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Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty: A New Way to Lose Weight Without Surgery

Obesity does not only undermines impair self-confidence, but  Obesity makes many patients lose confidence in their appearance.  Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG), a novel technique derived from a prior prior surgical technique called laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG), is less invasive, and offers favorable weight reduction outcomes.

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Gastrointestinal endoscopy: an option to assess or monitor digestive diseases

A gastroscopy is an endoscopic procedure that examines the lining of the stomach to detect tissue abnormalities, amongst many other digestive diseases.

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Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) for Weight Loss

ESG is the latest weight loss technique that uses endoscopic suturing to shrink the stomach, and without surgery, results in no external scarring, minimal complications and a faster recovery

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100 years of insulin: a century of innovation for diabetes patients

Diabetes has been affecting humanity through thousands of years of recorded history. Yet, it has only been in the last one hundred years that the true causes of diabetes—and insulin—were discovered.

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A Self-Care Guide for People with Diabetes during the Holiday Season

People with diabetes may feel that they can’t enjoy the holidays as comfortably as others when it comes to holiday meals and travelling. But by having a well thought out plan to manage blood sugar levels, they can.

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Are you or a loved one at risk of developing diabetes

There are certain risk factors that increase a person’s chances of developing type 2 diabetes. Although people know about type 2 diabetes, all the risk factors aren’t always known.

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What to Do When Faced with a Diabetic Emergency

General knowledge on diabetes could help you identify when someone needs emergency medical attention. Learn more about what to do if you encounter someone with a blood sugar level that is too high or too low.

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Enjoy Thai Food with Diabetes

Making good food choices takes on special significance for people living with diabetes. Thai food can be an excellent choice if you know which foods are healthy, which ingredients and spices have properties that help control blood sugar, and which dishes are best avoided.

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5 Ways to Prevent Diabetes

Preventing diabetes is possible and living with diabetes is manageable which is why it’s so important to know your risk of getting or even having the disease.

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