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

Type 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 […]

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Diabetes linked to a higher risk of hidden spinal fractures

The analysis focused on so-called vertebral fractures, also known as compression fractures, that happen when bones in the spine weaken and crumple, often in the lower back. These fractures can be caused by injuries or by osteoporosis and may have few symptoms, but they can lead to problems like severe chronic pain or reduced height. […]

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Pune: IMA to organise diabetes awareness programme to highlight preventive measures

#WorldDiabetesDay: Need for research in diabetes affecting kidneys

Some regard India to be the diabetes capital of the world, its diabetic population outweighing the entire population of some nations. With November 14th marking World Diabetes Day, it provides an opportunity for India to appraise its diabetes crisis At a time when diabetes has sound all alarms in India, there is a need for […]

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#WorldDiabetesDay: IMA launches awareness campaign to tackle diabetes

Indian Medical Association (IMA) has launched a month-long awareness campaign to tackle diabetes IMA has asked all their state units to conduct health screening camps and mass awareness among people On the occasion of ‘World Diabetes Day,’ Indian Medical Association has launched this campaign India is known as the world diabetes capital of the world. […]

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#WorldDiabetesDay: This is how a diabetic patient should eat fruits

Certain fruits may cause your blood sugars to spike at a quicker pace than others. The tricky part about eating with diabetes is that everyone responds to food differently. Consume fruit in its whole, natural form, and avoid syrups or any processed fruits with added sugar, which have the tendency to spike your blood sugar. […]

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Cocoa shells may help prevent obesity-induced insulin resistance, finds study

Now, new research from the University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign and other institutions has shown that extract of cocoa bean shells contains three compounds that could potentially reduce or prevent some of these cell changes. Cocoa, green tea, and coffee also contain the same three compounds, which are: protocatechuic acid, epicatechin, and procyanidin B2. A […]

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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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Do you want to lower your blood sugar? Eat this fruit for breakfast

For people with type 2 diabetes, it is important to always manage their blood sugar levels. Diet plays an important role in keeping their glucose at the right amounts in the body to avoid health problems and complications. Studies found that diabetics can find a certain fruit easily in the market that could help them […]

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