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Women Are a Powerful Solution to the NCD Crisis

As world leaders make their way to New York this month to attend the United Nations General Assembly, we call on them to renew their commitments to combating non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Tackling NCDs with a woman-centered focus is a critical step towards reaching all development goals.

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Source: The Huffington Post

 


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On One-Year Anniversary of United Nations Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases, Leading Health Organizations Cite Progress and Work Ahead

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One year ago today, the United Nations held a High-Level Meeting on non-communicable Diseases. Only the second meeting ever convened by the U.N. on a health issue, the conference was attended by John Seffrin, Ph.D., CEO of the American Cancer Society; Larry Hausner, CEO of the American Diabetes Association; and Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association.

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Source: NBC News


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Plastic Chemical BPA Linked to Childhood Obesity

Why non-communicable diseases must be part of any new development goals

Progress on millennium development goals will be wiped out without targets and action on diseases like cancer and diabetes.

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Source: The Guardian


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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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