How to Avoid getting Sick While Traveling

December 20, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Traveling makes a person wiser. It provides wonderful learning experiences that can last a lifetime. However, this becomes a great challenge to persons with diabetes. Some of them feel so deprived of this opportunity to enjoy life’s adventures. Can we allow diabetic individuals to travel abroad?

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Sambong Kidney Treatment

December 19, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

Sambong (Blumea balsamifera L. DC) is a traditional herbal plant in the Philippines known for being diuretic and analgesic. Its medicinal benefits had been rigorously studied and had been proven to be genuinely effectively. In fact, Sambong has been approved by the Department of Health in the Philippines as being safe and effective in treating certain disorders.

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Diabetes Pain Management

December 18, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

The pain related to diabetes can sometimes take a toll with age. Older or elderly patients with diabetes can feel discomfort and weakness that can affect their quality of life. The pain related to diabetes is primarily caused by nerve damage called neuropathy, which can cause chronic pain in three ways. Pains or numbness in the toes, feet, legs, hands and arms is called Peripheral neuropathy. Pains in the thighs, hips and buttocks and legs are called proximal neuropathy. Sudden discomfort, weakness, pain or numbness in a single nerve that affects other nerve branches is called Focal neuropathy which can usually be experienced behind one eye, in the lower back, in the chest, or abdomen.

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Turnip and Diabetes

December 17, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Eating the right kind of food is one critical way to effectively manage diabetes. Diabetics must generally avoid vegetables that have high sugar content and carbs, which ultimately also turns to sugar once digested.

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Wheelchair Pressure Relief Exercises

December 16, 2020 Category :Fitness 0

Sitting in one position for a long period of time can cause pressure to build up and cut off blood flow. To relieve oneself from pressure, one should take the pressure off by changing position or turning. This is a common problem among people in wheelchairs because they are often in a single sitting position. Hence it is important for people in wheelchair to do relief exercise to remove the pressure in their seated position.

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Firstborns more likely to have Diabetes

December 15, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A New Zealand study recently found that firstborns have a reduced level of insulin effectiveness, compared to their counterparts who have older siblings.

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Diet Softdrinks linked to Type 2 Diabetes

December 14, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

If you think diet beverages are better than regular colas, think again. A new France-based study showed that diet or “light” versions of softdrinks may put drinkers at a considerably higher risk of type 2 diabetes.

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Mediterranean Diet for Diabetes Patients

December 13, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Data reviewed from over 20 sources compare the effects of seven popular diets among adults with type 2 diabetes. Findings indicate that Mediterranean diets, low-carb diets, high protein diets, and low glycemic index diets – which rank foods by how quickly their carbs turn into glucose – all lowered the participants’ blood sugar.

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Diabetic Foot Ulcers may not benefit from Oxygen Therapy

December 12, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Despite previous studies showing that pure oxygen exposure aids wound healing among diabetes of patients, a new large study debunks this notion, proving that severe foot ulcers receive no benefit – and might even be possibly harmed–from oxygen treatment.

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Stress Men more prone to Type 2 Diabetes

December 11, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Men are more exposed to type 2 diabetes when they are stressed, said a new study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

“Today, stress is not recognized as a preventable cause of diabetes. However, our study shows that there is an independent link between permanent stress and the risk of developing diabetes, which underlines the importance of preventive measure,” said Masuma Novak, lead author of the study published in the journal, Diabetic Medicine.

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