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Lixisenatide Diabetes Drug

October 23, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Lixisenatide (Lyxumia) is an injectable drug for diabetes that acts as a GLP-1 receptor agonist for controlling blood sugar. It was discovered by the Zealand Pharma A/S in Denmark and licensed and developed by Sanofi Pharmaceuticals. GLP-1 is a natural peptide that is released in blood after eating meal and helps in suppressing the secretion of glucose while simultaneously stimulating insulin secretion by the pancreas. Lixisenatide is injected one a day for the treatment of type 2 diabetes patients, who are incapable of attaining sufficient sugar control with oral diabetes medication or basal insulin.

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Aphrodisiacs for Diabetics

October 13, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

An aphrodisiac is a substance usually food that increases sexual desire and sometimes also enhances sexual pleasure. Diabetic patients both men and women are prone to suffer sexual dysfunction because sexual stimulation entails the need for properly functioning blood vessels and nerves. This is precisely, why some diabetic men, while having the desire for sex fails to have an erection. The only way to manage an erectile dysfunction for diabetic men is through the use of oral medication.

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Syringe Pens in the Philippines

October 1, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

Many diabetic patients needed insulin therapy to maintain optimal blood glucose levels and prevent diabetic complications. Insulin or the hormone produced in the pancreas is acknowledged as the most effective treatments for diabetes. However, one of the biggest problems that diabetic people needed to face is injecting the insulin with the use of needles and syringes which is frightening especially to children.

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Renal Diet for Diabetics

September 24, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Health Watch 0

One of the deadliest and most common complications of diabetes is diabetic nephropathy which pertains to the dysfunction of the kidney due to the stress caused by diabetes. This would later evolve to renal failure where the patient would need to under regular dialysis in order to cleanse the blood from impurities and toxins. Because of this, a diet that is especially helpful for the kidney is important for diabetic patients.

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Chelation Therapy for Diabetes

September 23, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Chelation Therapy is a safe, effective and relatively inexpensive treatment for the restoration of blood flow for the elimination of toxins and heavy metals (e.g. lead, mercury cadmium and iron) from the body. These toxins are often related to hypertension. The procedure involves a simple intravenous infusion of Ethylene Diamine Tetra-Acetic Acid (EDTA), and other vitamins and minerals at prescribed dosages. The EDTA solution is allowed to circulate through the blood stream thereby treating the whole arterial system and regulate the distribution of required metallic elements. It also enhances the metabolism of calcium and cholesterol by eradicating metallic catalysts that damages cell membranes and facilitate the production of oxygen free radicals, which contributes in managing atherosclerosis, cancer, and lately even diabetes.

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Dark Knuckles and Diabetes

August 31, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

A darkened area of skin in the body is a condition called acanthosis nigricans. Dark skin areas can be found in the neck, armpits, elbows, knees and knuckles. Dark knuckles is one of the discrete tell tale signs of metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, syndrome x, impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance or Pre-diabetes.

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Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Philippines

August 28, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 2

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation is a non profit nongovernmental organization designed to help improve the lives of young children with diabetes, manage their condition and ensure that they live regular and product lives. It is the ardent belief of the organization that diabetes should be obstacle for people to achieve their dreams and goals. Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Philippines was established precisely to ensure that children with diabetes reach their dreams and goals. In lieu of which the organization is equally committed to help find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of medical and health research.

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How to Stop Diabetic Leg Cramps?

August 11, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

People with Type 2 diabetics have a greater chance to suffer leg cramps especially during night time. These cramps is characterized by sudden spasms of leg pain which may sometimes be unbearable and accompanied with shortness of breath, which are often triggered by one’s exposure to chemicals such as gasoline, thinner, rugby, paint, insecticides, and other toxins. A diabetic leg cramps is also often accompanied with shrinking of calf muscles and dry blotchy tan skin. This is normally caused by poor blood circulation in the lower legs, which is a common problem among diabetics.

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Sugar Free Ice Cream Philippines

July 29, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 1

Sugar Free Ice Cream is a variant of the traditional sweet ice cream dessert designed for figure conscious individuals as well as diabetic patients. The sugar free ice cream essentially tastes equally delicious as the typical ice creams except that it utilizes sugar free mixtures to reduce carbs and fat.

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Ampalaya Pandesal

July 15, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Pandesal which literally translates to “salt bread” in Spanish is a popular type of yeast raised bread in the Philippines that Filipinos usually used as its staple food for breakfast. The bread is mainly made of simple ingredients such as flour, eggs, yeast, sugar, and salt. The pandesal is commonly eaten by Filipinos by dipping them in the hot coffee and had long served as the main breakfast dish of the common Filipino.

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