How many of you know someone who has diabetes? What about prediabetes? If you raised your hand to the first question but not the second, you might want to change your vote. Chances are, someone you know — a friend, a colleague, a neighbor, maybe even a family member — has it. But even he may not know it.
Now it is summer; Schools are being to be closed for 2 months and time for traveling. Travel medicine is about prevention and if you decide to travel, consult with your doctor at least one month before travel to allow time for thorough evaluation and for immunizations.
To estimate the risks of exposure to endemic diseases,
For children and teens to grow up healthy, bodily and mindly, it’s important they are physically active and eat healthy foods every day.
An active, healthy lifestyle must start early in life to help children develop habits that will last a lifetime. Physical activity has benefits at every age, and helps kids keep their heart and lungs strong and healthy,
Dr. Anfal graduated from Baghdad University College of Medicine in 2005 and has more than 10 years experience in General practice. She is a member of Royal College of General Practitioners int. UK, MRCGP specializing in family medicine and has fellowship in Clinical Biochemistry from the University of Baghdad.
She provides outpatient care based on up to date clinical standards &
MyPlate is the concept developed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as “Dietary Guidelines” which introduced in 2011. It is an easy, visual guide to help people plan nutritious and balanced meals
MyPlate illustrates the five groups namely fruits, vegetables, grains, proteins, and dairy, of building blocks for a healthy diet.
In America alone, one in 3 people have high blood pressure (32% of adults), and only 54% of them have their problem under control. And this problem can raise its head very unexpectedly, so it is crucial to know at least some quick fixes — like acupressure points — to lower your blood pressure.