Diabetes

Diabetes

Diabetes Diabetes, Diabetes Mellitus, is a chronic illness this means that it has no cure and the symptoms persist over a long period of time. This illness is a result of an imbalance of hormones, insulin, produced in the pancreas. Insulin plays an important role in how the body uses food. Insulin enables the cells […]

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Diabetic Foot Care

My client is a 48 year old male who came in with a right lower extremist limb threatening ischemia. He had his 2-5 digits on his foot amputated due to a toe ulcer. He has small vessel disease and uncontrolled diabetes. Small vessel disease is a condition in which the small arteries in the heart […]

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Does Eating a High Protein Diet Harm You

Protein is required by the body for the growth, maintenance and repair of all cells. Protein is a major component of all muscles, tissues and organs and is vital for practically every process that occurs within the body such as metabolism, digestion and the transportation of nutrients and oxygen in the blood. Having a high […]

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Informative Article About Diabetes

Ever wondered about Diabetes? You may never have known that it is one of the most commonly misunderstood diseases in our world today. One of the reasons for this is because a lot of people think that Diabetes is affected by sugar intake. Well that is definitely wrong because Diabetes is all about the control […]

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Teachers Role in Addressing/Preventing Obesity

The greatest health risk facing children today is not a terrible disease such as Leukaemia. It is obesity, a condition that has been on the rise in the past several decades. Obesity is defined as an excessive accumulation of body fat or when total body fat is more than 25% in boys and more than […]

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Lifestyle and Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that afflicts millions of people worldwide each and every year. For many, diabetes has been with them for their entire lives, others however develop diabetes as they grow older. According to the World Health Organization, (WHO, 2011) 346 million people worldwide have diabetes. Approximately 3.4 million people died from consequences of […]

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