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April, 2017

  • 21 April

    Diabetes and Watermelon: Is It Safe to Eat?

    With summers coming in, one fruit that should be thoroughly enjoyed is watermelon. Although, there’s a myth surrounding fruits that it is not harmful to eat plenty, it’s always important to check the nutritional information first. As we all know, diabetes is a condition which makes you monitor your sugar readings after every meal. Moreover, with watermelon containing high sugars …

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  • 19 April

    Early Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes

    Type 2 diabetes, is a condition of the endocrine system. The endocrine system is made up of glands that secrete hormones that travels through circulatory system (blood) and regulates metabolism, growth, sexual development and reproduction. Diabetes mellitus, type 2 diabetes consists of group of metabolic diseases characterized by chronic high blood glucose levels (hyperglycemia) resulting from defects in insulin secretion, …

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  • 6 April

    Treatment of Hypertension in Diabetes

    Many people are aware that hypertension is related to blood pressure, but the term has now much more relation to diabetes. Hypertension is when the blood flows through the blood vessels with too much force.  This force leads to an increase in blood pressure which is often called hypertension. Moreover, hypertension diabetes can result in many complications including heart disease, …

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  • 3 April

    Glycemic Index | A key Factor in Diabetes Management

    Glycemic Index | A key Factor in Diabetes Management

    Previously, the amount of carbohydrate intake was considered to be directly related to the blood glucose response to different diets. Because of this, food that was included in the traditional diet plans was on the basis of the amount of carbohydrates. However, the concept of Glycemic Index (GI) has cleared that foods relative to glucose or white bread with similar …

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March, 2017

  • 23 March

    Diabetes and Your Period

    Diabetes is a chronic condition which does not discriminate between genders. However, women have a different set of difficulties with regards to overseeing diabetes.  Every woman has a different cycle of menstruation ranging from 20 to 40 days or more. And in some cases, the cycle changes regularly. Unusually long or infrequent menstrual cycles might be connected to insulin resistance. …

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  • 16 March

    Connection between Heart Attacks and Diabetes

    Diabetes in itself is a chronic condition which can turn out to be fatal if not managed on time. However, one of the major reasons of the fatality is due to the connection of diabetes and heart attacks. Having diabetes means you are most likely to have a heart attack or stroke. In fact, women with diabetes have a greater …

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  • 1 March

    Top Tips for Diabetes Foot Care

    When sugar levels are not well controlled, foot problems are one of the common complications a person faces. Hence, diabetic foot care is a must to ensure the body remains immune and the secretion of sweat and oil which lubricates the skin is not impaired. A diabetic person has high chances of nerve damages which can result to pain in …

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February, 2017

  • 23 February

    Diabetic Retinopathy Symptoms, Stages and Treatment

    Although people diagnosed with Diabetes need to be extra cautious about their overall health and fitness, certain aspects are bound to be ignored given the numerous complications this illness brings along. While everyone is aware that blood sugar levels have to be regularly monitored in order to remain in control of your health, effects of Diabetes extend beyond that. Consistently …

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November, 2016

  • 10 November

    Making Diabetes work for you by Dan

    Type 1 Diabetes, it is genetic. Did you expect that you too will be affected like your father and grandfather? Having Type 1 Diabetes in the family never automatically meant I was going to get it. However, I was aware from around 18 years old, when my father was diagnosed, that there was a greater opportunity of developing the condition. …

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September, 2016

  • 28 September

    Diabetes and Heart Disease Problems Treatment

    Heart complications in Diabetics People with Diabetes are at high risk of developing problems such as strokes and heart attacks. Deaths due to cardiovascular disorders or heart diseases is higher in diabetic indivduals vs non diabetics. Why does it happen ? Obesity, being overweight or having a sedentary lifestyle Cigarette smoking is also a leading cause of heart disease. Poorly …

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