Home for All Oraifite Community Town of Igbo Land for African American Family Shopping Market.
Oraifite Community Bank - Ibolo Social Club - Udoji Palace (built in 1836) - Odiaka Resident - St Luke Anglican Church - Nkwo Ozulogu Market
  23/10/2020   20:46:36 

Oraifite Community Town Home ~ CATEGORIES ~ Site Map ~ this Page ~ History Of Oraifite ~ Culture & Traditions ~ Oraifite Markets ~ Announcements ~ Celebrations ~ Oraifite Folk Stories ~ Oraifite Associations ~ New Look for Cool Modern Times ~ TESCO Groceries offers!

What's New
Cheap Psychics Fortune Teller NEW! fascinating world of forecasting & prediction!
Ima Mmuo NEW! ilo mmuo masks and masquerades people
OFALA Festival 2014 Anu-Ma-Nu Ezeigbo VII of Oraifite Ancient Kingdom
Ufie Jioku | Afia Olu Festival 2014 Pictures masquerades & dances at Oraifite civic centre.
2015 Top Christmas Toys Wish List the must-have top 10 or 12 dream toys 2014.
Most Affordable Christmas Gifts most bought christmas gifts.
Most popular christmas gifts for kids most popular gift toys.
Top Toys 2015 Christmas top toys 2012
Afia Olu Festival 2013 Pictures Masks & masquerades - "Mmanwu na Mmuo".
Oluchi Unegbe's African Poems poetry Enjoying oraifite poems/ poetry.
Uchenna Kalume's African Poems Poetry Philosophy
Economic Life of Oraifite People Farming of yams, cassavas & cocoyams.
Iri Ji Festival New Jam Igbo new yam festival Iwaji
Afia Olu Festival 2012 Pictures New dances and new masquerades lunched at Nkwo edo.
Afia Olu Festival or Ufie Jioku Celebration of the end of farm work.
Tesco Groceries Review Tesco price drop offers.
Contactless Payment Cards contactless card technology information
Yeast Infection No More Reviews Linda Allen's candida treatment.
Directory of Ezines Reviews eZine advertising with directory of ezine 2.0 by Charlie Page.
Lottery Method Book Reviews Learn how to pick lottery numbers from someone who works inside the lottery business.
Pregnancy Miracle Book Reviews How hopelessly infertile women get pregnant naturally.
Enounce MySpeed Reviews Speedup video to save time or slow down video to learn.
School Uniforms 2015 Kids Back to School Savings for Boys & Girls schoolwear.
Christmas Gifts Presents the must-have personalised gift ideas or christmas presents 2015.
Rex-Legal Attorneys Nigeria legal practitioner
Governor Chris Ngige Nkwo Road Commisioning Visit 2 3 4 Nkwo ozulogu market
Orai Ezue Cartoon satirisation Of the situation befalling Oraifite
Diseases and Symptoms The most dangerous killer diseases
Moin Moin Igbo Food Recipes & African Ingredients Cookery Books Cooking moin moin recipes
Living with Diabetes managing diabetes within a busy lifestyle.
The Atlanta Georgia 2007 OCUSA Convention OCUSA at invitation.
Pictures of Igbo Weddings Igbankwu nwendo.
Tesco Kids Lunchbox Ideas Organic healthy eating.
2015 Bestselling Gifts In Pictures Revealed best selling gifts.
Game On Science Museum Technology, Game On Consoles History of Video games
Black History Month October African story telling always proves popular
World Cup Final Champions 2006 - Great offers Great FiFA football world cup offers
Great Travel Deals Holidays: save money without cutting corners
Symptioms of a Stroke RECOGNIZING A STROKE. Remember the "3" steps
Valentine's Day Gifts and Ideas for Him & Her, Flowers, Chocolate, Lingerie, Travel
Return of Chief Dr Dan Udoji August 2005 Igwe of Oraifite Return!
Masks & Masquerades: Mmanwu/Mmuo 2 3 4 good/evil spirits!
Africa Poems About Oraifite People Gifted and talented!
Church Schools Irefi, Isingwu,Umuezopi & Ifite
Illustrious Sons & Daughters
Civic Center
Chief Udeh Ubaka building
Nkwo edo Market
Business and Industry
Post Offices
Rivers and Streams
Community Banks
O.S.U Appeal Fund
Teach Yourself Hausa
Learn to speak Hausa Language
Nkwo Ozulogu Online Market
Message Board
Join the Forum & post your question.
Guest Book leave a message
About Us who we are!
Contact Us what do you think?
Guarantees give us a test?
Privacy Policy always respected
Testimonials what other people say.
Useful Links other sites
Link to Us please help us!
Oraifite Community Town Celebration Pictures Celebrations home
Illustrious Sons & Daughters Of Oraifite Favourite sons/daughters
Ibolo Day Celebration Pictures 2003 December Snap shots of the occasion
Oraifite Walfare Association Fund Raising Party December 2001 UK & Ireland branch
Ibolo Day Celebration Pictures 2000 December Snap shots of the occasion
Bed Time Story Oraifite Folk Stories
Health and Fitness Advice Guilde to Healthy Living! Your guide to healthy living
Oraifite Community Banks Save with Oraifite community banks.
Oraifite School Churches Irefi, Isingwu,Umuezopi & Ifite.
Churches In Oraifite Community Town
Oraifite churches.
Oraifite City Center Thats a Big building!
Oraifite Students Union
Are you a member of Oraifite students union?
Oraifite Associations Home & abroad associations.
Business and Industry in Oraifite New products and manufacturing.
Oraifite Post Offices Where to post/receive a letter.
Rivers & Streams Where to fetch waters or swim.
BBC African News BBC UK African reports.
Champion Online News Lagos based daily.
The Guardian influential, privately owned national daily.
Daily Times Lagos based government daily.
The Daily Sun Lagos based daily.
Daily Trust Abuja based daily.
Business Day the voice of business.
Kick Off Nigeria - Soccer at its Best Talking Sports.
Vanguard Lagos based, widely read daily.
This Day widely read Lagos based daily.
Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) state-run, operates national and regional stations.
African Independent Television (AIT) commercial, broadcasting in Lagos and Abuja and via satellite.
The Punch On The Web promote free enterprise.
The Tribune Company businesses in publishing &broadcasting.
Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) State run, operates "Radio Nigeria" stations in Abuja, Lagos, Ibadan, Kaduna, Enugu.
Radio Voice of Nigeria External service.
USAfricaonline US africa online daily.
United Nations - OCHA IRIN Africa News Humanitarian african affairs.
MSNBC World News Around the world.
CNN African News World news.
Resources & Articles
Tesco Groceries Review Tesco price drop offers.
The National Lottery It's could be you!
E-Mail Club marketing local email rewards savings.
Click here to login & Read Email

