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It’s all in the hands of Women and Moms! – World Diabetes Day Message

In the year 2015, International Diabetes Federation (IDF) reported that 415 million adults have diabetes worldwide; and India alone harbor 69.2 million adults with diabetes. As we expect the release of the eighth edition of IDF Atlas in a couple of days, soon we will know the alarming diabetes prevalence… 

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Prevalence and Pattern of Co Morbidity Among Type 2 Diabetics Attending Urban Primary Healthcare Centers at Bhubaneswar (India)

Globally the burden of diabetes mellitus (DM) is a major public health concern. According to the estimates of DM burden worldwide, 371 million people actually have DM and about…

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The impact of Glycemic Status on Radiological Manifestations of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Diabetic Patients

Tuberculosis (TB) and diabetes mellitus (DM) are both important global health issues. In addition, the link between TB and DM has been demonstrated, and these conditions may complicate each other at…

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Influence of Distance Between Residence and Health Facilities on Non-Communicable Diseases: An Assessment Over Hypertension and Diabetes in Bangladesh

Non-communicable diseases have been the focus of many medical studies for its detrimental effects, both social and economic, in developing countries. One of the unexplored aspect of these diseases is how they are affected by the distances between potential patients’ residence and…

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Risk factor screening to identify women requiring oral glucose tolerance testing to diagnose gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is hyperglycaemia of variable severity first identified in pregnancy. GDM is associated with an increased risk of a range of adverse…

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Diabetes and Depression – a Deadly Mix, Needs a Fix!

Depression is different from usual mood fluctuations and short-lived emotional responses to challenges in everyday life. Especially when long-lasting and with moderate or…

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Fetal growth trajectories in pregnancies of European and South Asian mothers with and without gestational diabetes, a population-based cohort study

The association between birth weight and later risk of type 2 diabetes is U-shaped. One arm comprise men and women born small, due to maternal undernutrition or other factors. The other arm comprises of individuals born large, due to maternal adiposity and diabetes…

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