Ninkatec Blog Page_top banner

Blog Articles By Topic

All Blog Articles

March 29, 2021
Matters of the Heart – Understand Heart Diseases among Elderlies in Singapore

Senior adults are vulnerable to cardiovascular diseases due to accumulation of damage to the heart from aging and exposure to risk factors over a lifetime. In this article, we discuss the 5 heart conditions that are common among elderly individuals in Singapore, including heart attack, cardiac arrest, congestive heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, and valvular heart disease.

Read More
March 22, 2021
Hypertension: How To Manage High Blood Pressure at Home and Avoid Complications

74.1% of Singaporeans aged 60 and above have high blood pressure, half of them are unaware of it. In this article, Dr Kenneth Koh of OneCare Medical shares with us the essentials of hypertension, including risk factors, symptoms and treatment of high blood pressure to help you detect and manage hypertension better at home.

Read More
March 15, 2021
Your Comprehensive Guide to Diabetes in Singapore

Singapore has an unusually high incidence and prevalence of diabetes relative to other countries. In this article, we discuss diabetes early symptoms and risk factors, treatments for diabetes, and diabetes complications to prevent.

Read More
March 8, 2021
Living with Chronic Illnesses: What You Need to Know

Chronic diseases like the ‘3 highs’ – high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes or high blood sugar – are hard to manage because most of the management is ‘homework’. In this interview with Dr. Choo Wei Chieh, we learn about how to manage chronic conditions better at home, and common pitfalls and misconceptions to avoid.

Read More
March 1, 2021
Cardiovascular Diseases among Elderly in Singapore: Understand and Manage the Risk

The risks for cardiovascular and heart diseases increase markedly with age. In this interview with Dr Woo Jia Wei of Sunrise General Medical and Heart Service, we discuss the most common heart diseases among elderly in Singapore, how to differentiate stroke, heart attack and cardiac arrest, as well as treatment and prevention for those.

Read More
February 23, 2021
Colorectal Cancer Treatment and Care Options in Singapore

Colorectal cancer symptoms are highly non-specific, which explains the difficulty of diagnosing this condition during the early stages. In this article, we will cover early symptoms and signs of colorectal cancer, risk factors, treatment options, including palliative care options for colorectal cancer.

Read More
February 18, 2021
Cancer Treatment in Singapore: 10 Questions You Want to Ask Your Doctor

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the world. What is less known is that 90-95% of cancer cases are due to lifestyle and environmental factors, and therefore largely preventable. Read this interview with Dr Donald Poon to learn about cancer causes, symptoms of the most common cancers in Singapore – lung cancer, colorectal cancer and breast cancer, as well as cancer care advice at home for different stages of cancer treatment.

Read More
January 26, 2021
Nutrition for Dementia Patients: How to Keep Your Loved Ones Nourished

Through declining brain function, dementia can disrupt eating patterns, make patients lose interest in food or develop unhealthy cravings. Read our blog article to understand how dementia affects appetite and learn useful nutrition tips for you to help your loved one with dementia eat better.

Read More
January 21, 2021
Acute Medical Conditions in the Elderly: A Guide to Effective Care and Treatment

Recovery from acute medical conditions such as appendicitis, pneumonia, or broken bones often takes longer in elderlies. The risk of complications may increase due to aging and co-existing medical conditions. Read this article to learn the do’s and don’ts to help elderlies heal from acute conditions more safely.

Read More

Contact Us Today For Free Assessment

We help you provide the best home care to your loved ones!

As per guidance under the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) of Singapore, please provide us with your acknowledgement below.


(65) 6247 9247

Are You A Doctor?

Patients are in need of right doctors like you. Join Ninkatec to reach new patients and grow your practice.

Join now to connect with patients looking
for care.

Subscribe to our newsletter

You will receive an email once a month.
We will never share your address.

Copyright © 2020 Ninkatec. All rights reserved.

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram