Pregnant women who were not diabetic before but who have high blood sugar levels during pregnancy are said to have gestational diabetes (GD). Normally, the disease affects women quite late in her pregnancy, around the 24th week.
US researchers have engineered nanoparticles for diabetics capable of releasing insulin in the blood thereby to help maintain normal blood sugar levels, says a study. In a promising development for diabetes treatment, researchers
From that 3pm trip to the snack machine to those evenings curled up on the sofa with your favourite treat, we all know the major culprits when it comes to gaining weight. However, the reasons why you’re struggling to keep off
Scientists have linked diabetes and poor growth to a protein involved in hormone regulation, says a study. A group of researchers from the University of Copenhagen studied the reasons for diabetes and growth hormone deficiency.
An estimated 61.3 million people in India suffer from diabetes and it’s not just people in the urban areas. Unfortunately, awareness about the disease is very low which can lead to various complications. The umpteen myths and
Now you can keep your blood sugar problems at bay with exercise. Scientists of the Life Sciences Institute at the University of Michigan have shown that growth of white muscle due to exercise can help keep blood sugar level in
Diabetes is a condition that can be treated but can’t be cured. You can still live a long and healthy life. All forms of diabetes have been treatable since insulin became available in 1921. Type 1 diabetes is treated with
A team of American scientists has successfully reprogrammed insulin-producing cells in an effort to discover a new way to fight diabetes. For years, researchers have been searching, with limited success, for a way to treat
Zydus Cadila has got the USFDA approval for marketing Pioglitazone, an anti-diabetes drug used in Type 2 diabetes.
Pioglitazone Hydrochloride, acts as an insulin sensitizer and causes the insulin receptors on cells to become
'Amongst my earliest patients was a 70-year-old man who had been diabetic for 30 years. He came to me not because of his diabetes, but because of the complications. He was losing his vision and had neuropathy. Despite
Did you know that good bugs in your lower intestine not only ensure good health but also helps ward of diseases like diabetes? These bugs not only help us digest but also provide us with energy and vitamins and helps ward of bad
Now coined the 'diabetes capital of the world' India has 40 million or four crore people currently suffering from the disease. According to estimates, by 2025, one in every five Indians will be a diabetic. With these
A study says that consuming three huge meals instead of six small ones lowered the amount of fat in women's blood and gradually decreased risk of heart disease.
‘Our data suggests that, for obese women, eating fewer bigger
There’s a new powerful culinary weapon in the fight against diabetes –Asparagus.
Scientists have found regular intake of the increasingly popular vegetable keeps blood sugar levels under control and boosts the body's