#Diabetes

.London, UK
The researchers tracked everyday lives of 17,000 people. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • At age 46-48, about 34% of those people had two or more chronic health problems
  • The experts advise people to limited alcohol, quit smoking and taking regular exercise
  • A good appetite and healthy regime is the most essential aspect: Study

.Manhattan, New York, NY, USA
American rapper Biz Markie died on Friday. (Photo credit: Twitter/@jdwitherspoon)

  • Marcel Theo Hall, popularly known by his stage name Biz Markie, was born in Harlem, Manhattan
  • Markie shot to fame with his song 'Just A Friend' in the 1990s
  • A Hip Hop legend, Markie was regarded to have popularised beatboxing

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Type 2 diabetes-related skin issues affect more than 75% of people throughout the world. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • Diabetes is now a common lifestyle illness that affects millions of people
  • Certain changes in the skin can be a sign of the beginning of diabetes
  • Most persons with diabetes or pre-diabetes experience recurrent skin problems

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Type 2 diabetes occurs when your blood glucose is too high. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • The urge to urinate is the most common symptom of diabetes
  • Fungal infections are normal but people with diabetes are more prone to it
  • Delayed healing of injuries is another sign of diabetes

The usual variety of mango is not recommended for persons with diabetes because of its high sugar content. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • A Pakistani scientist has created three types of sugar-free mangoes 
  • They were launched in Pakistani markets under the names: Sonaro, Glenn, and Keitt
  • The usual variety of mango is not recommended for persons with diabetes because of its high sugar content

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Laughter Yoga movement founder Dr Kataria claims that it helps improve the quality of life and strengthen the immune system (Photo credits- Representational/Unsplash)

  • Laughter yoga is a popular movement that primarily includes breathing exercises 
  • Its founders concluded that our body cannot differentiate between pretend and genuine laughter
  • Japanese scientist Murakami concluded that laughter can definitively reduce blood sugar levels 

.India
ENT specialists perform a surgery on a Black Fungus infected patient at government hospital in Hyderabad, Monday, May 31, 2021. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India recorded more than 12,000 cases of black fungus
  • India has seen more cases of black fungus due to the high prevalence of diabetes
  • Black Fungus affects the sinuses

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
An overall healthy lifestyle is needed to manage the disease. (photo credit: Representational/Unsplash)

  • WHO predicts that roughly 8.7% of Indian population is diabetic
  • Certain additions to your diet could help manage diabetes
  • Onion water, methi water, neem water can help you manage high blood sugar

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Eat healthy to keep your blood sugar levels in check. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Include more non-starchy vegetables, fruits and whole-grain food in your diet
  • Keeping your body physically active is another crucial factor to keep your diabetes in check
  • Stress makes the body less sensitive to insulin and increases blood sugar levels

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Nick Jonas featured in a Dexcom ad that released on Super Bowl night. (Photo Credit: ScreenGrab-YouTube/Dexcom)

  • In the ad, Nick Jonas talked about how we are surrounded by technology
  • But "people with diabetes are still pricking their fingers? What?" the singer says
  • Jonas was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 13