Page-6 of Diabetes Current Affairs, GK & News

Australian school introduces world’s first standing classroom to combat childhood obesity

As part of a novel experiment, Mont Albert Primary School in Australia has launched the world’s first standing classroom which aims to combat the menace of childhood obesity. In this experiment being conducted by  the researchers of Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, a grade six class at this school has been fitted with height-adjustable ..

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Indian scientists discovered insulin pills for diabetics

Indian scientists have discovered a pill form of insulin treatment,  so now diabetes patients would be spared from the pain of jabbing themselves with a needle every day. The process to transform delivery of this therapy from a shot to a pill was a challenge because body’s digestive enzymes that are so good at breaking down ..

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Lifestyle-related diseases largest cause of death in India

A recent study by World Health Organisation (WHO) has pointed out that out of every 10 deaths in India, eight are caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular diseases, cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes in urban India. In rural India, six out of every 10 deaths is caused by NCDs. Globally, 60% of ..

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