Lagos lawmaker urges citizens to take proactive steps on health status
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...
‘Maintain healthy body weight to prevent diabetes’
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.
Diabetes And Fasting
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…
How your lifestyle can control diabetes
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.
Maintain Your Blood Sugar With These Easy Tips
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…
Higher blood sugar in early pregnancy raises baby's heart-defect risk
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.).
Biofem offers free blood sugar screening to 20,000 Lagosians
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.
Remarkable health benefits of moringa
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.
Is this cure for diabetes?
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 ...