diabetes

March 2, 2018
March 2, 2018

A 'paradigm shift' in the diagnosis of diabetes

Scientists unveil a revised classification for diabetes, one they say could lead to better treatments and help doctors more accurately predict life-threatening complications from the disease.

February 25, 2018
February 25, 2018

Early diabetes diagnosis linked to higher risk of death

While type 2 diabetes (T2D) was once considered a disease largely confined to older people, the global epidemic of obesity and

December 20, 2017
December 20, 2017

Active social life could lower diabetes risk: Study

New European research has found that a good social life could lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes.

November 28, 2017
November 28, 2017

‘Diabetes, obesity behind 800,000 cancers worldwide’

Nearly six percent of new cancers diagnosed worldwide in 2012 -- some 800,000 cases -- has been caused by diabetes and excess weight, according to a study.

November 22, 2017
November 22, 2017

How to keep blood sugar levels normal and stable

Diabetic patients will be relieved to know that they need not totally remove their favourite foods from their to-eat list. ...

November 14, 2017
November 14, 2017

Diabetes: Take action with these five lifestyle changes

Although type 2 diabetes has strong links to genetic elements, lifestyle factors such as exercise and diet may also influence the development of the disease. For World Diabetes Day, November 14,...

October 13, 2017
October 13, 2017

Diet rich in omega-6 could lower risk of diabetes

A new large-scale international study suggests that a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fats could significantly reduce the risk of developing diabetes.

September 22, 2017
September 22, 2017

Diabetes: three discoveries that may help prevent and control the disease

Looking at diet and the frequency of mealtimes, three scientific studies, have been presented at the annual congress of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) held last week in...

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Final piece of diabetes puzzle solved

Scientists finally reveal a complete picture of the areas that the immune system attacks to cause type 1 diabetes.

April 6, 2016
April 6, 2016

80 lakh Bangladeshis suffering from diabetes: State minister

Around 80 lakh people in Bangladesh are suffering from diabetes, State Minister for Health Zahid Malik says.