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Sambong for Diabetes

February 17, 2021 Category :Healthy News 0

Also known as Alibum, Lakad-bulan, Alimon or Lalakdan; Sambong or Blumea camphor is a shrub or weed that is famous as a natural herbal medicine similar to marijuana because it can also have hallucinogenic effects when excessively consumed. With a scent and taste like camphor, Sambong had been used for cleansing the kidneys to treat kidney stones, wounds and cuts, rheumatism, anti-diarrhea, anti-spasms, colds and coughs and hypertension.

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Hyperglycemia and Vertigo

February 13, 2021 Category :Health Watch 0

Hyperglycemia is the clinical term to refer abnormally high blood glucose (blood sugar) level. A high blood sugar is generally over 100 mg/dl. Hyerglycemia would be 150 – 300 or more.

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Top Insulin Pens for Diabetics

December 23, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

The use of insulin pens is fast becoming a norm among diabetic patients for its convenience. Insulin pen offers portability which means it can be carried easily anywhere and conveniently be injected anywhere and anytime. It extinguishes the fear of using needles especially among children. Insulin pen allows diabetics to administer insulin discretely. It has a longer shelf life and more importantly, it allows for administering accurate dosage of insulin.

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How to Avoid getting Sick While Traveling

December 20, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Traveling makes a person wiser. It provides wonderful learning experiences that can last a lifetime. However, this becomes a great challenge to persons with diabetes. Some of them feel so deprived of this opportunity to enjoy life’s adventures. Can we allow diabetic individuals to travel abroad?

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Claw Foot and Hand Treatment Diabetes

November 9, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Claw foot or claw toes is a medical condition where your toes or hand bend into a claw-like position. This is recognizable when the bottom half of your toe points up while the top half bends down. Because the toes are not properly position, a person with claw foot is vulnerable to corns or calluses as the toes often rub against your shoes.

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Diabetic Bone Problems

November 7, 2020 Category :Physical Wellness 0

Diabetes is a deadly disease that can affect bone in different ways especially if the diabetes remains unmanaged because of the following complications obesity, high sugar levels, nerve damage, higher concentrations of glycation, reduced absorption of calcium and vitamin D among others. This can lead to different bone problems which would often increase a patient’s risk of fractures. Following are some of most common diabetic bone problems.

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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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