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Acupuncture Treatment Safe for Diabetics

December 4, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Acupuncture Treatment is definitely safe for diabetics but it does not necessarily guarantee treatment particularly of diabetic neuropathy nor is diabetes per se. Acupuncture a Chinese alternative form of medicine which involves stimulating specific acupoints along the skin of the body involving various methods such as the application of heat, pressure, or laser or penetration of thin needles. It is often use to treat and ease pain cause by Peripheral osteoarthritis, Headaches and migraines, Low back, Fibromyalgia, Shoulder and elbow, among others. It is also believed to help treat cancer, fertility, stroke, and attention deficit disorder.

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Diabetes and Postoperative Infection

November 28, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Medical studies have confirmed that patients with diabetes mellitus are at an increased risk for infection compared with patients without diabetes. Those patients with complicated diabetes are even at greater risk of postoperative wound infection. This included patients who have undergone foot and ankle surgery, or major cardiovascular or abdominal surgery. The high rate of nosocomial infection or Hospital-acquired infection among diabetic patients especially those with poor glucose control confirm that hyperglycemia itself is an independent risk factor for the development of infection.

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Tortillas Good for Diabetics?

November 24, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Tortillas are Mexican food dishes which has become a staple food in some homes. They can be eaten on their own or be used as wrapper for food. Tortillas can either be made of corn or flour. When it comes to Tortillas for diabetics, what matters is carbohydrates that it contains because the carbs would eventually break down into sugar. A typical tortilla has approximately 25 to 30 carbs depending on size. For diabetics, corn tortillas are safer because it contains less carbs. They are low in fat but are high in fiber and other nutrients such as calcium, potassium, iron, and B vitamins. They are also free of Gluten, a protein composite found normally found in wheat and oats to which many people are intolerant or allergic. However, corn tortillas that are purchased from groceries must have a lot of preservatives.

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Diabetes and Mottled Skin

November 22, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A mottled skin is a skin condition characterized by discoloration of skin in irregular patches. It is often described as dark spots located on the lower extremities of the legs or shins. There are many causes of mottled skin. This condition can be experienced by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, acne cystic, back pain, rheumatoid arthritis. However, diabetics are also vulnerable to have mottled skin which constitutes part of diabetic dermopathy, which is often accompanied by hair loss, cold toes, nail changes, and edema. In other words, diabetes can be a cause of mottled skin. But these rashes also appear among people who are at risk of diabetes, or have a family history of diabetes.

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Nano Tattoo and Diabetes

November 19, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Nano Tattoo is a special tattoo created for diabetics patients designed to eradicate the need to regularly check blood sugar levels by pricking fingers and getting blood samples. Instead of getting blood samples to check blood sugar, the nano tattoos which are actually invisible will appear or shine to signal high blood sugar levels of the person. However, one needs an ultraviolet light to make the tattoo visible or to check if the one has high blood sugar. At the moment, there are devices or gadgets that a diabetic person with a nano tattoo should constantly wear, which will provide the ultra violet. However, there are also studies if the same can be provided by a converted IPhone. However, this is still unavailable because researchers are still working on the program which can help do the evaluation.

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Ampalaya and Kidney Disease

October 31, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Commonly known as bitter melon, balsam pear/ apple, bitter/ carilla gourd, momordica, cerasee and karela, Ampalaya helps in preventing kidney disease or Nephropathy by acting a as effective food supplement for lowering blood sugar or glucose in order to manage diabetes which in turn can result to kidney disease if not properly managed.

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Diabetes Gene Identified

October 30, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

The two primary risk factors for type 2 diabetes are obesity and lack of physical activity. But because of cases where some overweight people do not have it and of some lean people acquiring it, it has been theorized that type 2 diabetes may also be genetically driven for lean people. A recent study has now corroborated that theory and has identified a new genetic factor associated only with lean diabetes sufferers which may open new possibilities in its treatment.

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Ampalaya Capsule Good for Diabetes?

October 27, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Ampalaya (Mormodica charantia) whether is its fruit, leaves, or roots cannot cure diabetes. But studies have validated its effectiveness in controlling blood sugar levels. Because of this, ampalaya is an important fruit which fairly recommended by nutritionist for diabetics in order to control and prevent diabetic complications apparently of course as a supplement to proper diet and exercise.

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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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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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