Monogenetic diabetes is a genetic form of diabetes that is caused by a single gene defect. The most common form of monogenetic diabetes is "Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY), which affects young adults and children. Patients with MODY are lean because of their age, and they are wrongly treated for type 1 diabetes and advised to have life-long insulin injections. New monogenic forms of diabetes have been identified in India, according to a breakthrough study conducted Dr. V. Mohan and Dr. Radha Venkatesan from Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF), Chennai.
Sudden cardiac death can occur within minutes of a cardiac arrest, if it is not managed immediately.Survival depends on providing immediate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), using a defibrillator to give an electric shock or just giving chest compressions. Cardiac arrests have been on the rise in India for a few years now; more important to note is the increase in the number of younger people suffering from it.
About 75 percent of U.S. teenagers and adults have very low vitamin D levels, reveals a 2009 study. Deficiency of vitamin D increases the risk of heart disease, cancer, multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes. Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy can lead to obesity in children and adults.