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Breastfeeding in Diabetic Mother

September 17, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Whether the mother have type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes, she can and should continue to breastfeed her baby exclusively for 6 months and up to 2 years. The milk from the a diabetic mother does not put the baby at risk of contaminating diabetes disease as well. On the contrary, it is important for the diabetic mother to breastfeed her baby in order to reduce the baby’s risk of developing diabetes. The natural colostrum in the milk contributes in stabilizing the blood sugar levels of the baby while simultaneously helping the mother to lose weight naturally and use the insulin more efficiently. Breastfeeding lowers the need of the diabetic mother for insulin. It helps release the Oxytocin, the love hormone which improves overall physical and emotional health of the mother and relieves the stress.

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Silymarin and Weight Loss

September 13, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Silymarin is a bioflavonoids complex or plants secondary metabolites or vitamin P that is commonly obtained milk thistle plant (Silybum marianum), a plant from the Asteraceae family characterized by red to purple flowers and glossy light green stalks and sepals. The key ingredient in Silymarin is the silybin, which made the milk thistle plant a renowned medical herb since time immemorial.

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Dasheen Good for Diabetics

September 11, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Dasheen (Colocassia esculenta) or Taro is an edible starchy tuberous root from the Callaloo Plant. The leaves of the plant are also used as vegetable. Callaloo Plant also called Taro plant is tropical plant that has been famous for its nutritious contents and other health benefits. Dasheen or taro root can be cooked with lentils, baking, and dessert recipes such as Taro chips or vegetable chips for its mild, nutty flavor.

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Sambong Tea Nutrition Benefits

September 9, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 1

Sambong is widely considered as a natural drug similar to marijuana. It is a tropical plant found in tropical countries especially in South-East Asia. Generally considered a weed, the plant hardly required nurturing and is characterized by a scent and taste like camphor, which had been used for cleansing the kidneys.

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What is Autoimmune Diabetes?

September 8, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Autoimmune diabetes is short for latent autoimmune diabetes in adults (LADA), which refers to one of the new subtypes of diabetes that falls between type 1 and type 2 diabetes thus, some doctors prefer calling it as 1.5 diabetes. This type of diabetes affects approximately 10 percent of people with diabetes and is gradually progressing variant of type 1 diabetes, although it is often misdiagnosed as type 2. At the moment, further research and study is still needed on the ins and outs of autoimmune diabetes.

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Boronate Affinity hba1c

September 5, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Many with diabetes remained undiagnosed across the world. Thus, despite the alarming figures of the increasing number of people suffering from diabetes, there is actually more people who are suffering from the disease. The early diagnosis of diabetes is important for its immediate treatment or management before complications occur.

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Beaten Rice Good for Diabetics?

September 4, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Also called flattened rice or poha, beaten rice is a simply rice which is pounded into flat light dry flakes. This can be done by simply parboiling the grain and then pounding to remove the husk until the rice become flat, which is dried for around two days. In which case, grain undergoes partial fermentation and is supplemented with probiotic bacteria and vitamin B.

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Avocado Seeds and Diabetes

September 2, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 1

Avocado (Persea americana) is a tropical fruit tree that grows to 20 meters. Avocado fruit has greenish yellow and sometime dark violet color and has been considered a healthy fruit for its fiber, potassium, vitamin E, B vitamins, folid acid, alpha and beta carotene and lutein which is good for the skin, eyes, and digestion.

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Dark Knuckles and Diabetes

August 31, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A darkened area of skin in the body is a condition called acanthosis nigricans. Dark skin areas can be found in the neck, armpits, elbows, knees and knuckles. Dark knuckles is one of the discrete tell tale signs of metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, syndrome x, impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance or Pre-diabetes.

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Health Benefits of Sitsaro

August 29, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Health Watch 0

Sitsaro is the common pea or also referred as sweet and snow pea which is grown on vine plant with hallow stems, alternate leaves and noticeable stipules bigger than the obvate leaflets and with white pink or purple flowers. Scientifically called Pisum sativum, Sitsaro is the most expensive vegetable legume in the Philippines.

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