Home For All of Igbo Land for African American Family Shopping Market
Updated: Friday 19th June 2020 23:59 pm

Living with Diabetes Type 2 & 1 Symptoms/Symptons Recognition and Treatment Care

Diabetes Symptoms Recognition Questions Answered - Feel in touch with your condition. The more you know about diabetes, the more you can do to stay in control.

What is diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease that prevents your body from properly using the energy from the food you eat.

Diabetes occurs when the pancreas (an organ behind your stomach) produces little insulin or no insulin at all, or when the pancreas makes insulin but the insulin made does not work as it should.

Insulin is a naturally occurring hormone that helps the body use glucose for energy.

Glucose (or Sugar) provides the energy your body needs for daily activities. Your blood stream transports glucose from where it is either taken in (the stomach) or manufactured (in the liver) to the cells where it is used (muscles) or where it is stored (fat).

The glucose in your blood stream cannot go into the cells by itself. Insulin serves as the helper, or the "key" that lets glucose into the cells for use as energy.

When glucose enters your cells, the level of glucose in your bloodstream decreases. Without insulin, glucose cannot get into the body's cells for use as energy.

This increases the levels of glucose in your blood. Too much glucose in the blood is called "high blood sugar" or diabetes.

Why do I have diabetes?

You have diabetes either because your body can't make enough insulin or because the insulin it makes doesn't do its job properly. Insulin is a hormone that moves glucose (or sugar) from your blood into your body's cells where it's used to give you energy.

If the glucose isn't moved into the cells, it builds up in your blood and the level can become too high.

What's the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes?

If you have Type 1 diabetes, your body can't make any insulin so you have to control your blood glucose/sugar levels by takin insulin injections.

If you have Type 2 diabetes, your body can't enough insulin or the insulin it makes doesn't work properly.

