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MyDoc Tuesday Tips: 3 pillars for managing your Diabetes for yourself and your family

According to the International Diabetes Federation, over 50% of type 2 diabetes is preventable. The 3 pillars for maintaining good blood sugar control are eating a healthy balanced diet, exercise and medication.
Eating Healthy Balanced Diet Planning a healthy plate at every meal is the key to eating healthy. Recommended by Health Promotion Board, a healthy meal should consist of 1/4 plate of whole grains along with 1/4 plate of meat and other foods and 1/2 plate of vegetables along with fruit along with meals or as a mid-meal snack. Here is the range of healthy plate options that you can choose from: 1. Vegetables Eating a rainbow of vegetables provides you with a variety of vitamins and minerals along with fibre. At lunch and dinner, fill half your plate with vegetables such as Bok Choy, Mushrooms, Baby Bok Choy, Kai-Lan, Eggplant, Spinach, Broccoli, Cauliflower etc.
2. Meat, Tofu and Others Meat, poultry, fish, tofu, beans, lentils, milk and milk products provide essential proteins fo…

MyDoc Tuesday Tips: Bon voyage travel checklist to better manage your blood sugar

Regardless of whether you're going on a short excursion or taking off on global experience, travelling abroad with type 2 diabetes needs a detailed customised travel plan for a bon voyage. Here's a quick checklist for you to manage your diabetes so you can enjoy your trip fully.
Pre-Travel 
1. Visit your doctor 
Consult your doctor 3-4 weeks prior to travel with a detailed itinerary. Plan a pre-travel, during travel and 24-hour pos-travel medication regimen. Collect at least 2 copies of your prescription for medications available in your destination country in their preferred language.

2. Pack your supplies
Double up on your medical supplies and sugar snacks in case you feel hypoglycaemic during travel. Pack half your medicines in your carry-on luggage and a half in your check-in baggage. If using insulin, pack it safely along with an ice-pack in an insulated bag.

3. ID card 
Make an ID card or buy an ID tag that you can wear, with clear information. Include your name, age, medic…

MyDoc and BaoViet signs strategic partnership to bring digital healthcare to the Vietnam population

PRESS RELEASE

MyDoc and Vietnam’s largest listed insurance company to target soaring medical inflation in the fastest-growing segment of US$22 billion healthcare market 

SINGAPORE, 4 November 2019- Singapore based digital healthcare platform MyDoc ramps up expansion plans across Southeast Asia with BaoViet deal to address 35-45% group insurance premium growthMyDoc recently inked a strategic deal with Baoviet Group Insurance; adding Vietnam to its expanding B2B online-to-offline healthcare ecosystem across Southeast Asia, with plans to add more countries in 2020.


(From L-R) Nguyen Thi Trieu Giang, Deputy Director, Claims Division, BaoViet; Vyctoria Tran, Operations Manager, MyDoc Vietnam; Dr. Snehal Patel, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, MyDoc; Do Hoang Phuong, Deputy CEO, BaoViet; Nguyen Quang Hung, Deputy CEO, BaoViet; Tran Thi Van Anh, Deputy Director, Health & Benefits Division, BaoViet; Tran Thi My Linh, Director, Marketing Division, BaoViet.

The partnership with Baovie…