Why India should seriously pay attention to its children's pre-diabetes
A new national survey shows 10% of children are at risk of developing diabetes. Policies must focus on getting them to eat right and exercise. In 2016, diabetes was directly responsible for 1.6 million deaths around the world, according to the WHO. The new data comes even as India is struggling with a diabetic population of over 72 million.
Fact-check: Diabetes is killing Indians; control your weight, diet to delay condition
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Are you exercising enough? Lack of physical activity may up early death risk in adults
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Diabetes health insurance is expensive. Here's a 4-point guide to manage related costs
Diabetes-specific plans are expensive. The downside of generic health plans is the longer waiting period. Besides the price it exacts on your health, diabetes also places enormous strain on finances. Find out ways to mitigate the financial burden.
Macleods Pharma USA Inc recalls 31,968 bottles of diabetes drug in US
Macleods Pharma USA Inc has declared Pioglitazone Hydrochloride tablets used for treatment of diabetes in America to be superpotent which was manufactured in Baddi, Himachal Pradesh. The product was shipped to 8 distributors in US, USFDA reported.
Spending hours on an iPad? It could be the reason why you're addicted to coffee
Teens spending more time using gadgets are more likely to binge on sugary drinks.
Drug sales reveal our lifestyle woes
Indians spent over Rs 1,36,000 cr on medicines in last one year ending September 2019. People spent over Rs 17,000 cr on cardiac drugs, around Rs 15,400 cr for gastro-intestinal disorders and over Rs 13,360 crore on anti-diabetes medicines .
Get treated for sleep apnea: It can cause blindness in diabetic patients
Diabetic macular edema is more difficult to treat in patients with severe sleep apnea.
Medical marvel: New AI system can accurately detect diabetic retinopathy
The screening system can provide a reading in just 60 seconds.
What is Sleeveballoon? New device that can treat Type 2 diabetes, obesity
Sleeveballoon is a device that combines a balloon with a connected sleeve.
Watch your weight: Obesity during mid-20s may up early death risk
Weight loss over this period was not significantly related to mortality.
Dealing with type-2 diabetes? Weight loss during the first five years may help you recover
Type 2 diabetes affects 400 million people worldwide and increases the risk of heart disease.
Losing teeth may not be a good sign, could be indicative of heart disease risk
Non-traumatic loss of teeth could hint at future health risks.
How tall are you? Experts say shorter women at 33% higher risk of type-2 diabetes
The association of height with diabetes risk appeared to be stronger among normal-weight individuals.
Biocon to reduce insulin prices to 10 cents per day
Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, chairperson and managing director, Biocon said accessibility of insulin has been a major concern over the years due to its escalating price.
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