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 Type 2 diabetes raises cancer risk Research has shown that people with type 2 diabetes may be at risk of developing liver cancer. Endurance sport may protect against diabetes A study finds that being an elite athlete, especially in an endurance sport, may help protect men against type 2 diabetes later in life. Diabetes battle 'being lost' as cases hit 382 million As the number of people with diabetes worldwide hits a record high of 382 million, experts warn the situation is dire. Quiz Assess your diabetes risk » Ask Diabetes expert » Check Glycaemic index tool » Quiz Am I eating right for my diabetes? » The perks of diabetes A snapshot of diabetes in SA 'Breathalyzer' to monitor blood sugar levels Diabetics have to prick their fingers multiple times a day to monitor their blood sugar levels, but someday patients may be able to do that simply by checking their breath. Meat can cause acidic load in body A diet heavy in animal products and other acidic foods can cause an acid load in the body, resulting in health complications. First all-diabetic cycling team to cycle 1200km in 48 hours From 7 to 9 November 2013, a bit of history will be made on South African soil when an all-diabetic cycling team will cycle 1 200km in 48 hours to help raise diabetes awareness. Early periods may signal greater diabetes risk Researchers say girls who start menstruating earlier than most may be more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. Urine test may spot heart, kidney risk in kids with type 1 diabetes Screening could help identify those who would benefit from early treatment, researchers say. Low 'brown fat' levels tied to higher diabetes risk South Asian people have lower amounts of so-called 'brown fat' than white people do, which might help explain why they have a much greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Islet cell transplant for diabetics Using a specially designed chamber, an international research team has transplanted islet cells into a patient with type 1 diabetes. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.