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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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30am on Wednesday 14th March, thereafter to Kilmadock Cemetery, Doune, to which all friends are respectfully invited.
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He has even met respectfully with such leaders of atheistic states as Mikhail Gorbachev and Fidel Castro.
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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.
The Allied Pilots Association reiterates its call for a full, fair and timely accident investigation and respectfully requests that the Brazilian government permit Captain Joseph Lepore and First Officer Jan Paladino to return to the United States.
30am to which all family and friends are respectfully invited and thereafter to Hawkhead Cemetery arriving approximately 10.
30am, to which all relatives and friends are respectfully invited.
Let me say, most respectfully, it appears from the photos to be just fine.
Respectfully and reverently, medical student Nicolaus Steno utilized his anatomical methodology to examine why seashells and sharks' teeth were found embedded within rock formations on the tops of mountains and along the Tuscan countryside.