Cyst and Diabetes

October 24, 2020 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

October 23, 2020 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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Skyflakes for Diabetics

October 22, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

SkyFlakes is a type of cracker manufactured and distributed by Monde M.Y. San Corporation. Along with Fita crackers, these crackers have been enjoyed by a great many generations of thoroughly satisfied consumers. In the Philippines, Skyflakes crackers have been popular for people that are reducing. It is also is traditionally given to children who are sick and people with ulcers.

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Black Tea Treatment for Diabetes

October 21, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Tea is second to water as the most drank liquid in the world. It is especially popular in China and in the Middle East. Tea had been known to have great health benefits to people. Lately however, its medicinal benefit had been tremendously expanded as the promising cure for diabetes.

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Ivabradine for Diabetes

October 20, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Ivabradine is a revolutionary novel medication for the symptomatic management of stable angina pectoris or the chest pain caused by obstruction or spasm of the coronary arteries in the heart. It is marketed in different names such as Procoralan, Coralan, Corlentor, Coraxan and Ivabidand Bradia among others. The drug is essentially a cardiotonic agent that reduces the heart rate.

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Philippine Fruits Good for Diabetics

October 19, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Fruits are generally considered healthy because they are packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytonutrients and fiber, which are necessary for the proper management of anyone’s health. While practically all fruits are good for diabetics as long as they are eaten in moderation, there are great fruits that better recommended for diabetics primarily for their low glycemic index which pertains to the effect of their carbohydrates on blood sugar levels. It must be noted that it is the low glycemic index of a fruit and not its taste which makes it ideal for people with diabetes. Following are the fruits in the Philippines that are good for diabetes.
Strawberry – is a great fruit for diabetes because they are naturally sweet which can satisfy the sweet craving of a diabetic but are low in glycemic index.

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Queso de Bola Health Benefits

October 18, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

Edam cheese or more commonly known as Queso de Bola in the Philippines is a semi-hard cheese that is round in shape and has a yellow interior covered with a coat of red paraffin wax. These qualities help the cheese to age and preserve well. In fact, it extends spoilage period of the cheese which normally hardens in time but its flavor also sharpens. Apart from its taste, these characteristics make the Queso de bola very popular around the world.

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Costus Igneus Health Benefits

October 17, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

More commonly known as Fiery Costus or Spiral Flag, Costus igneus had been dubbed as the “Insulin plant”, because it was believed to help the body in producing insulin and had since become a popular medicinal herb. In the Philippines, it is known as tabubungiaw.

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Worst Foods for Diabetics

October 16, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

The top worst foods for diabetics essentially pertain to food that will spike your blood sugar levels which are then absorbed quickly by the blood that can result to different complications if remained unchecked. This type of food is essentially processed such as white flour and sugar. Hereunder are the top worst foods for diabetics. » Continue Reading

Diabetes Skin Complications

October 15, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Skin problem complications are common among diabetic patients for having too much sugar in their blood. The high levels of blood glucose makes the body loses fluid that in turn makes the skin dry. The body reacts to diabetes by turning more water into urine for eliminating excessive sugar. Moreover, diabetic neuropathy also causes the skin to dry up because nerves do not activate the sweat glands which could otherwise moisten the skin. The dry skin turns red and sore, with cracks which become a perfect place for Germs to attack and a breeding ground for bacteria and fungi to thrive. Following is a list of common Diabetes skin complications with their brief descriptions. » Continue Reading