Diabetology Training Philippines

July 11, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Diabetology is a specialized field of endocrinology that specifically focuses on the diagnosis, treatment management and even research of diabetes mellitus. Because of the continuing growth of diabetic cases around the globe, which is gradually becoming a silent killer, a clinical science was created in order to focus on the disease. It is believed that 100 million people is plagued with this disease and another 100 million more remained undiagnosed.

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Diabetic Itchy Shins

July 10, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Itchy Shins pertains to the uncomfortable prickly feeling that a person experience at the shin, or the area below the knee. The itchiness is a kind of skin irritation characterized by flaky skin, redness and rashes in the area. There are different Causes of Itchy Shins from simple causes like insect bites, old age, hygiene or sun exposure to complex and threatening diseases such as dehydration, dermatitis and most of all diabetes.

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Spearmint Tea for Diabetes

July 9, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A spearmint tea is prepared simply by immersing spearmint leaves (from the plant Mentha spicata or Yerba Buena) in boiling water. Menthol which is extracted primarily from leaves of mint plants like eucalyptus and spearmint generally helps in lowering blood sugar levels. However, even if mint teas can effectively lower blood glucose levels, it is not generally advise for diabetic patients to drink mint teas in general on a regular basis because the menthol can restrict or obstruct with regular diabetic medications which may even caused further damage. Moreover, the lowering of blood sugar levels can be reduced at critical levels resulting to hypoglycemia, which is itself deadly. Diabetic patients should therefore drink spearmint tea under the supervision of a physician.

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Chicken Liver for Diabetics

July 8, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Chicken Liver is one of the best and nutritious parts of the chicken. It is cooked in different ways such as by adding it in pansit, adobo, menudo and other local delicacies. Chicken liver is especially popular for vitamin K, which is helpful for blood clotting. When one is wounded, blood clotting occurs during which platelets of the blood stick together to cover would and prevent continuous bleeding thereby allowing the wound to heal.

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Insulin Plant Tea

July 7, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

The term Insulin Plant Tea refers to many different herbs that people claim to have healing or beneficial effects especially for diabetes. Chief of which is the plant called Costus igneus / Costus Pictus. According to the International Journal of Ayurveda Research, extracts of the Costus igneus plant help lower blood sugar level or dexamethasone-induced hyperglycemia in rats. The ability of the plant to help real people with real diabetics is yet to be proven by any study or experiment.

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Sugar Free Cakes for Diabetics

July 6, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Having the illness of Diabetes is the number one cause of mortality all over the world. Complications and other related culprits in having this kind of illness is the source of collapsing of the internal organs of the body. Lifestyle and other sources of unhealthy way of life sometimes is the cause of having this disease. That is why eating healthy foods or mainly the right amount of food in moderation is recommended, especially for those who have their history in their family of having one.

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Coffee for Diabetics

July 5, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

People love to drink coffee to awaken their spirits, to pass time, to relax, to keep themselves full, and for whatever reason. It is very common for people to drink coffee in the morning. In fact some people only drink coffee for breakfast. Because of this, there are many studies that have been conducted to see the benefits of coffee.

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Health Benefits of Fresh Lumpia

July 4, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Lumpia in general are Chinese pastries comparable to popiah which involves placing different ingredients in a roll or wrapper, that is either served fresh or fried. In the Philipines, Lumpiyang sariwa or fresh spring rolls essentially a mix of different minced vegetables that is wrapped in the lumpia roll.

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Health Benefits of Eating Tikoy

July 3, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Tikoy, also known as Nian gao is the traditional pudding cake that is a delicacy that is served during the Chinese New. This pudding cake is also commonly given by Chinese in the belief that people giving the said pudding cake will receive fortune for the coming year. Tikoy is essentially made of glutinous rice flour, wheat starch, sugar, salt and water. It is made by combing all these ingredients and steaming it. Tikoy is traditionally eaten as is or by frying it.

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Diabetes Sugar Lumps under Skin

July 2, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

The sugar lumps the develop under skin common among diabetic patients is actually termed as lipohypertrophy, a condition characterized by is lump in the skin which is actually a fatty tissue. This fatty lumps usually develops at or around the skin site where insulin is usually injected by the diabetic patient. The diabetes lump is essentially caused by injecting insulin repeatedly into the same area of the skin. The injection of insulin in the same area caused the body to react by accumulating extra fat in the area.

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