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How Much Do You Know About Salt?

Dr Choong Jin Ian sharing some facts about salt in English.

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Diet and Diabetes, Are They Related?

  • Dr Thew Hui Zhu

Let us talk about diet and diabetes. The following is the story of a diabetic patient with a first HbA1C of 14.1% followed by 11.7% after six months, which indicated that her diabetes wasn't well controlled.

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Sodium Reduction: Individual or Community-wide?

  • Navin Kumar Devaraj

Non communicable diseases (NCD) are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, contributing to more than 38 million deaths annually.

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Is My Food Salty? Ikan Pekasam

  • Dr Thew Hui Zhu

The following is my personal experience working in Klinik Kesihatan Pengkalan Hulu. I noticed that some of my patients were consuming foods high in sugar and salt. One example is a fish product called Ikan Pekasam, which can be found in the northern half of the peninsula in states such as Perak.

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