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Test handgrip strength to identify the risk of type 2 diabetes(Twitter/CarsonWhitake11/IndiaNewEngland)

Handgrip strength can identify if people are at a high risk of type 2 diabetes: Study

By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | Washington [US]
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 03:13 PM IST
Given that around 90 per cent of people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes, a new study has found handgrip strength to be a potential tool to identify people at high risk of type 2 diabetes
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Mays, 46, admitted to purposely killing the veterans, injecting them with unprescribed insulin while she worked overnight shifts at the hospital in northern West Virginia between 2017 and 2018.(HT Archive)
Mays, 46, admitted to purposely killing the veterans, injecting them with unprescribed insulin while she worked overnight shifts at the hospital in northern West Virginia between 2017 and 2018.(HT Archive)

Hospital staffer admits to murdering 7 patients with insulin in US

By Associated Press | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar | West Virginia, US
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 09:30 AM IST
Reta Mays, a former nursing assistant at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg was charged with seven counts of second-degree murder and one count of assault with the intent to commit murder.
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Mohali admn delivers insulin to diabetic man at his doorstep

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2020 08:06 PM IST
The patient called the helpline number 112, from where he was given the number of Mohali ‘s drug control office
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India’s RV Healthcare has inked a long-term agreement with the Kazakh health ministry to supply insulin and cancer medicines over 10 years.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
India’s RV Healthcare has inked a long-term agreement with the Kazakh health ministry to supply insulin and cancer medicines over 10 years.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Indian firm to end Kazakhstan’s dependence on imported insulin

By Rezaul H Laskar | Astana (Kazakhstan)
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 02:11 PM IST
The Indian firm also signed a memorandum of cooperation last week with state-run Kazakh Invest for supporting the project, which Kazakh officials said, will end their country’s complete dependence on imported insulin.
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Madurai Bench also asked if the governments had a proposal to include Type I Diabetes as a disability under the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act.(Hindustan Times)
Madurai Bench also asked if the governments had a proposal to include Type I Diabetes as a disability under the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act.(Hindustan Times)

‘Can diabetic students carry snacks, insulin at exam centres?’ Madurai Court to hear PIL on April 4

By Press Trust of India | Madurai
UPDATED ON MAR 22, 2019 09:39 AM IST
The bench was hearing a PIL seeking to direct the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the state education department officials to issue a circular enabling the Type I diabetic students to take tablets, chocolates, candy, fruits and insulin pump.
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Many injectable drugs and vaccines are highly sensitive to heat and cold and can perish if their temperature shifts a few degrees, including insulin.(Shutterstock)
Many injectable drugs and vaccines are highly sensitive to heat and cold and can perish if their temperature shifts a few degrees, including insulin.(Shutterstock)

Diabetes patients, this is the right temperature to store insulin in your fridge

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 03:03 PM IST
Diabetes patients need to check that the temperature of their refrigerator is just right to avoid insulin contamination, says this new study.
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Hormonal imbalance in men and women can be kept in check by including certain foods in the diet(iStock)
Hormonal imbalance in men and women can be kept in check by including certain foods in the diet(iStock)

7 new superfoods for men and women

By Kavita Devgan | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2018 10:44 PM IST
Eat these to correct hormonal imbalances: beat hair fall, weight gain and depression!
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With ageing, hormones become unbalanced and we can see the changes following menopause. Due to this, women experience dry skin or oily skin and even adult acne.(Shutterstock)
With ageing, hormones become unbalanced and we can see the changes following menopause. Due to this, women experience dry skin or oily skin and even adult acne.(Shutterstock)

4 things you need to do for healthy skin at any age

By HT Correspondent | Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 05:58 PM IST
Don’t let age, diet and lifestyle take a toll on your skin. Here are 4 things you need to do to enjoy healthy, young-looking skin.
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A lot of research has been done on the role of insulin in organs such as the liver, muscle and in fat to understand the regulation of glucose or blood sugar.(Shutterstock)
A lot of research has been done on the role of insulin in organs such as the liver, muscle and in fat to understand the regulation of glucose or blood sugar.(Shutterstock)

Insulin can boost your immune system, here’s how

By HT Correspondent | Asian News International
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2018 11:35 AM IST
Insulin, a hormone produced by beta cells of the pancreatic islets, can boost your immune health, says a new study.
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Diabetes causes and symptoms: According to statistics, air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016 in the US.(Shutterstock)
Diabetes causes and symptoms: According to statistics, air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016 in the US.(Shutterstock)

What causes diabetes? Not just diet or lifestyle, air pollution too triggers type 2 diabetes

By Soma Das | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2018 02:35 PM IST
Diabetes causes: It is not just an improper diet and a sedentary lifestyle that can cause diabetes. A new study shows a link between low levels of air pollution and an increased risk of diabetes.
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