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A Journey to Motherhood

January 9, 2018 Category :People and Places 0

Penny Ovejera, a 34 year-old full time mother and wife, hung on to this particular saying during her struggle with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). It had not been an easy journey for her, but with her deep faith in God and the loving support of her family, she was able to overcome it all. » Continue Reading

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Aurora: Where Nature Finds Home

January 5, 2018 Category :People and Places 0

A respite from the maddening grind of urban life and its many pressures is in order. You pack your bag and shunning the usual weekend getaways, take the 45-minute SEAIR flight from Manila, to a place where the excesses of modern living take a backseat. A few minutes into your journey, you are greeted by a sudden change of scenery – the industrial smog-covered wasteland gives way to lush greenery parted gracefully by a web of winding streams and rivers. You know you have finally arrived in Aurora – one of the country’s best kept nature and culture hideaways. » Continue Reading

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Keep Your Cool

January 3, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes| People and Places 0

Whether you are diabetic or just simply watching your calorie intake, these summer coolers can satisfy your yearning appetites yet keep those sugars at bay and keep you chilled out, too. Enjoy! » Continue Reading

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The Nurturing Women

December 21, 2017 Category :Healthy News| People and Places 0

Traditionally, Filipinas have been bound to stay home to care for the young, elderly and sick members of the family. Known for being warm, hospitable and affectionate, many women have thus been limited to household activities while men provided the basic needs of the family. Over the years, the societal role of women started to change. Currently, women play a significant role in the labor force. In fact, they are given the equal opportunity to seek livelihood for their kin. » Continue Reading

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Mrs. Pure Energy

December 20, 2017 Category :Healthy News| People and Places 0

She used to dislike Yoko Ono. She was one of the many who thought that the Japanese girl was not good enough for the British pop star John Lennon. When she married one of the biggest names in the music industry, she realized how Yoko felt. She got exposed to the life of a pop star – constant media attention, fans who wanted a piece of her husband and who were not eager to share their idol with her. Such is the life of Angeli, wife of Gary Valenciano. For more than two decades, Angeli has taken care of Gary personally and professionally and it sure looks like she is doing a very, very good job. » Continue Reading

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Vivere Hotel Alabang

March 9, 2014 Category :People and Places| Spa 0

Vivere Hotel in Alabang is a towering 31-storey five star deluxe hotel located at the south of Metro Manila. It features 200 elegant rooms and suites which echo the indigenous natural beauty and provides business facilities and recreational amenities for both business and leisure travelers. Vivere Hotel has various choices of guest rooms to cater the different tastes and class of luxury people from Deluxe Room, Executive Suite, Business Suite, Premiere Suite, Imperial Suite, Regal Suite and Royal Suite. It also has a penthouse club, Penthouse Deluxe, Prime Executive, Premiere Penthouse, Grand Premiere, Penthouse Imperial, Penthouse Regal, Regency Suite, Vivere Grand and Presidential Suit.

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Sammy Lagmay and Diabetes

August 11, 2013 Category :People and Places 0

Sammy Lagmay is one of the many Filipino showbiz personalities who suffered from diabetes. Lagmay was a comedian actor who recently died from complications due to diabetes at a young age of 55. He was famous for his roles in Chika Chika Chicks,” “Abangan ang Susunod na Kabanata,” “Pilya En Da Pilot,” “Oki Doki Doc,” “Pwedeng-Pwede,” and “Aalog-Alog” and other TV sitcoms. He was another testament that diabetes disease does not discriminate against anyone.

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Surviving Stroke

June 2, 2013 Category :People and Places 0

Admit it or not, many people, especially the elderly, are afraid of stroke. As stroke comes unexpectedly, one may suffer from it, even die from it, but one can also surpass it.

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Top Philippine Healthy Restaurants

April 15, 2013 Category :People and Places 0

When it comes to healthy restaurants, it is actually one’s personal choice of food which makes the place healthy. For instance, one can eat at any restaurant in Malate Manila and make the dining experience healthy by choosing the healthy food menu offered in the resto. One also needs to refrain from indulging in eating which is unhealthy as well. Thus in general, any restaurant can be healthy. It really depends on the diner.

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Famous People with Hypoglycemia

December 17, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

Hypoglycemia is a condition in which one’s blood sugar (glucose) is becomes too low or below 70 mg/dL. This is in contrast to hyperglycemia which is when blood sugar levels becomes to high. Diabetes is a lifelong disease that is particularly associated with high levels of sugar in the blood. However, diabetic patients in general are equally vulnerable to hypo and hyperglycemia because of their body’s inability to regulate blood sugar levels. While diabetes is a life long disease, this should not prevent diabetics from achieving their ambitions and living their lives to the fullest.

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