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Tips To Strike Out Stroke

September 30, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Being diabetic makes you at risk for stroke. A stroke occurs when blood supply to part of the brain is interrupted and brain tissues are damaged. Several studies have shown that people with diabetes are at a greater risk for stroke compared ko people without diabetes regardless of the number of risk factors they have. Poor management of blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol make diabetics prone to suffer and eventually die from stroke. Don’t wait for stroke to hit you. Empower yourself by heeding these tips to prevent stroke in diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Chocolate Dreams

September 29, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Recipes 0

It’s hard to believe that a discovery by early Mesoamerican civilization still has so much impact on present day dining. Chocolate, which derives from the Aztec words “Xocol” – meaning bitter and “Atl” – meaning water, is very much a part of our meals, from chocolate bars to cocoa drinks. A variety of chocolate products abound from dark, milk, bittersweet and white chocolate versions. Fortunately, with the increasing awareness of sugarfree needs for diabetics, sugar-free chocolates* are now available in the market. Indulge in these sinfully sweet but guilt-free snacks and desserts. » Continue Reading

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Spread

September 28, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 1

When the chocolate craving hits you all of a sudden, this easy snack is so simple to prepare everyone can have a bite. Simply pop the ingredients in an oven toaster, oven or turbo broiler. Bite into it and savor this homemade spread.

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White Chocolate Pudding

September 27, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

A rich dessert that combines luscious white chocolate with the tangy strawberry sauce. You can use milk or dark chocolate if you prefer.

Yield: 6 to 8 portions

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Milk Chocolate Bars

September 26, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Make these easy chocolate bars that will please everyone, even the kids.  Bake in a square baking dish (8″ x 8″).  Double the recipe if you want to make a bigger batch for emergency chocolate rations.  Sugar-free chocolates may take a longer time to melt, so be sure to chop into small bits to help quicken the melting time

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Chocolate Balls

September 25, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

You can use the milk chocolate bars as a base for another chocolate snack – use the crumbs to make Chocolate balls.  An easy to whip up snack from leftover cake crumbs.  Let your kids have fun making it with you.

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Low Carbohydrate Diet: Myths and Fallacies

September 24, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts 1

Today, the term low-carbohydrate diet is associated with the Atkins Diet, a popular weight-loss diet composed of high-fat, high-protein and low-carbohydrate foods. Some of these low-carbohydrate, high protein diets advocate the restriction of rice, bread, pastas, noodles, sugar, fruits and vegetables while emphasizing meat, chicken, milk, egg and cheese. » Continue Reading

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Philippine Center for Diabetes Education Foundation

September 23, 2017 Category :Healthy News 0

Living by the great endocrinologist Dr. Elliot Joslin’s famous words and making these the basis for being, the Philippine Center for Diabetes Education Foundation (PCDEF) was born out of the desire to give more time to diabetes education out of the physician’s office.

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Look for Stroke Symptoms

September 22, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Doctors say ‘brain attack’ can be prevented, but only if people with risk factors for stroke take heed of the warning. The American Stroke Association lists the following primary tell-tale signs of stroke which occur suddenly and last for minutes, hours, or even days. » Continue Reading

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Understanding Brain Attack among Diabetics

September 21, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts| Diabetes Research 0

Vanessa is distressed about her father who recently experienced a mini stroke attack, his second in a span of three years.  Her family didn’t make a big fuss at first since it was just a minor stroke.  After seeing a physician a couple times after the attack, his father returned to his old unhealthy lifestyle despite having been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes the year before.  The succeeding mild stroke, however, alarmed Vanessa’s father and the whole family. » Continue Reading

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