We are inviting applications from young researchers to be considered for the 'P. Kesavadev JPEF Award 2018 for the Best Young Researcher in Diabetes', which forms the theme for Gems picture of the month.

A warning for all those who do intermittent fasting, beware, it actually can raise your risk of developing type 2 diabetes!!

In this issue, we have also included some other interesting reads such as the advantage of adopting expanded screening criteria to diagnose diabetes early, the bidirectional link between diabetes and sleep quality etc.

Gems video of the month features a scientific lecture by Dr.Jothydev Kesavadev elaborating the pathophysiological defects leading to type 2 diabetes.

Our regular updates – Device update, JDC updates and Recipe of the month continue.

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Type 2 Diabetes: Intermittent Fasting May Raise Risk
New research suggests that intermittent fasting, a popular diet method considered to increase lifespan and prevent cancers, may adversely affect our metabolic health by damaging the pancreas and affecting the insulin function thereby leading to health problems including diabetes.........READ MORE

Homosexual Women and Diabetes Risk
Research led by Heather L. Corliss from San Diego State University's Graduate School of Public Health, California, reports that homosexual women have a 27% increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D).........READ MORE

Egg Lovers Can Rejoice! Egg Consumption Found Advantageous for T2D
The latest article published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, by the researchers at University of Sydney, helps clear up conflicting dietary advice around egg consumption.........READ MORE

Diabetes and Sleep Disorders Are Interconnected!
Studies indicate that a strong bidirectional link exists between diabetes and sleep problems. This means sleep-related issues can lead to the development of type 2 diabetes (T2D) and vice versa.........READ MORE

Gems Picture of the Month
We are inviting applications from researchers aged below 40 years to be considered for the P.Kesavadev JPEF Award 2018 for the Best Young Researcher in Diabetes.........READ MORE

Expanded Screening Criteria Helps Detect Diabetes Sooner
Early detection of diabetes could be improved by the newest US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) criteria for screening, according to a study published in Journal of General Internal Medicine.........READ MORE

Device Update
Insulet Corporation has received FDA clearance for the Omnipod® DASH™ Insulin Management System. ........READ MORE

Recipe of the Month
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degreesC). Line 3 baking sheets with aluminum foil and lightly spray with cooking spray.........READ MORE

JDC Updates
Dr.Jothydev Kesavadev was awarded ‘Best Doctor in Diabetes’ on the occasion of 50th-anniversary celebrations of Mangalam Publications on 29 May 2018.........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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