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Lauren overcomes the challenges of gestational diabetes
Hormones 24 Jul 2014

Lauren overcomes the challenges of gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes in pregnancy affects women in the third trimester and is managed with healthy eating according to a diabetes diet.
Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator
Fitness 27 Sep 2013

Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator

Body mass index or BMI is calculated based on height and weight. Enter your height and weight in the BMI calculator to see your result.
Blood Pressure Calculator
Blood 27 Sep 2013

Blood Pressure Calculator

Find out your blood pressure (BP) risk category by entering your age, sex and most recent blood pressure measurement into the calculator. Based on the…
Avocado and coconut ice cream
Blood 20 Aug 2013

Avocado and coconut ice cream

This raw food recipe for vegan icecream with avocado and coconut is not only vegan, it’s also sugar free and gluten free. But it’s rich,…
Kale chips
Blood 20 Aug 2013

Kale chips

These crispy homemade chips are packed with flavour and nutrients. It’s amazing that just by drying kale, a delicious leafy green, you end up with…
Ezetimibe/Simvastatin in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome
Blood 01 Jan 2013

Ezetimibe/Simvastatin in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome

A 6-week clinical trial in patients with metabolic syndrome and hypercholesterolemia at high risk for coronary heart disease to study the effects of ezetimibe/simvastatin and atorvastatin on lipids. Official Title A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Arm, 6-Week Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Versus Atorvastatin in Patients…
Heart 01 Jan 2013

Can a Modified Fat Diet With Low Glycaemic Load Improve Insulin Sensitivity and Inflammatory Mediators in Overweight People With Chronic Heart Failure?

In overweight patients with chronic heart failure, to compare the effects of a modified fat diet with reduced glycaemic load (diet 1), and a conventional low fat, high carbohydrate diet (diet 2) on: insulin sensitivity (using the HOMA model); lipid profile; symptomatic status ( 6 minute walk distance and heart…
Heart 01 Jan 2013

SMOOTH – Blood Pressure Control in Diabetic/Obese Patients

The primary objective of the SMOOTH study was to demonstrate that, when combined with hydrochlorothiazide (12.5 mg), telmisartan (80 mg) is at least as effective and possibly superior to valsartan (160 mg) in lowering systolic and diastolic BP during the last 6 hours of the 24-hour dosing interval (i.e., the…
Children's health 01 Jan 2013

Can a Physical Activity Skill Development and Parent-Centered Dietary Intervention Help Combat Child Obesity?

The purpose of this study, and its original contribution to research, is to determine the impact of a physical activity skill development and parent centered family weight management program on the weight, cardiovascular health, physical activity, dietary intake and sedentary behaviors of overweight and obese children. Official Title Effect of…