What is Pedia Endocrinology?

July 3, 2014 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Pedia Endocrinology or Pediatric endocrinology is a medical subspecialty and study that focuses on the changes of physical growth and sexual development among children including infants with endocrine problems such as diabetes. While Pedia Endocrinology is a generalize subspecialty which included growth hormone treatment, it most specializes on type 1 diabetes among infants and children.

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ADNEP Training

July 3, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

The Association of Diabetes Nurse Educators of the Philippines, Inc or ADNEP is a sub specialty organization of the Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) that provides continuing professional education as duly recognized by the Professional Regulation Commission – Board of Nursing (PRC-BON). In particular, ADNEP provides quality diabetes care through education, training and research by conducting regular Post Graduate Training on Diabetes Education for Nurses, Nursing Updates on Diabetes and Its Management, and Workshops for patients on Diabetes Self Management.

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Diabetes and Postoperative Infection

May 10, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Medical studies have confirmed that patients with diabetes mellitus are at an increased risk for infection compared with patients without diabetes. Those patients with complicated diabetes are even at greater risk of postoperative wound infection. This included patients who have undergone foot and ankle surgery, or major cardiovascular or abdominal surgery. The high rate of nosocomial infection or Hospital-acquired infection among diabetic patients especially those with poor glucose control confirm that hyperglycemia itself is an independent risk factor for the development of infection.

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Detox Drinks in the Philippines

May 10, 2014 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Detoxification is the process of removing toxin substances from a living organism, especially to the human body. This also pertains to the withdrawal process during which an organism like a person returns to homeostasis after long-term use of an addictive substance e.g. drugs and liquor. The process of detoxification can be achieved by many natural means such as by exercising and consuming detoxifying food.

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