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A Primer on Diabetes in the Elderly

Defining the elderly population can be tricky. In most developed countries, the chronological age of 65 years as a definition of ‘elderly’ or older person, is widely accepted or often, associated with the age at which one can begin to receive pension benefits. Although it is common to use the calendar age to mark the […]

Diabetes in the Young

Diabetes used to be the illness of our parents and grandparents. Currently, however, the number of children, adolescents and young adults getting diagnosed with diabetes is increasing. As in older adults, there are several types of diabetes in young people. These consist of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus plus a third type defined […]

Diabetes: A Mother’s Legacy?

No mother would deny that one of the most exciting moments of her life is when she becomes a source of life and a tiny being forms inside her womb. But it can sometimes be stressful too, knowing that that tiny being depends on the mother for life, and that everything the mother does can […]

Eating Fish can reduce Diabetes Risk

Hold it with that huge chunk of steak! Consider having fish instead because researchers have found that eating fish leads to smaller risk of diabetes, while consuming too much red meat leads to higher risk of obesity and greater weight gain which may result in other diseases. Related terms:foods to eat and avoid filipino diabetic

Oversleeping and Undersleeping may increase risk of Diabetes

Too much or too little sleep? Either way, it deals a hard blow on a person’s blood sugar level by getting in the way of the body’s insulin production, thus raising the amount of glucose in the blood. The result is definitely not as sweet as it sounds: type 2 diabetes. Yet the solution seems […]

Lyxumia will be Available Soon

Lixisenatide, which stimulates insulin release when glucose levels become too high, and slows down stomach emptying will be sold under the brand name Lyxumia soon. Related terms:lyxumia launch datelyxumialyxumia pronunciationlyxumia approvallyxumia ppthow safe is lyxumialyxumia experienceslyxumia launchwww allaboutdiabetes net lyxumia-will-be-available-soonwww permanent cure of diabetiespronounce lyxumialixisenatide powerpointlixisenatide pronounciationlixisenatide pronunciationlixisenatide power point presentationlyxumia 2012acceptability and nutrients chicharon […]

Tapping the Miracle Brain

It is time to control your destiny. Don’t leave your intelligence level or your creativity to the genes that your parents gave you, because contrary to common belief, the brain evolves according to how we nourish it.

Diabetes Care for Disadvantaged and Vulnerable

Living with diabetes is already hard as it is, more so if you happen to have this chronic condition while living on meager resources. A poor diabetic would require medications, hospitalizations, regular check-ups, insulin (for type 1 diabetics), and other things to spend on aside from his family’s basic needs. Because of this, some diabetics […]

How to Fight the Dangers of Working the Night Shift

An increasing number of Filipinos work in shifts as part of their jobs. These include call center agents, security guards, casino operators, hotel employees and hospital personnel like emergency room physicians, residents, nurses and nursing aides. Police officers, firemen and emergency response paramedics also work in shifts to provide round-the-clock service for us. Yet, all […]

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Diabetes

Are you a habitual loud snorer? Do you experience excessive daytime sleepiness? Are you overweight or obese? Are you awakened by a choking sensation? If you answer yes to at least two of these questions, you might need to be evaluated for a condition known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Related terms:bp-osa results 2012causal pathway […]