Improper response

Improper response

Some pregnancies can be harder than others and one thing that doesn’t make it easier is gestational diabetes *Lydia, 31, thought she had an easy pregnancy but once she hit the seven-month mark, she started to have seco...
Diabetes

7 Facts You Need To Know About Diabetes

  According to the World Health Organisation, diabetes is projected to be the 7th global leading cause of death by the year 2030. Here are key facts that will help you fight against this disease. According to the Wo...
Diabetes & sugar

Are You At Risk?

The World Health Organisation has projected that 2.48 million Malaysians will have diabetes by the year 2030. Discover the truth about this deadly disease and protect yourself and your loved ones. “If you eat too much ...
hypoglycaemia

Understanding Hypoglyceamia

How Big Is This Problem Globally? 366 million people, which comes up to about 7% of the world population are diagnosed with diabetes. Most of them live in highly-populated Asian countries like China, India and Indonesia ...
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Stroke and Diabetes

Stroke is a sudden impairment of brain function caused by either reduction of blood flow to the brain or bleeding into the brain. Also known as brain attack, strokes are categorised into two types – ischaemic and haemo...
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Adjunct Therapy For Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus (DM), a complex disorder mostly associated with obesity, is becoming an epidemic worldwide, imposing a burden on individuals and society with high costs and low productivity. 
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Understanding Insulin

The pancreas, a main organ located in our abdomen, plays an essential role in converting the food we eat into energy. This important organ also secretes a hormone called insulin, which acts to lower our blood sugar. We n...
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Let’s Have A Sweet Chat!

It is often easy for someone with a chronic disease such as diabetes to suffer in silence. Sometimes, due to the reluctance to disclose discomfort or unusual symptoms, people suffering from diabetes can go undiagnosed fo...
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World Diabetes Day

Diabetes has become so common in this day and age that it is considered an epidemic. With 366 million (or 7%) of the world population having diabetes, the World Health Organization has declared 14 November as World Diabe...