How do omega-3 fatty acids help in treating type 1 diabetes

Omega-3 fatty acids are important for the good functioning of several organs, as these beneficial fats improve the activity of muscles, prevent blood clotting, help digestion, and aid the division and growth of cells

How do omega-3 fatty acids help in treating type 1 diabetesIn type 1 diabetes, the body’s immune system does not recognize its own beta cells, so it attacks and destroys them. Beta cells are responsible for creating insulin. The body needs insulin to transport glucose into cells, where it is needed for producing energy. Without insulin-producing beta cells, the glucose builds up in the blood […]

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 […]

Health of diabetic children on an upswing in Wales, report shows

Diabetes affects the body's ability to produce insulin, meaning there can be dangerously high levels of glucose (or sugar) in the blood. The annual statement of progress for diabetes also said those with high blood glucose fell from 21.6 per cent to 18.6 per cent

Health of diabetic children on an upswing in Wales, report showsA recent report from Wales, UK shows that the health of children with diabetes in Wales is improving. Those diagnosed with type 1 diabetes whose blood glucose is in the target range increased from 17.8 per cent in 2014-15 to 27.2 per cent in 2015-16. Diabetes affects the body’s ability to produce insulin, meaning there […]