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9 Sep
Red wines are in a class of their own. A glass of red wine can significantly improve your mood and add some flair and elegance to an otherwise bland meal.  Drinking red wine in moderation may also save you from going to the hospital too often. These are some reasons why you should drink red…
30 Jun
Rotary Club of Lagos Palmgrove Estate’s Secretariat, Ilupeju, one of the 36 centres created in Lagos and Ogun states to carry out free screening on ailments ranging from malaria, hepatitis
2 Apr 2021
The lawmaker representing Mainland Constituency 2 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Moshood Oshun, has called on citizens of the state and especially...
22 Nov 2020
To prevent diabetes, health experts have said there is need to maintain healthy body weight. In addition, they advised that the individual should be physically active for at least 30 minutes three times a week.
16 Aug 2020
At some point in our life’s journey, almost every individual has put themselves through fasting. Yet, the question has always been: In doing this, have we put ourselves at risk?  Blood sugar is the main sugar found in the body and this comes from the food you eat, which is your body’s major source of…
5 Jul 2018
Recently, I had a known diabetic patient come into the clinic with complaints that were indicative of diabetic complications. On examination, it was noted that he had gained some more weight.
20 Jan 2018
Blood sugar levels are very sensitive, especially to diabetic patients. A spike in sugar levels could lead to fatigue, increased urination and thirst. On the flip side, if monitored too closely, blood sugar levels could get too low and can cause weakness, lack of coordination and dizziness. It's very important to keep a healthy balance…
20 Dec 2017
Higher blood sugar early in pregnancy raises the baby's risk of a congenital heart defect, even among mothers who do not have diabetes, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine, United States (U.S.).
16 Nov 2017
As part of efforts to reduce the burden of diabetes in Nigeria, Biofem Pharmaceuticals have embarked on free blood glucose screening and awareness exercise for 20,000 residents of Lagos State.
26 Jan 2017
These are the descriptions given to the remarkable Moringa plant as a result of its numerous health benefits. This mystical plant has been in existence for over hundreds of years.
30 Dec 2016
Slow down, take your time; being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes was stressful but stress and psychological strain affect your body and will, at times, increase your blood sugar levels as the result ...
6 Dec 2016
For decades, researchers have been trying to replace the insulin cells of the pancreas that are destroyed by the disease. Groundbreaking research may have found ...


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