7 subtle signs that prove you’re not as healthy as you think you are

However, it actually demands so much more than that. Truth is, being truly healthy means that one should have a sense of ‘physical, mental, and social well-being, and the resources to live a full life.’ Of course, we don’t always think of it that way. In fact, in most cases, eating healthy and pairing it […]

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‘Stomach flu’ vaccine prevents type 1 diabetes in children, study finds  

The authors of the current study looked at almost 1.5 million insurance records of American children born after 2001, who were followed for periods ranging from 1 to 16.5 years, depending on their year of birth and registration with the insurance firm. Among completely immunised children, the risk of type 1 diabetes went down by […]

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Mumbai witnesses its first ever pancreas donation and transplant

The organ donation took place at MGM Hospital in Vashi, Navi Mumbai on Tuesday, May 21. The organs which were retrieved were heart, liver, pancreas, kidneys, and cornea. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Vaibhav Bhosale, ZTCC coordinator for MGM Hospital, said, “The 16-year-old boy met with a road accident and was rushed to our […]

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Gestational diabetes during pregnancy may increase risk of type 1 diabetes in children

The study was led by a team at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) that was published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). Early detection of diabetes is important in children and youth, as many — about 25 per cent, are diagnosed when seeking care for diabetic ketoacidosis, a potentially […]

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People with type 1 diabetes at a greater risk of developing fractures, finds study

People with type 1 diabetes are more likely to break a bone when their average blood sugar levels are dangerously high, a large study suggests. Type 1 diabetes was related with increased danger of occurrence of fracture that started in youth and stretched out over the life span. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes affect […]

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Our bodies might cure themselves of diabetes in the future, claim researchers

Diabetes is the inability to produce insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar levels, due to damaged or non-existing insulin cells. Many diabetes patients take insulin supplements to regulate these levels. In collaboration with other international researchers, researchers at the University of Bergen have, discovered that glucagon-producing cells in the pancreas can change identity and […]

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Foot care and diet tips for diabetic patients

Our body requires energy to perform the metabolic functions that sustain life. Glucose is a small, simple sugar that serves as a primary fuel for energy production, especially for the brain, muscles and several other body organs and tissues. Diabetes is a condition when the body can’t use glucose normally. The levels of glucose in […]

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