Leg Cramps and Diabetes

September 6, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of health illnesses worldwide. Among the population of diabetes, 10% of the diagnosed patients have Type 1 Diabetes and 90% have Type 2 Diabetes. The uncontrolled level of glucose can lead to serious complications, and one of which is leg cramps. Leg cramps and diabetes are associated because of hyperglycemia. When there is an abnormal glucose level in the blood, the body reacts causing excessive urination leading to dehydration. When a person has a polyuria, vitamins and minerals such as potassium depleted, which also causes leg cramps. In addition, leg cramps also occur to diabetes person when there is a nerve damaged on the extremities, and this is referred as diabetic neuropathy. When both upper and lower extremities are affected (arms and legs), this is diagnosed as diabetic peripheral neuropathy. The complication gets worst when the affected nerves are too damaged. It is either the person feels pain in the legs though there is no stimulation, or the nerves are too damaged that the person can no longer feel any pain.

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Proper Treatment for Diabetic Wounds

September 6, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Having diabetes certainly challenges every person who has it. The incapability of producing glucose or sugar in one’s body is an irregularity that affects the entire body system. Any complications caused by diabetes should not be ignored because it can result into something bad. Hence, people should be more careful when they have this. This applies especially when it comes to dealing with wounds. There are lots of people who might be reckless in dealing with this. But they should remember that there are still ways on how to deal with it. » Continue Reading

Diabetes Delusional Disorder

September 6, 2015 Category :Emotional Wellness 0

Have you seen a person who believes in things which are untrue, unreasonable and sometimes weird? If yes, that person is suffering from delusions. A person who suffers delusion is someone who is very convinced that his beliefs are real. This person thinks differently compared to a normal person. He or she tends to imagine things which do not exist. Delusion, in medical sense, is believed to be a medical syndrome that happens when created or imagines visions or fantasy are being prioritized by a person. This is a medical impairment that is hard to cure. Sometimes, it is related to diabetes. People who are suffering from diabetes do have this disease.

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Facts About Colonoscopy

August 17, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Colonoscopy is a screening examination performed to look for colorectal cancer, or commonly known as colon cancer. This procedure allows the doctor to have a closer look at the insides of the entire colon and rectum to look for polyps or tumors which can be early signs of cancer. As the examination is performed, the doctor uses a thin tube, about the size of a finger. This tube is called colonoscope, a flexible, hollow and lighted tube with a tiny video camera at the end that is gently inserted inside the colon and sends pictures to a TV monitor. The procedure itself takes approximately thirty minutes, and patients are usually given medicines for them to relax or to sleep while the examination is being done.

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Skin Allergies and Diabetes

August 17, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes is no joke. It is truly saddening to know that many people do suffer from this kind of sickness. It is also saddening to know how people are coping up so hard just to fight the battle. If we could just wish everyone in the world would be free from sickness, then, many people will never suffer again from diabetes. Diabetes destroys not only the health of a person but also brings complications as well. The most common complication is a skin disease.

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Health Benefits of Pocari Sweat

August 9, 2015 Category :General Wellness 0

Nowadays, people are so active when it comes to doing things. They are focused on doing the things that they want. These people are so enthusiastic in achieving the things that they want to have. This concept applies to the young adults who keep on working for themselves. Young people tend to work more because of the ideas that they have in mind. Being an active person is an understatement of what they do and who they are. It is simply because they do more because this is what they think that they should be doing. But then, working must not the only thing that they must do in the world. They must also have the things that would challenge them as well. This challenge can be called ‘relaxing.’ To relax may be hard to do. But, young adults are required for this will surely give them enough will to carry on other tasks.

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Lettuce Insulin for Diabetes

August 9, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes has been known widely as a disease which is a long term condition due to high blood sugar levels. It is one of the causes of deaths of people worldwide. Mostly, diabetes is hereditary. However, before one can truly understand what diabetes is, it is important to take note how insulin works in one’s body. Whenever a person eats, the body turns this food into sugar. Then, pancreas are supposed to release insulin to cater sugar. Insulin lets the sugar enter the cells in order to turn sugar to energy. But then, for a person who has diabetes, this system will not work. A person who has diabetes hardly produces, or not produces insulin at all. Hence, it has affected the parts and functions of the body.

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Garlic Tablets Health Benefits

July 12, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

Garlic is a popular spice used for flavoring food. However, aside from providing us with better food to eat, it also helps to keep us healthy. However, the benefits of garlic are achieved if garlic is consumed in concentrated portions. Fortunately, people now have garlic tablets for people to enjoy the full benefits of garlic.

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Obesity Prevention by DOH

July 12, 2015 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Over 10 million Filipino Adults are either overweight or obese. It is considered a silent killer because it a major cause of other deadly diseases yet is quietly plaguing the whole world. Obesity is the abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may lead to health consequences such as cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, musculoskeletal disorders and even cancer. Obesity is basically caused by increased intake of foods that are high in fat, salt, and sugars but are low in vitamins, minerals and essential nutrients as well as decreased physical activity due to the sedentary nature of many forms of work, changing modes of transportation and increasing urbanization.

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Turnip good for Diabetes?

July 12, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Turnip or singkamas are root vegetables usually grown in temperate climates. In the Philippines, it is usually eaten raw or added in fresh lumpia. Turnip is one of the underappreciated and often overlooked vegetables.

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