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High-MUFA Diet benefits Type 2 Diabetics

November 12, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

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.

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Diabetes Management for Couples

October 26, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 0

From the point of view of a person with diabetes, daily self-management involves making choices – lots of them; when, what, and how to eat, for instance; when and how to engage in physical exercise; what items to carry around all the times. These and many others are repeated ad infinitum – all day, every day. The person must also make less frequent but extremely significant decisions about his or her choice of therapies and overall approach to treatment. These comprise diabetes self-management – a very complex task that is of critical importance for achieving metabolic targets and other outcomes. » Continue Reading

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Red Meat Means Red Light for Diabetics

August 28, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Put off that chicken liver, oysters and clams, advised a group of researchers from Harvard School of Public Health for diabetics who want to steer clear of heart disease.

In a study published in Diabetes Care journal, consumption of red meat and heme iron-rich food has been associated with heart disease. Head researcher Dr. Li Qi and colleagues came out with the finding after studying 6,161 women diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. They took into consideration the age, body weight, and eating habits of the participants. The researchers observed an increase in heart disease cases. Specifically, 550 participants had the disease only during follow-up period between 1980 and 2000.

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Intensive Diabetes Care Benefits Tots

April 11, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Children with type 1 diabetes are more likely to benefit from a more intensive management of the disease. It debunked previous studies which said the use of intensive insulin therapy has its hangups, one of which is significant weight gain.
Researchers reported in the Journal o f Pediatrics that young patients,who frequently monitored their blood sugar levels, those who injected new insulin formulations and those who were under insulin pump therapy have half the chance of suffering from hypoglycemia while it also lessens by 25 percent the patient’s chance of visiting the emergency room. The patients also improved control over their blood sugar levels.

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Depression Care Prolongs Lives of Older Diabetics

February 17, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Older adults with diabetes and depression who receive depression care management are half as likely to die over a five-year period than depressed patients with diabetes who receive none, according to a study by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Results of the study, the first known trial that linked diabetes and mortality in a depression intervention trial, were published in the December 2007 issue of Diabetes Care. » Continue Reading

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Top Diabetes Doc: Augusto Litonjua

October 20, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy News 1

In the medical world,when one hears the word diabetes, the name Augusto D. Litonjua could not be far behind. His name has become synonymous with diabetes not because he is diabetic, but he is considered as one of the best doctors in the field of diabetes care and treatment. Widely known in the medical community, Dr. Litonjua, an endocrinologist, has been a pioneer of various undertakings with regards to diabetes care, education and prevention. » Continue Reading

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Diabetic Foot Ulcers may not benefit from Oxygen Therapy

July 13, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Despite previous studies showing that pure oxygen exposure aids wound healing among diabetes of patients, a new large study debunks this notion, proving that severe foot ulcers receive no benefit – and might even be possibly harmed–from oxygen treatment.

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Asthma and Diabetes Link

July 5, 2014 Category :Health Watch 0

The link between asthma and diabetes had long been a subject of study among many medical experts and researchers. However until now, there is no conclusive study that have finally validated that asthma and diabetes are absolutely linked.

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ADNEP Training

July 3, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

The Association of Diabetes Nurse Educators of the Philippines, Inc or ADNEP is a sub specialty organization of the Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) that provides continuing professional education as duly recognized by the Professional Regulation Commission – Board of Nursing (PRC-BON). In particular, ADNEP provides quality diabetes care through education, training and research by conducting regular Post Graduate Training on Diabetes Education for Nurses, Nursing Updates on Diabetes and Its Management, and Workshops for patients on Diabetes Self Management.

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Diabetes Center Manila

February 15, 2014 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetes Center Manila is a non-governmental foundation clinic dedicated in improving the quality of life of Filipinos by providing an excellent diabetes education program for the country. It envisions of creation a citizenry that is knowledgeable and skillful in managing diabetes. Diabetes Center Manila values the virtues of patience and perseverance in instilling knowledge, commitment to communication, dedication to overcome obstacles, excellence in all its endeavours and faith in God in conquering and defeating the ignorance of diabetes.

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