Defeating diabetes4 min read 10 Nov 2014, 08:33 PM IST
There's enough research to show how little tweaks in lifestyle can help keep this disease at bay
New research shows that diabetes can cause much more damage in the body than earlier thought. A study published in September in the journal Circulation says people with diabetes, even those who appear otherwise healthy, have a sixfold higher risk of developing heart failure regardless of their cholesterol levels. Even prediabetes increases the risk of cancer by 15%, according to a meta-analysis by Chinese researchers, published in the journal Diabetologia in September.
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