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Diabetics may be ignoring salt warnings

15 September 2014

In a survey, most adults with diabetes knew that a high salt diet is linked to health risks but still consumed too much anyway.

Working in shifts may give you diabetes

11 September 2014

People who work night shifts or constantly changing shifts are more likely to develop type-2 diabetes, suggests a new analysis.

Pistachios may reduce diabetes risk

3 September 2014

Regular pistachios eating may help lower type-2 diabetes risk, according to a new trial.

Instant noodles carry higher health risks for women

29 August 2014

Women who eat instant noodles at least two times a week face a greater risk of high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar and high cholesterol, researchers say.

Intensive behavioural course can help overweight people

28 August 2014

Health providers should provide counselling on weight loss to heart risk patients, recommends US health task force.

Staying trim may delay kidney problems for diabetics

23 August 2014

Eating well and living an active lifestyle can stave off kidney disease for diabetics, says study.

Doc recounts cases of patients with problems

25 July 2014

UNABLE to see in one eye, with sight in the other one deteriorating, it was the wish of a 62-year-old woman to see her son get married.

Dr Yeoh Boon Hock (left) and Prof Dr Nor Azmi Kamaruddin at the launch of the MSD Ramadan Campaign 2014 â¿" Smart Info Tools.

Fight diabetes: A recipe for success

10 July 2014

MSD introduces diabetes-friendly recipes and mobile apps for fasting month.

Ministry to study tax on soft drinks

21 June 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: A “sin tax” that will see higher prices for sugary drinks is being studied by the Health Ministry as a measure to address the high number of diabetics in the country.

Diabetes: Sugar in the eyes

19 June 2014

Diabetic eye disease is a result of damage to the small blood vessels that nourish the eyes.

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