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Ampalaya Good for Pregnant?

October 9, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Ampalaya or bitter melon is a vegetable popular for its bitter taste. In fact, ampalaya had become the traditional example for bitter. Lately, however ampalaya was brought to the people’s attention for its beneficial effect to people with diabetes, which is currently an epidemic in the modern society. Because of this, many people are turning into ampalaya as an herbal supplement in managing diabetes. Since, pregnant women are prone to gestational diabetes, a type of diabetes or glucose imbalance caused by being pregnant, some experts have claimed that ampalaya can be helpful for pregnant women to prevent and control gestational diabetes.

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Best Pasalubong for Diabetics

October 7, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

The best pasalubong will always be something that will be useful and beneficial to the receiver. In case of diabetics, a great pasalubong would be items he or she can use or food that he or she can eat. Items that a diabetic can use can include a syringe pen for conveniently injecting insulin, herbal supplements for diabetes, or other healthy vitamins.

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Pigmentation Disorders for Diabetics

October 3, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes is a disease which has many complications and can manifest itself in different ways. One of the most common manifestations of diabetes is through the skin in terms of texture or discoloration. One of the most common skin pigmentation disorders cause by diabetes Vitilgo or leucoderma. This condition essentially manifests itself as white patches on the skin, which is primarily caused by the damage or the insufficiency of melanin which is the skin coloring pigment. The white patches or spots can be found anywhere in the patient from face, to body to extremities but is more common in the chest and abdomen. If this happens, it is advisable for to wear sunscreen protective lotion in affected areas which is vulnerable to sunburn.

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Muscovado for Diabetes?

October 2, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Muscovado sugar is the unrefined dark brown sugar that is a little stickier and courser than regular brown sugar that is commonly used to sweeten baked products. It is also sometimes called Demerara, although Demerara is actually a different and lighter brown sugar. Muscovado sugar is the immediate sugar created in crystallizing sugarcane juice.

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Renal Diet for Diabetics

September 24, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Health Watch 0

One of the deadliest and most common complications of diabetes is diabetic nephropathy which pertains to the dysfunction of the kidney due to the stress caused by diabetes. This would later evolve to renal failure where the patient would need to under regular dialysis in order to cleanse the blood from impurities and toxins. Because of this, a diet that is especially helpful for the kidney is important for diabetic patients.

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Chelation Therapy for Diabetes

September 23, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Chelation Therapy is a safe, effective and relatively inexpensive treatment for the restoration of blood flow for the elimination of toxins and heavy metals (e.g. lead, mercury cadmium and iron) from the body. These toxins are often related to hypertension. The procedure involves a simple intravenous infusion of Ethylene Diamine Tetra-Acetic Acid (EDTA), and other vitamins and minerals at prescribed dosages. The EDTA solution is allowed to circulate through the blood stream thereby treating the whole arterial system and regulate the distribution of required metallic elements. It also enhances the metabolism of calcium and cholesterol by eradicating metallic catalysts that damages cell membranes and facilitate the production of oxygen free radicals, which contributes in managing atherosclerosis, cancer, and lately even diabetes.

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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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