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Diabetes Among Kids Growing Alarmingly, Warns Study of 2011 vs 2015

Based on private health insurance claims with a type 2 diabetes diagnosis, a study said the incidence of the disease has more than doubled in the pediatric population or children aged 0 to 22 years. Between 2011 and 2015, diabetes among children and yougnsters increased 109 percent, according to data from FAIR Health, a nonprofit dedicated to bringing transparency to ...

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Blue Corn Reduces Risk from BP, Diabetes, Cancer: Study

Eating blue corn may decrease the risk factor from metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer, said a new study. The research undertaken by an Indian origin scientist and his team from the University of Central Florida in collaboration with researchers from Universidad Veracruzana and Instituto Tecnologico de Veracruz in Mexico, found in their study of rats the blue corn ...

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Device to Stem Diabetes Developed by Japan Scientists

Scientists of Kumamoto University in Japan have developed a new wearable strip to help treat type 2 diabetes, even in obese, disabled or elderly people that can effect visceral fat loss and improve blood glucose. Their clinical study showed that a new device is effective in preventing and treating diabetes, especially with patients who had been taking diabetes drugs but ...

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Diabetes-Centric Ayurveda Day Tomorrow

On the occasion of National Ayurveda Day, the Ministry of AYUSH is organizing a one day National Seminar on “Prevention and Control of Diabetes through Ayurveda” tomorrow (28th October 2016) at New Delhi amid divergent opinions surfacing on some recent Ayurvedic medicines released in the market. PMO Minister of State Jitender Singh will inaugurate the seminar and Minister of AYUSH ...

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Miracle Insulin Pill Developed to Treat Diabetes

Ending the pain of an insulin injection daily for diabetic patients, Niagara University researchers have developed a miracle pill for oral administration to deliver insulin where it needs to go. The faculty members and undergraduate student from Niagara University are now sharing their in vivo testing results. Mary McCourt, Lawrence Mielnicki, and rising senior Jamie Catalano presented their work on ...

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10 Myths About Diabetes: How to Overcome?

According to the Lancet study in April this year, there is a fourfold rise in the number of diabetics – from 108 million in 1980 to 422 million in 2014 and half of them live in five countries -India, China, USA, Brazil and Indonesia. In China, the numbers rose from 20.4 million in China in 1980 to 102.9 million in ...

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Gut Bacteria Without Food Diversity Causes Diabetes: Study

It’s the gut feeling that makes you healthy and it is a weak gut that makes you prone to Type 2 diabetes, say researchers from Pennington Biomedical Research Centre in US. To get a strong gut health, researchers suggest people to eat balanced and diversified diet to keep the bacteria ecosystem in your stomach in tact. Attributing the reduction in ...

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Walnuts, Mediterranean Diet Reduce Weight in Women, Says New Study

In a toast to Mediterranean diet, a study by researchers of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine proves that weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Arab diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding. To be precise, the researchers hit upon a meal plan rich in walnuts, ...

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Global Diet Getting Sweeter, Impose Sugar Tax, Says Researcher

Researchers of University of North Carolina have sounded alarming bells citing increased sugar consumption all over world, especially in beverages which include aerated and energy drinks and they sought imposition of sugar tax and urgent governmental intervention. They found that currently 68 percent of packaged foods and beverages in the United States contain caloric sweeteners, 74 percent include both caloric ...

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Top 10 Best-Performing CEOs in the World

Harvard Business Review has released its 2015 List of the Best Performing CEOs in the World based on a new methodology taking into account the social metrics of each company’s environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance taken from the calculations of the investment research firm Sustainalytics. Under the new metrix, HBR is giving weightage for long-term financial results at 80% ...

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Bollywood Icon Kader Khan Admitted to Baba Ramdev’s Ashram with Acute Diabetes

Yesteryears actor Kader Khan who was seen many chqaracter roles ranging from comedy to villain has been admitted to Ramdev Baba’s Patanjali Yogpeeth ashram in Haridwar with acute diabetes and other age-related ailments. Baba Ramdev’s associate Acharya Balkrishna said the actor who was admitted on Wednesday would remain in the ashram for three weeks. Apart from diabetes, Kader Khan was ...

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Here is How Exercise Keeps Diabetes Away

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There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. A new study has revealed that, people who are with increase risk of type 2 diabetes need to workout more than others to keep diabetes at bay. The cause of type 2 diabetes is linked to both genetics and lifestyle. If type 2 diabetes runs in your family, then ...

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3-year Old Diagnosed With Type-2 Diabetes in US, Youngest Ever

In a rare case, a three-and-a-half-year-old girl has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, making her one of the youngest people ever detected with the disease. Type 2 diabetes is linked to poor diet and obesity. It is most common among the middle-aged and elderly people, but in the last few years type 2 diabetes have taken lives of poor children. ...

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Diabetes: Damage in Retinal Periphery Matches Loss of Blood Flow in Diabetics, Says Study

The damage in retinal periphery is a result of the loss of blood flow in diabetics, said a study conducted by Joslin Diabetes Center’s Beetham Eye Institute. The study revealed that people with diabetic retinopathy, the presence of lesions in the periphery of their retina substantially increases the risk that the disease will progress more rapidly. Not detected earlier, these ...

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Antibiotics Over-Use Heightens Diabetes 2, Says Study

People who take more antibiotics tend to run the risk of getting the Type 2 diabetes compared to those who did not have the condition, said a new study. The findings have been published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Diabetes is characterized by high blood sugar levels, when the individual fails to produce enough of the ...

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Top 6 Mantras to Keep Diabetes Far Away From You

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Are you sure that your blood sugar is in control? There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. Joy Bauer, a nutrition expert, has suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes ...

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Meet Girish Sahni, New CSIR Director General

Microbiologist Girish Sahni, the erstwhile director of CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology in Chandigarh, has been appointed as the new director general of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), which entails him to act as the secretary of Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) under the science and technology ministry. Sahni obtained hius PhD from the Indian Institute ...

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Here’s Why Onion is Good For Your Health

Onions might come with a really bad smell, make you cry like never before while chopping them or even make you have bad breath after you eat them raw, but they come with some better benefits as well. This vegetable is not only nutritive for your health, but saves you from many diseases and is good for your skin as ...

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Drug that Cures Diabetes Could Lower Cholesterol Levels: New Study

How would you feel if one medicine meant to cure one disease cures another as well? A new study by German and Dutch scientists has asserted that diabetic drug “Metformin” not only cures diabetes, but also reduces LDL cholesterol that is firmly believed to endorse cardiovascular diseases by triggering atherosclerosis. The study was performed by researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen ...

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