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How to Motivate Young Diabetics?

February 28, 2014 Category :General Wellness 0

Diabetes disease is a plague that affects approximately 15,000 children every year. Because of this more and more children are suffering from diabetes, which can disrupt the conduct of their regular lives. The key to motivating young diabetics is to achieve a sense of self-efficacy or confidence among them so that that can attain self-care especially relating to their food choices.

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Hypertension and Diabetes

February 26, 2014 Category :Health Watch 0

High blood pressure (hypertension) is both a condition that can lead to diabetes and a complication of diabetes. Having diabetes increases the risk of hypertension because diabetes can damage or harden the arteries, a condition call atherosclerosis, which causes high blood pressure and other deadly complications such as stroke, heart failure or heart attack. Diabetes can also damage your kidneys’ filtering system, which can lead to high blood pressure. This is essentially why diabetes and hypertension frequently occur together.

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Ampalaya Capsule Good for Diabetes?

February 25, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Ampalaya (Mormodica charantia) whether is its fruit, leaves, or roots cannot cure diabetes. But studies have validated its effectiveness in controlling blood sugar levels. Because of this, ampalaya is an important fruit which fairly recommended by nutritionist for diabetics in order to control and prevent diabetic complications apparently of course as a supplement to proper diet and exercise.

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Jambolan Guava Jelly

February 23, 2014 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Jambolan guava jelly is simply a jelly made of jambolan or duhat and guava or bayabas. It is made by simply mixing juices of duhat (jambolan) and bayabas (guava) with sugar and boiling it in a shallow pan for at least two minutes until the concoction turns into jelly by continuously stirring the mixture with a wooden spoon. Once cooked, the jambolan guava jelly can then be placed in sterilized glasses for storage.

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Diabetes Center Manila

February 15, 2014 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetes Center Manila is a non-governmental foundation clinic dedicated in improving the quality of life of Filipinos by providing an excellent diabetes education program for the country. It envisions of creation a citizenry that is knowledgeable and skillful in managing diabetes. Diabetes Center Manila values the virtues of patience and perseverance in instilling knowledge, commitment to communication, dedication to overcome obstacles, excellence in all its endeavours and faith in God in conquering and defeating the ignorance of diabetes.

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Cyst and Diabetes

February 12, 2014 Category :Health Watch 0

A cyst is a clogged blocked pocket or pouch of tissue filled with air, fluid, or even pus that forms within any tissue in the body but most especially in the skin as a result of infection. The most common cysts among diabetic patients are Folliculitis. This is characterized by an inflammation of the hair follicles caused by an infection, chemical or physical irritation found in the face, thighs, and scalp. Diabetic patients who are obese and who have low immune systems have a higher risk of getting this cyst.

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Lixisenatide Diabetes Drug

February 10, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Lixisenatide (Lyxumia) is an injectable drug for diabetes that acts as a GLP-1 receptor agonist for controlling blood sugar. It was discovered by the Zealand Pharma A/S in Denmark and licensed and developed by Sanofi Pharmaceuticals. GLP-1 is a natural peptide that is released in blood after eating meal and helps in suppressing the secretion of glucose while simultaneously stimulating insulin secretion by the pancreas. Lixisenatide is injected one a day for the treatment of type 2 diabetes patients, who are incapable of attaining sufficient sugar control with oral diabetes medication or basal insulin.

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