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10 free healthcare apps you should own (iPhone and Android)

April 10, 2014

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These selection of apps were put together based on their potential to help patients start, track and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Some others factors that were considered include user friendliness, ratings, accessibility, format, functionality, and relevance to the readers of this website. WebMD: Gives you 24/7 access to health information and decision-support tools and helps […]

Diagnosed with diabetes? Time to put your “big boy” panties on!

March 27, 2014

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Yesterday alone, I counselled 3 newly diagnosed diabetes patients under the age of 30. They were teary, scared, confused and felt almost hopeless. In addition to showing them how to “painlessly” prick their finger, and suggesting ways to get over the gag reflex of seeing their own blood; reassuring them that they could still live […]