Preventive Medicine

The list below provides some examples of the articles available in the InsHeal Content Repository on preventive medicine. For further details and sample articles, please reach out to us at:

DASH diet – All you need to knowDASH is an acronym for – Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. This article describes the DASH diet which can improve the health of hypertensive patients.
Diet and supplements for thyroid diseaseThis article details dietary inclusions and exclusions for patients with thyroid disease.
Lifestyle changes in people with high blood pressure Hypertension is often a lifestyle disorder and lifestyle changes can improve blood pressure and overall health. This article lists some of the lifestyle changes that will be useful for people with high blood pressure.
Physical Activity for Good HealthThe World Health Organization (WHO) has updated its guidelines regarding physical activity to maintain good health. It advises the minimization of sedentary time and the incorporation of aerobic activities of at least moderate intensity in the weekly schedule.
Polygenic risk scoresPolygenic risk scores calculate the risk of suffering from diseases that are dependent on multiple gene variants. Tests that calculate the risk for conditions like coronary artery disease and breast cancer are commercially available.
Precision public healthPrecision public health uses genetic information to provide the right intervention to the right population at the right time. Its use has been evident in the COVID-19 times, when viral and host genetic information has been used to understand the viral variants and to suggest ways to control and deal with the infection during the pandemic.
Screening for diabetesThis article answers some of the frequently asked questions regarding screening individuals to detect type 2 diabetes, based on the UK guidelines for the screening of diabetes.
Yoga in DiabetesYoga, an ancient practice that originated in India, has been found to benefit patients with diabetes. It can be started after consultation with the diabetologist, and should be done under the guidance of a trained yoga practitioner.

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