Home> People and Places

People and Places Archive

DiaCare Foundation

May 22, 2018 Category :People and Places 8

Type 1 diabetes, which mostly affects children and teens, necessitates lifetime treatment and management. Patients regularly need insulin, glucose meters, and laboratory examinations, among other things. All these, of course, require money. But if patients don’t have any, where would it leave them? » Continue Reading

Related terms:

, , ,

Living in an Abstract World

May 21, 2018 Category :People and Places 0

He may not be the modern-day Vincent Van Gogh, but still, he lives his life in a different plane, a world which only few could understand and get lost in. He uses abstract paintings as his way of showcasing his talent—filling an empty canvas with his sharp and accurate brushstrokes. His painting career has blossomed to full potential despite life’s hurdles—providing for his family while managing his diabetes. » Continue Reading

Related terms:

, , , ,

In The Arms of Miracles

April 5, 2018 Category :People and Places 0

What is a miracle? How do you define it? Would you know one when you see one? Orestes Ignacio, 61, came face-to-face with one of the biggest miracles during his 58th year of existence. This is his story. » Continue Reading

Related terms:

,

She, the Teacher

March 28, 2018 Category :People and Places 0

And they say teaching is best done when the mentor knows what she preaches like the back of her hand. She never ceases to learn and continues to live life brimming with zeal to gain more knowledge and acquire more skills. The knowledge and skill she eventually fills herself with, she then passes on to her apprentices. » Continue Reading

Related terms:

,

A Mom Against All Odds

March 14, 2018 Category :People and Places 0

Cathelyn Sanchez, 32, a doting mother of two, is about to give birth to her first baby girl. However, she never thought that her third pregnancy would be difficult, as she was diagnosed with gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is like meeting a stranger for Cathelyn. Before learning of her condition, she didn’t realize she was expecting for the third time until she went to her OB-gyne to confirm her pregnancy. “I was three weeks delayed then,” Cathelyn says. When her doctor asked about her family history of  diabetes, Cathelyn admitted that her family had a history of the said disease. “My father has been diabetic for years and my grandmother died of the same disease,” she reveals.

» Continue Reading

Related terms:

, , , ,

Lactating Stations in Malls

March 4, 2018 Category :People and Places 0

SM malls prove that they truly “got it all” as they keep their customers’ needs a top priority. Lactating mothers need worry no more as they can combine malling while still providing the much needed nourishment of their babies through breast feeding stations at various SM malls nationwide. » Continue Reading

Related terms:

,

The Perfect Model of a Family Woman

March 3, 2018 Category :People and Places 0

Maria Cecilia “Maricel” Laxa Pangilinan is a common household name today, having appeared in several commercials endorsing products mothers commonly use at home and foods that children enjoy eating. But before these, Maricel was known as the actress that has appeared in several movies and teleseryes. Her versatility as an actress has gained her roles in both drama and comedy movies. She made her name in the industry when she starred in the movie lisa Pa Lamang, and it was there that she garnered a FAMAS award for Best Supporting Actress for her stellar performance. Her unparalleled experience in showbiz qualified her as a juror in ABS-CBN’s Star Circle Quest, and has recently appeared in the just concluded soap, Ysabella, where she played the young Victoria Amarillo. » Continue Reading

Related terms:

,

Ming Ramos: PCDEF’s First Lady

January 26, 2018 Category :People and Places 0

Traditionally, first ladies are known more for their social skills and charm than what they ever said or did. They are expected to be amiable, outgoing, often seen but rarely heard. But these did not apply to former first lady Amelita Ramos, wife of former ,president Fidel V. Ramos. » Continue Reading

Related terms:

, , ,

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

Related terms:

, ,

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

Related terms:

, , , , , ,