Human Embryonic Cells Produce Insulin

October 28, 2017 Category :Healthy News 0

A solution to diabetes is finally within reach, according to Geron Corporation, a US-based company that specializes in developing cures for the treatment of cancer and other degenerative diseases. The company has also pioneered the use of human embryonic stem cells for therapeutic claims. With the knowledge that human embryonic stem cells were found to produce insulin, Geron hand-in-hand with Canadian researchers, formulated a technique that restores insulin-producing cells in patients with Type l diabetes. They called this project the Edmonton Protocol. Geron is now working on purifying and perfecting these cells and testing them on animals. » Continue Reading

Fight Back Brain Attack

October 27, 2017 Category :Healthy News 0

One of life’s greatest marvels is the human brain. It coordinates our thoughts, emotions, movement, behavior and sensation. In short, it directs all that we think, feel and do. Its billions of nerve cells are connected to the rest of the body through a network of specialized tissues called the nervous system. » Continue Reading

Easy Cheesy Eggs

October 26, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 1

Makes 3 servings


  • Eggs 3 pieces
  • Cream 1/4 cup
  • Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoon
  • Prepared mustard 1 teaspoon
  • flour, all purpose 3 tablespoon
  • iodized salt 1/4 teaspoon
  • cheddar cheese, cubed 4 ounces
  • cream cheese, cubed 4 ounces

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Banana Pineapple Hawaiian

October 25, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Makes 2 servings


  • Pineapple juice (unsweetened) 1 1/2 cups
  • Skim milk powder 1/2 cup
  • Banana 1 piece
  • Vanilla Ice Cream (sugar free) 1/2 cup

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Peanut Butter Shake

October 24, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Makes 1 serving


  • Peanut butter 1 tablespoon
  • Banana, sliced 1/2 piece
  • Whole milk 1/2 cup
  • Ice cream (vanilla – sugar free) 1 tablespoon

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Heaty Fish Chowder

October 23, 2017 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Make 2 servings


  • Margarine 2 teaspoon
  • Onion, chopped 2 tablespoon
  • Celery, chopped 2 tablespoon
  • Potato, diced 1 small
  • Carrot, diced 1 small
  • Water 1/2 cup
  • Fish fillet, fresh 1-2 pieces
  • whole milk 1 cup
  • Iodized salt 1/4 teaspoon
  • Pepper 1/4 teaspoon

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Easy Chews for Denture Wearers

October 22, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy Recipes 0

Whether you are a new denture wearer or you have been wearing dentures for years, the experience of wearing dentures has an effect on your nutritional status. Poor nutrition as a result of poor oral health can bring about physical weakness. It can also reduce the efficiency of the immune system making the body less able to fight off diseases and heal wounds particularly among diabetics. » Continue Reading

Ballroom Dancing: Get Into The Groove!

October 21, 2017 Category :Fitness 0

Here’s a low-down on one of the best stress-busters for the young and old: Ballroom Dancing! We asked world dance sport champion Ednah Ledesma, who recently bagged gold with dance partner John Co in Latin dancing in the Blackpool Dance Festival in London – the equivalent of the Olympics in ballroom dancing competitions – to share her secrets in doing well in this craft and how this could benefit, the body, the mind and the soul. » Continue Reading

Top Diabetes Doc: Augusto Litonjua

October 20, 2017 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy News 1

In the medical world,when one hears the word diabetes, the name Augusto D. Litonjua could not be far behind. His name has become synonymous with diabetes not because he is diabetic, but he is considered as one of the best doctors in the field of diabetes care and treatment. Widely known in the medical community, Dr. Litonjua, an endocrinologist, has been a pioneer of various undertakings with regards to diabetes care, education and prevention. » Continue Reading

Getting out of harm’s way

October 19, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 1

Part 3 of Aging Gracefully with Diabetes

Aging starts from the womb and ends in the tomb,” says Dr. delaVega. She relates that most of the time, what they see in the geriatrics clinic are already complicated cases of diabetes.”We need to nurture even healthy mothers, healthy pregnancies so that the child that comes out from the womb is healthy and leads a healthy life all throughout his life, towards adulthood and later as an older person.” Weight control, diet, exercise and positive outlook are factors that appear to be beneficial for both diabetes and aging. As always, making some basic lifestyle changes can help the elderly manage the disease and reduce the risk for further complications. » Continue Reading