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Diabetes Among Youth: Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis

Diabetes Among Youth Causes, Symptoms & Diagnosis

Did you know excess of sugar consumption does not cause diabetes? The increase in consumption actually leads to obesity which is a risk factor of diabetes. In fact, diabetes was considered an adult-only condition until recently where studies revealed the condition becoming more popular amongst the youth. For International Youth Day, let’s find out more about this health condition amongst …

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Diabetes Support Groups: Beginning of A New Friendship | Know The Benefits

Diabetes Support Groups Beginning of A New Friendship Know The Benefits

It’s hard to believe, but it’s a fact that people with diabetes still find it difficult talking about their diabetes condition. If you have diabetes, opening up with someone will be surely helpful. On a bad day, a good listener will be like a blessing to help you relieve the frustration of managing diabetes. In case, there is no one …

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Decoding Diabetes & Hypertension – Symptoms, Risks and Essential Do’s & Don’ts

hypertension and diabetes

Understanding Diabetes & Hypertension Hypertension (high blood pressure) often affects people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Having these conditions together can make them both worse. Hypertension is also known as the “silent killer”. This is because it usually has no signs or symptoms and many people are not aware they have it. A blood pressure higher than 140/90 …

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Emergence of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes amongst the Indian Youth

Emergence of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes amongst the Indian Youth

“Youth is the future. Youth is the best time. The way in which you utilize this period will decide the nature of the coming years that lie ahead of you.” – Swami Vivekananda As we complete a decade, the one significant change that can be noticed is the difference in the lifestyle of youth. Prevalence of diseases and health conditions …

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The Critical Link between Heart Disease & Diabetes (Type 1 & 2)

The Critical Link between Heart Disease & Diabetes (Type 1 & 2)

Most people with diabetes are often told about the link between heart disease and diabetes. In fact, studies have suggested that 65% of people with diabetes will have some sort of heart disease, if not appropriately managed.  Although all types of diabetics are at risk of heart complications, the risk is seen to be higher in those with Type-2 diabetes. …

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Uncovering the Link between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s

Diabetes and Alzheimer’s

Recent studies have suggested that there is a close link between diabetes and Alzheimer’s. In fact, this unique connection that has been uncovered by researchers indicates that spike in sugar levels can cause loss of memory in people. On World Alzheimer’s Day, we tell you all about this condition and how elevated sugar levels can become a cause for Alzheimer’s. …

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Understanding the Link Between Fatty Liver Disease & Type 2 Diabetes

What is fatty liver disease? Fatty liver disease is a condition where fat builds up in your liver. This condition can lead to inflammation of cells, causing the liver to get bigger. There are 2 main types of this condition: Nonalcoholic – This is a condition where fat deposits are not caused due to alcohol consumption. Alcoholic also known as …

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