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Diabetes Psychotic Behavior

May 4, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

There are people who have had experience in which their diabetic relatives become delusional at some point especially when the diabetic patient is experiencing hypoglycemia or very low blood sugar level. Patients are usually described as psychotic which is a psychological condition in which a depressed person demonstrates abnormal thinking or behavior reflected in the distraction of relationships and work productivity, estrangement from society, and inability to function normally in their daily life. Psychosis associated with diabetes is termed as diabetic psychosis.

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Safe Antibiotics for Diabetics

May 2, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Generally, antibiotics are safe for people with diabetes. It is nevertheless important for people the purpose of antibiotics. Antibiotics are drugs that are primarily used for the treatment of bacterial infections. Bacterial infections are usually manifested through fever. It must be noted though that there are other different possible causes of fever. The occurrence of fever however, is the normal body reaction when bacteria invade the body. Fever is generally detected with the increase of body temperature. Similar symptoms is manifested in case of flu which is on the other hand is caused by the influenza virus. Viral infections however are often self-limiting, which means that a person gets better without need for medications. In which case, taking antibiotics for viral infections such as flu would be useless and ineffective.

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Stem Cell Therapy for Diabetics

May 1, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Stem cell Therapy generally refers to any treatment strategy in which new adult stem cells are introduced or injected into a damaged or impaired tissue, which will initiate the regeneration or reproduction of new cells that will replace infected or damaged cells resulting to treatment. This fundamentally rests on the ability of stem cells to self-renew and replace the damaged tissues in the body, with marginal risk of rejection or negative side effects. Stem cell therapy is widely accepted to be effective for bone marrow transplantation and is commonly used for skin rejuvenation. Thus, stem cell therapy is more renowned for aesthetic treatment to counter the signs of aging like wrinkles and other skin damages. In the case of bone marrow transplants, the stem cells used normally come from the patient themselves or from human donors. There are some instances when animal cells are used.

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Breast-Conserving Surgery Downside

April 27, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Women who have undergone a mastectomy (removal of the breast) may still go through repeat mammograms and invasive procedures years subsequent to the said operation. This is the conclusion of a new study which basically outlines a possible downside of breast-conserving surgery for treating DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ).

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Suha for Lowering Blood Sugar

April 23, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Suha or pomelo (Citrus grandis) is the largest citrus fruit that is native to South and Southeast Asia. It is yellow when ripe and has sweet sour pinkish flesh with very thick rind pith.

Suha like most other citrus fruits is acidic and primarily helps in the digestive process of the body. It has a fat burning enzyme that absorbs and decreases starch and sugar in the body. However, this enzyme is primarily effective for losing weight and not for controlling blood sugar levels. Instead, it is the chromium contents of the suha which help reduce the blood sugar. While suha helps in lowering the blood sugar of diabetics, it is nevertheless not a cure for diabetes. Aside from this, it has para-insulin which helps decrease blood fat and blood sugar.

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Root Crops and Diabetes

April 14, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Root Crops posts as an ideal substitute for rice especially for people with diabetes. Rice, which is the staple food of Filipinos has been considered risky for people with diabetes because it can increase blood sugar levels. This is especially true because diabetic patients usually suffer from an abnormally voracious appetite for rice. Rice is the main source of carbohydrates and energy of many Filipinos but for the diabetic, this may be risky.

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How to Thicken Skin on Legs

April 6, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

One of the early and identifiable signs of diabetes is the development of leg rashes and similar skin problems such as shin spots and allergies which can be attributed to bacterial and fungal skin infections. Most diabetics are initially concerned with the aesthetics of the skin as the thinning of the skin makes it look older. The thinning of the skin is primarily caused by the reduction of collagen and elastin. While the thinning of the skin is normal as one gets older, the typical remedy to prevent or at least delay its occurrence by regularly applying creams and lotions to the skin.

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Diabetes and Kidney link

April 5, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

There is a direct link between diabetes and kidneys. Diabetes mellitus or the uncontrolled diabetes is the principal cause of kidney failure. In fact, majority of kidney transplant patients suffer some form of diabetes. Kidney is an essential body organ who main function is to remove waste and other toxic materials from the blood. In case of diabetics, the kidneys play the role eliminating excess sugar (glucose) in the blood. Sugar or glucose molecules are relatively larger than the waste molecules that the kidney usually filters.

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Anti Obesity Pills

March 29, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Obesity or fatness is a known and growing problem across the world which has not plagued not only adults but children as well. Obesity is a health risk because of its negative effects in increasing the risk for diabetes, heart disease, and even a person’s psychological well being. Thus, medical science is constantly finding ways to combat obesity.

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Chicharon and Diabetes

March 25, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Pork rinds, pork scratching, pork cracklings, cuerito or also famously known as chicharon in the Philippines is a snack made by frying the dried skin (rind) and fat of a pork or pig. Incidentally, the local term chicharon was originally from Spain because it was the Spaniards who introduced chicharon in the country.

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