Medical News

Global Burden of Vascular Complications High even in Early Stage of T2D, States the DISCOVER Study Program

Globally, a substantial proportion of type-2 diabetes (T2D) patients are burdened with microvascular and macrovascular complication, right from the...

17 Jan, 2019

 
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High Burden of Neonatal Hypoglycemia in T1D-Complicated Pregnancies, Cautions a Study

A recent study tracked the blood glucose levels in mothers with type-1 diabetes (T1D) and their offsprings in the early neonatal period using...

15 Jan, 2019

 
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Vitamin D Supplementation: No Reduction in Incidence of Cancer or Cardiovascular Disease

The role of vitamin D supplementation in reducing the risk of cancer or cardiovascular disease is not clearly established. A nationwide study was...

11 Jan, 2019

 
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CKD Patients Burdened with a Higher Risk of Incident Diabetes vs. those without CKD

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients are burdened with higher risk of incident diabetes as compared to their counterparts without CKD, stated a...

07 Jan, 2019

 
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Key Trials

Sustained Reduction in Incident Diabetes Even 3 Years after Withdrawal of Active SMS-based Lifestyle Intervention

An Indian study demonstrates persistent reduction in risk of T2DM even 3 years after withdrawal of active SMS-based lifestyle intervention.  

Impact of Diabetes on Kidney Function Decline: Results from A 26-year Follow up of Community-based Cohort

The prospective, community-based 26-year follow-up study looks at the impact of diabetes on kidney function decline in a general population.  

Preservation of Beta-cell Function: Daily Metformin vs. Intermittent Intensive Insulin Therapy

Metformin is superior to intermittent IIT for preservation of beta-cell function and better glycemic control in early Type-2 diabetes patients.

CARDIA Study: Lactation Duration Inversely Associated with Diabetes Progression in Women across the Childbearing Years

The CARDIA study with a 30-year follow-up demonstrated an inverse association between lactation duration and progression of diabetes in women.

Patient Education

Know More about Diabetes

Diabetes implies high blood sugar levels in blood. Find out more about the cause, risk factors and complications associated with this disease.

Yoga

The ancient science of yoga provides various health benefits to an individual. Know more about the ‘asanas’ that are beneficial for diabetes...

Stretching

Stretching improves our flexibility and physical performance. Understand the correct stretching techniques to reap maximum health benefits from them...

Walking

Walking is a simple exercise with numerous health benefits for all.  A simple, step-wise walking program is important for effective diabetes control...

Our Publications

Drug Therapy for Management of Hyperglycaemia

Brief information on the treatment strategy and selection of oral antihyperglycemic agents in type 2 diabetes is summarised in this document.

Happy Hands-The Picture Says it all

Good hand hygiene, the simple task of cleaning hands at the right time and in the right way by any health care worker is essential for patient care...

Slide Library

Clinical Practice Recommendations: ADA 2014

This slide set summarizes the key 2014 clinical practice recommendations of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) on the screening, diagnosis and...

 
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Diabetic Dyslipidemia

Dyslipidemia is one of the key risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in diabetes mellitus. This slide set provides information on the...

 
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Treating Hypertension in Diabetics : Optimal Selection of Antihypertensive Therapy

Hypertension affects 20%-60% of diabetics. It substantially increases the risk of macrovascular and microvascular complications in diabetes. This...

 
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The ‘Four Facets’ of Glucose Control: Focus on Voglibose and Metformin Combination

This slide set addresses the need to progress from the glucose triad to the glucose pyramid for achieving steady glucose control. The effectiveness...

 
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Poll

Which is your preferred DPP4 inhibitor for your type 2 diabetes patients with ESRD?
Sitagliptin
22% (4 votes)
Vildagliptin
22% (4 votes)
Linagliptin
50% (9 votes)
No specific choice
6% (1 vote)
Don’t prefer a DPP4 inhibitor
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 18