Do you know the detection and treatment of diabetes in pregnancy has changed? Gems video of the month discusses the new management of gestational diabetes mellitus. The holy month of Ramadan is fast approaching. The review article by Dr.Jothydev Kesavadev provides an overview of the use of new insulin pumps for safe and trouble free fasting during the holy month.

Other articles include the risk of snacking at night hours, use of periodic CGM in diabetic pregnancies, benefits of walking every hour etc.Our regular issues including Gems Picture of the month, Gems Recipe of the month, Dug updates and JDC updates continues this month.

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JDC Diabetes Gems Team
Jothydev's Diabetes and Research Centre
Trivandrum, Kerala, INDIA

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Diabetes and Pregnancy:Malayalam video by Jothydev

"Insulins in Indian Context",
JPEF CME, Kollam May 9, 2015

Periodic CGM helps giving birth to healthier children
A new study published in Diabetes Care says achieving better glucose control in pregnant women with diabetes by using Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGMS) may help them give birth........READ MORE

Nocturnal eating raises breast cancer and diabetes
Researchers from University of California, San Diego School of Medicine discovered, a night time snack might seem like a harmless treat, but can raise the risk of breast cancer and diabetes........READ MORE

Walking two minutes per hour extra each day prolongs life
Researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine investigated the health benefits of engaging in lighter activities for short periods of time in those who are sitting and working........READ MORE

Fasting in Ramadan with an Insulin Pump
This review article by Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev on managing diabetes during Ramadan fasting with an insulin pump showcases the exceptional flexibility and features an insulin pump........READ MORE

Gems Picture of the Month
Do you know? Overfeeding, obesity and lack of physical activity in cats and dogs may result in diabetes- same way humans develop. Diabetes strikes one in 400 cats........READ MORE

Will sugar-rich beverages suppress stress ?
The hormone cortisol and stress responses were suppressed with the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, according to recent study findings published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism........READ MORE

Drug Updates
Saroglitazar found effective in diabetes patients. The novel lipid and glucose lowering drug Saroglitazar showed significant improvements in total cholesterol, high-density cholesterol........READ MORE

Recipe of the Month
Herby Cucumber Salad........READ MORE

JDC Updates
Lectures and research presentations at diabetes conventions
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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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