Issue 31, MAY 2011

Dear Friends,

World Health Organisation has released the video "WHO: Unite in the fight against Non-Communicable Diseases" at Moscow in April 2011. The WHO video highlights the present crisis created by diabetes, heart disease, cancers etc. Here is the link to the video in YouTube.

      In the monthly JDC Diabetes GEMS video, Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev discusses the Top 8 questions on diabetes from patients and lucidly describes the answers.

      The research team at Jothydev's Diabetes and Research Centre is proud to announce the publication of one more research work on insulin pumps conducted at our centre and published in an international indexed medical journal. The findings of this new study apparently proves the role of insulin pumps in treating neurological diseases and involvement in diabetes

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How insulin pumps revolutionise treatment of neuronal diseases in Diabetes?- International Publication from JDC!!
 Wolfram syndrome (WS), or DIDMOAD (diabetes insipidus, diabetes mellitus, optic atrophy, and deafness), is a rare autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder with a median .........
High-fat diet, though dangerous may reverse diabetes-related kidney damage.
 Renal failure, one of the main complications of diabetes, may reverse in eight weeks by ketogenic diet. According to a mice study conducted at Sinai Hospital in New York.........
Want to be slim? Avoid obese friends
 A new study found that obese friends can also make you fatter. According to this study thin people who socialise with the obese can put on weight. But, here is the good news.
Compound in Broccoli May Block Defective Gene Linked to cancer
You may have heard that broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables such as cauliflower and watercress has the ability to fight against cancer. But until now the scientists did not know the secret.........
Diabetes Medicine Updates
 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Tradjenta (linagliptin) tablets, used with diet and exercise, to improve blood glucose control in adults with Type 2 diabetes.l...........
JDC Updatess
Diabscreen Lecture at Tata Elxsi, Techno Park, Thiruvananthapuram..........

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