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Periodontal Blood Samples to measure HbA1c

Hemoglobin bA1c (HbA1c), normally measured through blood chemistry tests, is widely used to detect diabetes in which a reading of 6.5 or more indicates a value in the diabetes range according to the American Diabetes Association guidelines. In the recent study conducted by the New York University (NYU) nursing-dental research team, however, states that HbA1c […]

Kicking off the Optimal A1c Level Goal with Pioplus

Go for the Optimal A1c Level! Or simply, Go for the G.O.A.L.! The catchphrase for the recent launch of the newest aid in winning against diabetes says it all about Pioplus, a combination of two potent antidiabetes drugs: pioglitazone and metformin. Related terms:ppt on piopluspiopluspioglitazone metformin philippinespioplus 1 side effectsbopbop monterosmanagement of diabetes:filetype pptpioglitazone hba1c […]

What is HbA1c?

You may have heard your doctor ask for or order HbA1c in your blood tests. And when you asked him or her what it is, you got the answer “It’s your blood sugar average for 3 months.” And that was it. You may still have a few questions, so let us try to get into […]

High Hemoglobin indicator of Blindness

Diabetics should monitor their CBC (complete blood count) to check for their hemoglobin level, as this may be a factor that can increase the risk of impaired vision. Related terms:high hemoglobin eye problemshigh hemoglobin and diabeteshaemoglobin level 13 4what are indicators of blindnessHemoglobin Level 13 4High hemoglobin loss of sighthigh hemoglobin and vision problemsvision and […]

Getting to know HbA1C

When an individual is diabetic, the need to keep one’s blood sugar or glucose in the normal level is essential to manage the disease. Frequent monitoring of one’s blood sugar at home is a great way to keep track of it in order to guide treatment of diabetes. However, to know the overall condition of […]

Exercise Combo Best for Diabetes Control

A combination of aerobic and resistance training exercise may be best for individuals with type 2 diabetes. A new study has confirmed that this exercise combination may help control type 2 diabetes better than doing either exercise alone. Related terms:exercise and diabetesNNHes 2008 calcium levels among children and adultsdiabetes control with exercisediabetes exercisediabetes exercise inactivfavorite […]

Diabetes and Heart Disease: A Dangerous Duo

Diabetes is a common silent metabolic abnormality, manifested by elevated blood sugar levels, which causes significant cardiovascular disease and death without appropriate treatment. Similar to other risk factors such as abnormal cholesterol levels and hypertension, which in most cases are without symptoms, diabetes can occur for long periods of time in an individual, undetected and […]

Know your ABCs of Diabetes

If someone asks you to rate your familiarity with ABCs from one to 10, you will probably say 10. However, this does not pertain to the typical alphabet you learned in pre-school. Knowing this set of ABCs is even more beneficial and could actually save the lives of most diabetics. The ABCs of diabetes refer […]

Diabetes May Cause Cognitive Dysfunction

Apart from obesity, heart attack and other complications, a group of Boston-based researchers warned elderly diabetics of possible development of cognitive dysfunction. They advised diabetics in older age brackets to undergo screenings to test early stages of intellectual impairment which is detrimental to “one’s ability to self-manage”. Related terms:hemoglobin a1c levels

Nuts can Halt Type 2 Diabetes

Controlling diabetes and preventing its complications could be helped significantly by eating nuts every day. According to a study conducted by D. Jenkins et al., consuming two ounces of nuts daily as a replacement for carbohydrates is an effective lipid and glycemic control method for persons with Type 2 diabetes. “Mixed, unsalted, raw, or dry-roasted […]