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Ten Worst Foods for People with Diabetes

December 31, 2018 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

December 30, 2018 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

December 29, 2018 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

December 28, 2018 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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Fillet of Sole, Normandy Style

December 27, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

France boasts of a lot of fish and seafood dishes, because there are abundant in its area.  This is also one thing we have in common with France, as we also have numerous fishing areas and enjoy the bounties of the sea.  Try out this simple fish dish, using whatever you have available.

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Zucchini Au Gratin

December 26, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

French cuisine has a lot of gratinated dishes, probably because it greatly enhances the final taste.  Enjoy this vegetarian version, which is packed not just with flavor but also nutrition – a dish the whole family definitely love.

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Mussels Aux Amandes

December 25, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Similar to our local baked tahong versions, this is a slightly upscale version using almonds.  If it is not available, you can replace it with other types of nuts.

Yield: 6 to 8 portions

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Fit French Cuisine

December 24, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Cuisine Francaise sometimes has the connotation of being a rich, decadent meal full of fat and carbohydrates.  But this could not be further from the truth, as French food derives from natural ingredients abundant in that particular province.  In fact, there is so much regional variety that this determines the culinary personality of Normandy, Brittany, or Bordeaux.

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Is Erectile Dysfunction related to Diabetes?

December 23, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Question: I have erectile dysfunction. Is this related to my diabetes?

Answer: It goes without saying that the measure of a man’s “manliness” is the ability of his “manhood” to snap to attention. This holds especially true to the macho-centric culture of the Filipinos. A male’s inability to answer to the call of his partner’s sexual desire is more than just opportunity lost but more of a personal insult if not utter curse. True enough, this has been a growing problem among our diabetic patients, a condition which is often underdiagnosed, since discussion about this problem is usually not tackled on the initial consult when patient rapport is not yet well established. Very seldom is this fact volunteered by patients unless categorically asked.

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When the ‘Commander’ can’t snap to Attention!

December 22, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

The causes of ED especially among people with diabetes are complex and involve impairment with the nerves, blood vessels and even the muscles. These impairments are brought about by the same elevated blood sugar that causes nerve and blood vessel damage in other parts of the body that cause renal failure, blindness and amputations.

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