The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the agency is working with Abbott Diabetes Care to recall 359 different lots of glucose test strips marketed under the following brand names: * Precision Xceed Pro; * Precision Xtra; * Medisense Optium; * Optium; * OptiumEZ; and * ReliOn Ultima These strips are used with Abbott’s Precision Xtra, Precision Xceed … [Read more...] about FDA Recalls Abbott Glucose Test Strips for “Falsely Low” Results
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Frequent urination may involve output of either large or small volumes of urine each time a toddler goes to the potty. Bladder infections are a common cause of frequent urination, particularly among little girls. Children who are potty trained who suddenly have several accidents may be experiencing an underlying medical cause. In fact, urinary tract infection is one of the most … [Read more...] about Toddlers and Frequent Urination
Pregnancy & Signs of Gestational Diabetes Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a condition that affects between three and eight women out of every 100 pregnant women, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The condition occurs when your blood glucose (sugar) levels are higher than they should be. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) reports that signs … [Read more...] about Pregnancy & Signs of Gestational Diabetes
Diabetes can affect individuals of any age, including infants and children. Knowing that your infant has diabetes can be really frightening. But by learning how to perform glucose testing and give insulin, you can help your child to grow up healthy. The first thing you need to do, though, is to keep your own stress level down. Your baby can sense if you feel anxious, so it is … [Read more...] about Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes in Infants
For centuries, people have been using apple cider vinegar as a remedy for many ailments: arthritis, sinus congestion, high blood pressure, skin diseases and more. Since the middle of the 20th century, apple cider has gained a reputation for being a safe and effective weight-loss aid. About Apple Cider Vinegar Apple cider vinegar is simply the liquid produced from fermented … [Read more...] about How Much Weight Can You Lose Drinking Apple Cider Vinegar?