Deficiency of intestinal enzyme one of leading causes of diabetes, finds study

It has been long known that diabetes is caused by a variety of factors such as genetic influences, insulin resistance, and physical inactivity, but now a team of Bangladeshi scientists has come up with a new cause of the disease.
Deficiency of intestinal enzyme, Alkaline Phosphatase, is one of the leading causes of developing diabetes among people, said a study revealed in Bangladesh capital Dhaka on

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Junk foods lead to early-age diabetes

Frequent consumption of fast foods and lack of physical exercise are causing lifestyle diseases, particularly diabetes, among urban people even before they reach 35 years of age, according to physicians.
They say the increasing popularity of junk foods — popularly called fast foods — among the youngsters leads them to burden their blood with cholesterol and weaken pancreas

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1 in 3 adults has HTN, 1 in 10 has diabetes

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1 in 3 adults has HTN, 1 in 10 has diabetes
According to The World health statistics 2012 report released recently, one in three adults worldwide, has raised blood pressure, known as hypertension (HTN) — a
condition that causes around half of all deaths from stroke and heart disease. One in ten adults has diabetes. For the first time in the report,

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Diabetes ‘can be reversed through low calorie diet’

People with Type 2 diabetes could reverse their condition by following a very low calorie diet, according to new research.
The expert behind the study said the “remarkable” findings showed an eight-week diet could prompt the body to produce its own insulin.
The breakthrough suggests a dramatic drop in calories has a direct effect on reducing fat accumulated

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Young patients learn controlling diabetics

It was not just a pleasure excursion for the little children suffering from diabetes but an opportunity to learn how to control diabetes and maintain health to live like a non-diabetic person.
Young diabetics, aged between four and eighteen years, gathered at Proshika guesthouse in Manikganj on Sunday for a two-day camp. The camp aimed at teaching these children how to

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