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Is Stevia a Safe Alternative to Sugar?

Is Stevia a Safe Alternative to Sugar? Highlights Is stevia a viable alternative to regular sugar? How safe is it to consume and in what amount? Can non-diabetics use it as well? In this piece, we get down to analyse the efficacy of one of the most viable sweetening substitutes ...

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Diabetes Could Trigger Oral Health Problems

With rise in the number of diabetics in India , dentists have urged patients to take special care of oral hygiene as it has been found that the disease can trigger various oral infections. According to dentists, inflammation of gums, white and red patches and weakening of gums due to ...

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Hard of Hearing? Diabetes Can Impair the Auditory System

Diabetes can damage the auditory system, a new research has found, suggesting that clinicians should include the testing of hearing in managing Type-2 diabetes . The findings, published in the journal Current Diabetes Reports , are based on a review of studies of possible linkages between Type-2 diabetes and hearing ...

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Living Around Green Spaces Helps Treat Diabetes Better

Living Around Green Spaces Helps Treat Diabetes Better A five-10 minute walk in your neighbourhood park can elevate your oxygen levels but if you aim for overall health, try living amid greenery as it can reduce chronic illnesses like diabetes, hypertension and lipid disorders among the elderly. The findings revealed ...

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Stop Stressing Now! It May Cause Diabetes

Highlights Stress releases several hormones like adrenaline and cortisol. Both physical & emotional stress can increase the risk of diabetes. Stress can cause a hormonal imbalance in children. Be it physical or emotional, taking unnecessary stress can not only give you headache or neck pain, it may also cause your ...

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Germs May Cause Type 1 Diabetes: Study

Germs may play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes by triggering the body’s immune system to destroy the cells that produce insulin, new research by a team from Cardiff University  suggests. Scientists have previously shown that killer T-cells, a type of white blood cell that normally protects ...

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