Conquering mountains: How a 22-year-old never let diabetes get the better of him

Eshaan Shevate was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 12. At the time, he was his school’s star swimmer. He was initially hesitant to accept this diagnosis; but now believes that more awareness on diabetes is required among people. He never let his condition hinder his progress and is an inspiration for other youngsters suffering from type 1 diabetes

Conquering mountains: How a 22-year-old never let diabetes get the better of himEshaan Shevate is the youngest Indian with type 1 diabetes to trek along the Inca Trail in the Andes mountains right up to Machu Picchu, Peru. Apart from mountaineering, he is also an accomplished state level swimming champion. Shevate was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 12. He was his school’s star […]

New strategic approach cures diabetes in mice, sans side effects

Researchers develop a novel approach that can be a potential cure for Type 1 diabetes and it will also allow Type 2 diabetics to stop insulin shots

New strategic approach cures diabetes in mice, sans side effectsThe discovery was made at The University of Texas Health Science Center, now called UT Health San Antonio, and it increases types of pancreatic cells that secrete insulin. UT Health San Antonio researchers have a goal to reach human clinical trials in three years, but to do so they must first test the strategy in […]