By Dr Kiran Patel
Today is World Diabetes Day and in my clinic I’ll see several patients whose hearts have been damaged by diabetes. I’ll treat them and encourage them to make lifestyle changes. And I hope they have the support of their families because it isn’t easy being a patient with diabetes who has heart problems. Over the coming years I fully expect to see many more patients with heart disease directly caused by diabetes because we are in the grips of a diabetes epidemic.
To nibble on a naughty slice of chocolate cake or indulge in that delicious donut? It’s a dietary dilemma that probably comes with an extra helping of guilt for snack fans.
By James GallagherHealth and science reporter, BBC News
By Layla Maghribi
(Reuters) – Dhari al-Fadli, a patient being treated at a diabetes clinic in Kuwait, is a victim of the dark side of his country’s economic boom.
Pharmaceutical firm MSD will launch an iPhone app designed to help Muslim diabetics control their blood sugar level while fasting during the holy month of Ramadan.
ScienceDaily (May 15, 2012) — A new UCLA rat study is the first to show how a diet steadily high in fructose slows the brain, hampering memory and learning — and how omega-3 fatty acids can counteract the disruption. The peer-reviewedJournal of Physiology publishes the findings in its May 15 edition.
A chemical used in cosmetics can increase risk of diabetes and obesity, according to a new report.
By Amy Norton
(Reuters Health) – Studies have hinted that diet-soda lovers could face higher risks of diabetes and heart disease, but new findings suggest that overall diet may be what matters most in the end.
(Reuters Health) – Eating more blueberries, apples and pears may be linked to lower risk of diabetes, according to a new U.S. study.
By Lindsey Konkel
(Reuters Health) – People with diabetes may have better blood sugar control during workouts if they lift weights before doing cardio exercise, according to a new study by Canadian researchers.
(Reuters) – Coffee drinkers have no more risk of getting illnesses such as heart disease or cancer, and are less likely to develop type 2 diabetes, according to a German study involving more than 40,000 people over nearly a decade.
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By Kerry Grens
(Reuters Health) – Drinking a liter of regular cola every day increases the amount of fat in the liver and in the muscles and surrounding the organs in the belly, according to a new Danish study.
Doughman’s collaborations with senior medical and scientific experts in India helped define trends in onset correlated with urbanization and modern dietary changes. He pointed out the greatest incidence of type-2-diabetes occurs in India, China and the USA, respectively (1).
By Rajini VaidyanathanBBC News, Mumbai
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