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Children of Diabetics More Aware of Risk

A Japanese study reveals that adult offspring of type 2 diabetics are more aware that they are at increased risk of developing the disease than their parents. According to Dr. Keiko Kazuma and colleagues at the University of Tokyo, genetics and lifestyle could more likely contribute to the development of the disease among persons with […]

Skim Milk: A Healthy Alternative Drink for Diabetics

As a diabetic, it is imperative to avoid drinks that are rich in sugar. With this notion, the most recommended drinks are those that are obviously low in calorie and low in sugar. Some of these recommended drinks are unsweetened tea, coffee, diet soda and of course, water. Some may appeal to individuals who are […]

Kefir for Diabetics

Also known as bulgaros, kefir is a cultured milk product like yogurt with a tart and even sour taste. Milk from inoculating cow, goat, or sheep is fermented using kefir “grains”, which is a fermentation starter. Unlike yogurt, Kefir is nutritious and therapeutic providing protein, essential minerals, and valuable B vitamins, which help the inner […]

Top Insulin Pens for Diabetics

The use of insulin pens is fast becoming a norm among diabetic patients for its convenience. Insulin pen offers portability which means it can be carried easily anywhere and conveniently be injected anywhere and anytime. It extinguishes the fear of using needles especially among children. Insulin pen allows diabetics to administer insulin discretely. It has […]

How to Motivate Young Diabetics?

Diabetes disease is a plague that affects approximately 15,000 children every year. Because of this more and more children are suffering from diabetes, which can disrupt the conduct of their regular lives. The key to motivating young diabetics is to achieve a sense of self-efficacy or confidence among them so that that can attain self-care […]

Skyflakes for Diabetics

SkyFlakes is a type of cracker manufactured and distributed by Monde M.Y. San Corporation. Along with Fita crackers, these crackers have been enjoyed by a great many generations of thoroughly satisfied consumers. In the Philippines, Skyflakes crackers have been popular for people that are reducing. It is also is traditionally given to children who are […]

Diabetics and Dementia

A few weeks ago, we had a patient in her forties ask us for help because she felt it was becoming difficult remembering simple things. She had been a diabetic for about ten years and her previous HbA1c levels were 7 and 8.8 percent (normal values 4-6 percent). She noticed that she often lost things […]

Caring for Elderly Diabetics

Life wasn’t always this tough for eighty-four year old Lolo Marcelo. In his younger days, he used to have a high-paying job and he enjoyed the fruits of his labor by spending one too many nights out with his beer buddies. Since he had more than enough money, he never really cared about his health. […]

Fruit Eating Guide for Diabetics

Are there really bad fruits or fruits that should be avoided if one is diabetic? The truth is, all fruits may be allowed in a diabetic diet. What is more important to consider, however, is the total amount of carbohydrate intake per serving size of the fruit. Some fruits contain more carbohydrates in a gram […]

Lucky Charms for Diabetics

Have you heard of medical IDs? These are the charms which could save your life. Medical IDs are worn by people with rare medical conditions, food and drug allergies, multiple medications, or chronic illnesses like diabetes. Related terms:diabetes charmsdiabetic charmslucky charms diabetesdiabetic charms for watchwaterproof medical charmsare lucky charms bad for diabeticsLUCKY CHARMS FOR BREAKFAST […]