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Toenail Fungus and Diabetes

Toenail Fungus and Diabetes

Not for the weak of heart, toenail fungus can be a real turnoff in your life – thickened, yellowish, ragged nails. You see it, you hate, and you want to do all you can to get rid of it. All of us want beautiful (or just plain old regular nails, hands and feet), and beautiful nails mean healthy nailbeds.

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Flibanserin

Flibanserin Submitted For Another FDA Approval

The Food and Drug Administration has received a new application from Sprout Pharmaceutical for approval of Flibanserin as a libido booster for women. The FDA has twice refused approval of Flibanserin because of side effects, which included fatigue, dizziness and nausea, and also because of lackluster effectiveness. Sprout re-filed its application and included new information that the FDA had requested from them about how Flibanserin affects the ability of women to drive.

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Diabetes and Diarrhea

Diabetes and Diarrhea

Diabetic Diarrhea

Diabetes and diarrhea is actually common. Diarrhea can be caused by problems in the bowel or colon and has been noted in patients who have had diabetes for many years. As many as 22 percent of diabetic patients with longstanding diabetes have reported the occurrence of “diabetic diarrhea.”

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budwig protocol and diabetes

Budwig Protocol and Diabetes

The Budwig Protocol and diabetes seem to be a good match for eating healthier, lowering cholesterol and gaining better blood glucose levels. We are not ordinarily an alternative health medicine website, but the Budwig protocol has gained enough attention in the recent news that we felt it warranted a paper on this site. There is nothing harmful in the Budwig protocol. Johann Budwig, Ph.D., was a well-known German biochemist who stated that her recipe, along with other modifications in the daily diet would lead to a healthier lifestyle and prevent/cure some diseases.

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dvt and diabetes

Is There a Relationship between DVT and Diabetes?

Is There a Relationship between DVT and Diabetes? Diabetes is a sometimes life-threatening disease that affects over 23 million Americans and is the cause of as many of one-fifth of the deaths reported each year.  In addition to the complications caused by the disease itself, such as going into diabetic shock, there are several other diseases and conditions that are caused by or increased by having diabetes including heart disease and an increased occurrence of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) which is the formation of potentially life-threatening blood clots.  DVT & diabetes are closely linked since people with diabetes are two times more likely to develop these blood clots.

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Furosemide

Furosemide

Furosemide is a diuretic which works directly on the kidneys. It is most commonly used to aid in relieving excess fluid in patients who have conditions such as congestive heart failure, diabetes or progressive kidney problems. The reason why a diuretic is necessary in such cases is that excessive fluid build-up can be life-threatening.

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