World Diabetes Day

  • Most parents unaware that diabetes can affect children too: Expert on World Diabetes Day 15-11-2013 09:48 AM

    Many people think diabetes affects only adults, especially the middle aged. It can, therefore, be disconcerting for parents to find out that their child is suffering from diabetes, an expert said on Thursday on the occasion of World Diabetes Day. "The fact is that about 10 lakh children live with...
  • World Diabetes Day & Children's Day: Kids vulnerable too 14-11-2012 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: If you are under the impression that diabetes is an old man's disease, you are wrong. More and more children are falling prey to this lifestyle disease and doctors say it is best to screen children too. The theme of this year's World Diabetes Day, being observed on...
  • India to have 101.1 million diabetics by 2030 14-11-2012 08:20 AM

    New Delhi: India has 61 million diabetics between 20-79 years according to the International Diabetes Federation. By 2030, this figure is estimated to go up to 101.1 million. President of the International Diabetes Federation Professor Jean Claude Mbanya said, 'Major number of diabetics are in the middle and low income...
  • Religious leaders join hands for diabetes awareness 08-11-2012 10:21 AM

    New Delhi: Leaders of different faiths have come forward to spread awareness on diabetes in the national capital ahead of the World Diabetes Day on Nov 14. Prominent religious structures, such as Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple, Jama Masjid, Sacred Heart Church and Bangla Sahib Gurdwara will be lit in blue to...
  • World Diabetes Day special 13-11-2011 05:24 PM

    On this episode we throw light on why diabetes should not be taken lightly. ...
  • India to launch new plan to tackle diabetes 13-11-2010 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: Diabetes in India claims more lives than HIV every year. On World Diabetes Day on November 14, the Government plans to launch a new initiative whereby free diabetes check up will be offered for people living in urban slums and rural districts. The plan is India's biggest ever...
  • Focus: Know your diabetes 16-11-2009 12:10 AM

    Experts answer queries and advise on tackling diabetes. ...
  • IBNLiving: Expert answers questions on diabetes 12-11-2009 01:21 PM

    Dr Ambarish Mitthal answers questions frequently asked about diabetes. ...
  • Living It Up: Dealing with juvenile diabetes 14-11-2008 07:22 PM

    About 40 million Indians suffer from Type II diabetes. ...
  • I refused to give in to diabetes: Wasim Akram 14-11-2007 06:38 PM

    Wasim Akram was in Mumbai to spread awareness about diabetes. ...
  • Now, a new drug that may fight diabetes 14-11-2007 12:46 PM

    New Delhi: An unbeaten century and three crucial wickets. After being there or thereabouts for quite a while, Yusuf Pathan finally announced his arrival on the big stage with a splendid all-round show which helped India get over the line in the fourth ODI against New Zealand at Bangalore, hence...