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Tips for the Jetsetting Diabetic

September 26, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

The vacation months are here! It’s that time of year once again for traveling, seeing the world, and bonding with family and friends.  But for a person with diabetes, traveling might be a daunting and tiring task.  For one, there is a discouraging feeling that when you travel, your sickness travels with you, too.  Secondly, there is the hassle of bringing along your various medications.

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Diabetic Skin Care Tips for Allergies

September 1, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetic Skin Care Tips for Allergies

• Avoid touching trigger substances.
• If trigger substances cannot be avoided, protect the skin from substance. Wearing clothing such as long sleeves or gloves can be very helpful.
• Washing with soap and water can remove or inactivate the substance immediately after exposure.
• Minimize scratching at all times to prevent skin breaks and infection.
• Moist /cool compresses can relieve severe itching.
• Use topical anti-allergy medications such as hydrocortisone creams.
• Oral anti-histamine can relieve allergic reaction and itching.
• For open wounds, topical antibiotics must be applied to prevent infection.
• For rashes that do not improve or continue to spread, see your doctor.
• Upon consultation, always inform your doctor that you are diabetic and enumerate your present medications. Prescribed medicines for the allergy may be the cause of allergy, may react with medicines for diabetes or may be contraindicated for your present medical conditions.
• For frequent allergies, steps should be taken to identify the allergen through skin prick or patch testing.

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Clanza Side Effects

November 1, 2015 Category :Health Watch 0

Clanza is a non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug especially used for treating Rheumatoid arthritis. It is usually taken by patients once a day. However, this popular drug has many side effect or adverse reactions. The majority of side effects are of a minor nature. This included gastro-intestinal disorders like dyspepsia or known as indigestion or heartburn; abdominal pain or the widespread or localized pain to one area of the stomach, such as lower or left side; nausea or the uneasiness of the stomach that often comes before vomiting. Corollary to this, it may also lead to vomiting of the involuntary emptying of stomach). The drug can also result to rashes or changes of the skin color, appearance, or texture, ruber, urticaria or hives, a kind of skin rash notable for pale red, raised, itchy bumps. It also results to enuresis or the repeated inability to control urination, headache, dizziness, and drowsiness.

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Skin Allergies and Diabetes

August 17, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes is no joke. It is truly saddening to know that many people do suffer from this kind of sickness. It is also saddening to know how people are coping up so hard just to fight the battle. If we could just wish everyone in the world would be free from sickness, then, many people will never suffer again from diabetes. Diabetes destroys not only the health of a person but also brings complications as well. The most common complication is a skin disease.

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Facts about Insulin Spray

January 10, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

The concept of Insulin Spray was similar to like the ones asthmatic people use finally became a reality in the 1990’s. Like the inhaler, insulin spray is sprayed by a diabetic patient to take in fine insulin powder into lungs that in turn enters the blood through tiny blood vessels. This makes it more convenient for diabetics to administer insulin without the use of needles. Unfortunately, the nasal insulin spray has not received FDA approval for release because it is still under further study.

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