Issue, 9 July 2009
Dear Friends,

          Apart from diabetes and heart attacks, various forms of cancers can also occur due to lifestyle disorders. Does over eating, over weight and diabetes predispose to cancer? Yes. This ninth issue of JDC GEMS reassures safety of currently available newer and older insulin. We also present a section on smart insulin pumps to manage diabetes and one on exercise goals to prevent heart attack in diabetes.

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Jothydev's Diabetes and Research Centre, Trivandrum, Kerala, INDIA
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Jothydev's Diabetes Center, Trivandrum is an International Center for Insulin Pump Therapy.
Diabetes,Cancer And Confusions
The world is now facing the epidemic of over weight, obesity and diabetes, which in turn also increase the incidences of cancer. Insulin originally discovered in 1921 is still the gold standard for the management of diabetes........
Miraculous solution for diabetes and overweight
New diabetic drug liraglutide for the treatment of diabetes and weight reduction is approved in Europe. European commission granted marketing authorisation of VICTOZA . This new drug is developed by Novo Nordisk for the treatment........
Smart Insulin Pump To Manage Diabetes
Smart insulin pumps with bolus wizard function are becoming popular and rapidly catching up in India. Pumps with real time glucose sensing are also been largely used. Dr.Jothydev Kesavadev, Jothydev’s Diabetes And Research Centre........
Effect of Low Carb and Low-Fat Diet on Weight and Glycemic Control in Type 2 Diabetes
The objective of the study lead by Nichola J. Davis and team from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center was to compare the effects of a one-year intervention with a low-carbohydrate........
AHA Urges Exercise to Cut Cardio Vascular Risk in Diabetics
At least 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity exercise or Ninety minutes per week of vigorous-intensity cardio respiratory exercise. Thats the amount recommended by the American Heart Association(AHA) for reducing ........
JDC Updates
Diabscreen Kerala conducted a free camp at Paripally. This camp was organised by Kesavadev trust in association with Rotary Club of Paripally at Panchayat Association hall on June 28, 2009........

The Newsletter team:
Chief Editor
Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev
Sub Editor Dr. Arun Shankar
Editor Neethu Annie Simon
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