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Ankle Mobility Impaired in Diabetes

December 18, 2015 Category :Nursing Articles 0

A new study has proven that people with long-standing diabetes are prone to impairment of their ankle function despite not having peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy, which is linked to diabetes, is a progressive deterioration of nerve function in the extremities that can cause chronic pain, numbness, weakness and tingling sensations in the feet.

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What is the Difference between Adult and Juvenile Diabetes?

April 28, 2015 Category :Nursing Articles 2

What is diabetes mellitus? The glucose or sugar that your body gets from eating carbohydrates is delivered to your bloodstream and then to the cells. Glucose is then converted to energy which enables us to live longer. As glucose enters the bloodstream, your body’s blood sugar (blood glucose) increases, thereby producing a hormone called insulin. […]

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US FDA Approved New Diabetes Drug

October 3, 2014 Category :Nursing Schools 0

There’s a new diabetes drug on the block. Januvia (sitagliptin), from Merck and Co. Inc., received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDS) recently, making it as the newset oral medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. According to the drug’s manufacturer, the novel pill enhances the body’s own ability […]

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Researchers Study Diabetes-Cancer Link

October 2, 2014 Category :Nursing News 1

Diabetics, be wary of the “Big C”. A recent study in Japan, published in Archives of Internal Medicine, concluded that the growth of cancer cells in liver or pancreas may be triggered by the excess insulin of patients with adult-onset diabetes. The study performed by Tokyo-based National Cancer Center revealed that grown-up diabetic men have […]

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Lifestyle Change Can Help Prevent Hypertension

September 30, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 0

The Department of Health (DOH), together with the Philippine Society of Hypertension (PSH) and other medical specialty societies, reiterated its call for everyone to practice a health lifestyle by limiting salt in their diets, maintaining normal weight and exercising daily for 30 minutes in order to reduce the risk of hypertension or high blood pressure […]

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Pregabalin Eases Pain from Diabetic Neuropathy

September 13, 2014 Category :Nursing News| Nursing Reviewer 0

A review of previous studies showed that pregabalin (Lyrica), a drug used for epileptic attacks, could safely and effectively relieve pain from diabetic neuropathy. Published in the journal Diabetes Care, the analysis of seven studies on pregabalin, with dosages of 150, 300, and 600 mg and study durations from five to 13 weeks, showed that […]

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Pancreatic Cells Interact to Balance Glucose

September 10, 2014 Category :Nursing Schools 0

It is a known fact that hormones in the pancreas help regulate glucose pancreatic beta cells produce insulin which help reduce sugar levels, and alpha cells produce glucagon which boosts them. However, this glucose balance must be within a narrow interval, and both insulin and glucagon are needed to remain healthy.

Soy Protein Diet Benefits People with Type 2 Diabetes

September 9, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 0

A diet rich in soy protein may have lasting beneficial effects for type 2 diabetics, specifically for their heart, blood vessels, and kidneys, according to a study published in the journal Diabetes Care.

Ankle Mobility Impaired in Diabetes

September 8, 2014 Category :Nursing Schools 1

A new study has proven that people with long-standing diabetes are prone to impairment of their ankle function despite not having peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy, which is linked to diabetes, is a progressive deterioration of nerve function in the extremities that can cause chronic pain, numbness, weakness and tingling sensations in the feet.

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King Fahd Medical City

May 8, 2014 Category :Hospitals 0

The King Fahd Medical City (KFMC) is a medical compound comprise of four hospitals to wit: Main hospitals, maternity hospital, pediatric hospital, rehabilitation center, which makes up for its 1,095 bed capacity. In addition, there are also primary care clinics within the compound for specialized care such as the Prince Salman Heart Center, Neuroscience Center, […]

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NURSING RESPONSIBILITY IN ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATIONS WITH NARROW MARGIN OF SAFETY

June 2, 2010 Category :Announcements 0

Calling all Nurses & Nurses with IV Theraphy License WHEN: JULY 2, 2010 (FRIDAY) TIME: 1PM TO 6PM WHERE: HBD INSTITUTE, Philippine College of Surgeon Bldg. Ground floor #992 North EDSA Qeuzon City.(in-front of SM north annex bldg.) TOPIC 1: Basic Pharmacology of Medication with Narrow Margin of Safety. Contents: – Review of Basic Nursing […]

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