Home > Medical > Diabetes > News News All sections in Diabetes » About Diabetes » Diabetes & other Organs » Diabetes and Pregnancy » Diabetes and the Elderly » Children & Teens » Diet and Obesity » FAQs » Health Tips » Living with Diabetes » Multimedia » Diabetes News » Real-life Story » Support Groups » The Glycaemic Index » Treatment: Type 1 » Treatment: Type 2 » What to do in a crisis » Who is at risk High-salt diets can cause heart woes in diabetics In a Japanese study heart disease risk jumped nearly 10-fold for people with poorly managed type 2 diabetes and a diet with excess salt. New test makes diabetes diagnosis cheaper and faster Inexpensive nanotechnology could soon be used to distinguish between the two types of diabetes outside hospital settings. Weight associated with diabetes differs by ethnicity Researchers suggest the definition of obesity should not be the same for all populations because some ethnic groups may develop diabetes at different weights. Quiz Assess your diabetes risk » Ask Diabetes expert » Check Glycaemic index tool » Quiz Am I eating right for my diabetes? » 'Let it go' - a diabetic parody of Frozen's theme song A snapshot of diabetes in SA Smartwatches may soon monitor blood sugar Medical technology firms are searching for applications that could turn wearable technology like bracelets into devices that can monitor blood sugar. New blood sugar target for young diabetics The American Diabetes Association's has established new targets for blood sugar levels among adolescents to improve glucose control in that group. Diabetics at risk during Ramadan Diabetic Muslims are putting their health at risk by ignoring medical advice when they fast during the holy month of Ramadan. Dramatic diabetes surge in US kids The prevalence of type 1 diabetes has increased by 21 %, and type 2 diabetes by 30.5 % in eight years among American kids. Progress made on a 'bionic pancreas' for diabetics Scientists have made big progress on a "bionic pancreas" to free some people with diabetes from the daily ordeal of managing their disease. Diabetes causes more heart disease in women Women with diabetes face a 40 to 50 percent greater risk of heart disease than men with diabetes. Discovery may lead to new diabetes treatment A newly discovered molecule that slows the degrading of insulin may in the future help people with diabetes control their disease more efficiently. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.