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Male Menopause: Myth or Reality?

July 29, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Male menopause or andropause continues to baffle us whether it is really a true identity or a myth. Most of us may wonder why a member of the family starts becoming grumpier or having mood swings or depression that we always blame on “midlife crisis” either relating to female menopause or a “male menopause“.

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Needle Phobia

July 28, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

The serious and sometimes deadly complications of diabetes (e.g., kidney failure, blindness) can often be mitigated through appropriate diet in combination with insulin therapy, which requires regular blood draws to monitor glucose levels. Medical treatments that require regular blood draws are compromised when a patient presents with phobia.

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Mother’s Milk: Diabetes Deterrent

July 26, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 1

It is never too early to start diabetes prevention. For newborn and infant nutrition, breast milk really IS best. It reduces the risk for type 2 diabetes in both the breastfeeding mother and her child. And the longer one breastfeeds, the greater the reduction in type 2 diabetes risk for both mom and baby.

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L-carnitine and EGCG Safe for Diabetics?

July 15, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

I just want to know how safe L-carnitine and EGCG is for diabetics especially type 2? There’s a beverage drink out in the market, Envidia, a product of URC. It has 300mg L-carnitine, EGCG. And it is sugar free.

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Organic Foods

July 9, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Organic foods are made according to certain production standards set by a country. For example, in the United States, the National Organic Program, which is run by the U.S. Department of Agriculture is in charge of the definition of organic in the United States and does organic certification.

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Skin Care Products for Diabetics

July 8, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Thelma has been a diabetic for as long as she could remember. Aside from suffering from the typical blood sugar worries, having an unusual parched and scaly skin comes second on her worry list.

Added to that, she was told that a mere crack in her skin caused by dryness may lead to infection and potentially worse complications such as amputation or gangrene.

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Immunization in Diabetes

July 7, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

People with diabetes can have abnormalities in their immune function. This puts them at greater risk of infection and its complications including repeated hospitalization and death. Immunization can boost their resistance against certain infections as well as reduce hospital admissions and life-threatening illnesses. Below are some recommendations related to immunization.

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Diabetes in the Family: Winning the Battle Together

June 30, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy| People and Places 0

Sixteen-year-old Daniella was diagnosed with diabetes only a year ago. Before she learned about her condition, she was a bubbly individual who affected anyone around her with her zest for life. She was active in her school work and other extracurricular activities—a familiar face during school plays and dance performances. However, upon knowing of her condition, she slowly lost her energy to do her activities. “It seemed as if I was losing interest in what I did. At the same time, I found it very taxing to monitor my blood sugar every now and then, most especially at school. Add to that, I have to refrain from eating sweets, or even fruit shakes, as they can raise my blood sugar!” she said.

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Warning Signs of Diabetes in Children

June 28, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

We keep hearing about the increasing incidence of diabetes worldwide and this unfortunate trend is also affecting children. It is important to be aware of this disease since early detection can make all the difference.

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Fruit Eating Guide for Diabetics

June 25, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Are there really bad fruits or fruits that should be avoided if one is diabetic? The truth is, all fruits may be allowed in a diabetic diet. What is more important to consider, however, is the total amount of carbohydrate intake per serving size of the fruit. Some fruits contain more carbohydrates in a gram per gram comparison.

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