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Following a keto diet may raise your risk of having type 2 diabetes risk

By finding a link to a condition that raises the risk of type 2 diabetes; new research questions the health benefits of ketogenic diets. Ketogenic diets are low-carbohydrate, high-fat diets that have been shown to reduce weight. They change metabolism so that energy comes from fat instead of sugar. When researchers in Switzerland examined what […]

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Including red raspberries in the diet can help people with pre-diabetes

The study, published in obesity, investigated the effects of red raspberries in a group of people at-risk for diabetes who were overweight or obese and presented with prediabetes and insulin resistance. A metabolically healthy control group was also included in the study for reference. Using a randomised, controlled, acute study design, 32 adults between the […]

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Know about diabetes and its correlation with female fertility

A 28-year-old IT professional named Sara who came to me for a consultation on her gynaecologist’s advice, whom she consulted to plan her pregnancy. She was overweight, had been diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD/ PCOS), resulting in irregular periods with excessive facial hair. She worked long hours, had little or no time to exercise, […]

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High-fat diet and gut bacteria interlinked to insulin resistance: Reveals study

Insulin resistance occurs when the body stops responding normally to insulin, a hormone that helps the body process sugar. Developing insulin resistance can lead to type 2 diabetes, which is a metabolic condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Obesity is a significant risk factor for insulin resistance and diabetes. But how and why does […]

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Addressing the challenge of the rising number of diabetes cases in youngsters

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic and potentially life-threatening condition characterized by the body losing its ability to produce insulin or beginning to produce less efficient insulin. People living with type-1 diabetes have to inject insulin regularly, as must some people with type-2 diabetes. Many people with type-2 diabetes can manage their condition with careful diet, […]

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Time-restricted eating may prevent tumour growth, suggests study

Researchers have already identified obesity as a risk factor for cancer, so some doctors recommend reducing caloric intake to help prevent tumours. However, a new study now finds that prevention may be less about how many calories you consume and more about when you eat your meals. This study states that time-restricted eating can prevent tumour […]

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Eating breakfast every day can lower your risk for type 2 diabetes, suggest study

Low-carb breakfast found beneficial for people struggling with type 2 diabetes

Good thing a new study has found that a low-carbohydrate breakfast is actually the best meal to prepare for people struggling with diabetes. The study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition recommends ditching as much carbs and eating more protein and fat instead. The researchers who conducted the study said that a low-carb, […]

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New study debunks 3 common sleep myths, here’s what you need to know

New study debunks 3 common sleep myths, here’s what you need to know

Researchers have linked insufficient sleep with a range of health problems. These include obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular conditions, and mental health issues. Several widespread misconceptions about what constitutes good sleep hygiene could contribute significantly to the sleep deprivation crisis, suggests new research. Rebecca Robbins, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Population Health at New York […]

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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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