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World Health Statistics 2012: One in six adults obese, one in three …

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As per WHO’s The World health statistics 2012 report,one in six adults obese, one in 10 diabetic and one in three has raised blood pressure. Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of WHO says “this report is further evidence of the dramatic increase in the conditions that trigger heart disease and other chronic illnesses, particularly in low and middle-income countries. [...]

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Diabetes: Exercise to improve your insulin sensitivity

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With approximately 40 million Indian diabetics (Via), diabetes is a colossal health concern for Indians everywhere. Since the estimate does not show signs of stopping, it is time to take preventive measures. Therefore with our expert, Arnav Sarkar we look at how exercise can control insulin, lifestyle and most importantly - cause healthy weight loss. [...]

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Diabetic sues doctor for amputating infected penis

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Washington, May 18 (ANI): A man who had decided to undergo a penile implant in a Florida hospital is now suing his doctor after a post-surgical infection resulted in the amputation of his organ. Enrique Milla who was reportedly deported from the United States last year back to his native Peru, has been testifying in [...]

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Indian Doctor Claims Diabetes Cure with Keyhole Surgery

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Dubai, May 18 (Emiarates 24 x 7): An Indian surgeon specialised in obesity and diabetes has been approved by the UAE Ministry of Health to conduct keyhole excess fat removal surgery. Dr R Padmakumar, Senior Consultant Surgeon and Medical Director of Sunrise Group of Hospitals, said that already 100 patients have undergone keyhole surgery for [...]

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Diabetes diagnosis can’t slow Reed

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Home » Sports» ProLoading… 18-year-old 4th in ARCA points <!- Diabetes diagnosis can’t slow Reed - -> Ryan Reed, who will be racing Sunday, was diagnosed with diabetes in 2011. Enlarge First, the doctors told Ryan Reed he had type 1 diabetes. Then, they told him he would never be able to be a competitive [...]

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Diabetic Sues Doctor After His Infected Penis Is Amputated

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A man who elected to have a penile implant in a Florida hospital is now suing his doctor after a post-surgical infection resulted in the amputation of his organ. Enrique Milla, 65, who was reportedly deported from the United States last year back to his native Peru, has been testifying in court via Skype that [...]

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Diabetes, heart disease spreading to Third World

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Health data released on Wednesday provided the clearest evidence to date of the spread of chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease from developed nations to poorer regions such as Africa, as lifestyles and diets there change. The United Nations data showed one in three adults worldwide has raised blood pressure - the cause of [...]

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Soon, paper-based diabetes test in India

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Article source: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/health-fitness/health/Soon-paper-based-diabetes-test-in-India/articleshow/13207989.cms

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Jays’ Morrow, singer Canyon promoting diabetes awareness

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ST. JOHN’S, N.L. — When Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Brandon Morrow threw a brilliant three-hit complete game against the Los Angeles Angels on May 3, earning his second career shutout, he couldn’t just focus on searing fastballs and wipeout sliders. The 27-year-old right-hander is a Type I diabetic who has risen to play with [...]

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Lifestyle to blame for rise in gestational diabetes

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KOLKATA: Shock was written all over Ridhima Agarwal’s face. “How can I have diabetes? No one in my family ever had it. I hope my baby will be fine?” asked the young woman. The 35-year old has just entered into the fourth month of her pregnancy and her weight increased by 7kg. Her gynaecologist suggested [...]

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