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Vivere Hotel Alabang

March 9, 2014 Category :People and Places| Spa 0

Vivere Hotel in Alabang is a towering 31-storey five star deluxe hotel located at the south of Metro Manila. It features 200 elegant rooms and suites which echo the indigenous natural beauty and provides business facilities and recreational amenities for both business and leisure travelers. Vivere Hotel has various choices of guest rooms to cater the different tastes and class of luxury people from Deluxe Room, Executive Suite, Business Suite, Premiere Suite, Imperial Suite, Regal Suite and Royal Suite. It also has a penthouse club, Penthouse Deluxe, Prime Executive, Premiere Penthouse, Grand Premiere, Penthouse Imperial, Penthouse Regal, Regency Suite, Vivere Grand and Presidential Suit.

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Sammy Lagmay and Diabetes

August 11, 2013 Category :People and Places 0

Sammy Lagmay is one of the many Filipino showbiz personalities who suffered from diabetes. Lagmay was a comedian actor who recently died from complications due to diabetes at a young age of 55. He was famous for his roles in Chika Chika Chicks,” “Abangan ang Susunod na Kabanata,” “Pilya En Da Pilot,” “Oki Doki Doc,” “Pwedeng-Pwede,” and “Aalog-Alog” and other TV sitcoms. He was another testament that diabetes disease does not discriminate against anyone.

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Surviving Stroke

June 2, 2013 Category :People and Places 0

Admit it or not, many people, especially the elderly, are afraid of stroke. As stroke comes unexpectedly, one may suffer from it, even die from it, but one can also surpass it.

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Top Philippine Healthy Restaurants

April 15, 2013 Category :People and Places 0

When it comes to healthy restaurants, it is actually one’s personal choice of food which makes the place healthy. For instance, one can eat at any restaurant in Malate Manila and make the dining experience healthy by choosing the healthy food menu offered in the resto. One also needs to refrain from indulging in eating which is unhealthy as well. Thus in general, any restaurant can be healthy. It really depends on the diner.

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Famous People with Hypoglycemia

December 17, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

Hypoglycemia is a condition in which one’s blood sugar (glucose) is becomes too low or below 70 mg/dL. This is in contrast to hyperglycemia which is when blood sugar levels becomes to high. Diabetes is a lifelong disease that is particularly associated with high levels of sugar in the blood. However, diabetic patients in general are equally vulnerable to hypo and hyperglycemia because of their body’s inability to regulate blood sugar levels. While diabetes is a life long disease, this should not prevent diabetics from achieving their ambitions and living their lives to the fullest.

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Philippine Society of Diabetologists

December 16, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

The Philippine Society of Diabetologists (PSD) was founded by Dr. Ricardo Fernando in 1991 in lieu of the increasing incidence of diabetes among Filipinos and increasing number of deaths related to Diabetes among Filipinos. Dr. Fernando is also the founder of the University of the East Institute for Studies on Diabetes. The society is meant to pool health experts, medical professionals, and other scientists who specialized in diabetes in order to create a more collaborative effort among experts to fight off the disease. The Philippine Society of Diabetologists aims in pursing excellence in diabetology, the clinical science of diabetes which included it its diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Diabetology is a subspecialty of endocrinology, which is also a concerned about the potential health impact of and complications of diabetes such as retinopathy or nephropathy, among others.

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Best Endocrinologist Doctors in the Philippines

December 5, 2012 Category :People and Places 2

Endocrinology is a branch of medical biology which primarily deals with the endocrine system including its diseases. It is a very broad field of medicine which has many sub-specialties  Among the diseases that are related to the endocrine system included the Addison’s disease, Diabetes, the Conn’s syndrome and Cushing’s syndrome, Thyroiditis, hyperparathyroidism, Osteoporosis, Pituitary adenomas, Cushing’s disease. Hypogonadism, Kallmann syndrome, Ovarian and Testicular failure, Gender identity disorder, Amenorrhea, Multiple endocrine neoplasia and Incidentaloma among many others.

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Dr. Florence Amorado Santos

November 16, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

Dr. Florence Amorado Santos is one of the renowned doctor in the Philippines who is well accepted as an authority in diabetes and diabetic care. He is a member of the Philippine Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (PSEM) was founded in 1962 and worked as assistant secretary of the Philippine chapter of AACE (American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists).

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Top 5 Luxurious Spas in the Metro

November 3, 2012 Category :People and Places| Spa 0

The urban jungle and its fast-paced lifestyle have made pampering one of the most sought after luxuries to keep us sane and continue on with life with a smile on our faces. However, among the many spas that have sprung up in the Metro, there are still the crème de la crème which amplifies the opulence of getting a soothing break.

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Tradition and Technology

October 25, 2012 Category :General Wellness| Health Watch| People and Places 0

The wisdom of East healing traditions combined with technological advancements of Western medicine may be just the antidote for a sick world.

Most clinics offer water in the waiting area. If you’re lucky, you can choose between hot or cold water. When I noticed that water in this clinic was contained in red, yellow, and blue containers as part of “color therapy”, I knew I’d be in for a treat.

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