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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Once considered a disease for adults, Type 2 diabetes now increasingly common in tweens and teens

For years, health experts have bemoaned the rise of childhood obesity in the United States. About 17 percent of kids and teens in the U.S. are now considered obese, a figure that has more than tripled since the 1970s, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A report in the New […]

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What is role of bariatric surgery in the management of obesity and diabetes?

Spreading awareness about obesity and diabetes, My Medical Mantra takes up #FightObesity campaign

MyMedicalMantra, a dedicated health based news portal, has also joined hands with IFSO APC OSSICON 2017, to fight against obesity. Our aim is to spread awareness among the masses about obesity and diabetes.  In next few days, MyMedicalMantra will bring to you a series of articles, focusing on obesity and diabetes. In these articles we […]

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How bariatric surgery has gained prominence in the fight against diabesity

Diabetes and obesity are two sides of the same coin, say doctors. This close association between obesity and diabetes led to the term ‘Diabesity’ coined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to spread awareness on these two diseases. According to medical experts, diabesity is the biggest burden on our health care system as obesity has […]

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