• Deadly Diabetes in 'Unrelenting March'

    Added On : 7th April 2016

    blood sugar monitorThe world is facing an "unrelenting march" of diabetes which now affects nearly one in 11 adults, the World Health Organization (WHO) says.

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  • Heartburn Meds Linked to Chronic Kidney Disease

    Added On : 3rd April 2016

    Image for the news resultWhile study can't prove cause-and-effect, increasing damage seen as dose rises

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  • Do-It-Yourself Blood Pressure Checks

    Added On : 29th March 2016

    Image result for Do-It-Yourself Blood Pressure ChecksCompared to doctor's office, morning readings at home better assessed odds of trouble, study finds

    Keeping track of your blood pressure at home may provide a better indicator of your risk for heart disease and stroke than waiting to have it taken by your doctor, Japanese researchers report.

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  • Sleep-deprived teens may have more diabetes risk factors

    Added On : 27th March 2016

    monitor type 1 diabetesTeens who sleep less than eight hours at night are more likely to have fat around the midsection and to be resistant to insulin, which can eventually lead to type 2 diabetes, according to a new study.

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  • Air pollution not just bad for your lungs

    Added On : 18th March 2016

    Buildings and houses stand shrouded in smog in Mexico CityExposure to air pollution for just a month or two may still be enough to increase the risk of developing diabetes, especially for obese people, a recent U.S. study suggests.

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  • A Beginner's Guide To Taking Insulin

    Added On : 17th March 2016

    Image result for A Beginner's Guide To Taking InsulinIf you have type 2 diabetes, your doctor may have told you that you need to take insulin. Consider this as good news. Research shows that taking insulin injections is one of the best ways for people who just found out they have type 2 diabetes to manage their diabetes. Here’s what you need to know if you’re starting insulin for the very first time. 

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  • Many Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung Disease

    Added On : 15th March 2016

    Image result for Many Smokers May Have Undiagnosed Lung DiseaseStudy shows scans, other tests can help spot respiratory problems early

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  • Years of taking popular diabetes drug tied to risk of B12 deficiency

    Added On : 13th March 2016

     People taking metformin, a common type 2 diabetes medication, for several years may be at heightened risk of vitamin B12 deficiency and anemia, according to a new analysis of long-term data.

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  • Diabetes May Raise Dangerous Staph Infection Risk

    Added On : 12th March 2016

    Researchers believe the disease might dampen immune system, leaving people more vulnerable

    People with diabetes may be significantly more likely to develop potentially deadly "staph" blood infections than those without diabetes, a new study suggests.

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  • 1 in 8 Adults Still Have High Cholesterol: CDC

    Added On : 10th March 2016

    Image result for High Cholesterol: CDCMany don't meet targets, and expert says even those targets aren't good enough to prevent heart attacks

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