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Diabetes in the Family: Winning the Battle Together

October 30, 2011 Category :Healthy Advocacy| People and Places 0

Sixteen-year-old Daniella was diagnosed with diabetes only a year ago. Before she learned about her condition, she was a bubbly individual who affected anyone around her with her zest for life. She was active in her school work and other extracurricular activities—a familiar face during school plays and dance performances. However, upon knowing of her condition, she slowly lost her energy to do her activities. “It seemed as if I was losing interest in what I did. At the same time, I found it very taxing to monitor my blood sugar every now and then, most especially at school. Add to that, I have to refrain from eating sweets, or even fruit shakes, as they can raise my blood sugar!” she said.

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Agile and Able at 71

October 27, 2011 Category :People and Places 0

Life they say is too short to take for granted. And because life seems too short for some, a person is deemed fortunate, wise even, if he or she reaches the age of 60 and above. At this point, one can do just about any leisurely activity a retiree desires: travel a lot, enjoyhis or her grandkids, see lots of movies, and the list goes on. After all, that is what retirement is all about.

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