Some people with Type 2 diabetes can control their blood sugar/ glucose levels with healthy eating and regular exercise, others also need to take tablets.

For example, Metformin 500mg Tablets for Insulin and COZAAR 50mg Tablets (Losartan Potassium for HBP - High Blood Pressure ) or the 5 x 3ml NovoMix 30 Flex Pen Insulin 3ml for insulin injections.

What is Hypoglycaemia or Hypo?

People suffer from Hypoglycaemia, or 'Hypo' for short, when their blood glucose or sugar level is below 4. Symptoms can include headaches, dizziness, hunger, shaking, feeling faint, sweating and a dry mouth.

What is Hyperglycaemia or Hyper?

People suffer from Hyperglycaemia or Hyper for short, when their blood sugar or glucose level is too high. For me, this is a symptoms or a sign of diabetes. You should immediately rush yourself or the person to the hospital and see a nurse or a doctor.

There may be no symptoms in the early stages but as their blood glucose level rises they might experience blurred vision,lethargy, increased thirst, increased urination, cramps, weight loss and dehydration.

When this symptoms starts you or the person usually wants to drink fizzy drinks such as Coca cola, Pepsi cola, Supermalt, Lemonade, 7 Up or Sprite for a quick energy. As a result you're doing a great damage to yourself. Please call a doctore or visit a hospital immediately for treatments.

Diabetes Feet or Foot Problems and Care

Diabetes can damage the nerves in your feet, causing numbness, burning, tingling or pain. It can also cause them to change shape, become dry or have poor circulation, which leads to skin and nail problems and prevents cuts and sores from healing properly.

Tips to Take Care of Your Feet...

  • Check your feet every day, including between the toes. Look out for areas of thickened hard skin, changes in colour and breaks in the skin.

  • Wash your feet every day, dry them thoroughly and use a moisturing cream on any dry areas of skin.

  • Keep your toenails trimmed.

  • Make sure your shoes and socks/tights/stockings aren't too tight.

  • Avoid walking around barefoot.

  • Check your shoes for sharp objects or stones before putting them on.

If you notice any changes in your condition contact your GP or Doctor straight away. Also ask your doctor to recommend a Podiatrist (or Chiropodist) and go for check-ups at least once a year.

Diabetes Eyes Problems and Care

Anyone with diabetes can develop a complication known as diabetic retinopathy, which affects the retina at the back of your eye.

There are no obvious symptoms but an eye examination will detect any problems at an early stage so it's important to have your eyes checked at least once a year.

Annual eye tests are free if you have diabetes in UK. Just tell your optometrist or optician before the examination.

Look After Yourself - Take control and enjoy life

If you have diabetes, it doesn't have to rule your life. With the right treatment, a healthy diet and regular exercise you can carry on as normal, doing all the things you enjoy.

Below subsection contains tips on how you can control your blood sugar (or glucose) levels by eating the right foods and keeping active.

MONITORING your blood sugar levels...

Your doctor might advise you to test your blood regularly to check its glucose levels.

You should aim to keep your blood sugar levels as near to normal as possible:

Between 4 - 7 mmol/l before meals
Up to 10 mmol/l two hours after a meal

(mmol/l = millimols per litre of blood)

If in doubt, ask your doctor or diabetes nurse for advice

Tips for Healthy Eating...

What you aet directly affects your blood sugar levels but that doesn't mean you have to go on a special diet or buy food and drink labelled "diabetic".

Simply choose healthy foods that are low in fat, sugar and salt, and eat plenty of fruit, vegetables and starchy foods

Eat regualr meals and always include some kind of starchy food, such as:

  • Breakfast Cereals

  • Bread, Crumpets, English muffins or Pitta Bread

  • Crackers, Crispbreads or Cracker Bread

  • Pasta or Noodles

  • Rice

  • Potatoes, Cassava, Sweet Potato or Plantain

  • Chapatis

Try to keep your calorie intake constant as fluctuations can affect your blood sugar levels.

You don't have to give up alcohol but stick to the recommended guidelines of two units a day for Women and three units a day for Men. (1 unit = 1 glass of wine or 1/2 pint of beer or 1 measure (25mls) of spirits).

If you're overweight, even losing afew pounds can help you manage your diabetes more effectively. If you haven't already seen a dietician, ask your doctor to make an appointment for you.


