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Combination Therapy in Hypertension Management

January 31, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Treating hypertensive patients may leave a physician two ways of approaching the disease: monotherapy or combination therapy. Both are widely practiced by physicians across the globe and yet the question still remains: which is more appropriate to use in most conditions?

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Benefits of Candesartan

January 30, 2019 Category :Healthy News 0

A treasure in the management of cardiometabolic diseases. In the last ten years, the prevalence of diabetes worldwide has increased at such an alarming rate, and the number of diabetics is expected to reach 350 million by 2025, which is barely 15 years from now. The Philippines is projected to be among the top ten countries showing a rapid increase in the prevalence of the disease. Diabetes has been known to cluster with other risk factors particularly hypertension—another killer—and local health experts are alarmed that diabetes and hypertension form a metabolic ‘time bomb’ waiting to explode, as it continues to maim or kill countless victims in the country and worldwide.

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Blogging as a Stress Reliever

January 29, 2019 Category :Stress Busters 0

For many, a stress-free lifestyle is simply out of reach. And as technology continues to exponentially increase, more people—from college students to well-established professionals—reach for the keyboard as an outlet for the stress that’s as always-on as the Internet.

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Insulin Glargine & Insuline Glulisine

January 28, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Sanofi-Aventis announced recently the results of a study that demonstrated that patients using Lantus (insulin glargine [rDNA origin] injection) once-daily and Apidra (insulin glulisine [rDNA origin] injection) before meals reported improved patient reported outcomes and decreased glycemic variability versus patients treated with premix analog insulin.

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Halting the Metabolic Syndrome

January 27, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Metabolic syndrome is a term for a condition in which risk factors—such as abdominal obesity, high triglyceride level, low level of good cholesterol (also known as high-density lipoprotein cholesterol or HDL-C), high blood pressure, and high blood sugar—cluster together, putting a patient at higher risk for heart disease, diabetes mellitus, and stroke.

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Troubles, Epiphanies and Giving Back

January 26, 2019 Category :People and Places 0

An epiphany may come after an admission of a struggle. It happens when a person realizes that certain actions need to be taken, and that these actions may be necessary to change the situation at hand.

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Understanding the Diabetic Diet

January 25, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

You’ve heard it all before. Eat more veggies. Eat more fiber. Eat more fish. Put down the saltshaker. Limit the fat. Be active. Don’tmoke. And don’t drink too much alcohol. What’s the deal? If you follow these advice, will it really make a difference in how well and how long you live? In a word, YES. You can bet your life on it. If you could grow old in good health without having a heart attack or getting diabetes and its complications, wouldn’t you be willing to do just about anything — including improving your diet and activity habits? Of course, you would. And you can start today.

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Oatmeal Cookies

January 24, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Oats are a natural source of fiber. So, too, are bananas and raisins. Enjoy all three in this tempting combination that is good for your cholesterol and your sugar levels as well. The natural sugars from the bananas give these cookies a natural sweetness that is hard to ignore.

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Fiber Coleslaw

January 23, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Munch on this coleslaw version that uses light mayonnaise, allowing you to enjoy a classic cream-style coleslaw without all the calories and fat. Cabbage is packed with antioxidants and it is naturally high in fiber and low in carbohydrates.

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High Fiber Four Seasons Juice

January 22, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

We all love a glass of refreshing fruit juice. Gulp down this sweet version that is packed with fiber from natural fruits that are easy to find. Feel free to replace the fruits with whatever is in season, such as melons or strawberries.

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