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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Prediabetes is a Wake-up Call to Get Healthy

Highlights 1 in 3 American adults have prediabetes Prediabetes is also known as impaired glucose metabolism It generally has no symptoms When I was in sixth grade, a friend approached me during recess. “When you’re older, you’re going to be really fat,” she said. “Just look at all the junk ...

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Diabetes Diet Plan: For those Looking to Lose Weight

with the theme ‘Beat diabetes’. With millions of people currently struggling with diabetes, the problem has attained the status of a worldwide epidemic. Health experts believe that the problem has been growing at an alarming rate mainly from unhealthy eating habits, lack of physical activity and stress. When you have type 2 diabetes, ...

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New Initiative Promises Diabetics Better Control on the Disease

Highlights Here’s a new Multi-Component Diabetes Quality Improvement (QI) initiative It can help diabetics double their likelihood of controlling the disease This intervention doesn’t require new or expensive drugs Researchers from various prominent health institutions, including the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Emory University of the US, ...

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