Keeping active will help to regulate your blood sugar levels and make insulin work more effectively.

It can also help you to lose weight, improve circulation and keep your blood cholesterol and blood pressure within healthy limits, reducing the risk of heart disease.

The exercise you take doesn't have to be strenuous but it should be make you warm and a bit out of breath.

If you're a complete beginner, take things slowly and aim to build up to at least 30 minutes a day.

Tips for Keeping Active...

Do things you enjoy, such as Walking, Gardening, Cycling, Swimming, Dacing, Playing Tennis or Football, Yoga, Trampolining... the list is endless!

  • Leave the car at home and walk briskly to the shops.

  • Cycle to work and take the stairs instead of the lift.

  • Walk to the next bus stop along the route or get off a stop earlier.

  • Do your housework to music.

  • Team up with friends and family so you can motivate one another.

Before you start any new activity, check with your doctor or diabetes nurse first.

Click here to see Quality Books on Living with Diabetes at Amazon.co.uk




Click here now to visit Online Shopping Store market to save some money. Every time you buy something online via our link, you would make oraifite town some money. Thank you for your support.

We sincerely hope that you find this site useful and that it helps you learn something new and make a success of your life. Please note, this site is always a "work in progress". Please tell your friends and families about this website. For Online Shopping Store market...Click Here Now!

History Of Oraifite

Oraifite History

Modern History of Oraifite

Map of Oraifite

Igbo Culture & Traditions
(Rules & Regulations)

Culture & Traditions

Igbo Marriage Ceremony

Igbo Funeral Ceremony


Age Group - Grade System

Igbu Ichi

Illegal Courts

Miscellaneous Matters

Osu and Oru people


Customs in Igbo Community

Masks And Masquerades
(Mmanwu & Mmuo)

Masks and Masquerades
(Mmanwu & Mmuo)
2 3 4


Oraifite USA Atlanta Georgia Convention: 20th - 21st July 2007

Igbo Cultural Support Network 2nd Festival at Novotel Hammersmith London:
23rd October 2004

Oraifite USA Los Angeles Convention: 18-19th July 2003


Death Notice Obituary

Birth Days

Lost Contacts

Oraifite Markets

Orie Afor Nkwo Eke Markets

Nkwo Ozulogu Online Market

Eke Market

Orie Market

Afor Market

Nkwo Edo Market

Online Shopping Store

Owner & Site Administrator

Sam Odiaka

Success To You,
Sam Odiaka

Product Review

Who uses Contactless payments?

How safe are contactless payment cards to pay for travel on buses, taxi etc... If you have a credit, debit or charge card.

Katie Blacksky's Even Gossip Girl Tweets Parenting Advice About Gossip Girls Subscription website

Teenagers and parents share gossips, gists, parent training and family relationship. a fun & laughter book.

Diaspora Bedtime Stories

Storytelling for adults women & kids children bed time!

Igbo English Dictionary

Igbo English Translation.

Katie Blacksky's What's So Bad About Gossip Girl

Introducing Gossip Girl gossip for celebrity gossip or celeb gossip with the cw gossip girl.

Digital Product Reviews

The Good Review, Who is she?

Oraifite.com Home | About Us | Contact Us | Guarantees | Privacy Policy | Testimonials | Link to Us | this Page

Can't find the information here? Try our "Sponsored Links". If you have a product you would like reviewed or an article, or have other questions about the Oraifite Community Town of Igbo People for African American Family Shopping Market. , please contact us at:

SamSCO Networks Limited 20 Cassiobury Road Walthamstow London E17 7JF UK

Tel/Fax: 020 7993 5855
Mobile: 079 4741 1945

email: website: www.Oraifite.com

We have made every effort to accurately represent our product and it's potential. Any claims made of actual earnings or examples of actual results can be verified upon request. The testimonials and examples used are exceptional results, don't apply to the average purchaser and are not intended to represent or guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual's success depends on his or her background, dedication, desire and motivation. As with any business endeavor, there is an inherent risk of loss of capital and there is no guarantee that you will earn any money.

Use of this website is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

Copyright 2001 - SamSCO Networks - Oraifite Community Town - Home For All - Love Peace & Progress.  All rights reserved.
Can't find it here? Try MSN or Yahoo or Google

Thank you for visiting the Oraifite Community Town - Home For All - Love Peace & Progress.