Patient Care Articles


The What, Why and Who of High-Calorie and Nutritional Supplements

Posted on Oct 03, 2017 by Swati Chadha

Supplementing diet of those with high nutritional needs and those on nutrition depleted diet, is essential for optimal health. A balanced diet fortified with tailormade supplements can work wonders.

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Posted in Nutrition

Avoiding Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s)

Posted on Feb 20, 2017 by Kevin Cleary

Anyone can experience a UTI, but those who have had an injury, surgery, or any other reason to use a catheter, indwelling or intermittent, have the additional possibility of contracting a catheter associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI). This can affect the urethra, bladder, and even your kidneys. While UTIs are the most common form of infection, their prevention can avoid issues down the road.

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Posted in Urologicals Infection Control

Causes and Types of Diabetes

Posted on Dec 03, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Diabetes is a condition that directly affects the functioning of pancreas.If a person is suffering from diabetes, it’s a clear indication the functioning of pancreas is permanently affected.

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Posted in Diabetes

Drinking and Eating Made Easier

Posted on Nov 19, 2016 by Kevin Cleary

There are very few things in this world that we must do, but eating and drinking is one of them.

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Posted in Nutrition

Nutritional Needs during Pregnancy

Posted on Sep 01, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Having balanced diet is important and it is more important when you’re pregnant. The baby inside you gets the nutrient from what you eat. Essentially increase the consumption of foods that are rich in protein, Vitamin D, iron, calcium and folate. Make these nutrients your top priority to nourish the baby inside you.

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Posted in Nutrition

Identifying and Avoiding Heatstroke

Posted on Aug 04, 2016 by Kevin Cleary

With temperatures and humidity increasing during the dog days of summer, it’s more important than ever to understand and identify signs of distress brought on by excessive heat. The heat of summer can affect us in many negative ways, such as hyperthermia (elevated body temperature), heatstroke, or even heat cramps.

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Posted in Thermometers

Keeping Your Kidneys Healthy

Posted on Jul 05, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

To keep your kidneys healthy and in its best functioning condition, number of things can be done. Those tiny little two bean shaped organs can be kept healthy at every stage of life. Just follow these points and you are on the way to healthy kidneys.

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Posted in Specialized Adult Nutrition

Regulating Pressure – Alternating Pressure Mattresses

Posted on Apr 04, 2016 by Taikhum Sadiq

Air mattresses or airbeds are the new age sleep comforters that not only give you a comfortable sleep but also help in combating many health problems that are caused or aggravated by the wrong sleeping posture. They improve the quality of life of people who suffer from back pain, sores or any of these kinds of health problems.

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Posted in Alternating Pressure Mattresses

Diabetic Foot Care: Getting off on the Right Foot

Posted on Sep 18, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

As anyone who suffers from diabetes knows, your feet can be an area of concern. Our feet are quite important to us since we like moving around, but if you have problems with your feet being mobile can be problematic. Diabetes wreaks havoc on the body and our feet are particularly susceptible.

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Posted in Diabetes Foot Care

Don’t Blow Your Stack: Keep an Eye on Your Blood Pressure

Posted on Sep 02, 2015 by Kevin Cleary

We all experience stress at one time or another, but stress is not the only thing that can raise your blood pressure.

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Posted in Blood Pressure Monitors

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