The Greatest Threat To Our Children's Health: Diabetes?!

Type 2 diabetes is a growing concern in the United States as more cases of the disease are being seen in children. Usually type 2 diabetes affects people who are obese and over age 40. Over the past 20 years however, doctors have seen an increase in[...]

Gestational Diabetes In Pregnant Women

The Gestational diabetes is one among the various form of diabetes which would normally affect pregnant women mostly. Also it is believed that the hormones produced during the pregnancy reduce the women's receptivity to insulin, also leading to a hi[...]

Moving To Electronic Medical Records Pros And Cons

If youve been to a new doctor's office lately, you may have had the experience of having the medical assistant use a computer to record all of your symptoms and complaints. It's also quite likely that the doctor also used a computer to make his or h[...]

The Effect Of Bitter Melon And Diabetes

A popular Asian vegetable has been steadily gaining acceptance as a safe and natural way to help maintain healthy blood sugar levels. The Ampalaya, or Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia Linn.), has been found to contain several key compounds that res[...]

Spice Up Your Life With Fenugreek

While Fenugreek seeds are used extensively in the recipes of countries in the Middle and Far East it is not as well known as many other spices in the US. In the US you can typically find Fenugreek as a flavoring in artificial maple syrups. Not only[...]