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Miracle in Milk

January 17, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

In the ongoing battle to save people from harming themselves through their damaging diets, kefir revealed itself as a wellness jewel. Kefir is an ancient, nutritional and therapeutic complete living food which originated from a village known for long and healthy lives in the Caucasus Mountains at the border of Europe, Russia, Asia, and Middle East a thousand years ago.

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Tapping the Miracle Brain

January 15, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

It is time to control your destiny. Don’t leave your intelligence level or your creativity to the genes that your parents gave you, because contrary to common belief, the brain evolves according to how we nourish it.

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Yoga Improves Mood

January 2, 2020 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Feeling in good spirits after doing some yoga? It might not be just the fresh air or the stretching.

A study revealed that yoga has a positive effect on a person’s mood due to a chemical it helps release in the brain. The chemical, which, is called gamma-aminobutyric acid (or GABA) regulates nerve activity and can prevent mood or anxiety disorders.

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ISDF: Revolutionizing Diabetes Education in the Philippines

December 28, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 1

What started as one man’s dream to spread awareness and knowledge about diabetes, has now become the first and only post-graduate school in the country that focuses solely on the study of diabetes.

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Diabetes: What You need to Know

December 27, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 1

Former Senator Juan Flavier and singer Gary Valenciano are just two of the four million Filipinos affected with diabetes. Fortunately, both know they have the disease. Unfortunately, more than three million people do not know they are diabetics. Out of the one mil-lion who know they are suffering from the disease, only 200,000 are undergoing treatment.

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Diabetes Care for Disadvantaged and Vulnerable

December 26, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Living with diabetes is already hard as it is, more so if you happen to have this chronic condition while living on meager resources.

A poor diabetic would require medications, hospitalizations, regular check-ups, insulin (for type 1 diabetics), and other things to spend on aside from his family’s basic needs. Because of this, some diabetics forego medications just to sustain life’s basic needs.

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Parent Partners of Children with Diabetes

December 24, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

When a child gets diagnosed with diabetes, we usually realize in hindsight that the signs and symptoms (excessive urination, excessive drinking, weight loss despite an increased appetite, decreased energy level) have actually been present for a while, but were ignored or attributed to something much less serious. When medical help is finally sought, the CRISIS scenario begins when diabetes is confirmed.

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Diabetes Medication in the Elderly

December 23, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

We will discuss about precautions that need to be observed in treating diabetes in the elderly.

The elderly are a special group because time has taken its toll on almost all the major organs of the human body, i.e., there may be a decrease in function on quite a few organs. The elderly are also more likely to have concomitant diseases, which necessitate more drugs, making this group of patients more likely to develop drug-drug interactions.

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The Truth about Honey

December 13, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetics need not worry which kind of honey is most suitable for their condition. According to a recent study, there’s no difference between buckwheat honey and cotton honey, or clover honey and tupelo honey in terms of glycemic index (a measure of how much and how fast a food raises blood sugar levels).

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The Healing Touch

December 8, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

In today’s busy hospital, there are patients who can’t help but feel like just a number. They sit in waiting rooms among others with the same plight for hours, only to be guided through a maze of hallways to some small room in the back to have a genuinely caring and friendly, albeit brief, doctor’s visit. Modern medicine has allowed machines and state-of-the-art medical equipment to be a detached, if indifferent, substitute for good, old-fashioned patient-physician contact.

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