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My Diabetic Kidneys and Me

May 31, 2011 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 0

In the Philippines, the prevalence of diabetes according to the NNHES (National Nutrition Health Survey) study is 4.8%. NSO (National Statistics Office) projects that there would be 74 million adult Filipinos in 2010. Therefore, there could be 3.6 million Filipinos who have diagnosed diabetes.

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Strange Sensation: Could it be Diabetic Neuropathy?

May 30, 2011 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Numbness, shooting pains, weakness, tingling and burning sensation, are symptoms commonly presented by patients to us neurologists. Hearing these kinds of complaints, the first thing that comes to my mind is, “Is this patient suffering from neuropathy?”.

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Buko and Fresh Fruit Salad

May 29, 2011 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Freshly made buko salad is certainly sinfully delicious. Try out this alternative recipe that makes use of yogurt instead of condensed milk and heave cream. While we are using mangoes in this recipe, feel free to add your favorite fruits in season. Change the flavor of the yogurt to suit the fruits.

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Best of Righteous Recipes

May 29, 2011 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

We have created some healthy, yet surprisingly sumptuous dishes for people with diabetes to enjoy.  We have chosen the top recipes in terms of taste and nutritional value.  In the Best Appetizer category, we picked native ensalada, which is low in calorie and high in fiber, simply great for the weight-conscious.  Our Best Snack, is a pizza makeover made with veggies and olive oil.  For Best Entree, we chose a salmon dish rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.  And for Best Dessert, we picked a healthy Pinoy version of fruit salad using yogurt instead of sugar-packed and cholesterol-laden condensed milk.

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Native Ensalada

May 29, 2011 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Alugbati and other talbos vegetables are a great source of fiber, aside from being tasty themselves. Offer this tasty version of the ensalada that will liven up any meal.

Yield: 6 to 8 portions

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A Peek at Diabetic Retinopathy

May 28, 2011 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetes can cause a variety of eye diseases that can potentially lead to severe vision loss and even blindness. These diabetic eye diseases include diabetic retinopathy, cataract and glaucoma. Diabetic retinopathy is the most common eye disease in patients with diabetes.

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Ten Worst Foods for People with Diabetes

May 27, 2011 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Every day we make decisions. One of the basic things we have to decide on is to figure out what to eat. Almost every week you go to the store and do your groceries. As if doing simple grocery shopping isn’t stressful enough, add to it having diabetes. This makes things a lot trickier because you have
to be EXTRA careful and mindful of what you purchase and consume.

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The Leading Man: Attorney Felipe Gozon

May 26, 2011 Category :People and Places 0

The tenets of billiards require an appreciation of the bigger picture and having the foresight to know when to make a ball or strike a setup shot. Attorney Felipe Gozon has these skills, on and off the table – they’re what make him a winner and mainstay in the broadcasting industry.

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Diabetes Complications can be Prevented

May 25, 2011 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Every 21 seconds, someone is diagnosed with diabetes. That means every 21 seconds, you have a reason to walk more, to eat balanced, nutritious meals, to take a good look at your life, and make changes for the better. But if and when you are diagnosed, you simply can’t wait for the next shoe to drop. Action must be taken to protect yourself from further falling subject to various complications.

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Soupe Au Pistou

May 24, 2011 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

This is often called the French minestrone, because it is basically a vegetable soup with pasta.  But the distinguishing feature of this soup is the addition of pistou, which makes a big difference in the final taste.  You can add more vegetables if desired.

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