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Stay Away From Colds during Holidays

May 6, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Tis the season of beso-beso and group hugs during endless reunions and karaoke nights! A lot of indoor human contact increases the transmission of viruses, which can cause the common cold.

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Holloween Tips for Parents with Diabetic Kids

April 13, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Halloween brings not only thoughts of witches, ghosts, spirits and jack-o-lanterns but also of candies, chocolates, lots of gooey treats and parties! For parents with a diabetic child, Halloween could spell disaster as you worry about your child getting left out on all the fun that the season brings; wondering if your child could join in on the fun of trick-or-treating and other Halloween activities.

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Kicking off the Optimal A1c Level Goal with Pioplus

February 1, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

Go for the Optimal A1c Level! Or simply, Go for the G.O.A.L.! The catchphrase for the recent launch of the newest aid in winning against diabetes says it all about Pioplus, a combination of two potent antidiabetes drugs: pioglitazone and metformin.

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Empowering Patients for Change

January 30, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Motivational interviewing (MI) has recently become a topic of great interest in the diabetes behavioral field. It has been applied to the management of a wide range of target behaviors, including addictive behaviors, HIV risk reduction, eating disorders, criminal justice case management, fruit and vegetable intake, exercise, and major psychiatric disorders. Also, several authors have identified its potential role in the management of diabetes.

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Prevent Diabetes in You: Start Now!

January 29, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Every 10 seconds, someone dies from diabetes-related causes and 2 new cases are diagnosed in the world. Diabetes has become one of the leading causes of death in the modern world. And it is on the rise among younger people.

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Eating Fish can reduce Diabetes Risk

January 28, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Hold it with that huge chunk of steak!

Consider having fish instead because researchers have found that eating fish leads to smaller risk of diabetes, while consuming too much red meat leads to higher risk of obesity and greater weight gain which may result in other diseases.

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Oversleeping and Undersleeping may increase risk of Diabetes

January 27, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Too much or too little sleep? Either way, it deals a hard blow on a person’s blood sugar level by getting in the way of the body’s insulin production, thus raising the amount of glucose in the blood.

The result is definitely not as sweet as it sounds: type 2 diabetes. Yet the solution seems doable if one is serious about his health: 7.5 to 8.5 hours of sleep every night, especially for teenagers.

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Lyxumia will be Available Soon

January 25, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Lixisenatide, which stimulates insulin release when glucose levels become too high, and slows down stomach emptying will be sold under the brand name Lyxumia soon.

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Diabetes may lead to Breast Cancer

January 24, 2020 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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Cinnamon: Treatment for Diabetes

January 22, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Previous studies have established that cinnamon has beneficial effects on diabetes patients as it can decrease insulin resistance to lower blood sugar levels.

Capitalizing on that idea,Sri Lanka, the world’s largest exporter of cinnamon, has started experimenting on its healing power as a treatment for diabetes and cholesterol, and as a cinnamon-based medicinal product.

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