Diabetes

Why am I sick with diabetes/hyperglycemia like symptoms

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Following is a health condition posted by someone: I have been sick for a while now, probably a little over a month and a half, and I thought that I may have had diabetes. Well, my blood tests (they were fasting blood tests) came back good as well as urine tests, but my symptoms really point [...]

What to do when you cannot feel your toes or feet- personal experience

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When you cannot feel your toes it could be a sign of diabetic neuropathy – a kind of nerve damage associated with diabetes. But what if you do not have diabetes and still cannot feel some or most of your toes? Personally, I had that problem for years- I honestly cannot remember when it started. It [...]

Experience sharing of controlled diabetes from moderate lifestyle change

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A friend shared with me that both his parents have diabetes- and they could control their blood sugar without much deprivation. What their parents did: •Eat vegetables and meat moderately- no need to drastically cut down •Avoid rice as much as possible- because rice is high in sugar content •Perform moderate amount of exercise. For [...]

Dogs Trained to Detect Diabetics & Cancer

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Orthopaedic surgeon Dr John Hunt started the Cancer & Bio-Detection Dogs research center in Aylesbury, England after noticing that dogs were pestering their owners on parts of their bodies that were later found to be cancerous.  Dogs could be trained to detect cancer because cancer cells produces metabolic waste that is different from normal cells- [...]

Adding lemon to water to cure diabetes

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When I was in Singapore, I met a man about 50 years old who told me that he used to suffer from diabetes. But now, his blood sugar level is normal for few years- and so he took it as a sign that his diabetes has been cured. What he did was that he squeezed [...]

Diabetic Home Remedy Cure- true or quack?

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I have received a forwarded email below in my mailbox. Seeing that it is too good to be true, I googled around for more information: DIABETIC? FINALLY GOOD NEWS FOR ALL DIABETICS A woman (65) was diabetic for the last 20+ years and was taking insulin twice a day, she used the enclosed homemade medicine [...]

Blood Pressure Table for Children & Adults

Blood Pressure

Blood pressure indicates the force of circulating blood in your vessels. The standard normal measurement for adults is 120/80 whereby: 120 is the systolic pressure (blood pressure when the heart beats) 80 is the diastolic pressure (blood pressure between heartbeats). Blood pressure for Adults Category Systolic (mmHg) Diastolic (mmHg) Hypotension < 90 > 60 Normal [...]