NCDS 365 IMPACT REPORT: APRIL AND MAY

Here is the impact report of the ncds 365 project for the months of April and May APRIL   LEAD ORGANIZATION: STOWELINK INC   PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS.   SOBNUTRITION FOOD AND GENES INITIATIVE MORE GLOBAL FOUNDATION   MAY LEAD ORGANIZATION: STOWELINK INC.   PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS   MORE GLOBAL FOUNDATION   SOBNUTRITION FOOD AND GENES INITIATIVE Lets…

NCDS 365 DAY 161 TO DAY 167: LIVING WITH DIABETES.

Day 161 of 365 YOUTHS AND DIABETES The search for diabetes in youth study examined new cases of diabetes diagnosed in youths under 20 years of age. The researchers analyzed cases occurring from 2002-2012 among about 4.9million youths at five clinical centers. Investigators identified more than 11,000 youths who were diagnosed with type1 diabetes and…

NCDS 365 DAY 153 TO DAY 160:INTRODUCTION TO DIABETES.

DAY 153 of 365: DIABETES (snippet) Many people do suffer from diabetes which is a condition that affects the body’s ability to use blood sugar for energy. When the pancreas is not producing enough insulin or the cells of the body is not responding properly to insulin, such an individual is suffering from diabetes. Insulin…

NCDs 365 DAY 143-152: PREVENTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES.

DAY 143 of 365 LOWER YOUR STRESS LEVEL Long term stress cause an increase in heart rate and blood pressure that damage the artery walls. Identify what causes stress in your life and find ways to reduce it. If you work in a high stress career, take time away from your job to relax. Find…

NCDS 365: DAY 136 – DAY 142 PREVENTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

DAY 136 of 365. PREVENTING CVD: CHOOSE A HEALTHY EATING PLAN. The food you eat can decrease your risk of heart disease and stroke. Choose foods low in saturated fat, trans fat, and sodium. As part of a healthy diet, eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, fiber-rich whole grains, fish (preferably oily fish-at least twice…

STOWELINK RESEARCH FEATURED IN THE ONE YOUNG WORLD WEBSITE

Our research on mobile health (mhealth) in its relation with Non Communicable Diseases awareness was recognized and featured on the One Young World website! We wanted to really appreciate One Young World for recognizing our efforts and contribution to knowledge and to the scientific community. At Stowelink we continue to work towards transforming and empowering…

STOWELINK KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE SESSIONS WEBINAR SERIES

Stowelink over the past few weeks has been holding knowledge exchange sessions on various thematic areas including monitoring and evaluation and on financial literacy. These efforts are very critical in ensuring that the teams we manage and the teams that manage other teams ensure maximum productivity in their work places. At Stowelink we strongly believe…

NCDS 365: DAY 129 – DAY 135 CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND TREATMENTS

DAY 129 of 365 ETIOLOGY OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE Heart or cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the World and often can be attributed to the lifestyle factors that increase the risk of atherosclerosis or narrowing of arteries. Smoking, along with poorly controlled hypertension (high blood pressure), and diabetes, causes inflammation and irritation…