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Aromatherapy Massage for Diabetic Patients

by admin@mcb on 06 Jul 2017

Aromatherapy Massage for Diabetic Patients Aromatherapy massage was recently shown to have a measurable improvement on neuropathic pain in diabetic patients. A study, published in the June 2017 Journal of Nursing Scholarship, sought to determine if massage with essential oils could lessen neuropathic pain in diabetic patients. The researchers found that diabetic patients who had been suffering wi [...]

Poor Sleep a Contributing Factor to Gestational Diabetes

by admin@mcb on 27 Jun 2017

Gestational Diabetes and Poor Sleep Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a prenatal complication that can have a negative impact on both the mother and the baby. A recent study linked two different sleep behaviors (short sleep duration, and going to bed late), with an increased incidence of GDM. The study was performed by Dr. Francesca Facco of Magee-Women’s Research Institute and Foundati [...]