Tag: "diabetes" at medical news
Is Diabetes the Leading Cause of Kidney Failure in India
...his one as we do not have collective data, however diabetes
is the number one cause of kidney failure in the U... stay alive. Almost 25% of patients suffering from diabetes
will get kidney problems. Scientists know that high levels of blood sugar and hypertension (high blo...
Laboratory Testing Can Identify Risk of Pre-Term Labor and
...ple gestation pregnancy, and those who suffer from diabetes
and/or hypertension. The current approach for finding whether a woman will go into premature labor is the use of a clinical scoring system, risk classification, and patient presentation; The marker that can identify at-risk women is fetal fibronecti...
Cinnamon May Help Diabetics
People with type 2 diabetes
may improve their ability to regulate their blood sugar by adding a little spice to their life.In preliminary findings, cinnamon helped fat cells recognize and respond to insulin, the hormone that removes excess glucose from the blood and deposits it...
Eating disorder in Diabetic girls lead to eyesight damage.
...ht. Under dosing of insulin lead to early onset of diabetes
related complications and are associated with incr... permanent eyesight damage. Intensive treatment to diabetes
could be the risk factor for developing eating disorder could further be explored and studied....
Diabetic testing gets easier
...ns. The biggest challenge for those suffering from diabetes
is to stay focused on leading a healthy life, inspite of being a diabetic. This disease cannot be wished away. It can only be controlled...
Diabetes and Depression often go hand-in-hand
An analysis of 25 years of data has revealed that diabetes
and depression go hand in hand for many people. Pe... Louis, Missouri headed the research. Whether the diabetes
precedes the onset of depression or vice-versa depends upon the individual, Dr. Lustman said. The re...
Vitamin E, the latest warrior against diabetes
...rding to the researchers protects the body against diabetes
by acting on the free radicals produced in the bod...udy says the results are very encouraging. Though diabetes
dose not have an established cure as yet, the emphasis is on controling the disease so as to lessen ...
Increase in sugar...decrease in brain function!!!
... brain function. More than 100 adults with type 1 diabetes
hwo had four symptoms which included, being sleepy; having dry eyes, nose or mouth, having a sweet taste in their mouth and needing to urinate, which were the symptoms of high blood sugar, were studied by the researchers from the Center for Behaviora...
Protein in urine foresees heart disease
... an early predictor of heart disease in those with diabetes
and high blood pressure. This is due to the leakin...uld be detected."We know from studying people with diabetes
that we can reduce microalbuminuria with ACE inhibitors and that this may help protect them," says D...
Risk of heart disease begins in teens
New study on individuals with type 1 diabetes
reveal that they have more chances of developing h... the American Dietetics Association (ADA). Type 1 diabetes
is an autoimmune disorder in which the body no longer produces insulin, the hormone that clears the ...
Shock it to Heal!!
...d help in the healing of foot ulcers. People with diabetes
may develop foot ulcers as a result of poor circulation and a reduced ability to fight infection. The conventional way to treat such ulcers would be by cleaning and daily dressing with appropriate aseptic measures, keeping the wound moist and resting...
Thirty minutes of work up per day reduces the risk of Diabetes
... at least 30 minutes per day reduced their risk of diabetes
by 58%, even without medication. People who are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes
can sharply reduce the odds through a regular regimen of diet and exercise, according to data from t...
Obesity a risk for pancreatic cancer
.... Medications that normalises insulin, and keeping diabetes
under control, could reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer. Temporarily, exercise improves glucose and insulin responses and may also offer some protection to the pancreas....
Prevention of cataracts
...m the Nurses' Health Study. The women did not have diabetes
nor did they have previously diagnosed cataracts. During a 15-year period, the women answered questionnaires about their food intake.// They were also questioned on whether they took vitamin supplements and were given eye examinations during the stud...
Coronary stent leads to complications
...le, at risk and required angioplasty. People with diabetes
or who had had a previous heart attack were more likely to suffer a clot in their stent. In order to cut the complication rate, the researchers say that may be people should be given anti-clotting therapy for longer around the time of angioplasty and...
Starving leads to obesity
...d to high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, diabetes
and cardiovascular disease.// Women whose mothers were exposed to the famine early in their pregnancies were especially prone to later obesity. Researchers believe the increased levels of obesity are likely to be due to a change in the way the body...
Osteoporosis Drugs: right time to take-off
... lifestyle disease markets like cardiovascular and diabetes
therapies are gradually getting saturated. The time is right for Indian pharmaceutical companies to focus on the osteoporosis medications market. br>...
Angiotensin-II-receptor blockers - Treat kidney failure
... doctors in Boston, USA, 1500 patients with type 2 diabetes
and kidney disease were given either losartan or placebo. After three years of follow up, the losartan group had a 28 per cent lower risk of end-stage kidney disease. This is equivalent to delaying the need for dialysis or transplantation by two year...
Gastrointestinal ills more common in diabetics
People with diabetes
often have gastrointestinal symptoms such as incon...ontrol of blood sugar rather than a side effect of diabetes
medications, researchers suggest. Gastrointestinal symptoms such as heartburn, bloating, nausea, vom...
Dangers of heat
... with medical conditions such as heart disease and diabetes
were also potentially at risk. He said: "In a heatwave the body has to spend much of its energy trying to keep the core temperature down and this increases the stress on everything else." However, he said anybody could be at risk if they did not tak...
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