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Causes of Diabetes

March 3, 2021 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by abnormally high or low levels of sugar or glucose in the blood primarily due to absence or insufficient insulin produced by the pancreas to regulate blood glucose. The term diabetes mellitus was derived from an ancient Greek word diabainein which literarily means “siphon”. The term mellitus was added by Thomas Willis in 1675, to refer to the sweet urine of the patients as mel in latin means honey.

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Maintenance Drugs for Diabetes

November 16, 2020 Category :Healthy News 0

Maintenance drugs are medications that should be regularly taken or administered usually for a life time as prescribed by doctors for chronic, long‐term conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Maintenance drugs are well‐established medications that are proven safety and effective.

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Camote Tops for Diabetes

November 15, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Camote Tops, sweet potato tops or Talbos ng Kamote a green leafy vegetable which is basically the leaves of the camote plant, which grows practically in any backyard in the Philippines. Camote is common across the country and is often used as an alternative to rice by locals who live in typhoon belt areas as well as indigenous natives in the mountains.

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Glutathione Safe for Diabetes?

October 12, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Also known as GSH or Glute for short, Glutathione is a protein substance formed by combining three amino acids: cysteine, glutamic acid and glycine, which is naturally produced by our body for maintaining the electrochemical balance in many cells by neutralizing free radicals and eradicating toxins.

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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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Dark Chocolate Good for Diabetes?

August 15, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Believe it or not, Diabetics can still enjoy chocolates.

Research from the University of Hull York Medical School have discovered that dark chocolate is actually safe and beneficial to people with diabetes. The study showed that eating dark chocolates of Diabetics at most 45g of dark chocolate each day have significantly improved their HDL (high density lipoprotein) or good cholesterol which is essentially carries and removes excess cholesterol away from the arterial plaque and back to the liver. A dark chocolate is kind of chocolate that is primarily made cocoa and sugar, without any dairy. Aside from its darker color, it is also known for its distinct bittersweet flavour.

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Diabetic Itchy Shins

July 10, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Itchy Shins pertains to the uncomfortable prickly feeling that a person experience at the shin, or the area below the knee. The itchiness is a kind of skin irritation characterized by flaky skin, redness and rashes in the area. There are different Causes of Itchy Shins from simple causes like insect bites, old age, hygiene or sun exposure to complex and threatening diseases such as dehydration, dermatitis and most of all diabetes.

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Chicken Liver for Diabetics

July 8, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

Chicken Liver is one of the best and nutritious parts of the chicken. It is cooked in different ways such as by adding it in pansit, adobo, menudo and other local delicacies. Chicken liver is especially popular for vitamin K, which is helpful for blood clotting. When one is wounded, blood clotting occurs during which platelets of the blood stick together to cover would and prevent continuous bleeding thereby allowing the wound to heal.

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Coffee for Diabetics

July 5, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

People love to drink coffee to awaken their spirits, to pass time, to relax, to keep themselves full, and for whatever reason. It is very common for people to drink coffee in the morning. In fact some people only drink coffee for breakfast. Because of this, there are many studies that have been conducted to see the benefits of coffee.

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Gallstones and Diabetes

April 24, 2020 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Diabetes, if not properly managed can have deleterious effects on the different organs of the body. It can damage vital organs such as the heart, the kidney, lungs as well as the gallbladder, which is often given the least concern. The gallbladder is an organ that functions to store bile produced by the liver for food digestion. It is an important organ but not essential as people can opt to have it removed and still live a normal life.

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