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Dr. Florence Amorado Santos

November 16, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

Dr. Florence Amorado Santos is one of the renowned doctor in the Philippines who is well accepted as an authority in diabetes and diabetic care. He is a member of the Philippine Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (PSEM) was founded in 1962 and worked as assistant secretary of the Philippine chapter of AACE (American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists).

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Top 5 Luxurious Spas in the Metro

November 3, 2012 Category :People and Places| Spa 0

The urban jungle and its fast-paced lifestyle have made pampering one of the most sought after luxuries to keep us sane and continue on with life with a smile on our faces. However, among the many spas that have sprung up in the Metro, there are still the crème de la crème which amplifies the opulence of getting a soothing break.

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Tradition and Technology

October 25, 2012 Category :General Wellness| Health Watch| People and Places 0

The wisdom of East healing traditions combined with technological advancements of Western medicine may be just the antidote for a sick world.

Most clinics offer water in the waiting area. If you’re lucky, you can choose between hot or cold water. When I noticed that water in this clinic was contained in red, yellow, and blue containers as part of “color therapy”, I knew I’d be in for a treat.

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Coffee for Everybody

October 21, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

The handcrafted drink and community feel of Tully’s Coffee is a must-have for all.

Hailing from the coffee captial of the world, comes a new coffee shop that is definely for any one of any age. A friendly joint that used to only be found in Seattle is now here in the Philippines. Meet Tully’s Coffee.

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Spa Del Mar: Relaxation + Style

October 12, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

What happens when a classical thought that goes beyond the ancient Greek philosophy and astrology gets blended with modern techniques to achieve ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation? A seasoned set of complete offerings those tranquility and total body-wellness will certainly bring back the good old you and even overhaul your weary self—inside and out!

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Filipino Celebrities with Diabetes

September 26, 2012 Category :Healthy Advocacy| People and Places 0

According to studies, half a million Filipinos are suffering diabetes and another five million is at risk in contracting the disease. The occurrence of diabetes is so prevalent in the Philippines and it does not discriminate who it will strike. Even many famous Filipino personalities are victims of this deadly disease.

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Like Father, Like Daughter?

May 25, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

At the age of 9, Zsa Zsa Bautista played with her friends, joined educational trips, and was active in different inter- and intro-school activities. It was a panorama of happy activities and carefree living typical for any little girl.

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Diabetes and End-of-Life Issues

May 14, 2012 Category :Health Watch| People and Places 0

The whole world watched in shock as the last years of American Terri Schiavo played out on television screens to depict how death, or near death, could tear a family apart instead of bringing them closer together.

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Getting Back to Sleep

May 5, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

Marie Joyce Reyes was living a normal, happy life, focusing her energies on her family and her job at a government bank, when she began to have difficulty breathing in her sleep in 2008.

“It started with a simple allergy,” Joyce recounted. “Then, it got to the point when I’d suffer headaches and dizziness all the time, up until I couldn’t breathe properly while lying down.”

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A Mother’s Wish for a Special Child

April 16, 2012 Category :People and Places 0

She looks at her son with a proud smile on her face as he walks slowly, limping a little, up the stage to accept his Diabetes Achiever award for having survived diabetes for more than 20 years.

Not a small feat for someone who has other special needs aside from being a type 1 diabetic; and definitely something to be proud of for a mother who takes care of a special child with diabetes.

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