Health Insurance for Foreign Students in Germany

difference between the compulsory health insurance in which one is a member automatically and the private health insurances that require certain circumstances. For international students there are some more appointments, for example the health insurance from EU-countries can be accepted in Germany. Those who already have an insurance in their home country should ask if […]

Health and liability insurance

You are required to have appropriate health insurance when staying in the Netherlands. It is recommended that you have appropriate liability insurance as well. Health Insurance If you are a citizen of one of the European Union countries and you will stay temporarily, you only need to apply for the EU Health Insurance Card free of charge […]

Prediabetes: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Prediabetes affects adults and children. The same lifestyle changes that can help prevent progression to diabetes in adults might also help bring children’s blood sugar levels back to normal. Symptoms Prediabetes generally has no signs or symptoms. One possible sign that you may be at risk of type 2 diabetes is darkened skin on certain […]

Foods to avoid for people with diabetes

Having diabetes does not have to stop people from eating the foods they enjoy. However, it does mean that they should eat smaller portions, less often. The Institute of Medicine recommend that carbohydrate intake for most people should be between 45-65 percent of total calories. This higher carbohydrate intake is consistent with plant-based diets, which have shown benefit for diabetes […]

5 ways to cut your risk of diabetes

Although no-one completely understands the causes of diabetes, if you control the risk factors, you can reduce your chances of getting it. The facts about diabetes It’s estimated that 4.5 million people are living with diabetes in the UK. A further 1.1 million people may have diabetes but haven’t been diagnosed. 9 out of 10 of […]