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Beaten Rice Good for Diabetics?

September 6, 2013 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 3, 2013 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 30, 2013 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 27, 2013 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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Nil Fat Tablet

August 21, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

With the surmounting concern on obesity which increases the risk for diabetes, hypertension, stroke, and heart attack, among others, many people are looking for effective and fast ways to lose weight. The Nil Fat is one among the many weight losing pills that have been invented to quickly and effectively help people reduce weight.

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Pomelo Fruit Good for Diabetic

August 18, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

The largest amongst all the citrus fruits (Citrus Maxima), Pomelo is primarily high in citric acid and vitamin C, which help the body eliminate free radicals. Thus, just like all citrus fruits, pomelo is used to help relieve people suffering from fever, colds and flu. Its juice extracted from crushing the pulp contains sugar, citric acid, and other minerals.

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Diabetes Delusional Behaviour

August 2, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research| Emotional Wellness 0

Delusions are beliefs that are untrue, unreasonable and sometimes bizarre. However, a deluded person is very convinced that his delusions are as real as what he actually perceives. Delusions in the medical sense refer to imagined or created visions or fantasy held by a person that suffers some sort of mental impairment.

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Dark Chocolate Good for Diabetes?

July 17, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Believe it or not, Diabetics can still enjoy chocolates.

Research from the University of Hull York Medical School have discovered that dark chocolate is actually safe and beneficial to people with diabetes. The study showed that eating dark chocolates of Diabetics at most 45g of dark chocolate each day have significantly improved their HDL (high density lipoprotein) or good cholesterol which is essentially carries and removes excess cholesterol away from the arterial plaque and back to the liver. A dark chocolate is kind of chocolate that is primarily made cocoa and sugar, without any dairy. Aside from its darker color, it is also known for its distinct bittersweet flavour.

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Antibiotics for Diabetic Wounds

July 16, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

One of the apparent and depressing complications of Diabetes is diabetic wound infections which usually occurs at the foot and lower extremity which has led to amputation. While diabetic foot infections is very common, they are often mismanaged, especially with regard to the use of antibiotics, which may entail know how on the basic diagnostics, culture techniques, pathogenic isolates, and the selection of appropriate antibiotic.

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