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Study reveals low-fat yogurt might reduce risk of diabetes

Study reveals low-fat yogurt might reduce risk of diabetes

Feb. 6 | Researchers from the United Kingdom have found that the consumption of low-fat yogurt on a daily basis can reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes by 28 percent. With this in mind, retailers have been busy stocking up on the healthy snack, due to the increase...

Consumption of soft drinks on a daily basis may hike diabetic risk by 22%

Consumption of soft drinks on a daily basis may hike diabetic risk by 22%

Apr. 26 | Just a mere consumption of a 12-ounce serving of sugar sweetened soft drink may raise the chances of developing Type 2 diabetes by 22%, according to Diabetologia. A few researchers from the Imperial College of London said that sugar intake has an impact,...

Faulty glucose meters cause safety alert for 20,000 patients

Faulty glucose meters cause safety alert for 20,000 patients

Apr. 13 | More than 20,000 patients suffering from diabetes have been issued an alert about the fact that hospitals might be using faulty medical devices, which have been provided to them. A warning has been issued to NHS patients by the health watchdogs about...

Diabetics more at risk of heart attack

Diabetics more at risk of heart attack

Dec. 10 | The latest research has shown that people suffering from diabetes are almost 50 percent more likely to have a heart attack than those who do not have the condition. It was observed that almost 14,500 diabetics suffered a heart attack in England and Wales...