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Public Private Partnerships necessary to boost health sector, says Azad

BANGALORE: Public Private Partnerships in healthcare sector is the need of the hour to provide affordable healthcare for rural patients, said Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union minister of health and family welfare, on Saturday.

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Source: The Times of India


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Early detection of diabetes is paying health dividends

AUSTRALIANS with type two diabetes are living longer and mange their blood glucose levels better compared to 20 years ago.

Head of the Fremantle diabetes study, Professor Tim Davis will today release findings from a 20-year analysis of Australians living with type 2 diabetes.

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Meter Accuracy Counts More -- and Less -- Than You Think

Recently I wrote a post asking, "Why Can't Meters Tell Me My Blood Sugar?" It was prompted by checking my blood sugar on two different meters from two different companies, and to my surprise discovering the results were quite dissimilar.

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Source: Huffington Post


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Weight training "reduces diabetes risk"

Weight training helps to prevent type 2 diabetes in men, research suggests.

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Source: BBC


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Public awareness programme on diabetes in Madurai

A mega public awareness programme on diabetes is being held from August 10 -12 at the Lakshmi Sundaram Hall,Thallakulam, in the city.

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Source: The Hindu


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Wrong call: the trouble diagnosing diabetes

With cases of diabetes growing each year, many adults are getting caught in a potentially dangerous situation: they are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes when they actually have Type 1 diabetes, a substantially different condition.

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Source: The Wall Street Journal


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Hope for treating AIDS — and diabetes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diabetes affects approximately 25.8 million people in U.S, while approximately 1.2 million live with AIDS .

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Source: The Washington Post


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Obesity produces diabetes epidemic in India

India is bracing for a massive surge in type 2 diabetes, with credible estimates putting the number of sufferers in the next 20 years at more than 100 million.

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Source: ABC News
 


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Safeguard our children from global ‘diabesity’ epidemic

An ageing population and the highest levels of obesity and chronic disease in the country all work against us in Tasmania.

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Source: The Examiner


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The International Diabetes Federation Organizes the First African Diabetes Congress

The First African Diabetes Congress is regarded as a highly influential event that will raise attention to the health care delivery in diabetes and other NCDs in the Africa Region. 

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Source: Yahoo News


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