Soon, a pill that could end curse of diabetes

LONDON - A pill that could spell the end of type one diabetes has been created by researchers.

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Diabetes risk highest among poorest people

LONDON - A charity in Britain has warned that people who are the poorest in the country may be more than twice likely to develop diabetes at any age, compared to the average person.

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Allergy drugs may help reduce obesity and diabetes

LONDON - Drugs commonly used to treat allergies have been found to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes in mice, say Harvard researchers.

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Wanted: post-menopausal volunteers to scoff chocolate for a year!

LONDON - Scientists at the University of East Anglia are looking for 40 post-menopausal women with type 2 diabetes willing to eat two pieces of Belgian chocolate a day for 365 days- all in the name of research.

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India’s overweight population rises by 70 million

LONDON - Seventy million Indians have been re-classified as overweight or obese, after a lowering of obesity thresholds by a diabetes research organisation based here.

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Middle-aged men ‘twice as likely to have diabetes’

LONDON - Middle-aged men are almost twice as likely to have diabetes compared to their female counterparts, according to a new study.

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Liver cells may be reprogrammed as insulin-producing beta cells

LONDON - Scientists may have moved a step closer to developing a potential new treatment for diabetes, by finding that human liver cells can be transformed into something like the beta cells that produce insulin in a healthy pancreas.

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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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BP drug could slow progression of eye damage in diabetics

LONDON - Scientists have found that a drug, commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure, could slow the progression of eye damage in people with type 1 diabetes, a common complication caused by this disease.

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Babies born by C-section ‘at increased asthma risk’

LONDON - Babies born by ceasarean section are more susceptible to developing diseases including asthma and diabetes, according to a new research.

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