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Big Hips, Less Diabetes Risk

October 31, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Pear-shaped women should now stop making a big fuss over their figure since researchers from Harvard Medical School found out that fat bottoms may actually signify good health.

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Gastric Bypass Surgery beneficial for Obese Diabetic Teens

October 30, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A recent study gives good news to extremely obese diabetic teens. According to the report, the operation known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass could result in significant weight loss leading to reduced cardiovascular disease in obese teens with diabetes.

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Diabetes May Slow Mental Function

October 29, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Are you experiencing a slowdown each time you are about to say something? Each time you have to remember a particular incident? Beware, it might be diabetes. In an analysis, adults diagnosed with diabetes have a slowdown in mental processing.

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Low-carb Diets Helps Control Type 2 Diabetes

October 28, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Researchers from Duke University Medical Center found out that encouraging a diabetes patient to maintain a diet low in carbohydrate may pose significant improvements in blood sugar control.

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Bitter Effects of the Sweet Tooth

October 27, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

One of the secrets to longevity is reportedly, dental floss! Flossing one’s teeth lowers the risk for periodontitis or inflammatory diseases of the tissues that surround and support the teeth. This can lead to bone loss around the teeth and subsequent tooth loss. And that’s not all. This brewing inflammation is linked to a higher risk for cardiovascular disease and death. Hopefully, by reducing one’s risk for periodontal disease through proper oral care, one can also lower risk for cardiovascular complications.

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Aromatherapy and Diabetes

October 26, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Upon hearing the word, aromatherapy, people always associate it with massage. Aromatherapy though is more than just the soothing strokes and relaxing feel of massages; it is a mode of treatment that uses essential oils extracted from flowers, barks, roots or other parts of the plant. There are many health benefits from aromatherapy such as improved psychological and physical well-being, better brain function and blood circulation. Although aromatherapy does not cure any disease, it helps relieve certain effects of certain diseases, one of which is diabetes. Here we tackle the twists and turns of aromatherapy and how it helps those with diabetes live a lighter life.

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Heart-Friendly Habits

October 25, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetes and heart disease can, unfortunately, go hand in hand. Coronary artery disease, atherosclerosis or the narrowing of arteries, and high blood pressure are among the heart conditions that persons with diabetes need to watch out for. Poor circulation of blood to the legs and feet is also a major concern.

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Salad Premiere

October 24, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Mixed lettuce, mango, cashew nuts, black olives and grilled chicken fillet.

Yield: 6 to 8 portions

Ingredients:

  • Mixed lettuce
  • Lettuce Romaine
  • Marinated chicken fillet
  • Ripe mango cubes
  • Cashew nuts
  • Black olives – sliced
  • Mayo Pesto dressing – homemade

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Seafood Liguini

October 23, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

A medley of fish fillet, squid and shrimp in tomato sauce

Ingredients:

  • Linguini – cooked
  • Olive oil
  • Garlic – chopped
  • Shrimp – peeled
  • Squid rings
  • Lapu-lapu fillet – cubed
  • Salt and pepper
  • Rice wine
  • Tomato – concussed
  • Fresh Basil leaves

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Garlic Soup Catalan

October 22, 2019 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Clear broth, enricheed with raw egg yolk if desired.

Ingredients:

  • Olive Oil
  • Garlic flackes – fresh
  • Iodized salt
  • Fresh egg – 1 piece
  • Melba toast
  • Spring Onions – chopped
  • Chicken Broth

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