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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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Philippine Society of Diabetologists

December 16, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

The Philippine Society of Diabetologists (PSD) was founded by Dr. Ricardo Fernando in 1991 in lieu of the increasing incidence of diabetes among Filipinos and increasing number of deaths related to Diabetes among Filipinos. Dr. Fernando is also the founder of the University of the East Institute for Studies on Diabetes. The society is meant to pool health experts, medical professionals, and other scientists who specialized in diabetes in order to create a more collaborative effort among experts to fight off the disease. The Philippine Society of Diabetologists aims in pursing excellence in diabetology, the clinical science of diabetes which included it its diagnosis, treatment and prevention. Diabetology is a subspecialty of endocrinology, which is also a concerned about the potential health impact of and complications of diabetes such as retinopathy or nephropathy, among others.

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Best Endocrinologist Doctors in the Philippines

December 5, 2012 Category :People and Places 2

Endocrinology is a branch of medical biology which primarily deals with the endocrine system including its diseases. It is a very broad field of medicine which has many¬†sub-specialties¬† Among the diseases that are related to the endocrine system included the Addison’s disease, Diabetes, the Conn’s syndrome and Cushing’s syndrome, Thyroiditis, hyperparathyroidism, Osteoporosis, Pituitary adenomas, Cushing’s disease. Hypogonadism, Kallmann syndrome, Ovarian and Testicular failure, Gender identity disorder, Amenorrhea, Multiple endocrine neoplasia and Incidentaloma among many others.

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