Type 1 diabetes: Drug delays onset by 2 years

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New research finds that the immunotherapy drug teplizumab delays the onset of type 1 diabetes by 2 years, on average, in high-risk individuals. New research has significant clinical implications, particularly for young people with a high risk of type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease affecting about… Read more »

Mango Leaves For Diabetes: This Simple Home Remedy May Help Manage Blood Sugar

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Mango is a very well-known summer fruit that finds a number of uses in the Indian cuisine. Both raw and ripe mangoes are used to prepare dozens of dishes including mains, sides and especially accompaniments like chutneys and pickles. Mango drinks are especially popular in tropical countries, for their amazing… Read more »

Diabetic women beware, high blood glucose level can damage DNA, cause cancer

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Diabetes in women and cancer’s relation has just been established. According to a study, women suffering from diabetes could be at a higher risk of developing cancer than men. The findings of the study, conducted by The George Institute for Global Health in Australia, suggests that among the study participants, women with diabetes (Type 1 and… Read more »

Parents, beware. 3 hours of TV daily may up risk of diabetes in your kids

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Parents, take note! Being glued to television or video games for more than three hours a day may put your children at increased risk of developing diabetes, a study warns. Researchers found that both adiposity, which describes total body fat, and insulin resistance, which occurs when cells fail to respond… Read more »

Try this healthy tendli stir fry to beat diabetes

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Kundru or ivy gourd (Coccinia cordifolia) is also known as tendli or tindora. It is a summer gourd that has a slightly tart taste and crunchy texture when cooked right. Some people like it cooked mushy but the taste is always great if combined with some Indian spices. I sometimes… Read more »

Hypertension and diabetes kill more people in Delhi than other diseases, says report

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Each year, more people die of hypertension and diabetes in Delhi than dengue or malaria, says a new report released on Wednesday. The ‘State of Health of Delhi’ report was released by the NGO Praja Foundation. In 2015, 3,890 hypertension-related and 1,356 diabetes-related deaths were reported from hospitals and dispensaries… Read more »

Diabetes hits urban poor in rich cities

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Diabetes, often seen as a rich man’s disease, is assuming epidemic proportions among the urban poor in “rich cities” and is more prevalent in states with higher GDP, shows a recent study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) across 15 states.The findings, published online in ‘The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology’,… Read more »

Less diverse gut viruses raise diabetes risk

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Your child’s chances of developing Type I diabetes may depend on the diversity of viruses present in his or her intestines, researchers say. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic autoimmune disease in which one’s own immune system destroys the cells needed to control blood-sugar levels, requiring daily insulin injections and… Read more »

How diabetes fosters gum disease?

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Diabetes causes a shift in the oral microbiome which may lead to an increased risk of developing periodontitis, also known as gum disease, which causes inflammation around the teeth as well as bone loss, researchers say. The study, conducted in mice, revealed that when diabetic mice developed high blood sugar… Read more »

Diabetes patients, take note: You may be at greater risk of tooth loss

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Good dental care is extremely important for diabetics. According to a recent study, the disease can even risk a patient’s oral health. The University of Pennsylvania researchers found that the oral microbiome is affected by diabetes, causing a shift to increase its pathogenicity. The research not only showed that the… Read more »