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With great pleasure and pride, we thank all the esteemed faculties and delegates for making JPEF 2018 Annual Global Diabetes Convention a grand success. The event was truly an intellectual feast with over 300 lectures by renowned international and national faculties. The convention was inaugurated by the Hon'ble Governor of Kerala, Shri Justice (Retd) P.Sathasivam. View pictures here

Gems picture of the month has Dr. Anjana Ranjit Mohan receiving the prestigious P.Kesavadev JPEF Young Investigator Award 2018 for her original research in epidemiology and translational research. We have also included all the award-winning abstracts of JPEF 2018 in this issue. A study performed in the elderly reveals a new finding that even short inactivity periods can hasten diabetes onset in this population. Our regular updates - Gems video, Recipe of the month, JDC updates and Device updates continue.

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Type 1 Diabetes Kids Deserve Normal Life and the Best Care. Stop Ignoring Them!
Type 1 diabetes (T1DM) mainly affects children and if left uncontrolled can lead to serious complications affecting the major organ systems such as kidney........READ MORE

Even Short Inactivity Periods Can Hasten Diabetes Onset in Elderly
A new study published in The Journals of Gerontology shows that just 2 weeks of physical inactivity can trigger diabetes in seniors with pre-diabetes.........READ MORE

Normal Blood Sugar Levels Could Still Be Problematic!
A new study by researchers at Stanford University in California, published in journal PLOS Biology reveals that "normal" blood glucose levels are often not normal at all--they stray much farther from the healthy ranges than we assumed.........READ MORE

Molecular 'Switch' Controls the Muscle Mass We Build
It is very frustrating for aspiring muscle builders to see that some people can build and maintain muscles with little to no effort, while others have to work twice as hard for half the results.........READ MORE

Diabetes During Pregnancy May Increase Baby's Heart Disease Risk
Gestational diabetes may increase the risk of blood vessel dysfunction and heart disease in offspring by altering a smooth muscle protein responsible for blood vessel network formation. ........READ MORE

Gems Picture of the Month
P.Kesavadev JPEF Award for the Best Young Researcher in Diabetes for the year 2018, was awarded to Dr. Anjana Ranjit Mohan (Managing Director, & Diabetologist, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre, and Vice President, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai).........READ MORE

Low-or No-Calorie Soft Drinks Linked to
Improved Outcomes in Colon Cancer
Caffeine consumption has been associated with lower risks for multiple diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke, but the mechanism underlying these protective effects has been unknown.........READ MORE

Device Updates
Frequent use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems is proven to improve glycemic outcomes in diabetes affected individuals, but the need for calibrations and sensor insertions are often barriers to adoption.........READ MORE

Recipe of the Month
Blend the moong sprouts in a mixer to a coarse mixture without using any water.........READ MORE

JDC Updates
The 6th JPEF Annual Global Diabetes Convention jointly organized by P. Kesavadev Trust, Jothydev’s Professional Education Forum (JPEF), and Diabetes India was held on 11th and 12th August 2018 at Hotel Uday Samudra, Kovalam, Trivandrum.........READ MORE

JPEF 2018 Abstracts and Pictures
6th JPEF Two-Day Annual Global Diabetes Convention offered a platform for Modern medicine doctors, Dietitians, Researchers and Allied healthcare professionals to present their original scientific research........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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