• Type 1 diabetes tied to risk for a wide range of cancers

    Added On : 7th March 2016

     People with type 1 diabetes are more likely than the general population to develop cancers of gastric organs and the kidneys, as well as endometrium and ovaries for women, according to a large new analysis.

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  • Insomnia May Raise Women's Type 2 Diabetes Risk

    Added On : 27th February 2016

    Image result for Insomnia May Raise Women's Type 2 Diabetes RiskInsomnia can disrupt hormones, and may play a role in developing the blood sugar condition, expert says

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  • Concerted efforts in fight against diabetes needed

    Added On : 20th February 2016

    file-19-1435154525448391700.jpgRIYADH: All the groups and organizations working in the field of diabetes should coordinate efforts in the fight against the disease, Riyadh Gov. Prince Faisal bin Bandar said.

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  • Your Starbucks fix may contain a 'shocking' amount of sugar

    Added On : 19th February 2016

    How much sugar's in your hot beverage?Have some hot beverage with your sugar. That's the roundabout finding of a UK health advocacy organization that discovered hot flavored drinks served by chains like Starbucks, McDonald's, and Dunkin' Donuts can contain a "shocking" amount of sugar—sometimes up to 25 teaspoons per serving, or more than three times the recommended daily amount for adults, per CNNMoney.

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  • Diabetes Drug May Help Prevent Second Stroke

    Added On : 18th February 2016

    Image result for Diabetes Drug May Help Prevent Second StrokeActos reduced risk by 24 percent in people with insulin resistance, research showed

    The diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone) appears to protect people who've already had a stroke from suffering a second stroke, a new study finds.

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  • Cost-Effective Ways to Reduce Blood Pressure

    Added On : 26th January 2016

    Image result for Cost-Effective Ways To Reduce Blood PressureTaking care of your health can seem really expensive at times – from gym memberships to healthy, organic food costs rising – you might think you simply don’t have the finances to take care of your rising blood pressure. But attempting to reduce your blood pressure can be cost-effective, even if you are taking medications. Here’s how. 

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  • All High-Risk Patients Should Get BP Meds: Study

    Added On : 25th January 2016

    Image result for All High-Risk Patients Should Get BP Meds: StudyGetting levels below current targets may significantly cut risk of heart attack, stroke, researchers contend

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  • Lack of resilience as a teen tied to higher diabetes risk as an adult

    Added On : 22nd January 2016

    monitor type 1 diabetesMen who have low resistance to psychological stress at age 18 may face considerably higher risk for type 2 diabetes in adulthood compared to those better able to handle stress, according to new research.

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  • Could Consuming Full-Fat Instead of Low-Fat Dairy Protect You Against Diabetes?

    Added On : 18th January 2016

    Go for that latte with whole milk, today. The official Dietary Guidelines still advise us to limit the amount of saturated fat that we eat. But a large study of more than 15,000 adults published a few days ago concluded that when people eat a lot of full-fat dairy foods they are less likely to get the metabolic syndrome. 

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  • Taking drugs for depression linked to better diabetes control

    Added On : 15th January 2016

    medications istockPeople who have both diabetes and depression may have an easier time keeping their blood sugar levels under control if they also take medication to address their mental health symptoms, a U.S. study suggests.

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