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Filipinos and Diabetes

January 31, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

In the Philippines, 4.1% of Filipinos have diabetes mellitus. In the present populations of the Filipinos, approximately 2.5% million of them have diabetes excluding the undiagnosed one. Diabetes is an illness of the insulin that produces cells in the pancreas of the body and of insulin itself. The illness when not treated will produce many complications. The diabetes mellitus complications may lead to blindness, kidney failure and gangrene of the extremities of the body. A person with diabetes is very susceptible to develop heart diseases such as high blood pressure, stroke and heart failure. Filipinos and diabetes are much related to each other.

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Diabetes Morning Dizziness

January 29, 2013 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Diabetes is an illness that most people suffer. In this year of advance technology, lifestyle of the individuals differs from back in the days. Diabetes is more rampant compare before these results to different factors that a person may experience or suffer, before a person may have a diabetic in the late stage of his life, but now even an early age may have this illness. It is a genetically disease that only the members of the family may or might have. In today’s generation, even without a family history of diabetes anyone is susceptible in having the illness.

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Diabetes Clinics in Manila

January 27, 2013 Category :Healthy News 1

As diabetes becomes an epidemic disease, especially among Filipinos, practically all of the leading hospital institutions in Metro Manila has a endocrinologist or a diabetic specialist in their rolls. Many Filipinos, however, remain undiagnosed, or worse are not giving sufficient concern and attention to the fatality of such diseases until it’s too late. That diabetes has become so common, practically all diagnostic testing centers have included sugar testing as part of their standard examination procedures.

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Injury Prevention among Diabetics

January 26, 2013 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Physical Wellness 0

All people naturally avoid injuries but avoiding injuries is a greater must for people with diabetes because of their relatively weaker healing powers. Diabetes can reduce the blood’s clotting ability, which essential in our body’s natural self healing process. Thus, simple cuts or would among diabetics can be potentially dangerous as they become more prone to infection as wounds don’t heal immediately. Because of which injury prevention among diabetics is very critical.

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Daily Breakfast may lessen Diabetes Risk

January 25, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A new preliminary study presented during a medical conference shows that eating breakfast everyday may lessen the chance of obesity and type 2 diabetes.

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Aggressive Pre-Diabetes Treatment cuts Diabetes Risk

January 24, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

New research found that an early and aggressive approach is an effective way to prevent and halt the chances of developing type 2 diabetes. The new study implies that those in the pre-diabetic phase who achieved a return to normal glucose levels, whether temporary or permanent, were less likely to develop type 2 diabetes 5.7 years later.

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Anxiety Attack Diabetes

January 22, 2013 Category :Diabetes Facts| Health Watch 0

Anxiety is generally considered a natural body response to stress. People feel anxious when one is worried about something or something is psychologically bothering a person. For diabetics however, anxiety attacks are more common and lingering especially because of the seemingly unending stress of looking after everything that the patient needs to intake or eat. Becoming cautious of what you eat day in and day out is very stressful which can lead to panic attacks characterized by feeling distressed, weak and dizzy.

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Top 10 Worst Foods for Diabetics

January 19, 2013 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

The key to living a normal life while having diabetes is living a healthy lifestyle. And part of having a healthy lifestyle is managing one’s diet. While eating food in moderation is the principal way to manage food intake, there are also certain types of food that diabetics must avoid as much as possible. Here under is the list of 10 worst foods for diabetics.

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Pancreas Transplant

January 18, 2013 Category :Health Watch 0

The pancreas is an organ of the body that has a size of a hand. The pancreas is behind the lower part of the stomach. The pancreas creates insulin and enzymes that support the body’s in digesting the food intake and the usage of it. All over the pancreas are clusters of cells called the islets of Langerhans, these are composed of many different cells that include the beta cells that are the maker of the insulin.

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Benefits of Brown Rice

January 16, 2013 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Brown rice pertains to a rice grain in which only the hull was removed and was not further polished to become white rice. Brown rice is healthier than white rice because the brown layer is full of nutrients which are helpful for the body. These nutrients are damaged or eliminated once the brown rice is further processed or refined to become white.

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