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Special Dental Packages For Ramadan

Before The Blessed Month Of Ramadan Starts!!! We Want To Make Sure You and Your Family Enjoys The Holy Month Without Worrying About Your Dental Health!

Cycling or walking to work reduces the risk of cancer and heart disease

A recently published study in BMJ showed that riding a bike to work was associated with a 45% lower risk of cancer and 46% lower risk of heart disease. 
In the University of Glasgow study, walking to work was also seen as beneficial, although lagged behind cycling in some aspects.
Source: BMJ
#Healthcare #Fitness #Cancer #Heartdisease #Diabetologist

Diabetes and the bad news

Diabetes mellitus is the most common chronic disease. According to Global Burden of Disease (GBD), in 2015, the prevalence of diabetes has risen from 333 Million persons to 435 Million persons. There is an increase of 30.6%. During the same interval, an annual number of deaths increased from 1.2 Million to 1.5 Million. NEJM 217, 376:147374 

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Good news for diabetics

A new study recently published in New England Journal of Medicine has shown that in Sweden, the mortality and incidence of heart disease are decreasing.

The probable causes are better blood glucose control and better care of heart disease. # Diabetics #Diabetes #Diabetologist #Endocrinologist

Dizziness in diabetes

If you have diabetes then getting BP readings while you are in different positions is important because medications and diabetes may cause abrupt changes in blood pressure when a person goes from lying flat to the standing position. This is called orthostatic hypotension and it is important to recognise, as it can cause you to get dizzy and even fall down. #Daibetes #Dizziness #Diabetologist

Diabetes and eye care

Regular, life-long eye care is one of the most important elements of managing your diabetes. When diabetic eye disease is caught in its early phases, treatment can be highly successful. 

Pain Killers and Heart Disease

Pain killers like Ibuprofen and Diclofenac increase the risk of cardiac arrest.

A new study in Denmark has shown that Ibuprofen increases the risk of heart attack by 31%.

Last year BMJ has reported that Diclofenac, another painkiller increases the risk of heart diseases by 50%.

As we also know that these painkillers increase the risk of Kidney diseases too.

Cholesterol & Diseases

What is cholesterol?        A compound produced by the liver which is essential for normal metabolic function.

Disease types: High cholesterol blocks the arteries of vital organs causing:

1. Heart Disease 2. Paralysis 3. Kidney Failure 4. Blindness

a) Good Cholesterol: HDL - Level 40 - 60 mg/dl

Higher the level less the chances of cardiovascular diseases.

b) Bad Cholesterol: LDL - Level 60 - 130 mg/dl    Desirable < 100mg/dl

Higher the level more the chances of cardiovascular diseases.

Triglyceride: It also increases the incidence of cardiovascular diseases and pancreatitis.

How to reduce bad cholesterol?

1. Diet - Low-fat diets - Fruits, Vegetables, Salads, Fish, Olive

2. Exercise - Brisk Walking, Racket Sports, Swimming

3. Medicine - Consult your doctor

Diabetes and Heart Disease

The risk of developing heart disease increases with the length of time one have diabetes. After 20 years of diabetes, patients are more likely to develop heart disease. Heart disease prevention is the most important strategy for diabetic patients.

Mediterranean Diet & Diseases

1.  Mediterranean diet that is high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts & fish, decreases cardiovascular risks. (Source: NEJM, PREDIMED Study)

2. Mediterranean diet supplemented with nuts may help to reverse the metabolic syndrome. (Source: JAMA Int. Medicine, 2008)

3. Mediterranean diet reduces the incidence of T2DM. (PREDIMED, Diabetes Care, 2011)

4. Compared to a low fat control group, a Mediterranean diet can have beneficial effects on various risk factors for cardiovascular disease. (Annals of Internal Medicine, 2006)

Inflammatory Diet may boost the risk of Breast Cancer

Eating an 'Inflammatory Diet' as teen may increase a woman's risk of breast cancer. A new study suggests, an inflammatory diet is one that is low in vegetables and high in sugar-sweetened and diet soft drinks, refined sugars and carbohydrates, red and processed meats and margarine, said study researcher Karin B. Michels of University of California.