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Diabetes: Portable Pump Gives Round-the-Clock Insulin  
Diabetes: Portable Pump Gives Round-the-Clock Insulin

According to Dr Bee Yong Mong, Consultant, Department of Endocrinology, Singapore General Hospital (SGH), insulin pump therapy is a good option for people who have poor control over their diabetes. Mr Wong, for instance, struggled...

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7 Tips to Prevent Pre-Hypertension  
7 Tips to Prevent Pre-Hypertension

It is recommended that you exercise at least 30 minutes, 5 days a week, or 150 minutes a week. However, any increase in physical activity is better than nothing. If you’re just starting to exercise, consider climbing a few flights of stairs instead of taking the lift. Walk to a lunch venue that’s further away...

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Asthma: Could Your Childhood Asthma Recur?  
Asthma: Could Your Childhood Asthma Recur?

Asthma is a disease of the lungs that affects the airways which deliver oxygen to the body. Inflammation causes these airways in the lungs to narrow and produce phlegm, leading to further blockage. The patient will suffer from breathlessness...

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  High Blood Pressure
  Hypertension (high blood pressure) usually has no symptoms, but causes damage to various body organs...
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  Asthma makes breathing difficult for 20% of children and 5% of adults in Singapore.* However, with proper treatment...
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  All About Medication
  When it comes to prescribed or over-the-counter medication, better be safe than sorry. For example, do you know if your medication...
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