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In this month’s Gems issue we bring to you some of the recent updates in the field of diabetes such as: Elevated risk of developing cancer among individuals with diabetes and/or obesity, Importance of Coronary Artery Calcium scores in predicting the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), A novel finding that 1-h blood glucose level is a better predictor of future type 2 diabetes (T2DM) than the traditional 2-h glucose level, Importance of including antioxidant rich food in your diet to lower the risk of T2DM, Impact of having a regular breakfast in lowering diabetes and CVD risk, etc.

Our regular updates- Gems picture of the month, Recipe of the month, JDC updates and Drug updates continue.

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Cancer Probability Shooting Through the Roof due to Diabetes and Obesity
New research published in the journal The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology in November 2017,have quantified the number of diabetes- and obesity-related cancers and projects a steep rise in diagnosed cases.........READ MORE

Calcium Score Predicts Future Heart Attack and Stroke Risk in T2 Diabetes Patients.
A newly published Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) concludes that Coronary artery calcium (CAC) scores better at predicting the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) event in patients with type 2 than traditional scores.........READ MORE

1-Hour Post-Prandial Glucose Predicts the Risk For Type 2 Diabetes
A recent study suggests that diabetes complications and mortality may be better predicted with elevated 1-hour blood glucose levels than the 2-hour blood glucose levels.........READ MORE

Anti-oxidaent rich food proven to lower T2D risk
A food rich in antioxidants like fruit, vegetables, tea, and moderate alcohol consumption lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes. This was pointed out by a study from an Inserm research group, published in Diabetologia.........READ MORE

Gems Picture of the Month
Jothydev’s Diabetes Research Centre (JDC) is a leader in technologies in diabetes care with patients coming from all over the world for deployment of advanced insulin pumps and Artificial Pancreas.........READ MORE

Regular Breakfast Lowers Diabetes and CVD Risks
Regularly eating breakfast affects our body fat cells by decreasing the activity of genes involved in fat metabolism and increasing how much sugar they take up, according to new research from the Journal of Physiology.........READ MORE

Drug Updates
On December 11, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Admelog, a short-acting insulin (from Sanofi-Aventis US). Admelog thus becomes the first short-acting insulin approved as a “follow-on” product of Eli Lilly’s short-acting insulin lispro (Humalog). ........READ MORE

Recipe of the Month
1.Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till they turn translucent.........READ MORE

JDC Updates
1.IDF World Congress 4-8 December 2017 Abu Dhabi
2.Diabscreen Kerala,Camp, Neyyatinkara........READ MORE


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 The Newsletter team:
 Chief Editor
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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