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World Diabetes day 2017 Theme, Activities and History: Prevention remedies to eradicate diabetes

World Diabetes day 2017

World Diabetes day 2017: On November 14th we considered as world diabetes day. Is it necessary to observe this day, yes it is very very important to remember this day? The people with diabetes are increasing day by day throughout the world, especially in India. Unfortunately, India is in the second place in diabetes cases. International Diabetes Federation IDF is a universal alliance of about 230 national diabetes associations which operates WDD 2017

World diabetes day 2017 Theme

World diabetes day theme for the year 2017 is Women and diabetes – our right to a healthy future.World diabetes day 2016 theme is “Eyes on Diabetes”. All organizations started a campaign to eradicate diabetes. So on this word diabetes day, 2017 join your hands and eradicate the disease. The International diabetes day 2017 campaign will encourage the importance of affordable and equitable access for all women at risk for or live with diabetes.

It also promotes self-management education and information they require to achieve optimal diabetes outcomes and extend their capacity to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Why this disease occurred?

Diabetes is not a very dangerous disease which kills the person immediately, but it slowly affects all organs and makes the person fragile and finally causes death. This diabetes is recorded in the 8th place in the world in disease list. Why this disease occurred?  This condition occurred due to the illness of metabolism, when insulin is not produced correctly in our body then we will face the problem of diabetes.

World Diabetes day 2016 theme

This year about 415 million people are recorded with the disease of diabetes. At present China is in the first place with 9 crores diabetes patients and India is in the second place with 6.51 crores. America, Russia, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Bangladesh, Indonesia occupied next places. So we are observing this International Diabetes day India on November 14th. This world diabetes day 2017 is mainly celebrated to spread the awareness in the people,

Diabetes Symptoms
  • Weight loss
  • Weight gain
  • Frequent urination
  • Excessive sleep
  • Weak body
  • Excessive thirsty
  • Blurry vision

If this disease once attacked there is no way to reduce the disease, so prevention is better than cure. In this sugar disease, we have two types type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. This type 1 will occur in adults and this type 2 will mostly observed in kids. To stop the disease, we are observing this world diabetes day

Reasons to get this disease
  • Improper diet, junk foods
  • No exercise to body, sitting whole day near TV’s and computers
  • Stress
  • Lack of sleep
Prevention remedies and safety remedies
  • Healthy diet which includes all vitamins, fiber
  • Avoid alcohol, smoking
  • Do exercise
  • Regular medical tests
  • Avoid stress

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Google Calendar Integrates with Google Fit to Track Your New Fitness Goals

Google calendar fitness goals

Have you taken New Year resolution about your fitness, but not finding time to execute it? Don’t worry Google calendar will help to track your fitness goals. It helps you to accomplish your goals.

For example if you made a resolution to run 3 times a week then make sure to note that in Google calendar. It will help you to find the time and stick to it. From today onwards it is adding new ways to make sticking it even easier.

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To achieve a goal we need some motivation to achieve it. Goals in the Google calendar will find some time to achieve your goals. But it hasn’t been as easy to track whether you’re reaching that goal, even if you’re using fitness tracking apps in parallel and since you still have to mark your goal “done” every time manually

From today onwards you can connect to the Google Fit and Apple Health to your fitness goals in the Google calendar, it will help you in the task

google calendar goals

Every year we make many goals about our fitness and health. But due to our busy schedule, we gradually forget our resolution, again on new year we will recollect our resolution and feel regret about wasting a year. Now Google calendar never make you regret.

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Set your goal like which exercise, how much time, how many days in a week and connect to Google fit or any other apps. This will always remind your goals and helps you to make fit and healthy always.

Your ATM Machine may be full of Microbes: Read and Be Cautious

Your ATM Machine may be full of Microbes: Read and Be Cautious

Do you ever think using the ATM will surround with different types of bacteria? So be careful when you visit the nearby ATM (Automated Teller Machine). As the keypad might load with the bacterias from the spoiled food to parasites, which may lead to cause sexually transmitted disease (STDs). This is stated by the researchers after the deep analysis.

After the Ban of Rs500 and Rs1000 Notes in India, Government has implemented many rules for depositing, exchanging and withdrawal of money. Whatever the time, ATMs are completely queued up with the people who wants to withdraw money from ATM. So the keypads represent the particular and unexplored microhabitat for microbial communities.

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Jane Carlton, Professor at New York University, US says “Our results suggest that ATM keypads integrate microbes from different sources, including the human microbiome, foods, and potentially novel environmental organisms adapted to air or surfaces.”

He also mentioned that “DNA obtained from ATM keypads may provide a record of both human behavior and environmental sources of microbes.”

