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Chinese Salt Pepper Squid with Chili Sauce

May 31, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Calamari is undoubtedly the most popular squid dish.  But all that frying also adds too much cholesterol.  Here we make a boiled version similar to the chinese version, before topping it with a home-made sweet chili sauce that is easy to do even in a rush.

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Baked Crabmeat

May 30, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

This is a different version of crab cake, since it is baked instead of fried.  The flavors come out, especially with a dollop of catsup or your favorite dipping sauce on top.

Yield: 6 servings

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Diabetes Emergencies: Recognition, Prevention and Treatment

May 29, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Pedestrian mishaps, accidents in the home: cuts, burns, etc., regardless of severity are considered emergencies. Some of these may be simply treated with a first-aid kit at home or at work, but some can be life-threatening and need to be attended to in the emergency room by doctors.

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Infectious Emergencies in Patients With Diabetes

May 28, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Aside from the severe increases in blood sugar, development of infections among people with diabetes is the most common cause of consultation in the emergency room. Patients with diabetes are particularly predisposed to infections. A study showed that people with diabetes are 200 times more likely to be hospitalized for infectious disease and are 90 times more likely to die from infection. This increased risk of dying from infections may be mediated by diseases of the heart and blood vessels.

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Sugar Attack

May 27, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Abnormally high blood sugar (or hyperglycemia) can be a life-threatening condition and warrants prompt recognition treatment. For a person with diabetes, this can be caused by missed diabetes medication such as insulin or oral hypoglycemic tablets, intake of too much food or by illness and stress.

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Hypoglycemic Emergency

May 26, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Jason, 24 years old, has learned about hypoglycemia the hard way. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 10 years ago, and has been on twice-a-day insulin injections since. He is married, has two children, but lives in an apartment two hours away from them because he has to work in a call center in Manila.

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Precautions in Weightlifting

May 25, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

If you decide to have a go and lift weights without minding the precautions, you may consider yourself defenseless in a world of lurking dangers. Simply put, if you don’t give a hoot about basic weightlifting safety, you’re as vulnerable as a turtle without a shell.

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The Diabetes Educator: Helping You Live Well With Diabetes

May 24, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

The management of a chronic and incurable disease like diabetes requires knowledge on the part of those with the disease and the ability to put that knowledge into practice. A well-educated health professional can help the person with diabetes acquire the knowledge and skills he needs in order to cope with his disease. However, this transfer of knowledge is often not possible in the setting of a quick and harried doctor’s consultation. Hence, the evolution of the diabetes educational clinic. Complementing clinical diabetes care, these educational clinics are manned by competent and dedicated diabetes educators.

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Chromium Helps Lower Blood Sugar Levels?

May 23, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Question: Does taking chromium help lower blood sugar levels?

Answer:
Chromium is an element that is abundant on the earth’s crust and in seawater. It exists in many forms and is found in egg yolks, whole-grain products, high bran breakfast cereals, coffee, nuts, green beans, broccoli, meat, brewer’s yeast, some brands of wine and beer, and in multivitamin preparations. The recommended daily dietary allowance for chromium in humans aged seven years and above is 50 to 200 ucg/day.

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Acupuncture good for Diabetes Patients?

May 22, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 0

Question: Is Acupuncture good for patients with Diabetes?

Answer: Alternative therapies continue to be in the mainstream of diabetes therapy. You see patients bringing bottles of herb supplements apparently marketed as a treatment for diabetes and related illnesses like high blood pressure and high cholesterol. But one form of treatment that has gained wide acceptance both in the East where it originated and in the West where it is now widely practiced is acupuncture. And almost always in my practice do I come across a patient asking me about acupuncture and diabetes.

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