We come to you with a quick tip to help you ward off type 2 diabetes. A recent study reveals that people with moderate muscle strength, maintained through resistance exercise, may be at a considerably lower risk of type 2 diabetes.

Evidence continues to pile up for metformin as one more study highlights the long-term protective effects of metformin against diabetes development, especially those with higher HbA1c levels and women who have had gestational diabetes. This and more you can read in the Gems issue this month. Our regular updates-Gems picture of the month, Gems video etc. will continue to enlighten you.

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Metformin lowers long-term diabetes risk
A recent article published in Diabetes Care, confirms that Metformin has long-term protective effects against diabetes development in adults at greatest risk........READ MORE

Moderate muscle strength lowers diabetes risk
Researchers from Iowa State University in Ames, the University of South Carolina in Columbia, the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge........READ MORE

Sub 40 T2D patients face excess risk of cardiovascular disease, death
People under age 40 who are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are more likely to have or die from cardiovascular disease than those of similar age without diabetes........READ MORE

Treating diabetes in older adults requires simpler medication regimens, looser glycemic targets
Even though fewer heart attacks are occurring in the US, these events are steadily rising in very young adults. New data reveal that more heart attacks are striking younger people........READ MORE

Healthy fats improve nerve function in obese mice
Simplifying medication regimens and tailoring glycemic targets in older adults with diabetes improves adherence and avoids treatment-related complications........READ MORE

Gems picture of the month
World’s first ultra rapid-acting insulin- FiAsp........READ MORE

Device updates
FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for EOPancreas - The EOPancreas, received Breakthrough Device........READ MORE

Recipe of the Month
Mexican Rice - Heat a broad non-stick pan on a medium flame and when hot, add the onions and garlic and dry roast on a slow flame till the onions turn light brown in........READ MORE

JDC Updates
March 20, 2019: History of Internal Medicine program | April 4, 2019: JPEF Mini CME........READ MORE

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Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev
 Managing Editor Sunitha Jothydev
 Scientific Editor  Gopika Krishnan (Research Head, JDC Centres)
 Sub Editor Dr. Arun Shankar
 Editor Neethu Annie Simon (Unit head, JDC2, Kochi)

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