: Metabolic diseases

  • June 6, 2013 11:12 PM

    Effective Treatment Options for Hirschsprung's Disease

    The some missing nerve cells in the intestine of a baby-to-be-born is the main reason of Hirschsprung's disease. Sometimes it may affect the small part of his/her bowel but in case large sections of nerve cells are missing this disease may obstruct 15-20% of the functioning of his intestine even at the time of birth. This disease is normally diagnosed within 5-6 weeks after the birth of the baby but it may take longer to diagnose if disease affects a smaller portion of bowel.

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  • June 3, 2013 9:32 AM

    Top 6 Foot and Nail Care Tips For Diabetics

    In case you are a patient who has diabetes, you must be aware by now about the essence of foot care. Therefore if you require some help with regard to the best care regimen, below are some helpful foot care tips for diabetics.

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  • June 2, 2013 8:49 AM

    Overview of Treatment Options for Pyrosis

    Pyrosis or heartburn is a condition that causes burning sensations at the lower chest area and normally occurs when the acid from the stomach regurgitates, thus irritating the esophagus.

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  • February 11, 2013 4:23 AM

    Why diabetes mellitus causes glykosuria?

    Normal blood glucose levels are between 3.5 and 5.5 mmol/litre. Patients suffering from diabetes mellitus have much higher blood glucose level, which sometimes exceeds 11 mmol/litre. Such high levels cause glykosuria, which means presence of glucose in urine. In this post we shall take a detailed look on this problem and explain why diabetic patients have glucose in their urine.

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  • February 10, 2013 12:50 PM

    Hot flashes and diet

    Lots of people suffer from hot flashes. In this post we talk about food, which may be causing hot flashes and give some examples of the right diet to get rid of this unpleasant symptom.

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  • February 10, 2013 1:03 AM

    Hot flashes

    Lots of postmenopausal women experience hot flashes, which manifest themselves as heat spreading to upper limbs and face. This symptom affects mainly postmenopausal women as it is closely connected to hormones but in some cases it may also be caused by various other conditions.

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  • December 28, 2012 12:23 PM

    Different Liver Function Tests and What They Mean

    Your liver’s job is great, as it carries out many excretion, detoxification and synthetic functions. Only a few of these can actually be measured by the levels of certain products in your blood, however.

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  • December 24, 2012 7:24 AM

    Understanding Kidney Function Numbers and What They Mean

    Your kidneys job is to remove the extra wastes and fluids, including urea, from your body in the form of urine. When they do not do this, the fluid retention and waste build up products can leave you with dangerous changes to your body that can even become life-threatening. There are various kidney function labs that your doctor can give you to test the functionality of your kidneys.

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  • December 22, 2012 12:49 AM

    The Importance of Controlling Blood Sugar Levels

    As a basic energy source for much of the operations of your body, glucose is a very important aspect for your health. Glucose is used for most of the processes in your body including the production of ATP, food digestion and cellular respiration. Since it is easily used by your body without having to be broken down first or gotten from another area of your body, blood glucose is very important to the proper functioning of your body.

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