Sushma Rao's Profile
M.A (Communication & Journalism)
Sushma's passion for writing has taken her far and wide, to places in the advertising and IT industries, where she has contributed towards Content and Digital Marketing. Her other interests are baking, dancing and traveling.
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Transplanting pancreatic islets that make insulin in type1 diabetes patients reduces the episodes of low blood glucose levels leading to a better quality of life.
World Tuberculosis Day, an annual event held on 24th March, is designed to raise public awareness on tuberculosis, which remains an epidemic, causing millions of deaths, mostly in the developing countries.
Restricting calorie intake can slow basal metabolism, thereby slowing down the aging process. Many factors like antioxidant mechanisms and dietary and biological factors have a great impact on metabolism.
Undergoing a double mastectomy reduces the risk of developing breast cancer and dying in women who have BRCA1 mutations.
A type of antidiabetic drug called dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors are associated with the incidence of inflammatory bowel disease in patients with type 2 diabetes. Physicians should be made aware of this possible association.