US: Senior citizens to not pay more than $35 a month for insulin
The $35 cap on insulin is expected to translate into big savings for some senior citizens
Explained: How Twitter Blue chaos cost an insulin maker billions of dollars
While many tweets from fake 'verified' Twitter handles of Nintendo, Pepsi, Lebron James, and Donald Trump caused mirth and mayhem, perhaps none did as much damage as an account imitating Eli Lilly, the American pharma company making the life-saving drug insulin. Here’s what happened
National Nutrition Week 2022: Why diet management for patients with diabetes and hypertension is critical
National Nutrition Week 2022: The diet for patients with diabetes should be rich in fibre coming from whole grains, sprouted pulses, and green leafy vegetables, as these are known to reduce insulin requirements
Innovative therapy for Type 2 diabetes management
T2DM therapy is primarily aimed towards controlling blood glucose levels, holistic management of the condition is the need of the hour
Your Crocin, condoms and other drugs will get costlier from 1 April: Here's why
The national drug pricing body recently announced an annual change of 10.76 per cent in the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) for over 800 scheduled drugs and medical devices. These include some of the most common drugs such as paracetamol, azithromycin and contraceptives
The discovery of Insulin: A story of feuding scientists who all lay a claim
According to a recent World Health Organization report, about 9 million people with type 1 diabetes are alive today thanks to insulin
Opened vial of insulin can be stored for four weeks in warm temperatures, without loosing efficacy
Research found that the insulin preparations recorded a potency loss of no more than one percent — the same as in a control batch kept in cold storage.
Mutations in insulin gene have made most people susceptible to type 2 diabetes, claims study
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic health condition that occurs when your body either does not produce enough insulin or is not able to use insulin well
Regular heat exposure through hot baths may reduce risk factors for type 2 diabetes, new research says
Many studies have suggested that various forms of heat therapy, like hot baths and saunas, can help reduce body fat levels and improve glycated hemoglobin levels
Using artificial pancreas or blocking nerve signals to the gland can help manage type 1 diabetes, find scientists
Scientists believe that a diabetic person using an artificial pancreas system would no longer require the fingerstick system for testing the blood glucose or multiple daily injections for insulin delivery
How the HbA1c test can be used to determine risk of diabetes much earlier and new ways of managing the disease
Diabetes continues to be a burden for Indian populations; there are approximately 73 million cases of diabetes in India
Human body can cope with occasional over eating but continuous binging will have serious health effects
As little as 24 hours of overeating can have some negative consequences for our health, including elevated blood sugar concentrations.
Evidence suggests coronavirus may trigger diabetes in non-diabetic patients; healthy diet, exercise advised to thwart threat to life
There is increasing evidence that otherwise healthy people are at risk of developing diabetes after they contract the novel coronavirus
Signs of Type-2 Diabetes can be seen in genes of children as young as 8 years of age, say researchers from University of Bristol
People may have different genetically inherited metabolic markers in their body which can depict the possibility of type 2 diabetes in the future, a research study found.
National Cancer Awareness Day: How pancreas are vulnerable to this deadly disease, its causes, symptoms and why it is hard to detect
Exact cause of pancreatic cancer is not known yet, though doctors suggest that factors like family history, chronic pancreatitis, diabetes, overweight, alcohol consumption, smoking might increase risk
Diabetics may soon be able to ditch the needle and swallow a pill instead
Scientists have developed an insulin pill that can reportedly deliver the same dosage as an injection.
What is brittle diabetes and how can it affect your organs
Brittle diabetes, also known as labile diabetes, is marked by frequent spikes and drops in blood sugar levels.
Scientists create a pea-sized pill that may replace traditional insulin
The pea-sized pills that can inject insulin are made of stainless steel and a biodegradable material
Scientists have developed smart artificial cells that can automatically release insulin and manage diabetes
Scientists have developed smart artificial cells that could help manage diabetes without painful and frequent injections.
Combination of insulin, diabetes pill can cut mortality risk, finds new study
Insulin when taken in conjunction with metformin has the potential to reduce mortality risk and heart attacks in people with Type 2 diabetes