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Donating Cord Blood

Most people probably don’t realize the life saving potential of their newborn’s left over umbilical cord. With the help of a cord blood bank, parents can donate their child’s umbilical cord blood for future medical use. This simple act has the potential to save a life. There is no better way to celebrate a new life than to mark the occasion by saving someone else’s. What Is Cord Blood? After a child is born, the blood left over in the umbilical cord and placenta is an excellent... 

Eight tips for healthy eating

Experts say that the success of healthy eating is the balance of nutrition, tested over time, variety and moderation. In other words, experts advise you to eat as varied, without too many calories and without consuming of too much of the same nutrients. 1. Eat foods rich in many nutrients. For an excellent health condition, you need over 40 nutrients and there is no food that can provide them all. Among the foods we select daily diet should be: whole grains bread, fruits, vegetables, dairy products... 

Diabetes mellitus: allowed and banned food

Foods banned: * All sugar and sugar products; * Cakes of all kinds, prepared with sugar; * Chocolate, Turkish delight, halva; * Syrups; * Crackers flavored with sugar and cream; * Sucrose-rich fruits: grape, bergamot pears, dates, raisins, figs, chestnuts; * All alcoholic beverages. Food to be consumed only weighed: * Bread which has an average of 50 g% carbohydrate; * Pasta and cereal derivatives: noodles, macaroni, spaghetti, rice, semolina, which were weighed raw around 70 g% carbohydrate, and... 

How to “reconcile” diabetes and heat

While we waited a whole for summer holidays, for trips to mountains and sea, for walks in nature, we must recognize that extremely high temperatures will not allow us to breathe without difficulty and almost no hope that we find so the relax we need. These months are even more difficult for people who suffer from some chronic diseases such as diabetes. Hot weather can quickly lead to dehydration, so it is necessary at this time that each of us to consume larger quantity of liquids – not just... 

How To Treat Skin Lesions?

Wounds Skin lesions (wounds), produced by the action of external factors (mechanical, thermal and chemical), differentiates between them by the mechanism of production, location, depth, area affected, and the pathogen during the addressability of specialized patient services. Thus, they have a healing period of approximately 15-20 days. People have always hoped that they would reduce the duration of wound healing, but have finally realized that this process is a biological clock that can not be change....