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Home Blood Glucose Monitoring

September 30, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Individuals with diabetes have a very important role in their own medical care, and home blood glucose monitoring is an opportunity for them to take control of their own health. Home blood glucose monitoring (HBGM) is the ongoing measurement of blood sugar (glucose). It is a method of self-testing blood sugar levels for the management of diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Subspecialty services of the Sentro Oftalmologico Jose Rizal

September 29, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Ranging from simple correction of low vision prob ems to the treatment of cataract and glaucoma, the Sentro Oftalmologico Jose Rizal offers a e variety of subspecialty services that can all be found in one place. » Continue Reading

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Sentro Oftalmologico Jose Rizal

September 28, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy| People and Places 0

Cataracts, glaucoma, corneal diseases and other vision problems can now all be diagnosed and treated under one roof! Imagine an eye referral center where all the best ophthalmologists (doctors specializing in the care and treatment of various eye problems), the best equipment, and the best service can all be found in a modern, state-of-the-art facility. » Continue Reading

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The Sweet Cause of Eye Damage

September 27, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Many perceive diabetes as a severe medical condition that can cause serious impact only on the heart and kidney. But little do they know that such condition can also damage the eyes and may even result in blindness if left untreated. Once diabetes starts to affect the eyes, such condition is known as diabetic retinopathy. » Continue Reading

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Tips for the Jetsetting Diabetic

September 26, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

The vacation months are here! It’s that time of year once again for traveling, seeing the world, and bonding with family and friends.  But for a person with diabetes, traveling might be a daunting and tiring task.  For one, there is a discouraging feeling that when you travel, your sickness travels with you, too.  Secondly, there is the hassle of bringing along your various medications.

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Barbecue Pork Bun

September 25, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Barbecued meat has long been a staple for Filipinos. Here, we do our version using leftover cooked pork tenderloin.

Yield: 2 servings, about 1 cup filling each

Ingredients:
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Veggie Reuben Sandwich

September 24, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Everyone has fond memories of a favorite sandwich and one of mine is a warm Reuben, with its tangy counterparts of sauerkraut and Russian dressing complementing corned beef and Swiss cheese slices. This is a lighter version, with a spinach-and-mushroom filling that is just as tasty as the original.

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Mediterranean Tuna Panini

September 23, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Everyone loves a tuna sandwich and here we offer a tuna filling with a little Mediterranean flair.

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 can Light tuna chunk, drained
  • 1 piece tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cottage cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped artichoke hearts
  • 1 piece red onion, minced
  • 1 tablespoon pitted olives
  • 1 teaspoon capers
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 8 slices whole wheat batard
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil

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Buffalo Chicken Pockets

September 22, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Imagine all the fiery hotness of buffalo chicken slices with blue cheese dressing stuffed in pita bread – all that healthy goodness in one pocket.  You can use tortillas and roll into a wrap.

Yield: 4 servings

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Sandwich Surprise

September 21, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

We have all gotten used to the idea of eating sandwiches for lunch or merienda. But the wonderful thing about sandwiches is that it makes a great dinner meal too. From the endless selection of bread and wraps available, to the healthy and delicious fillings that can be made, one can have great sandwich meals in a snap. A side salad completes the meal and you’re all set. Even kids will enjoy a sandwich surprise every now and then. » Continue Reading

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