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Number of young adults with type 2 diabetes is on the rise

Diabetes epidemic hits the under-40s: Obesity crisis sparks ‘public health timebomb’ as it emerges one in EIGHT new diabetes cases is a young adult Scientists looked at over 370,800 type 2 diabetics diagnosed in 2000-to-2017 One in eight new cases in the UK occurred in someone aged 18-to-40 in 2017 This is compared to just […]

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Contraceptive pills may raise the risk of type 2 diabetes

Contraceptive pills may raise the risk of type 2 diabetes as scientists blame the surge of hormones after 22-year study of 80,000 women Women who had taken the Pill at some point in their life had a 33% increased risk Researchers said women in high-risk groups should be given more advice But critics said there […]

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Type 2 diabetes risk up with inflammatory bowel disease

(HealthDay)—Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have increased risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online Aug. 5 in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Tine Jess, M.D., from the Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues conducted a nationwide population-based cohort study involving 6,028,844 persons in Denmark to examine the long-term […]

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New synthesis method opens up possibilities for organic electronics

Semiconducting polymers, very large chain-like molecules made from repeating sub-units, are increasingly drawing the attention of researchers because of their potential applications in organic electronic devices. Like most semiconducting materials, semiconducting polymers can be classified as p-type or n-type according to their conducting properties. Although p-type semiconducting polymers have seen dramatic improvements thanks to recent […]

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New role for microtubules in diabetes

The failure of pancreatic beta cells to release appropriate amounts of insulin in response to rising blood glucose levels is a hallmark of type 2 diabetes. During the past decade researchers have shown that microtubules—part of the cell’s cytoskeleton—play an important role in regulating the delivery of insulin granules to the cell membrane for secretion. […]

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Cholesterol medication could invite diabetes, study suggests: Patient data shows association between statins and type 2 diabetes

A study of thousands of patients’ health records found that those who were prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had at least double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The detailed analysis of health records and other data from patients in a private insurance plan in the Midwest provides a real-world picture of how efforts to reduce […]

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Diabetes meal plan: Healthy food guide for diabetics

It is essential for people with diabetes to eat small meals and at regular intervals to keep their blood glucose levels in control. According to the World Health Organisation, India has an estimated 8.7 per cent people with diabetes in the age group of 20 to 70 years. A chronic disease, diabetes is caused when […]

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How stressed are You? New self-test shows your Stress level

A new device displays the own Stress levels Stress is unhealthy and promotes numerous heart diseases and has a negative effect on the Psyche. But what does it actually mean when someone says: “I’m stressed.” So far, there is no proper method to detect a harmful Stress levels. A simple self-test can change this now. […]