Sunday, 4 December, 2022

Topic: Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes? Sitting can cause problems with blood sugar levels

Type 2 diabetes causes the level of sugar in the blood to become too high. And sitting all day can worsen it.

Want to learn to manage your diabetes? Free online nutrition course can help with health tips

Beginning today for eight weeks, attendees of these free weekly classes will learn how plant-based foods can reduce the risk for type 2 diabetes.

Mankind Pharma, Intas found selling diabetes drug ‘without nod’, to get show cause notice

Delhi-based Mankind Pharma & Gujarat's Intas Pharmaceuticals sold a Type 2 diabetes drug without seeking price approval from National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority.

Comorbidities linked to 6.26% lower risk of mortality in India compared to England — study

Study by Stanford & Johns Hopkins University was done to understand how Covid comorbidities affect mortality in lower-middle-income country like India, compared to high-income England.

Men at 30% higher risk of dying due to Covid than women of same age, says US study

Scientists from Maryland School of Medicine find there's also a higher risk if Covid patients are obese or have complications from diabetes or hypertension.

Diabetics’ sugar can rise based on how much they think they’re having, Harvard study finds

Study finds that among Type 2 diabetics, perception of sugar consumption might affect blood sugar readings more than actual intake. Experts say it’s inconclusive.

6 in 10 diabetics in India worry about catching Covid, getting hospitalised, study finds

Study by market research firm Kantar also finds that more city residents are worried about uncontrolled blood sugar levels in general.

Study identifies 13 gene defects that make people vulnerable to severe Covid-19

From a naturally-occurring enzyme that can suppress viral replication to a diabetes drug may help reduce mortality, ThePrint brings you the latest on Covid-19.

Presence of phthalates in diapers worrying, may be linked to diabetes, cancer, says study

The study says that although there are regulations in place for phthalates in plastic toys in India, there are no such regulations for diapers.

White rice linked to diabetes, especially in South Asia, says 21-nation study done over 10 yrs

Study involved 1.3 lakh people who were followed up on for a decade across 21 countries in Asia, Europe, Africa and North and South America.

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51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.