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More Sleep On Weekends Reduce Diabetes Risk

 Good news if you are getting 8-10 hours of sleep during weekends, your chances of getting diabetes  risk is low – a new U.S. study suggests. However, researchers from the  University of Chicago warns that sleep deprivation may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes. And the  “catch-up” two nights …

History of Diabetes

The history of diabetes was considered a disease of the wealthy in ancient India and was documented in the earliest writings of Hindu scholars way back in  the 1500 BC.  They had already described diabetes as Madhumeha (sweet urine disease) – “a mysterious illness triggering thirst, large amount of urine output, and the ants attracted …

Diabetes: Types, Causes, Signs & Treatments

Diabetes Introduction Diabetes is the fastest growing epidemic health problem with huge social, health, and financial consequences. It affects almost 350 million people worldwide and it is still growing exponentially in the absence of better control or cure. In 2012, diabetes was the direct cause of some 1.5 million deaths, with more …