Modest Rise in Diabetes Linked to Too Much Fruit Juice

September 19, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

According to a study done by the Nurses’ Health Study, women should start eating green leafy vegetables and whole fruits and stay away from fruit juices if they want to stay diabetes-free. » Continue Reading

Diabetes and Dementia

September 18, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes has long been associated with serious complications such as strokes, heart attacks and limb amputations. Yet long-term poorly controlled diabetes may bring about complications that may not be as dreadful and life-threatening but are debilitating to the individual just the same. One such complication is dementia. » Continue Reading

Unnerving Truth About Diabetic Neuropathy

September 17, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts| Diabetes Research 0

Consider this as your daily fare – pins and needles piercing your toes or a hundred critters crawling under your skin or tiny blades dicing your soles or the sensation of treading barefoot on coal. Today it could be that irksome numbness on your fingers, tomorrow it could be an irrepressible burning pain in your feet. In no time, you turn into a nervous wreck. Literally. But sans the hysteria. » Continue Reading

Diabetes and Depression

September 16, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Mood disorders otherwise known as affective disorders are a large group of disorders that present with a change in mood and related disturbances. Among the different mood disorders, major depression is the most commonly seen. Depression is a serious medical condition that affects thoughts, feelings, and the ability to function in everyday life. Depression can occur at any age. This has a lifetime prevalence of about 15 percent. The risk for such a form depression is 10 to 25 percent for women and five to 12 percent for men. » Continue Reading

Exercising in the Summer Heat

September 15, 2017 Category :Fitness 0

Summer is a great time to get active with outdoor activities like hiking, jet skiing, wind surfing, cycling, and swimming. There’s something refreshing and invigorating about working out with the wind in your face and the sun on your back. But exercising in the heat can have hidden dangers, especially for diabetics who are more prone to dehydration and overheating than other people. To keep safe and enjoy the rest of your summer workouts, heed the following tips. » Continue Reading

Stress-Busting Tips

September 14, 2017 Category :Stress Busters 0

Question: Please give us some stress-busting tips.

Answer: The simplest form of de-stressing is to walk away from your stressors-work, people, computers, mobile phones, etc. But no matter how often you do that, you will be forced to deal with stress again and again.

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Vitamin B Complex for Diabetic Nerve Damage?

September 14, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Are B complex vitamins effective for remedies for diabetic nerve damage?

Nerve damage due to diabetes or diabetic polyneuropathy presents with different types and symptoms. It may be painful but often presents with numbness. This is common, occurring in as much as 50 percent of diabetics, and is usually associated with poor glucose control. Majority of patients are prescribed a regimen of Vitamin B complex preparations for long periods of time. » Continue Reading

Ginkgo Prevents Memory Loss?

September 13, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Should Diabetics take Ginkgo to prevent memory loss?

There are no convincing studies, to date, that support the use of ginkgo in the diabetic population for the specific purpose of preventing memory loss. Ginkgo is a dietary supplement derived from the leaves of Ginkgo biloba, an ornamental tree. Ginkgo biloba is also known as gingko, gingkco, hill apricot, maiden hair tree, kew tree, oriental plum tree, silver apricot, silver fruit, and silver plume. » Continue Reading

Chickenpox Treatment

September 12, 2017 Category :Health Watch 0

Chickenpox is a viral disease caused by the varicella zoster characterized by pinkish spots similar to blisters that spread all over a patient’s body. The small spots are itchy which can be burdensome to the patients and can be accompanied by runny nose, cough and sometimes even fever. Other symptoms of chicken pox include aching muscles, loss of appetite and nausea. Some children may have breathing difficulties or experience chest pains. In which case, it is highly advisable to consult a doctor.

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Medtek

September 10, 2017 Category :General Wellness 0

Medtek is a rapidly expanding company situated in the heart of ParaƱaque. It is founded in 2003 as a diagnostic company. The company produces Point of Care, Rapid and Automation diagnostic kits and machines which are of world class standard and consistency from top national manufacturers by means of a massive distribution network all throughout the country. Medtek takes delight in the competence of its product to provide accurate medical results more promptly compared to conventional diagnostic testing. Through improved and more patient-friendly healthcare is the result of every remarkable product, MEDTEK delivers the challenging need to improve the quality of life by means of prompt medical care sustained by leading diagnostic and biotechnology firms across the globe. this is the constant commitment of the company towards every Filipino patient.

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