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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 […]

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 […]

Boronate Affinity hba1c

Many with diabetes remained undiagnosed across the world. Thus, despite the alarming figures of the increasing number of people suffering from diabetes, there is actually more people who are suffering from the disease. The early diagnosis of diabetes is important for its immediate treatment or management before complications occur. Related terms:boronate hba1cboronate affinitywhat is boronate […]

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 […]

My Diabetic Kidneys and Me

In the Philippines, the prevalence of diabetes according to the NNHES (National Nutrition Health Survey) study is 4.8%. NSO (National Statistics Office) projects that there would be 74 million adult Filipinos in 2010. Therefore, there could be 3.6 million Filipinos who have diagnosed diabetes. Related terms:bubbles in urine at nightmicral test for urineincidence of kidney […]

Diabetes Complications can be Prevented

Every 21 seconds, someone is diagnosed with diabetes. That means every 21 seconds, you have a reason to walk more, to eat balanced, nutritious meals, to take a good look at your life, and make changes for the better. But if and when you are diagnosed, you simply can’t wait for the next shoe to […]

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 diabeteswhat are indicators of blindnesshaemoglobin level 13 4Hemoglobin Level 13 4high hemoglobin red eyes diabeteshigh hemoglobin preventionHigh hemoglobin loss of […]

High-MUFA Diet benefits Type 2 Diabetics

A year-long energy-restricted, high-monounsaturated fat (MUFA) diet was seen to prove beneficial for type 2 diabetics. Researchers reported in the first online issue of Diabetes Care that it is as effective as a high-carbohydrate (CHO), low-fat diet. Related terms:mufa and diabetesMUFA diabetesis mufa diet good for diabeticMUFA benefits diabetesBenefits of MUFAmufa diet breastfeedingMUFA diet diabetesHIGH […]

Glucose Monitoring Devices

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) conducted and funded a study which tested three brands of continuous glucose monitoring devices. Related terms:blood glucose monitoring devices for childrenweight monitoring devices in the philippinesphilippines diabetes monitoring deviceglucose monitoring devices in the philippinesglucose monitoring device philippines for pregnant diabeticdiabetes- monitoring device in the philippinesdiabetes monitoring devices for Childrendiabetes […]

Diabetes and Fertility

Are you a sweet couple? Unfortunately, diabetes may adversely affect fertility. Diabetes affects other hormones and bodily functions in such a way that can make it more difficult for a couple to conceive. Infertility is the inability of a couple to get pregnant after 1 year of regular, unprotected sexual intercourse. About a third of […]