Health News

Flash Promo! This week at DMS get a 10% Discount on our Entire Inventory

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 15:25

Since the very beginning Discount Medical Supplies has been supplying you with the best products on the web at the lowest available prices. This week we will lower our prices even more with our Flash Promo!  From today and until Sunday February 11th we will have a 10% Discount throughout our entire inventory on orders of 50% or more.

What is a Foley Catheter and how does it work?

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 16:35

The Foley catheter is a type of flexible catheter used to drain urine from the bladder to the outside. For this reason it is also commonly known as a urinary catheter or bladder catheter.  The material of the tube is usually latex because it is more comfortable for the patient. However, if the person is allergic to latex, another type of plastic can be used to maintain the sterility of the probe to prevent infection.  As a curiosity, it should be noted that these probes are named after Dr. Foley, an American surgeon.

This week get a 10 % Discount on our Bath and Shower Safety

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 09:06

This week we will bring back one of the most popular promotions we have. As our valued customer you will be able to get a 10% discount on all our Bath and Shower Safety Products on all orders of $85. At some point in our lives, sooner or later we will need specific products that will make our lives easier and safer when we are in the bathroom.

The Benefits of Chromotherapy

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:57

Chromotherapy is a natural therapy that is based on the seven colors of the spectrum of sunlight and its magnetic vibrations. It is a therapy that has been applied for several thousand years to treat certain diseases such as insomnia, depression, or constipation.

Properly dealing with Polymyalgia Rheumatica

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:43

Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory rheumatic disease that usually appears after 65 years. The symptoms of the disease are muscle pain and stiffness. In many cases it also comes with other symptoms such as discomfort and fatigue.

Transgenic Food: Which Side are you On?

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 09:58

Have you ever wondered why in some supermarkets fruit and vegetables look so perfect? The next time you go shopping, see if you stumble over irresistibly red and round tomatoes, peaches so big they look unreal, seedless watermelons and spring fruit in winter. If you find them, stop, observe them and recognize them: they are transgenic foods!

Use and Care of Plasters and Splints

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 09:08

The casts and splints serve to protect the parts of the body that have suffered some type of injury. This allows the healing process to be accelerated, as having it limits the movement of the area, and also helps reduce the pain. The material that is usually made is plastic, cloth, plaster or fiberglass.

15% off on All Diabetic Supplies this Week at DMS

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 11:37

This week we have one of the most popular promotions! Our diabetic supplies category is one of the most visited ones because of the great variety of supplies we carry to deal with this condition. 

Stevia: Best plant for Diabetes

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:51

Stevia is a shrub native from Paraguay. Thanks to the wide range of properties and benefits of its leaves, it has been used for several thousand years as a healing plant. In addition, its leaves have a very sweet flavor, so they are fantastic to sweeten all kinds of desserts.

Polydipsia and its close relation to Diabetes

Submitted by Stephanie Arroyo on 08:29

Polydipsia is a clinical pathology, which in many cases appears as the main symptom of diabetes. It is a condition characterized by the need to drink large amounts of water, constantly and persistently. In general, polydipsia is accompanied by the need to urinate too frequently.