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FDA Approves ‘Artificial Pancreas’ to Manage Diabetes

Highlights Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind artificial pancreas This device can help some diabetes patients manage their disease It constantly monitoring blood sugar and delivers insulin as needed Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind “artificial pancreas,” a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their disease by constantly ...

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Air Pollution Can Increase Diabetes Risk

Highlights Exposure to traffic-related air pollution may lead to diabetes The researchers analysed data of 3,000 participants of the KORA Pre-diabetic individuals are vulnerable to the effects of air pollution While the link between lifestyle and genetic factors with diabetes is well established, researchers have now found that long-term exposure ...

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World Diabetes Day: Headache After Lunch Can Indicate Reactive Hypoglycemia

Highlights Hypoglycemia happens due to excess insulin secretion after a meal Extreme cases of reactive hypoglycemia are very rare Reactive hypoglycemia refers to low blood sugar that occurs after a meal Twenty-three-year-old Rahul (name changed) faced an unusual problem. He used to suffer dizziness, anxiety and regular headaches every time ...

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World Diabetes Day 2016: Understanding the Glycaemic Index of Carbohydrates

Highlights Carbohydrates present in food have a direct impact on blood sugar levels Diet is a critical element of control in managing diabetes Glycaemic Index helps to compare different carbohydrates and choose Carbohydrates present in food have a direct impact on your blood sugar levels. Every time you eat, carbohydrates ...

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Your Love for Sugary Beverages May Cause Prediabetes

Highlights Individuals who regularly consume sugar-sweetened beverages May be at an higher risk of developing prediabetes Blood sugar is high in prediabetes, but not enough for Type 2 diabetes Individuals who regularly consume sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda, colas and other carbonated beverages, and non-carbonated fruit drinks such as lemonade ...

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