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Can Women with Diabetes Get Pregnant?

Can Women with Diabetes Get Pregnant?
The American Diabetes Association, ADA has sought to reassure women across the world that, contrary to popular belief that Diabetes can prevent women from getting pregnant, they can, in fact, carry healthy pregnancies. Just like many other illnesses, women with Diabetes need to know what to eat, how to eat and when to eat, in addition to taking certain prescribed medications, in order to ensure a safe pregnancy. In fact, this is similar to women diagnosed as healthy prior to their pregnancy who can still end up with a troubled pregnancy. The key is to follow your doctor's’ orders. For women d......
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Have You Prepared A To-Do List For Your Pregnancy?

Have You Prepared A To-Do List For Your Pregnancy?
Pregnancy is one occurrence that completely changes a woman’s life though temporarily. This is because with conception and subsequent pregnancy comes a whole new set of responsibilities and things that must be done to ensure a healthy baby is delivered safely. Special care and attention must be accorded to the unborn child as it develops. This is what brings the need for you to prepare a list of the things you must do before your baby is born. To most people, the gestation period is just some other ordinary time to be sailed through effortlessly. The only thing that they think should change i......
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Pregnancy Fitness Week By Week

Pregnancy Fitness Week By Week
Fitness is essential during pregnancy. In this sector, we look at the various routines you have to follow every week. We will look at 40 weeks although most pregnancies will go for 38 weeks. Trimester One Week 1 and 2 This is the first week after your last period. Chances are you are not yet pregnant. You need to come up with a workout routine so that you stay active. Week 3 You are now pregnant, but no symptoms have showed up. You now need to know what you are supposed to eat to keep the baby (babies) healthy and manage the weight increase. Week 4 Pregnancy symptoms such as bloating, ......
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Why Breast Cancer Patients Start Taking Joint Pain Supplements?

Why Breast Cancer Patients Start Taking Joint Pain Supplements?
You may find that most breast cancer patients have complications after the chemotherapy. This is because the treatment given has negative effect to the body hence development of other severs complications such as joint pains. Women are given aromatase inhibitors that prevent re-occurrence of the tumors. Most women are said to leave this medication due to severe joint pains hence lead to development of tumor in other parts of the body. To avoid the severe joint pains the patients are recommended to take joint pain supplements in order to reduce the Pin. This also helps to encourage intake of th......
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After effects of breast cancer treatments are many. Patients should be on medications for a longer time to avoid reoccurrence of c... Read More
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What Are The First Warning Signs Of Breast Cancer?

What Are The First Warning Signs Of Breast Cancer?
Often, you will be advised to have breast exams and mammograms every 1-2 years. If you have been doing so, then that’s a great step you have taken to ensure breast cancer doesn’t strike without you seeing it. Most of these tests involve looking for lumps. A thing to note is that lumps can’t be easily detected as we tend to think. It stays undetected until it is over ten millimeters in size. Mammograms on the other side cannot be relied on as they have been shown to miss at least one in every ten tumors. It is especially unreliable in younger women and those women that have a dense breast issue......
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