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Your Diabetes Risk Increases with Just 6 hours of Sleep Deprivation

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Sleep is important for many reasons. Lack of it can impact our health adversely, as shown by a new research that states the risk of diabetes increases when you’re deprived of sleep for just a single night. Sleep is crucial for memory consolidation. During sleep, our brains remove toxins collected during the waking hours. Sleep […]

All Kinds of Whole Grains Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Friday, September 7th, 2018

All types of whole grains are good for you from the point of view of limiting diabetes risk, according to a new study. The researchers advise people who want to adhere to a low-carb diet to not avoid eating whole grains. This was a large scale study involving more than 55,000 people, who were followed […]

Experts Claim Milk and Cereal Breakfast Is Not Healthy Diabetes Patients

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Recently a study touted the health benefits of eating a bowl of cereal with milk for diabetics. However, critics state this finding is not only misleading but also harmful for people living with diabetes. According to them, the powerful diary industry is pushing this research. A recently-published study suggests people who have type 2 diabetes […]

How Diabetes Increases Cancer Risk

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

Research shows that both men and women diabetes patients have an increased cancer risk. However, this risk is higher in women, compared with men. Diabetics already have increased risk of several health conditions, like retinopathy in the eyes and neuropathy in the fingers or toes. This new study adds one more health concern, a far […]

Keto Diet Might Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Research States

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

The keto diet is believed to help weight loss. However, a new suggests that it might increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The keto diet is very popular among people who want to lose weight. This diet advocates high intake of fat and low intake of carbs. It is said that the keto […]

Researchers Find How Losing Weight Might Reverse Diabetes Type 2

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Type 2 diabetes affects hundreds of million people worldwide. In this condition, the pancreas fails to make insulin in adequate amounts. Insulin, in turn, is responsible for regulating the levels of sugar in the blood. Till recently, type 2 diabetes was understood to be incurable. However, a recent trial hinted that weight loss can reverse […]

Hypertension Drug Might Aid Diabetes Treatment

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

New research claims verapamil might help save insulin-producing beta cells in patients diagnosed with diabetes. This, in turn, can help improve diabetes treatment. Verapamil is currently prescribed to people diagnosed with hypertension. This drug lowers blood pressure. But that’s not all that it does. Research shows that it prevents beta cells from dying. This is […]

Gene Therapy Reverses Obesity, Diabetes in Rodents

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

In new research, the scientists were able to reverse markers for both obesity and type 2 diabetes in rodents. These are significant findings and give fresh hope to millions of people living with diabetes, not to say of many more who’re prediabetic or who’ve a greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is as […]

Air Pollution Linked to Diabetes

Saturday, July 7th, 2018

In a new study, the researchers examined how poor quality affects our health. The researchers have found a strong link between air pollution levels and diabetes. The study authors hope that these findings might help shape guidelines for the better. Millions of people die from diabetes and air pollution across the world. As per the […]

Women with Long Workweeks More Likely to Develop Diabetes

Friday, July 6th, 2018

Long working hours affect men and women differently when it comes to diabetes risk. According to a new study, women having a 45-hour long workweek carry an increased risk of diabetes. However, the risk of diabetes in men who work that many hours is not affected. Although previous research has hinted at a link between […]

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