Pune: IMA to organise diabetes awareness programme to highlight preventive measures

6 symptoms of prediabetes you need to know about

Type 2 diabetes has long been on the rise—diagnoses increased fourfold between 1980 and 2014—so it makes sense that its lesser-known sibling, prediabetes, is also increasing. You might be surprised to learn that a whopping 90 per cent of people who have prediabetes don’t know it yet. It’s a problem, because if you don’t know […]

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4 simple ways to boost your energy

4 simple ways to boost your energy

Fatigue afflicts everyone at one time or another. Assuming your doctor has ruled out serious medical causes, there are a few basic steps you can take to ‘recharge your batteries.’ Pace yourself If you’re a go-getter, you probably like to keep going, but don’t risk overtaxing yourself. For example, instead of burning through all your […]

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Can consuming excess sugar cause headaches?

Can consuming excess sugar cause headaches?

For some people who experience migraines, sugary foods may be a trigger. Can sugar give you a headache? Both too much and too little sugar can cause a headache. Consuming too much sugar can cause high blood sugar levels (hyperglycaemia). Consuming too little sugar can cause low blood sugar levels (hypoglycaemia). Low blood sugar can […]

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4 simple ways to boost your energy

Walking after a meal can improve digestion and help manage blood sugar

At the end of a long day, it’s tempting to dive into your social feeds or Netflix queue the minute you’ve finished eating. But back before screens bogarted all our free time, an after-dinner stroll was a popular activity and one associated with improved health and digestion. “Italians have been walking after meals for centuries,” […]

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Diabetes during or before pregnancy tied to early heart disease risk in children

The increased rates were more pronounced among children of mothers with a history of CVD or diabetic complications. If this association is shown to be causal, preventing, screening, and treating diabetes in women of childbearing age could be important not only for improving the health of the women but also for reducing long term risks […]

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Pune: IMA to organise diabetes awareness programme to highlight preventive measures

#WorldDiabetesDay: Need for research in diabetes affecting kidneys

Some regard India to be the diabetes capital of the world, its diabetic population outweighing the entire population of some nations. With November 14th marking World Diabetes Day, it provides an opportunity for India to appraise its diabetes crisis At a time when diabetes has sound all alarms in India, there is a need for […]

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#WorldDiabetesDay: IMA launches awareness campaign to tackle diabetes

Indian Medical Association (IMA) has launched a month-long awareness campaign to tackle diabetes IMA has asked all their state units to conduct health screening camps and mass awareness among people On the occasion of ‘World Diabetes Day,’ Indian Medical Association has launched this campaign India is known as the world diabetes capital of the world. […]

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Late evening eating may put women’s heart health at risk

Evidence is accumulating that mealtimes can impact cardiometabolic health. One recent study, for example, showed that eating meals earlier in the day can help people lose weight, while eating later in the day may promote weight gain and slow down metabolism. These studies also showed that later mealtimes raise inflammatory markers that are usually associated […]

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