Tag: Diabetes

Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women

Mild Heart Disease May Pose Equal Risks for Men and Women

Dec 03, – Men and women with mild heart disease share the same risks, at least over the short term, a new study suggests. Doctors have thought that women with mild heart disease do worse than men. This study, however, suggests that the rate of heart attacks and death among men and women with heart […]

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Check diabetes with healthy foods

Check diabetes with healthy foods

Dec 01, – Known as medical nutrition therapy (MNT), a diabetes diet involves eating a variety of foods high in nutritional value in moderation, while sticking to regular meal times. It is a diet nutritiously rich, non-calorific and low in saturated fats, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Bram Brons, an independent general practitioner and a member of the […]

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Eat Nuts, Live Longer?

Eat Nuts, Live Longer?

Nov 21, – If you like nuts — and it doesn’t seem to matter what kind is your personal favorite — you might be cutting your risk of early death by eating a handful of them every day. New research found that people who ate a 1-ounce serving of nuts each day showed a 20 […]

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Discard myths to successfully manage diabetes

Discard myths to successfully manage diabetes

Nov 14, – Prevention, as doctors say, can be practised with knowledge and therefore awareness is an important tool to fight this health monster. oes consuming too much sugar cause diabetes? Is diabetes a disease of the elderly? India’s diabetes population is dangerously on the rise and set to cross 100 million by 2030 and […]

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Sugary Soda Habit May Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests

Sugary Soda Habit May Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests

Nov 09, – If you have a penchant for drinking sugary sodas, you might be raising your risk for kidney disease, new research suggests. Employees at a university in Japan who consumed more than two sodas a day were more likely to have protein in their urine when compared to those who had fewer or […]

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Chronic stress factor in diabetes’ development

Chronic stress factor in diabetes’ development

Oct 30, – The results of the present study indicate that newly-detected diabetics display higher chronic environmental stress levels and poor stress coping capacity that could lead to insulin resistance and glucose intolerance, study author S. V. Madhu of the University College of Medical Sciences said at a press conference here Tuesday. Chronic psychological stress […]

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Weight-Loss Surgery Seems to Beat Diet and Exercise

Weight-Loss Surgery Seems to Beat Diet and Exercise

Oct 23, – The one caveat to this study, however, is that the results only include two years of data, so the long-term outcomes are still unknown. This type of study, called a meta-analysis, attempts to uncover a common thread in a number of previous studies. For people who have a lot of weight to […]

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Brain attacks as serious as heart attacks

Brain attacks as serious as heart attacks

Oct 22, – Hypertension (HTN) or high blood pressure is the leading cause of strokes where a clot in a blood vessel in the brain restricts the flow of blood to a part of the brain. It could also happen when a blood vessel breaks interrupting blood flow. With strokes or brain attacks on the […]

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Honey disappoints in dialysis infection test

Honey disappoints in dialysis infection test

Oct 10, – Over the last decade, honey has gained a reputation as a cheap, safe and effective way of preventing wound infection by bacteria and fungi, even combating germs that are becoming resistant to antibiotics. Honey, touted as an effective germ-killer, offered no advantages over antibiotics in preventing wound infection in patients receiving peritoneal […]

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Doctor Says, It’s Not Too Soon to Get Your Flu Shot

Doctor Says, It’s Not Too Soon to Get Your Flu Shot

Sep 25, –  This season’s vaccine protects against 4 types of flu virus,  flu vaccine is now available  and Americans should get their flu shot as soon as possible, an expert says. “Contrary to some beliefs, getting the flu shot in September is a good thing and will offer protection for the entirety of the […]

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