Type-2 diabetes signs detectable years before diagnosis, reveal researchers

The findings suggest interventions to stop the disease in its tracks should begin far earlier in life

Type-2 diabetes signs detectable years before diagnosis, reveal researchersThe warning signs of type-2 diabetes may be detectable 20 years before the disease is diagnosed, researchers say. Elevated fasting blood sugar levels and insulin resistance were seen in people years before they developed pre-diabetes, often a pre-cursor to type-2, a study found. Another study found type-1 diabetes may be misdiagnosed after the age of […]

Patients who conquered type 2 diabetes to be felicitated in Pune

‘Freedom from diabetes’ a Pune based foundation will be felicitating around 125 people who have are now diabetes-free

Patients who conquered type 2 diabetes to be felicitated in PuneWith changes in diet and lifestyle they made it possible to pass Glucose Resistant Test (GTT) and are free from diabetes now.The patients along with doctors will be sharing the experience on how it is achievable. In type 2 diabetes, the body does not produce enough insulin for proper function, or the cells in the […]

Maintaining a regular bedtime can be beneficial to heart health and metabolism

A study from last year reported that ‘social jet lag,’ that is, the difference in sleep and waking times between the weekend and the weekdays can also raise the risk of heart disease. Previous studies have also suggested that obesity and diabetes may be on the cards for those who hit the snooze button on weekends

Maintaining a regular bedtime can be beneficial to heart health and metabolismThe cardiometabolic health risks linked to sleep deprivation are numerous. These health risks include weight gain, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Going to bed and waking up at the same time every day, however, is also vital for health. New research, which is now published in the journal Scientific […]

4 protective effects of regularly drinking coffee

While drinking too much coffee could have negative health effects such as insomnia and anxiety, many studies found strong associations between moderate intake and protective effects for various parts of the body

4 protective effects of regularly drinking coffeeFor instance, this year, researchers suggested a few cups of coffee could improve heart function. Here are some of the other protective effects of the beverage, as found in studies over recent years: Improved life expectancy for people with kidney disease Consuming more caffeine may help reduce the risk of death for people with chronic […]

Spending time outdoors can reduce risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes

Data from almost 300 million people was analysed as part of the new review. It is hoped doctors will now recommend patients spend more time outdoors. Researchers admitted they are unsure as to what causes the benefits found. But the team believe it could be down to the more opportunities to socialise

Spending time outdoors can reduce risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetesLiving close to nature and spending time outside has significant and wide-ranging health benefits – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. A new report published today reveals that exposure to greenspace reduces the risk of type II diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death, preterm birth, stress, and high blood pressure. Populations with […]

Just 6 hours of sleep loss increases diabetes risk

The importance of sleep is well-known. A recent study enforces this by demonstrating that sleep deprivation might increase diabetes risk - after losing just 1 night of sleep

Just 6 hours of sleep loss increases diabetes riskSleep is undoubtedly one of physiology’s most mysterious but essential functions. We all need it, yet the exact reasons why it’s so important are still being debated. What we do know is that sleep is important for memory consolidation; it also seems to afford the brain time to clear out toxins that built up throughout […]

Poor sleep slows down wound healing in people with type 2 diabetes

People with Type 2 diabetes who don’t sleep well could need more time to heal their wounds, according to a new study published by researchers from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Poor sleep slows down wound healing in people with type 2 diabetesType 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, and it impacts the ability of the body to produce insulin, the hormone that regulates blood sugar levels. One serious complication of diabetes are ulcers that can form from wounds. Feet are one of the most common places of injury. Small wounds that develop on […]

1.4 billion people at risk of diseases due to lack of exercise, says WHO

Around the globe, about one in three women and nearly one in four men does not exercise enough to avoid common diseases, a new report shows

1.4 billion people at risk of diseases due to lack of exercise, says WHOWHO report estimates that more than a quarter of people worldwide – 1.4 billion – are not doing enough physical exercise, a figure that has barely improved since 2001. Inactivity raises the risk of a raft of health problems, such as heart disease, type-2 diabetes and some cancers. High-income countries were among the least active. […]

Less sleep during pregnancy can lead to gestational diabetes, says study

Babies born to mothers with gestational diabetes tend to have high birth weights. Women who have gestational diabetes are at an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes later. Their babies are also at an increased risk for type 2 diabetes as well as obesity

Less sleep during pregnancy can lead to gestational diabetes, says studyThe amount of time spent sleeping in the United States has dropped significantly in the past twenty years with almost a quarter of women and 16 per cent of men experiencing insufficient sleep. Now, a new study has found that lack of sleep among pregnant women may be a contributing factor to the development of […]

Doing these six things can unknowingly raise your risk of having diabetes

If you consider yourself even a little health-savvy, you probably know the basic rules for keeping your type 2 diabetes risk as low as possible: Eat right, be active, and maintain a healthy weight. But guess what? Those aren’t the only things you can do

Doing these six things can unknowingly raise your risk of having diabetesBelieve it or not, there could be other factors at play that can up your odds for type 2 diabetes. And some of them are pretty surprising. Here, six things to watch for. Going gluten-free when you don’t have to Here’s more proof that you shouldn’t ditch the wheat, barley, and rye unless it’s truly […]
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