Beware diabetics ! You can be prone to kidney stone

glass-of-waterIt is an alarm for all the diabetics since it has been found that there is a link between diabetes and kidney stones. Lets read through and know about it.

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Top 10 “Diabetes fads” or Myths

confused-personDo you often get confused by sayings such as “whether eating too much of sweets leading to diabetes”? These are some of the myths build up by the misconception of the common people. Let us clear your doubts.

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Diabetic population headed by travellers and kids

travellersThough people may argue that diabetes is mostly age related and people should go for regular walks, a recent study can make you turn by a 180 degree. The two separate studies have shown a high rise of diabetic affected population among the travellers and kids below 5.

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Diabetics can now get the benefits of advanced electronic tracking system

mdiabetic-logbook-fxAn electronic system with personalized patient information shared by diabetes patients and their primary care providers improved diabetes care and clinical outcomes, found a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

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Abdominal fat more prone to make you diabetic?

fatBen-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers, in a collaboration with colleagues from the University of Leipzig, Germany, have identified a signaling pathway that is operational in intra-abdominal fat, the fat depot that is most strongly tied to obesity-related morbidity. Full article »

Artificial pancreas serving perfect to diabetics

product-2009512161912In a recent research at Yale New- Haven Hospital at Connecticut, an artificial pancreas has been developed which is not only monitoring the sugar level in blood but also producing the required amount of insulin to lower it.

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Widely used synthetic insulin received green signal from FDA

jabreInternational studies published last week linked a very widely used synthetic insulin to increased risk of cancer. But millions of Indian diabetes patients who use the drug have reason to be relieved after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) — and other regulatory authorities across the world — have decided to review the safety of the drug but have urged patients not to stop treatment.

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Does diabetes type2 has its origin in your fats?

diabeticA Monash University study has proven a critical link between obesity and the onset of Type 2 diabetes, a discovery which could lead to the design of a drug to prevent the disease.

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Insulin Glargine found to be effective in restricting retinopathy

diabetic retinopathyA five year long research on insulin glargine and NPH treatment has been conducted in Sanofi-aventis, to observe the effectivity of these treatments in retinopathy which has been the major cause of blindness in diabetics. The study revealed glargine to be more effective than NPH.

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revolutionary drug Victoz can help obese type 2 diabetic reduce weight

obese-diabetic-on-scalesNew drug to help Type 2 diabetics lose weight being launched in UK

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