The researchers took the swabs of keypads from 66 ATMs in the month of June and July 2014. They collected those keypads from the different locations in Queens, Manhattan, and Brooklyn in the United States.

The most common identified sources of these microbes on the keypads were from the household surfaces. These are observe from the surfaces like restrooms, televisions, kitchens and pillows. The awkward thing is that fish, mollusks, and chicken also includes.

The residual DNA from the meal might remain on a person’s hands and transferred to the ATM keypad after the use, mentioned by the researchers.

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ATM keypads which located in the stores and laundromats is having the highest number of biomarkers. This is the most prominent Lactobacillus’s (Lactic Acid Bacteria), which found in the decomposing milk products and plants. The researchers also observed the Xeromyces bisporus which related to the spoiled baked goods.

The team of researchers found a parasite which typically seen in the gut of humans and other mammals. Besides with these species that closely related to the human parasite Trichomonas vaginitis, which can cause STD.

After the keen research:  researchers has noted that, there is no significant difference was found on the keypads from the ATMs located in the outdoors and indoors.

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Scientists and Doctors Are On Edge to Cure HIV

HIV /AIDS: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Scientists and Doctors from five different leading British universities teamed to design a cure for HIV. Overall 50 people take part in the treatment, and it seems like one trail person’s treatment showing the sign that he might be cured.

A 44-year social worker from London took the trail treatment of HIV/AIDS cure. His early tests have failed to detect any trace of HIV in his system. But, those who are working on trail programme expect to wait for few months longer before confirming whether the treatment has worked correctly.

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The newly developed therapy is different from previous improved HIV/AIDS treatments. Now the Scientists and Doctors targeted dormant cells to destroy the virus in every part of the body. If this newly implemented test proves to be successful, then it becomes a permanent cure for HIV. And even if everything is fine after the first experiment, the tests will carry on for other five years.

 “It would be great if a cure has happened. My last blood test was a couple of weeks ago, and there is no detectable virus. However, that could be the anti-retroviral therapies, so we have to wait to be sure” said by the patient have signs of curing HIV/AIDS.

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He also added “I took part in the trial to help others as well as myself. It would be a massive achievement if, after all, these years, something is found to cure people of this disease. The fact that I was a part of that would be incredible.

Still, there are findings of this treatment are promising. A drug like this is relatively a straightforward medicine to cure HIV/AIDS rather than previously developed therapies. If all this process clears significant hurdles, the virus won’ become a threat in the upcoming decades.

 EpiPen Alternative DIY EpiPencil for $30 Can be Made at Home 

 EpiPen alternative DIY EpiPencil for $30 can be made at home 

Have you ever heard of lifesaving  ‘EpiPen’ or ‘DIY EpiPen’? EpiPens(Epinephrine) are auto-injectors meant as a last-ditch measure to escape from the allergic reaction which may lead to death.

This allergy is known as ‘Anaphylaxis’ which is caused by Insect bites/sting, Food, and Medications. The symptoms of Anaphylaxis are an itchy rashes, throat or tongue swelling, vomiting, low blood pressure, light-headedness, shortness of breath. Spontaneous treatment to this Anaphylaxis may result in Unconsciousness and even lead us to death.

This Epinephrine drug is 100 years old. But the device EpiPen makes it easy to inject for everyone. Mylan is the only one pharmaceutical company all around the world to manufacture this EpiPen device. Nobody has built an alternative to EpiPen due to several reasons, they may be patent protection, fear of building device that doesn’t work efficiently or the reason being a regulatory process of getting that product to the market etc…   With the increase in the demand for this drug has led to the supply of all over the world by only one company.

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Recently, Mylan has increased EpiPen price skyrocketed from $100 in 2007 for a pair to $608 presently. That is 4.61 percent increase after acquiring the rights in 2007. The over pricing has resulted some people to prevent access to this reliable EpiPen to treat Anaphylaxis.

The over rising in price has led to manufacturing of many alternative solutions from EpiPens by biohackers.

DIY EpiPencil

A team of DIY enthusiasts had researched on this and discovered a very cheap way to manufacture the EpiPen with just $30 only. Calling themselves as Four Thieves Vinegar had published plans for anyone to make a device for self-injecting epinephrine. Four Thieves Vinegar has revealed that the components of the product(EpiPen) only costs about $30.

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The team has found the process for to create tools for DIY medicine; the auto injected device. That team of members had published a video and the instructions online with demonstrating how to build the home-made version of the device. The team calls it as ‘ EpiPencil .’

The team claims that it can “ be built entirely using off-the-shelf parts, for just over $30.”

This EpiPencil also pairs an existing auto-injector for people suffering from hypodermic needles. The question raises here is, how far using this EpiPencils is reliable which are made at home.