The number of adults estimated to be living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled over 35 years: the World Health Organization
Diabetes often causes complications that lead to nearly 5,000 amputations every year in Kazakhstan.
Eating yoghurt and low-fat cheese can cut the risk of developing diabetes by around a quarter compared with consuming none.
Smoking cigarettes can cause even more health problems than lung cancer, including blindness, diabetes, erectile dysfunction and liver cancer.
The Google lab known for working on unusual projects like self-driving cars is crafting a contact lens that could help diabetics manage blood sugar levels.
People with a glucose-tolerance problem -- a driver of diabetes and cardiovascular disease -- can cut the risk of heart attack or stroke by simply walking an additional 2,000 steps per day, a study said on Friday.
US authorities on Monday lifted restrictions on the prescription of diabetes drug Avandia after a new study indicated it did not carry an elevated risk of heart attacks.
Almost 12 percent of adults in China had diabetes in 2010, with economic prosperity driving the disease to slightly higher proportions than in the United States.
Older adults with diabetes are between 50 and 80 percent likelier to have a disability compared to people without the disease.
A DNA flaw may explain why people with Type 2 diabetes are more prone to blood cancers than the rest of the population.
Independent experts urged US regulators Thursday to reduce restrictions on GlaxoSmithKline's controversial diabetes drug Avandia, banned in Europe over heart attack risk concerns.
A decrease in levels of the sleep hormone melatonin has been linked to an increased risk of adult onset diabetes.
Breakthrough Australian research mapping how insulin works at a molecular level could open the door to novel new diabetes treatments, ending daily needle jabs for millions.
A flashmob in support of anti-diabetes campaign was held in Almaty and made it into the CIS Book of Records.
190,682 new diabetics were registered in Kazakhstan in the beginning of 2011.
The United States saw a dramatic rise in the number of adults suffering from diabetes between 1995 and 2010, according to official statistics.
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