Monthly Archives: May 2013

Is Sex a forbidden territory after Heart Attack

Have sex when you’re ready You may be afraid to resume sexual activity after a heart attack. But it’s not true that resuming sex after a heart attack can cause another heart attack, stroke, or sudden death. Talk with your doctor if you have … Continue reading

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life After Heart Attack

Life After a Heart Attack Many people survive heart attacks and live active, full lives. If you get help quickly, treatment can limit damage to your heart muscle. Less heart damage improves your chances for a better quality of life … Continue reading

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Values of Blood Sugar in Normal, Pre-Diabetic and Diabetic person

  Category of a person Fasting Value Post Prandial Minimum Value Maximum Value Value 2 hours after consuming glucose Normal 70 100 Less than 140 Early Diabetes 101 126 140 to 200 Established Diabetes More than 126 – More than … Continue reading

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Diabetic ketoacidosis, Excessive Ketones

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious complication of diabetes that occurs when your body produces high levels of blood acids called ketones. Diabetic ketoacidosis develops when your body is unable to produce enough insulin. Insulin normally plays a key role in … Continue reading

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Blood glucose meter: How to choose

If you have diabetes, you likely need a blood glucose meter — a small computerized device — to measure and display your blood glucose level. Exercise, food, medications, stress and other factors affect your blood glucose level. Using a blood … Continue reading

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Slide Show : How to test blood sugar at home/office/travelling

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/blood-sugar/DA00062   Mayo Clinic

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a collection of lung diseases including chronic bronchitis, emphysema and chronic obstructive airways disease. People with COPD have difficulties breathing, primarily due to the narrowing of their airways, this is called airflow … Continue reading

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