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Sugar-free and Lite Merienda Ideas

February 2, 2018 Category :Healthy News| Healthy Recipes 0

Taking light mid-morning and afternoon snacks has become a staple everyday routine for Filipinos. Although some would say eating three meals a day is enough to keep us going, a quick nibble on a healthy treat in between breakfast and lunch and some time in the afternoon can help bring back focus on school or office work. Health experts agree that consuming the right kind and proper amount of food for snack time is advantageous, even for people with diabetes or those who want to lose weight. » Continue Reading

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Healthy Eating Tips to Prevent Diabetes

February 1, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 0

As the old saying goes, “An ounce-of prevention is better than a pound of cure”. Prevention is the best cure for any disease, especially diabetes, as lots of things can be done to prevent or delay the onset of the disease. Good diet is one of the most important components of your diabetes prevention plan. Knowing what and when to eat, as well as what to avoid is very important. » Continue Reading

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Getting to know HbA1C

January 31, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 0

When an individual is diabetic, the need to keep one’s blood sugar or glucose in the normal level is essential to manage the disease. Frequent monitoring of one’s blood sugar at home is a great way to keep track of it in order to guide treatment of diabetes. However, to know the overall condition of blood sugar, one test will surely help – the HbA1C test, also known as glycosylated hemoglobin test. » Continue Reading

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Better Early Than Sorry

January 30, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy News 1

A couple in their early thirties gushed at the sight of their lovely first-born, tickled pink with that perfectly delicate smile. The mother, who had gestational diabetes (pregnancy-related diabetes), almost wept while recalling her difficult pregnancy. But it was all over, she thought. Although the baby was bigger than usual, he had a complete set of fingers and functioning vital organs. » Continue Reading

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Chronic Kidney Disease Worldwide

January 29, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 0

The incidence of chronic kidney disease is rapidly increasing worldwide, according to experts in the British Medical Journal (BMJ).
Researchers report that the annual incidence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United Kingdom has doubled over the past decade and is now estimated at around 100 per 1 million of population. This figure is expected to continue to rise by 5 to 8 percent annually, though it still remains well below the average in Europe (around 135 per 1 million) and that of the United States (336 per 1 million). » Continue Reading

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Camp Out with Camp Cope

January 28, 2018 Category :Healthy News 0

Driven by the aspiration to help young type 1 diabetics, Diabetes Center of the Philippines sent Mr. Jun Halili and Dr. Roberto Mirasol to Joslin Camp in the United States to learn how to map a general plan in organizing a diabetes camp for kids. The fruits of their labor paid off generously with the founding of Camp Cope, a summer camp specially designed for young type 1 diabetics. And now for the eleventh year in a row, Camp Cope will open its doors again to thrilled young diabetic campers who will learn about diabetes and have lots of fun at the same time.

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4th Asian Congress of Dietetics

January 27, 2018 Category :Healthy News 0

For the first time, the Philippines played host to the 411 Asian Congress of Dietetics this April 23 to 26, 2006 at the Philippine International Convention Center. With the theme “Nutrition and Dietetics in a Borderless Society”, the Asian Forum of Dietetic Professionals and Nutritionists-Dietitians’ Association of the Philippines (NDAP) intend to disseminate information on food, nutrition, dietetic concerns and complementary alternative medicine.

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Preventing Diabetes in Children

January 25, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 0

It is a well-known fact that diabetes is a disease whose prevalence is increasing at disturbingly alarming rates worldwide. And while much attention is focused on the incidence of type 2 diabetes, especially with the epidemic of childhood obesity, the incidence of type 1 diabetes which is classically associated with children is increasing as well. » Continue Reading

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A Pill to Prevent Diabetes?

January 23, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts| Diabetes Research| Healthy News 0

What if your entire life could be compressed into a twelve-hour clock ; and you knew you would develop diabetes at the eleventh hour, would a you turn the hands of time before it o struck eleven? Wishful thinking? Perhaps. But in a way, it IS possible to reset the 3 clock of diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Healthy Valentine Dining at Florabel

January 15, 2018 Category :Healthy News 0

In search of a place to have a romantic but healthy dinner this Valentine’s? Florabel restaurant at the Podium in ortigas might just be the place for you – with its healthy dishes, South Beach Diet versions of flavorful mouthwatering dishes and cozy ambiance – you need not go far for that perfect romantic date. Florabel’s reputation for serving good healthy food precedes its name. Ask a savvy restaurant diner if he knows of a place that serves healthy fare, and chances are that Florabel will be mentioned. Having been around for only a year, the restaurant has already managed to create a niche of its own, especially among health-conscious diners. » Continue Reading

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