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Haematuria, Blood in Urine is Nature’s Warning Sign

Haematuria Blood in Urine is Nature's Warning Sign

Share Peeing blood when you pass urine is quite common, but alarming. Many of us get occasional or recurrent blood in urine (haematuria) which can’t be seen with the naked eye, but is only detectable with a urinary dipstick and is often a surprise discovery made during tests for other conditions. Either way, any sign of blood in urine (haematuria) …

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5 Tips for Managing Diabetes

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Share Here are 5 steps to make your life with diabetes much better. Tip #1. Knowing your diabetes. It is very important to know what is managing diabetes and what it can do to your body. If you have never been to a teaching program or if you feel like you need a refresher course, ask your healthcare provider to …

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Management of Type 2 Diabetes

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Share Management of type 2 diabetes goals of care are to prevent complications and optimize quality of life. Type 2 diabetes is a metabolic disorder that causes sugar, in the form of glucose to accumulate in the blood rather than being used as fuel by the cells in our body. The goal of type 2 diabetes management is to safely …

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Should Diabetics have a FeNO Test to Improve Asthma Treatment?

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Share There are a number of complications of diabetes that can negatively affect your breathing. Kussmaul breathing (a rapid or laboured breathing – hyperventilation ) is a symptom of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) – caused by very high blood glucose levels accompanied by a high level of ketones in the blood. Both hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia can lead to serious health consequences, as high blood sugar may cause nausea, vomiting, or shortness of breath, whilst low blood sugar may cause confusion, …

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The Forgotten Disease – Scarlet Fever – You Need to Know

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Share Scarlet fever was once a terrifying illness, with death rates of up to 150 per 100,000 people (particularly children) who caught it. Infection rates fell during the 20th century, thanks to better social conditions and to the development of antibiotics, but they have been rising rapidly in the past few years and earlier this year, cases reached well over …

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