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The treatment of others with deference in daily interactions, weighing their values, views, opinions and preferences.


n/v to hold in high regard; to show consideration for another. Mutual respect is the basis for a good doctor-patient relationship.

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Q. What difference does fructose makes to a diabetic with respect to glucose? I am diabetic with type 2 NIDDM. My colleague with the same NIDDM type2 has a better glycemic control than me. He follows strict diet. He prefers fructose sugar and avoids other sugar as much as possible. He suggested me the same. What difference does fructose makes to a diabetic with respect to glucose?

A. All carbohydrates—like starch and sugars like dextrose, maltose and glucose must be controlled for high consumption by a diabetic. Whereas fructose sugar had a slight different metabolic route inside the body and it does not requires insulin. Glucose requires insulin. As a diabetic lacks insulin production; the glucose increases the sugar level of the body but fructose is out of this system of functioning by our body and makes a diabetic to control it well. The energy level of glucose and fructose are almost similar.

Q. I am really worried about my mom who is 38 yrs and has 4 children. Her self-esteem is very low. I am really worried about my mom who is 38 yrs and has 4 children. My two sisters are living with her, they are 11 and 15. I and my elder sister got married. She goes to work, comes home and stays in her room. She refuses to socialize with anyone, even to us. Her self-esteem is very low. It breaks my heart to see her like this. Is there anything that you can suggest?

A. depression can be the cause of it. how long it is going on? if more then 2 weeks- try to get her to go and get checked out. tell her that she shouldn't settle with living like that- she can live in a much better feeling.

Q. Our child is on Adderall. He is 10 and ADD/ADHD .Does not mind and is not respectful. What Is A Solution?? He does good in school but as he gets older he is leaning in a direction of not minding. My wife and I don't know where to go before it is to late. He goes to a play counselor who helps him in doing better in his school work. He is our nephew and we have raised him from birth. If anyone can give us some direction we would appreciate it very much.

A. i think that in this stage he should be evaluated by a professional. he will see the child and give you a diagnose and recommended ways of treatment.

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He maintains this to be "the American way," further branding as un-American those who respectfully disagree.
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and there isn't much for the viewer to do but nod respectfully.
I think it is the ultimate hypocrisy to demand that nursing home workers show respect for residents, when they are often not treated respectfully themselves.
Write a book promoting Buchananism in a properly abstract style, present yourself as a man of the left (perhaps criticizing the right as not truly "conservative"), and you will be respectfully reviewed, deluged with talk-show offers, and featured on the covers of magazines far larger and more prestigious than anything Buchanan's dreaded "neocons" command.