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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Can stevia subsitute sucanat?

Stevia: They are both sweet and can be used in cooking, although the stevia may not have the molasses flavor of sucanat. ...Read more

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Are stevia or xylitol safe sweeteners?

Are stevia or xylitol safe sweeteners?

Maybe.: Both products are advertised as coming from natural sources, so it would seem that they should be safe. They just haven't been used long enough yet to prove their safety. ...Read more

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Can I have stevia before a blood test?

Can I have stevia before a blood test?

Yes: It won't affect blood tests, but anything else you eat or drink may affect tests that have to be drawn fasting. ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's stevia and where can I buy it?

Can any doc tell me what's stevia and where can I buy it?

Natural sweetener: Stevia is a plant-based sugar substitute that has no calories. The term “stevia” refers to Stevia rebaudiana, which is a South American plant. Only certain parts of the plant are sweet. Highly purified extracts from the leaves of the plant are called “steviol glycosides.” They are 200 to 400 times sweeter than sugar. it can be bought at many groceries. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about stevia extract for diabetic patient?

Can you tell me about stevia extract for diabetic patient?

Stevia: Wikipedia has an extensive discussion regarding Stevia extract and that should help you understand. If you don't have computer access you could go to your local library for help or discuss this with your doctor. There are benefits and risks for Stevia but benefits are usually more common than risks. ...Read more

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Why would stevia be better for you rather than refined sugar?

It isn't: Neither is good or bad in small amounts. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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I use stevia in my tea. Is organic stevia sweeteners healthy and how much can I use?

I use stevia in my tea. Is organic stevia sweeteners healthy and how much can I use?

Non-commital: Stevia is not healthy nor non-healthy. It is a sugar substitute and may help people in controlling their intake of sugar. Moderation is generally a good idea. We do not know the long term effects. ...Read more

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What is stevia?

What is stevia?

Stevia: This a natural sweetener made from plant extracts. It tends to be quite sweet. It is used to replace sugar. Best is to sprinkle some do taste test to determine if you need more. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more