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Diabetes in India rising, with women at a particular disadvantage

Indian women with diabetes still play 'caretaker role' in the family and prioritise the health of others above their own

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News source: The Guardian


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New education tool helps patients better manage their diabetes during Ramadan

International Diabetes Federation (IDF) MENA Region, The Gulf Group for the Study of Diabetes (GGSD) and Lilly joined hands to launch a new, interactive education tool in the Gulf Region aiming to help patients achieve a safer Ramadan experience by encouraging conversation about the disease, its risks, the importance of creating a diabetes and Ramadan management plan, and what to do should complications arise.

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News source: AME Info


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WHO Director-General addresses the Sixty-sixth World Health Assembly

Address to the Sixty-sixth World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland

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News source: World Health Organization (WHO)


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WHO data shows narrowing health gap

The World Health Organization's annual statistics show progress is being made around the world in cutting child mortality - but it will miss its target of a two-thirds reduction by 2015.

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News source: BBC News


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Diabetes warning over soft drinks

Drinking one or more cans of sugary soft drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of diabetes in later life, a study suggests.

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News source: BBC News


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Focus on prevention to combat diabetes

KOCHI: "With 62 million Indians having type-2 diabetes and 77 million with pre-diabetes, the focus should be on preventive measures as well as effective care for diabetics.

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Hard times behind fall in heart disease and diabetes in 90s Cuba, says study

Food and petrol shortage caused by collapse of USSR and tighter US embargo led to average weight-loss of 5.5kg in Cuba

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News source: The Guardian


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Shining a light on developing world’s biggest killer: non-communicable diseases

This week, we hand the blog over to guest-writer Sunanda Creagh of The Conversation who is introducing you to an initiative co-founded by TGH blogger Dr Alessandro Demaio. Launched this week!

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Nine ways business can improve health in the workplace and beyond

Businesses can suffer through ill health with absenteeism, but are in a strong position to encourage healthier lifestyles

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News source: The Guardian


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Up To Half Of Gestational Diabetes Patients Will Go On To Develop Type 2 Diabetes

Women who were diagnosed with gestational diabetes during pregnancy face a significantly higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in the future, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM).

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News source: Medical News Today


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