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Sleep Disruption and Diabetes

Persons with diabetes not only have to deal with their sugar levels, they also have to contend with different sleep problems. Related terms:how does diabetes affect sleepingwhy is it that a diabetic is always sleepy or frequently sleeps?sleep interuption and diabetesrelated literature sample (ampalaya chocolate cake)pocari sweat for restless leg syndromephilippines related literature about blood […]

Diabetes in Pregnancy may Increase Risk of Autism

A recent study, aimed at knowing what factors during pregnancy could affect the risk of autism in children, has shown that diabetes, obesity, and fever could play a crucial and influential role in such occurrence. Related terms:autism gestational diabetesdiabetes and autism? 2012gestational diabetes autismhow to reduce sugar level in pregnancyno link between autism and gestational […]

Gluten-free Diet doesn’t reduce Babies’ risk of Diabetes

For the first year of babies with diabetes history in their families, a gluten-free diet does not lower the risk of developing diabetes, German researchers said recently. The study suggested that babies exposed to gluten as part of their early diet may be more likely to develop type 1 diabetes later in childhood. Related terms:baby […]

Diabetes Mellitus and Gum Disease

Having been in dental practice for over 35 years, I’ve met numerous people whom I consider mentors in the dental profession. But none of them exceeds the brilliance of the one teacher which not even the wittiest mind could match, and this teacher’s name is “WISDOM”. I’ve always believed that “What the eyes cannot see, […]

Diabetes Medications 101: Oral Perspectives

Diabetes is rapidly becoming an epidemic worldwide because of the change in diet and lifestyle. And the Philippines is not spared. The number of diabetics and patients with diabetes-related complications has increased despite measures and advocacies to modify lifestyle. Related terms:common diabetic drugs in philippinesdiabetes drugs in the philippinesvoglibose tablets side effects on knee painis […]

Gene linked to Type 2 Diabetes may cause Alzheimer’s

A gene for a protein causing type 2 diabetes can possibly kill nerve cells in the brain and contribute to Alzheimer’s disease, researchers from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine revealed. The SorCS1 gene controls the creation of amyloid-beta (Abeta) in the brain which plays a vital role in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Previously, […]

Herbal Weight Loss Supplements Safe and Effective?

Question: “Are herbal weight loss supplements safe and effective?” Answer: This question is important because there are many herbal weight-loss products available to patients over-the-counter without a prescription. Some can even be bought in supermarkets and “health food” stores rather than pharmacies. Products may include single components or combinations of ingredients, such as ephedrine, caffeine, […]

FDA Approves Drug for Chorea Treatment in Huntington’s Disease

Xenazine (tetrabenazine) has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) as the first drug for the treatment of chorea among patients with Huntington’s disease. “Xenazine represents hope for patients and families dealing with this difficult disease,” said Dr. Timothy Cote, director of FDA’s Office of Orphan Products Development. “For the […]

Dr. Fe Del Mundo: Grand Dame of Philippine Pediatrics

She is the epitome of non ceasing passion, unwavering commitment, unequalled service and unparalleled patriotism. At almost 97, Dr. Fe del Mundo remains the ever-dedicated pediatrician and selfless humanitarian that she has been in the past decades. Related terms:bernardo del mundofe del mundo biographydr del mundo pedia opthalmologistdr fe del mundo biographypediatrician in the philippinesresume […]

Does Menopause Increase the Risk of Diabetes?

Women may dread menopause for the mood swings, hot flushes and its attendant discomforts, but did you know that menopause may also herald an increase in the risk for diabetes? Menopausal women often gain weight, but fat also tends to get redistributed. Take a look in the mirror—are you pear-shaped or apple-shaped? Pear-shaped women have […]