Issue 35 September 2011

Dear Friends,

     We are very much delighted to inform you that our new centre has started functioning at Chembumukku, Kakkanad, Cochin, Kerala, India. The highlight of this month is the YouTube video 'Living with type 1 diabetes' by Ms. Rebecca Vitale, an International Diabetes ambassador lecturing at the Type 1 get together organized by Jothydev's Diabetes Research Centre. We have also included a range of topics like link between chemerin levels, diabetes and heart disease, the effect of yoga in diabetes etc.

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

Rebecca Vitale on "Living with Diabetes"
Chemerin linked to abdominal fat, diabetes and heart attacks

Chemerin, a recently discovered adipocytokine, may be linked to obesity and obesity-associated metabolic complications. However, the relationship between visceral fat accumulation .........


Diamond Jubilee Family Get Together of First Batch MBBS (1951), Medical College, Trivandrum

An idle curiosity has given way to a historical event as the spirited search for the tracing all the 60 students of the first batch of the Thiruvananthapuram Medical College results in a........


Toxic type of fat make people Diabetic and Prone to Heart Disease

A team of researchers has discovered the reason why some obese people develop chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, and others do not ........


Yoga effective for Diabetes

 Yoga may help people with type 2 diabetes take off a small amount of weight and steady their blood sugar control. The study, of 123 middle-aged and older adults,........


Eat slowly and shed extra weight!!

New study results show that eating speed is heavily linked to weight gain. Dr Caroline Horwath and colleagues analysed relationship between self-reported speed of eating and Body Mass Index.........


Chocolates are a matter of the heart

Cocoa products and chocolate have been consumed and enjoyed by humans for centuries. Although over-consumption can have harmful effects, the existing studies generally agree on a potential.........


Diabetes Medicine Updates

1. Diabetes: New Drug Target That Stimulates Beta Cell Growth Identified........

2. Sweat meter warns patients of dangerously low blood sugar


JDC Updates

Inauguration of new JDC facility at Kakkanad,Cochin........


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The Newsletter team:
 Chief Editor
Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev
 Managing editor Sunitha Jothydev
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 Editor Neethu Annie Simon (Unit head, JDC2, Kochi)
Scientific Editor Gopikakrishnan G R .(Research Pharmacist, JDC1, Trivandrum)
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