High Triglycerides and Diabetes

January 13, 2009 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

I’m a 55-year-old male with diabetes. My blood sugars are okay but my triglycerides are high (340 mg/d.L). Is this a bad thing, and if so, what can I do about it? » Continue Reading

Avoiding Coffee for Diabetics?

January 12, 2009 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

I have diabetes and a heart condition. Is it I true that I should avoid coffee? » Continue Reading

Billiards and Diabetes

January 10, 2009 Category :Fitness| Healthy News 0

If diabetes is billiards, Rudy Lipata, 54, would win the game over and over again. Rudy, a billiards aficionado has had type 2 diabetes for 14 years now. Billiards for him has been a form of exercise that he says helps him control his diabetes. As in billiards, where players use their skill in “placing” – either hitting the ball so that it’s in the right place for their next move or making their opponents miss the ball for their turn, Rudy thinks of regular exercise as a “placing” method when it comes to diabetes. » Continue Reading

Diabetes Specialists Unite for Diabetes

January 10, 2009 Category :Healthy News 0

Following the passage of the United Nations Resolution 61/225, which formally designates November 14 as World Diabetes Day, the Philippine Diabetes Association, the Philippine Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism, the Institute for Studies on Diabetes Foundation, Inc., and the Diabetes Center, Philippines thought it fit to hold the Unite For Diabetes Convention to address the growing concern for this disease in the Philippines. » Continue Reading

Yummy Sugar-Free Munchies

January 10, 2009 Category :Healthy News| Healthy Recipes 0

Three o’clock in the afternoon is almost sacred for us Filipinos. Merienda time is definitely something one cannot miss out on. Light snacks one can nibble on at the workstation are quite common. Biscuits, wafers and cookies are favorites – easy to stow away in drawers and easy to chew on. I scoured the food stalls in malls and groceries for sugar-free cookies to satisfy your cravings – goodies that will have you worrying less about raising your blood sugar levels. As with most things in life, moderation is the key. These products may be low in sugar but may still contain calories from fat and protein. » Continue Reading

Practical Tips for Elderly Diabetics

January 10, 2009 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 0

Management of diabetes is different for everyone most especially for the elderly. However, being old is not an excuse to not participate actively in taking control of your diabetes. The Joslin Diabetes Center in the United States estimates that one out of every five people over the age of 60 has diabetes. The elderly are also more prone to complications of the disease. To avoid complications and to live your life fully even with diabetes, we offer tips on how to keep track of and control diabetes, even at the prime of your life. » Continue Reading

Hot and Sour Soup

January 10, 2009 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Asian flavors are always close to our hearts – none more so than this hearty bowl.  Kaffir lime leaves add that sour flavor and are available in specialty shops like Spices and Flavours at Market! Market!.  If you can’t find it, replace with calamansi juice to spice up the sour flavors.

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French Onion Soup

January 10, 2009 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

This playful version of the french onion soup uses different kinds of onions readily available in any grocery or supermarket.

Yield: 6 portions

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Cream-Style Squash Soup

January 10, 2009 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Enjoy creating your own cream style soup with a pureed version, and substituting the cream with low fat milk or coconut milk.

Yield: 6 portions

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Seafood Chowder

January 10, 2009 Category :Healthy Recipes 1

This seafood chowder is truly a filling and healthy start.Try to use lean cuts of fish (not the belly).

Yield: 6 portions

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