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Diabetic Guide to Vaccines

April 23, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Most of those all-too-dreaded trips to the pediatrician for shots that boost the immune system culminate with the eruption of permanent teeth. But this no longer holds true; not if you’re diabetic, at least. Well into your fifties or sixties, that need for an immune system enhancer comes full circle, especially if you are diabetic. » Continue Reading

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Antibiotics safe for Diabetes?

April 22, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts 2

Question: Is it OK to take antibiotics for fever if you have diabetes?

There really is nothing wrong with diabetics taking antibiotics. It is important, however, to understand what antibiotics are supposed to be for. Antibiotics are drugs generally used for the treatment of infections caused by bacteria. » Continue Reading

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Research on Diabetes-Cancer link

April 20, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetics, be wary of the “Big C”. A recent study in Japan, published in Archives of Internal Medicine, concluded that the growth of cancer cells in liver or pancreas may be triggered by the excess insulin of patients with adult-onset diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Health Benefits of Tokwa

November 11, 2013 Category :Health Watch 0

Tokwa or tofu is a food prepared by curdling soybean milk. After extracting the juice of soybean used for Taho, the residual of the soybean is what is made as Tokwa. Tokwa is very popular in East Asia and had been used as an ingredient in different menus. And because it is primarily from soybean, it is rich in protein building minerals.

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Diabetes may lead to Breast Cancer

May 3, 2012 Category :Diabetes Research 0

If a woman has diabetes, there is a likelihood she will develop breast cancer later on.

A study in Sweden led by Dr. Hakan Olsson, a professor of oncology at Lund University, looked into the medical records of more than 2,700 patients with breast cancer and about 20,500 patients who never had cancer. The records analyzed spanned 10 years of the participants’ medical history prior to having breast cancer.

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Coral Reefs: Medicine Cabinets of the 21st Century

April 25, 2012 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Coral reefs could be the source of many new medicines in the 21st century. “Marine sources could be the major source of drugs in the coming years,” said Dr. William Fenical, director for marine biotechnology and biomedicine at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in La Jolla, California.

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Diabetes may up Cancer Death

February 14, 2012 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A meta-analysis conducted by John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health identified a positive link between pre-existing diabetes and cancer deaths.

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Pioglitazone link to Bladder Cancer?

January 23, 2012 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Question: I’ve been on pioglitazone for 3 years and heard it might be link to bladder cancer. Should I stop taking it?

Last June 15, 2011, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed the public that use of the diabetes medication Pioglitazone for more than one year may be associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer.

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Prostate Cancer Therapy May double DM Risk

January 12, 2012 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A recent study conducted by the scientists of the Philippine General Hospital shows that patients undergoing treatment for prostate cancer may increase diabetes risk.

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