Monthly Archives: June 2014

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Are You New to a Milk Allergy? Read These Seven Important Safety Tips

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allergy to milkIf you have recently developed a milk allergy it’s very important that you follow a number of important safety tips to protect your health and to avoid medical emergencies. Here are the top seven safety tips to follow for individuals who have milk allergies.

  1. Always be sure to read labels: many of your favorite snack foods may contain powdered milk and other dairy or milk products. It’s important to be a consistent label watcher so that you can avoid reactions from occurring. Be sure to do this not only on food but on skin care products as well.
  2. Find substitutes immediately: it’s important that Read More…
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How Men and Women Differ with Diabetes

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diabetes differs for men and womenDiabetes, a bunch of metabolic disease in which the affected person suffers from high blood sugar levels. In this disease the patient’s pancreas does not produce enough insulin to satisfy the body’s need or when the body is not able to use the insulin effectively. This increased sugar levels in the blood give rise to the symptoms like frequent urge to urinate, increased thirst and hunger and weak eye-sights. If not cured in the early stages this disease can cause many complications like nonketotic hyperosmolar coma, diabetic ketoacidosis etc.. According to the statistics around 9.6 % of the whole population is suffering from diabetes. It may seem a small number, but when calculated with regard to the total population of the world its, 687,840,000 people we are talking about.

Now not every human body is same, as there are two creeds, men and women, with different body structure and body mechanism, so this disease affect both bodies differently. Read More…

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Learning Disability Week: Promoting Equal Opportunities for All

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learning disability ukIn this age, regardless of how people are advocating for equality, it cannot be denied that discrimination is still rampant in ways more than one. This sad truth is a problem that is being given appropriate solution, and many would like to believe that we are slowly getting there. In the celebration of this year’s Learning Disability Week (June 16 to June 22, 2014), it is time to again rethink about the way people with learning disabilities are treated. It is important to show them love and acceptance, and most importantly, that they deserve to enjoy the same opportunities that other are given.

Like in the case of the previous years, the Learning Disability Week 2014 Read More…

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National Falls Awareness Week

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National Falls Awareness Week

falls awareness weekCelebrated between the 16th and 22nd of June is National Falls Awareness Week. This week is dedicated to educating the masses about falls, which covers the risks and prevention in order to keep more people safe. With so many of our elderly falling and becoming terribly injured as a result, sometimes worsened when they are unable to reach out for help, having a week that spreads information and guidance can literally be a lifesaver. The elderly, families, and caretakers alike should take part in this week to keep themselves or those at risk safe.

Prevention is one part of National Falls Awareness Week. This covers safety and the ways that the elderly can keep themselves in shape. Read More…

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Diabetes Awareness Week

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Diabetes WeekDiabetes Week is celebrated yearly to raise awareness about the medical condition. It is a campaign to educate the community about the symptoms of type-2 diabetes and how it can be prevented.

More people are being diagnosed with the condition each year. Diabetes Week is about sharing tips and information to help people cope with the disease and delay the development of complications. Information will be given to the public to reduce the risks of those who have not yet diagnosed with the condition. Read More…

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