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Blackseed Oil for Gallstones

Gallstones are stones found in the gallbladder, an organ which stores the bile for digesting fats. The stones can be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pingpong ball. Gallstones form because of too much cholesterol and hence are common among people who are obese. These stones cause problems when […]

Taebo and diabetes

Tae Bo which combines tae kwon do and boxing is a body work out developed by Billy Blanks in the 1990s which become popular because it is an excellent cardiovascular workout and for toning the body which was palatable to body conscious young generation and health conscious aging population. Related terms:tae bo and diabeties

Diabetes and Prostate Problems

Prostate is a walnut-sized gland underneath the urinary bladder of males. An enlarged prostate (e.g. cancer) can place pressure at the urethra causing various urinary problems, especially among older men. In 2000, a study shows that diabetic men with Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) have even greater urinary problems than non diabetic men with BPH. However, […]

MMC Diabetes Care Center

Founded in 1984, the Makati Medical Center Diabetes Care Center or MMC Diabetes Care Center, is the first diabetes educational clinic in Asia to help people with diabetes live fuller lives. The MMC Diabetes Care Center was conceptualized amidst the growing diabetic population in the Philippines. Inspired by Dr. Joslin’s principle that in diabetes “he […]

Top Diabetes Gadgets

Diabetes is a prevalent disease that has affected and continues to infect millions of people around the world. Fortunately, emerging technology makes it easier for patients to manage their diabetes. Following are gadgets and mobile apps that help empower patients and help them self manage their disease and live more fruitful productive lives.

Diabetes Care for Night Shift Workers

People who have regularly worked night shifts are twice as likely to have diabetes. This is attributed to decrease in metabolic health, impaired glucose metabolism, increased body mass index (BMI), and impaired insulin resistance. Meanwhile, diabetic patients working night shift are most likely to suffer complications in diabetes like neuropathy among others. This is because […]

Teaching Kids about Diabetes

Educating patients and their relatives about diabetes is critical for the effective management of the disease. However, children typically don’t respond to the same tactics used to persuade adults to make necessary dietary modifications. As such, it is important for nutrition professionals to adopt creative strategies to help teach young clients about diabetes. Here are […]

Lumps and Diabetes

Lumps associated with Diabetes is clinically referred as Diabetic mastopathy (DMP), which is described by the presence of benign tumour or large, painless, hard breast mass which is somewhat similar to a breast cancer. Common physical characteristics of this lump included that it is hard, irregular, easily movable, distinct, and painless. Diabetic lump can also […]

Epigastric Pain and Diabetes

Epigastric pain is a disorder located at the upper abdomen below the ribs that is usually experienced by people who ate or who lies down soon after eating. It is a typical symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or heartburn and is thus, associated with the gastric contents that travel upward into the back of […]

Helping Patients Cope with Diabetes

Diabetes is a life altering disease that can be depressing to people, which can contribute in worsening one’s condition. It is therefore important for relatives and friends to help a loved one cope with diabetes.