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Diabetes incidence in Uganda

What is Diabetes? Diabetes (diabetes mellitus) is classed as a metabolism disorder. Metabolism refers to the way our bodies use digested food for energy and growth. Most of what we eat is broken down into glucose. Glucose is a form of sugar in the blood – it is the principal source of fuel for our […]

Shift workers risk getting obesity and diabetes

  Shift workers who get too little sleep at the wrong time of the day may be increasing their risk of getting diabetes and obesity. According to researchers in American Universities, this is because during night sugar levels in blood increases. Therefore shift workers who stay awake at night are much more likely to progress […]

Researchers discover links between diabetes and obesity to children disorders

Obese women and those with type II diabetes could increase their chances of having a child with Autism or another development disorder, according to recent US studies. Researches at the University of California show that the high glucose levels during pregnancy could affect brain development in foetus. The paediatrics study looked at 1,000 children and […]

Eating ground nuts reduces heart diseases

  Hundreds of people around the world consume ground nuts prepared or cooked in many forms. Some people eat ground nuts when they are in raw form, others eat them steamed or roasted but still all consumers get the benefits of ground nuts. However to benefit fully, ground nuts should be steamed but not roasted […]

Causes of cracked feet: diabetes, obesity

Causes of cracked feet are diabetes; obesity and this damage the foot nerves. The aging process also interferes with one’s hormones causing hormonal imbalance. Under-sweating, shortage of essential vitamins and minerals results into inadequate nutrients the skin. Other causes of cracked feet are cold and hot whether, mal-alignment or poor positioning of the metatarsal bones, […]

What causes dryness in women?

Dryness makes women fail to lubricate during sex intercourse. The women who have this problem many times find sex boring and less pleasant. Dryness is the main cause of pain during sex and the female private parts may feel itchy. Dr. Samuel Matovu of Ndejje health IV says that dryness is sometimes a symptom of […]

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