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Texas Doctors debunk Insulin Myths

April 20, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Weight gain, low blood sugar, and low overall quality of life—these are the major reasons why many type 2 diabetic patients often fear insulin treatment. A recent study however found hat these fears are largely unfounded.

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Starting them Young

April 4, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Even as advances in technology continue to make our lives easier, our children are paying a higher price for all the convenience of eating fast food (read: instant and processed) while playing their favorite games on the computer without even breaking a sweat.

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Coaxing the Couch Potato

January 16, 2019 Category :Fitness 0

Having the luxury of a 21-inch flatscreen television, laptop, game console, and other gadgets and devices all at an arm’s reach is considered heaven for many as the hot and humid Philippine weather foils any intent to move about. Hitch seeps in the instant you start living in the same setup each day; having lesser and lesser movement involved.

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Dealing with Erectile Dysfunction for Diabetics

November 20, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 0

With uncontrolled diabetes come complications. Men with diabetes have to deal with serious health consequences of this disease, many of whom must also contend with the fact that they wouldn’t be able to keep it up if they couldn’t keep their blood sugar down.
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Causes of Diabetes

April 5, 2015 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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Herbal Cure for Hypertension

September 13, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

Hypertension or high blood pressure is a medical condition in which blood pressure in the arteries is raised to more than the standard which increases the risk for heart attack, stroke, heart failure, kidney disease, vision loss, and metabolic syndrome. This is common in modern society because of the prevalence of fatty foods and other conveniences in life that make people less active or promotes sedentary lifestyle. To prevent or to treat high blood pressure, one can opt to engage in lifestyle changes and use natural herbal treatments for lowering blood pressure. Following are some herbal cure of hypertension.

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Does Squid Cause Hypertension?

October 30, 2013 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Squid does not cause hypertension. However, squid is one of the foods described to have high calories, and should be eaten in moderation.

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Diabetes and Depression: Double Trouble

May 26, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Advocacy 0

It is difficult to imagine what could be worse than an ailment that takes the happiness and pleasure out of living. And yet, depression is widespread and is frequently seen among people with diabetes.

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PADE: Linking Good Practice and Quality Care

October 30, 2011 Category :People and Places 0

This day and age has seen a growing number of people developing type 2 diabetes, a lifestyle disease linked to the prevalence of obesity and a sedentary lifestyle. Since people with diabetes need the proper information regarding its treatment and control, it is very important to have individuals who are able to teach them regarding the necessary treatment regimen.

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