Lower limb amputations caused by skin changes

September 25, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Lower limb amputations are a common complication in diabetes. Now, researchers from the University of Bristol in the UK have discovered why patients develop a condition which leads to amputation of the lower limbs. They say it is caused by an alteration in the skin tissue before leg ulcer develops. » Continue Reading

Rush Hour Meals

September 24, 2021 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

In today’s fast-paced world, we usually try to think of meals that can be whipped up in a jiffy. And more often than not, these can also mean dishes that have higher fat content or are laden with cholesterol, in pursuit of tastier meals. However, cooking can always be done faster, if one is armed with some handy tips that can help diabetics and non-diabetics alike enjoy great-tasting and healthy dishes in half the time.

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Basil Pesto Fish Pasta

September 23, 2021 Category :Healthy Recipes 1

Yield: 8 portions


  • 2/3 cup Basil leaves
  • 2/3 cup walnuts
  • 4 pieces garlic cloves
  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, for gilling
  • 4 pieces tilapia fillet
  • 8 cups whole wheat pasta cooked

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Mushroom Brown Rice Risotto

September 22, 2021 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Yield: 4 portions


  • 2 pieces garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups brown rice, washed
  • 6 cups low sodium vegetable stock
  • 2 cups fresh shiitake mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 cups button mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons dried thyme
  • 4 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter

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Fruit and Prawn Salad

September 21, 2021 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Yield: 4 portions


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 16 pieces prawns, skinned and deveined
  • 1/2 cup seedless grapes
  • 2 pieces mandarin orange, peeled and cut into segments
  • 1/2 cup pineapple tidbits
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 1 head lola rosa lettuce
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon muscovado sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dijon-style mustard
  • 4 tablespoons plain yogurt

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Hungarian Chicken Goulash Stew

September 20, 2021 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Yield: 6 portions


  • 1 tablespoon Sweet Paprika
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 piece garlic clove, crushed
  • 750 grams chicken thighs, sliced into strips
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 pieces onions, chopped
  • 2 pieces beefsteak tomato, skinned, seeded and diced
  • 2 pieces green bell pepper, cored and cut into wedges
  • 2 pieces carrots, skinned and cubed
  • 6 pieces whole wheat toast

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Sugar-free and Lite Merienda Ideas

September 19, 2021 Category :Healthy News| Healthy Recipes 0

Taking light mid-morning and afternoon snacks has become a staple everyday routine for Filipinos. Although some would say eating three meals a day is enough to keep us going, a quick nibble on a healthy treat in between breakfast and lunch and some time in the afternoon can help bring back focus on school or office work. Health experts agree that consuming the right kind and proper amount of food for snack time is advantageous, even for people with diabetes or those who want to lose weight. » Continue Reading

Healthy Eating Tips to Prevent Diabetes

September 18, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 0

As the old saying goes, “An ounce-of prevention is better than a pound of cure”. Prevention is the best cure for any disease, especially diabetes, as lots of things can be done to prevent or delay the onset of the disease. Good diet is one of the most important components of your diabetes prevention plan. Knowing what and when to eat, as well as what to avoid is very important. » Continue Reading

Getting to know HbA1C

September 17, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research| Healthy News 0

When an individual is diabetic, the need to keep one’s blood sugar or glucose in the normal level is essential to manage the disease. Frequent monitoring of one’s blood sugar at home is a great way to keep track of it in order to guide treatment of diabetes. However, to know the overall condition of blood sugar, one test will surely help – the HbA1C test, also known as glycosylated hemoglobin test. » Continue Reading

Better Early Than Sorry

September 16, 2021 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy News 1

A couple in their early thirties gushed at the sight of their lovely first-born, tickled pink with that perfectly delicate smile. The mother, who had gestational diabetes (pregnancy-related diabetes), almost wept while recalling her difficult pregnancy. But it was all over, she thought. Although the baby was bigger than usual, he had a complete set of fingers and functioning vital organs. » Continue Reading