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Acupuncture good for Diabetes Patients?

May 22, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 0

Question: Is Acupuncture good for patients with Diabetes?

Answer: Alternative therapies continue to be in the mainstream of diabetes therapy. You see patients bringing bottles of herb supplements apparently marketed as a treatment for diabetes and related illnesses like high blood pressure and high cholesterol. But one form of treatment that has gained wide acceptance both in the East where it originated and in the West where it is now widely practiced is acupuncture. And almost always in my practice do I come across a patient asking me about acupuncture and diabetes.

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Diabetes and Exercise

May 13, 2019 Category :Fitness| Healthy Advocacy 0

An important part of maintaining a balanced and healthy lifestyle, with or without diabetes, is having a regular exercise regimen. Other workouts are more strenuous than some and all vary with what the individual is comfortable doing, and ultimately, what results they’re looking for.

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The Feet’s Feat

May 12, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

The universe knows that among the oft used parts of the body are the feet. No further explanation needed. But not everyone knows the notion that the same pair may mirror and represent the different parts of the body through energy zones. Knowledge of these aids in one’s wellness, treatment and diagnosis through a type of therapy called Reflexology – foot relief that is not just a massage.

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Herbal and Dietary Supplements for Diabetes

May 10, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 2

The worldwide prevalence of diabetes mellitus has been increasing in recent years and the Philippines is no exception. While there has been an increase of available medications, these are beyond the means of many Filipinos.

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Shedding Light on Ayurveda in Diabetes Management

May 8, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetes is a serious disease that affects quality of life and may even shorten a person’s life span. An endocrinologist/diabetologist who manages diabetes would need two things in order to help combat the disease: SKILL AND STRATEGY. Physicians need skills in understanding the intricate balance of this illness in order to prevent complications. They need strategy to customize the management approaches in order to optimize their patient’s endocrine health. With this premise, physicians should use proactive and comprehensive efforts in disease prevention and enhancement of the quality of life. This would mean striving to bring the most cutting edge medical knowledge in practice, while incorporating multidisciplinary and holistic approaches.

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Eating Out with Diabetes over Holidays

May 7, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

T’is the season to be jolly”…despite diabetes. Holidays bring family and friends together, and food is always one of the centers of the celebration. Enjoying holiday food is for everybody, including persons with diabetes. First things first, remember these principles:

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How can I raise my good cholesterol level?

May 6, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Question: How can I raise my good cholesterol level?

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Hoist up the HDL! Incredibly easy ways to help increase your army of good cholesterol

As in virtually every story ever told, an age-old tale of good vs. evil rages in our blood cholesterol. The bad cholesterol is what is known as low-density lipoprotein (LDL). These clog up the arteries and can lead to a heart attack or stroke.But not all is lost. Keeping these bad boys in check is the good cholesterol, or high-density lipoprotein (HDL), which is believed to remove excess LDL from arterial plaque, slowing its buildup. Thus, increasing your HDL levels (to at least greater than 40 mg/dL but preferably greater than 60 mg/dL) will help lower your risk of heart disease and lead to a longer, richer life.

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Diabetes Education for Pregnant Women

May 4, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Pregnancy and diabetes pose unique challenges. Educating pregnant women with diabetes is an extraordinary opportunity to impact two lives at one time. As a diabetes educator, you will have the chance to meet and take care of all kinds of inspirational women, in all stages of pregnancy and all degrees of “paranoia.” You will need to empathize with these women, especially those going through a pregnancy for the first time.

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The Alternative Way

May 1, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

With the onset of early childhood and adult obesity and other factors, the threat of booming numbers of people with diabetes mellitus continues to grow. The use of conventional treatments such as insulin, general prescription drugs and other medical therapies continues to prevail; however more and more people seek alternative and complementary therapies to further enhance their present health conditions. This article explains the existing available therapies that are fast gaining popularity.

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Healthy Baon Tips for Diabetics

April 16, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 0

Once you have diabetes you’re stuck with it. But there’s no need to lose hope. It’s really not as bad or hard as it sounds. The key to taking good care of yourself and your diabetes is to learn three simple things (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases): » Continue Reading

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