World Diabetes Day

  • Most parents unaware that diabetes can affect children too: Expert on World Diabetes Day November 15, 2013

    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 Type...
  • World Diabetes Day & Children's Day: Kids vulnerable too November 14, 2012

    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 November 14, 2012

    New Delhi: India has 61 million diabetics between 2079 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 November 8, 2012

    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 November 13, 2011

    On this episode we throw light on why diabetes should not be taken lightly. ...
  • India to launch new plan to tackle diabetes November 13, 2010

    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 battle...
  • Focus: Know your diabetes November 16, 2009

    Experts answer queries and advise on tackling diabetes. ...
  • IBNLiving: Expert answers questions on diabetes November 12, 2009

    World Diabetes Day is on Saturday. Dr Ambarish Mitthal answers questions frequently asked about diabetes. ...
  • Living It Up: Dealing with juvenile diabetes November 14, 2008

    New Delhi: About 40 million Indians suffer from Type II diabetes, a disease that is triggered by a sedentary lifestyle. The bigger worry is the numbers that go undiagnosed because for every diabetic, there are four more prediabetics in the country. ...
  • Type II diabetes is no longer a traditionally adult disease November 14, 2007

    New Delhi: Twelveyearold Hargun was diagnosed with diabetes and the causes that triggered the disease were a sedentary and highlevel of stress. Endocrinologist Dr Ambrish Mittal says, "South Asians are more prone to Type II diabetes, especially since their lifestyle is such that they put on weight very fast." The International...
  • I refused to give in to diabetes: Wasim Akram November 14, 2007

    Mumbai: It's World Diabetes Day and perhaps the most famous diabetic in the subcontinent was in Mumbai to spread awareness. CNNIBN caught up with former Pakistan fast bowler Wasim Akram. ...
  • India will be world diabetes capital in few yrs | New drug November 14, 2007

    New Delhi: On World Diabetes Day, it's time to take stock because India is all set to become the global capital for diabetes. Endocrinologist with Max hospital, Dr Rakesh Prasad says, "India is set to become the diabetes capital of the world and in the next few years, we will have...
  • Now, a new drug that may fight diabetes November 14, 2007

    New Delhi: In the treatment of diabetes, stage one was when doctors tried to treat the symptoms. The second stage was to control the blood sugar and the third, controlling the complications. And now we are looking at reversing the condition itself. The breakthrough endocrinologists like Dr Surendra Kumar are...