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Maintenance Drugs for Diabetes

November 16, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

Maintenance drugs are medications that should be regularly taken or administered usually for a life time as prescribed by doctors for chronic, long‐term conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Maintenance drugs are well‐established medications that are proven safety and effective.

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Ampalaya Capsule Good for Diabetes?

October 27, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Ampalaya (Mormodica charantia) whether is its fruit, leaves, or roots cannot cure diabetes. But studies have validated its effectiveness in controlling blood sugar levels. Because of this, ampalaya is an important fruit which fairly recommended by nutritionist for diabetics in order to control and prevent diabetic complications apparently of course as a supplement to proper diet and exercise.

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Worst Foods for Diabetics

October 16, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

The top worst foods for diabetics essentially pertain to food that will spike your blood sugar levels which are then absorbed quickly by the blood that can result to different complications if remained unchecked. This type of food is essentially processed such as white flour and sugar. Hereunder are the top worst foods for diabetics. » Continue Reading

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Breastfeeding in Diabetic Mother

September 17, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Whether the mother have type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes, she can and should continue to breastfeed her baby exclusively for 6 months and up to 2 years. The milk from the a diabetic mother does not put the baby at risk of contaminating diabetes disease as well. On the contrary, it is important for the diabetic mother to breastfeed her baby in order to reduce the baby’s risk of developing diabetes. The natural colostrum in the milk contributes in stabilizing the blood sugar levels of the baby while simultaneously helping the mother to lose weight naturally and use the insulin more efficiently. Breastfeeding lowers the need of the diabetic mother for insulin. It helps release the Oxytocin, the love hormone which improves overall physical and emotional health of the mother and relieves the stress.

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An Ode to Oats

August 1, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

As kids, it never stood a chance – compared to the bright, colorful cereal boxes adorned with smiling, friendly cartoon characters, the grey, slimy mush infamously known as “oatmeal-it’s-good-for-you” is almost always met with a “Yuck!” or “Ew!” from the younger eaters at the breakfast table.

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Artificial Pancreas for Diabetics

July 16, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Health Watch 0

Artificial Pancreas is the promising technology that is aimed to aid diabetic patients to manage their diabetes by basically providing a synthetic or man made pancreas that functions like the real organ that automatically controls blood sugar levels. The Artificial Pancreas is basically seen as a replacement part for a defective pancreas.

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Spearmint Tea for Diabetes

July 9, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A spearmint tea is prepared simply by immersing spearmint leaves (from the plant Mentha spicata or Yerba Buena) in boiling water. Menthol which is extracted primarily from leaves of mint plants like eucalyptus and spearmint generally helps in lowering blood sugar levels. However, even if mint teas can effectively lower blood glucose levels, it is not generally advise for diabetic patients to drink mint teas in general on a regular basis because the menthol can restrict or obstruct with regular diabetic medications which may even caused further damage. Moreover, the lowering of blood sugar levels can be reduced at critical levels resulting to hypoglycemia, which is itself deadly. Diabetic patients should therefore drink spearmint tea under the supervision of a physician.

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Contact Lenses developed to Check Glucose Levels

May 23, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Researchers from the University of Akron are developing contact lenses that have the ability to identify glucose levels present in tears. If glucose concentration builds up in the body, the lenses will change in color.

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Famous People with Hypoglycemia

May 17, 2020 Category :People and Places 0

Hypoglycemia is a condition in which one’s blood sugar (glucose) is becomes too low or below 70 mg/dL. This is in contrast to hyperglycemia which is when blood sugar levels becomes to high. Diabetes is a lifelong disease that is particularly associated with high levels of sugar in the blood. However, diabetic patients in general are equally vulnerable to hypo and hyperglycemia because of their body’s inability to regulate blood sugar levels. While diabetes is a life long disease, this should not prevent diabetics from achieving their ambitions and living their lives to the fullest.

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Suha for Lowering Blood Sugar

April 23, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Suha or pomelo (Citrus grandis) is the largest citrus fruit that is native to South and Southeast Asia. It is yellow when ripe and has sweet sour pinkish flesh with very thick rind pith.

Suha like most other citrus fruits is acidic and primarily helps in the digestive process of the body. It has a fat burning enzyme that absorbs and decreases starch and sugar in the body. However, this enzyme is primarily effective for losing weight and not for controlling blood sugar levels. Instead, it is the chromium contents of the suha which help reduce the blood sugar. While suha helps in lowering the blood sugar of diabetics, it is nevertheless not a cure for diabetes. Aside from this, it has para-insulin which helps decrease blood fat and blood sugar.

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