Only 50% of Indians are aware that they are suffering from diabetes

Only half of Indian adults in most productive age group (15-49) are aware about their diabetes state. And just one fourth those diagnosed and treated have blood sugar under control. In a large-scale population-based study of diabetes care in India published in BMC Medicine, carried out by researchers at the Public Health Foundation of India […]

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High intake of salt can increase diabetes risk, says study

High intake of salt can increase diabetes risk, says study

Diabetes is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks, stroke and lower limb amputation.Almost half of all deaths attributable to high blood glucose occur before the age of 70 years. WHO projects that diabetes will be the seventh leading cause of death in 2030. Diabetes prevalence has been rising more rapidly in middle- […]

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Alarming trend: Urban poor in India most vulnerable to diabetes

Diabetes has now become the most common disease ever. To help us understand the problem of diabetes and its prevalence along with pre-diabetes in 15 states of India, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), a part of Dr Mohan’s Specialty Center released a Lancet report The report stated that diabetes was more common among people with […]

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