February 8, 2022
How to use an Insulin Pen
What are Insulin Pens? Insulin pens are an easy and convenient way for diabetics to inject insulin. With the simple design and advantages, many patients would be able to inject their dose of insulin without much hassle. It is also important to use your insulin pen correctly and make sure you get all of your […]
August 15, 2021
Managing Chronic Disease
“Do I have to take medications for the rest of my life for my blood pressure/ diabetes/ cholesterol?” This is a question that I get a lot as a primary health practitioner also known as GP. This is also the question that opens up the communication channel that my patient and I share, which enable them to understand and better manage their condition.
July 5, 2021
Heart attacks/diseases and strokes are commonly and collectively referred to as cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is a significant healthcare burden in Singapore. It contributed about 29.5% of the almost 19,000 deaths in 2013. This means that, 1 in 3 of us are likely to die from a heart attack, heart disease or stroke. If we exclude children and infants, this percentage will be even higher.