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What is Glucose Psychosis?

September 18, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Psychosis is a psychiatric disorder that pertains to an abnormal mental state of a person characterized by a patient’s loss of contact with reality, during which the patient experiences hallucinations, delusions and imagined things that he thinks are very much real. Glucose psychosis is the type of psychosis that is often associated with diabetes which is primarily attributed to the deficiency of Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD).

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Diabetic Foot Ulcer Care

September 15, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Diabetic people are at risk of developing foot sores, foot ulcers, or open sore wound in the foot which results due to complication of diabetes and can result to the lower leg amputations. Foot ulcers are very common among people with diabetes and is in fact the most common reason why people with diabetes stay in the hospital. Foot ulcers develop because diabetes is a metabolic disorder that obstructs the body’s normal wound healing process. Thus, a small or simple wound in the foot of a diabetic person can gradually worsen, get infected and result to foot ulcer, in which the wound continues to remain fresh and the bacterial infection will start to attack other skin and tissue causing the wound to enlarge.

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Candesartan and Diabetes

August 7, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Candesartan is an angiotensin or hormone that causes narrowing of the blood vessels by contracting of blood vessels that in turn increase in blood pressure and is mainly use for the treatment of hypertension. This hormone initiates the contraction of the peripheral blood vessels and stimulates the creation of aldosterone, a hormone which helps salt and water retention in by the kidneys that also increases the volume of fluid in the blood vessels.

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Diabetology Training Philippines

July 11, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Diabetology is a specialized field of endocrinology that specifically focuses on the diagnosis, treatment management and even research of diabetes mellitus. Because of the continuing growth of diabetic cases around the globe, which is gradually becoming a silent killer, a clinical science was created in order to focus on the disease. It is believed that 100 million people is plagued with this disease and another 100 million more remained undiagnosed.

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Diabetes Sugar Lumps under Skin

July 2, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

The sugar lumps the develop under skin common among diabetic patients is actually termed as lipohypertrophy, a condition characterized by is lump in the skin which is actually a fatty tissue. This fatty lumps usually develops at or around the skin site where insulin is usually injected by the diabetic patient. The diabetes lump is essentially caused by injecting insulin repeatedly into the same area of the skin. The injection of insulin in the same area caused the body to react by accumulating extra fat in the area.

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Saluyot for Diabetes

July 1, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Also known as Jute or Corchorus capsularis, Saluyot is a common leafy vegetable in the Philippines that thrives practically anywhere in the country. This vegetable plant is especially abundant in tropical wet forest regions like the Philippines. Saluyot is like a weed that requires little to no nurturing, and grows in no particular season.

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Diabetes Morning Dizziness

June 3, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Diabetes is an illness that most people suffer. In this year of advance technology, lifestyle of the individuals differs from back in the days. Diabetes is more rampant compare before these results to different factors that a person may experience or suffer, before a person may have a diabetic in the late stage of his life, but now even an early age may have this illness. It is a genetically disease that only the members of the family may or might have. In today’s generation, even without a family history of diabetes anyone is susceptible in having the illness.

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Anxiety Attack Diabetes

May 29, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts| Health Watch 0

Anxiety is generally considered a natural body response to stress. People feel anxious when one is worried about something or something is psychologically bothering a person. For diabetics however, anxiety attacks are more common and lingering especially because of the seemingly unending stress of looking after everything that the patient needs to intake or eat. Becoming cautious of what you eat day in and day out is very stressful which can lead to panic attacks characterized by feeling distressed, weak and dizzy.

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Peanut Butter good for Diabetics?

May 3, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Peanut butter is a low glycemic index food found in the food pyramid. When the peanut is eaten slowly, it would lead to slow increase in the blood sugar of a person. This may result to low glycemic index foods that are suggested to benefit the control of both non-insulin-dependent and insulin-dependent diabetes. Be sure to check how much peanut butter one should take and ask the doctor for more information on how much recommended for an individual to take. The peanut butter comprised primarily of protein and fats. The normal peanut butter contains approximately 100 calories in a tablespoon. The nutrients of the peanut butter have 5 g of protein, 8 grams of fat, 1 gram of sugars and 3 grams of carbohydrates which is good for the body.

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Gallstones and Diabetes

April 24, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Diabetes, if not properly managed can have deleterious effects on the different organs of the body. It can damage vital organs such as the heart, the kidney, lungs as well as the gallbladder, which is often given the least concern. The gallbladder is an organ that functions to store bile produced by the liver for food digestion. It is an important organ but not essential as people can opt to have it removed and still live a normal life.

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