The Sweet Truth: Obesity and the Impact of Sugar on Health

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Obesity has become a global health crisis, affecting individuals of all ages and backgrounds. While multiple factors contribute to obesity, one significant culprit is the excessive consumption of sugar. It is important to note that there is a connection between obesity and sugar intake; an unhealthy relationship that poses great risks to the human body. […]

THE LINK BETWEEN CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AND HYEPERTENSION

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The Link Between Chronic Kidney Disease & Hypertension What Is Chronic Kidney Disease? Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) or Chronic Renal Failure means a gradual loss of kidney function worsening over time into the complete failure of the kidneys. Your kidneys filter all the blood in your body and help you get rid of waste products […]

Why Your Medicine May Not Be Working

So you’ve seen the doctor – by telemedicine or in person – because of some health concerns and she prescribed some medication for you to take. Maybe it was for your allergy, ulcer or cold, whatever it is, you’ve taken the drugs but you aren’t feeling better.  Here are some things you may be doing wrongly:  Poor Schedule Adherence  Sometimes, the things we overlook […]

Diabetes – The Fact & Fiction

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Fact, fiction, what is true, and what is not. When people hear about diabetes, there are a lot of emotions that pass through them, but the most prevalent is fear. Most people think that diabetes is very difficult to manage and so there are many inaccuracies being spread about the disease. We have taken time […]

COVID-19: All You Need To Know In 3 Minutes

In December 2019, the novel coronavirus SARS COV-2 first spotted in Wuhan, China started to spread rapidly around the world. Here are the answers to some common questions you may have on COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus: How is the virus spread? The virus that causes COVID-19 is spread via respiratory droplets. If […]

World Diabetes Day 2018

World Diabetes Day 2018 The theme for World Diabetes Day 2018 and 2019 is The Family and Diabetes. With half of the people currently living with diabetes unaware that they have it, diabetes concerns every family with over 425 million people currently living with diabetes.With type 2 diabetes becoming more prevalent in children, families have […]

That Sweet, Sweet Poison

Sugar is delicious.  From that creamy red velvet cake you relish to the pack of biscuits you snack on or even the French Vanilla + chocolate chip ice cream that you indulge in occasionally, sweet things are delightful.  The dangers of eating too much sugar is widely known but it is not taken as seriously […]

The Truth About Diabetes and Women

The theme of this year’s World Diabetes Day is Women and Diabetes – our right to a healthy future The Key message is that all women with diabetes require affordable and equitable access to care and education to better manage their diabetes and improve their Health outcomes. Supporting Facts about Women & Diabetes There are […]