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Tips for a Merry Christmas, even for Diabetes

Christmas, without doubt, is one of the seasons most awaited by people all over the world.  Like any other family, the clan has been looking forward to celebrating christmas every year, as the kids know it means not just presents but all the food they like spread out on the dinner table. Related terms:diabetes christmas […]

Christmas Shopping minus the Stress

Is there such thing as stress-free Christmas shopping? When I was assigned to write about this topic, I was taken aback for I was not quite sure where to start. Shopping or Christmas? Both are stressful, and yet I will write about the opposite! With this dilemma, I began to wonder: why are shopping and Christmas […]

How to Prevent and Treat Colds

It’s Christmas season once again and, incidentally, flu season as well. During the holidays, cold weather is felt worldwide, and simple coughs and colds are very common. People with chronic diseases like diabetes are more susceptible to colds or flu complications. Having colds most especially among diabetics is a big no-no. Any illness or infection […]

A Merry Low Carb Christmas!

Christmas is one of the most awaited seasons of the year. A huge part of it is due to the numerous Christmas gatherings that bring together friends and family to celebrate the yuletide season. But while most of us look forward to the mounds of food arrayed on the buffet, those seeking healthier low carb […]

In Sickness and in Health

Diabetes is an epidemic, and older adults are particularly affected. The good thing about it is that with early detection and treatment, serious health consequences of diabetes can be prevented or delayed. And the task is made easier when you have someone to share it with, literally speaking. For the David couple, it was Pie […]

Overcoming Diabetes with a Positive Mindset

A Sunday morning in his grandmother’s house in Binan, Laguna found Joby Belmonte watching a public service program about diabetes and its symptoms. Then 17 years old, Joby casually shared with his lola how he could easily relate to the described manifestations of diabetes. Aside from being skinny and eating heavily, he always felt thirsty […]

A Dose of Prayer in Diabetes Management

In a Christian country such as the Philippines, prayer has become a part of many Filipino’s lives.  Whether it is for thanksgiving, forgiveness, or healing, prayer is a tool that many a suffering soul uses to cope with whatever hardships are encountered. Related terms:prayer for diabeticsprayer for diabetesdiabetes prayerdiabetic prayerprayers for diabeticsprayers for diabetesPrayer for […]

Healthy Holiday Eating Tips

There are other ways to enjoy the food during the season minus the guilt. Here are some tips for healthy holiday eating: • When confronted with the desire to eat a holiday treat, don’t hesitate to treat yourself with just a bite. Allowing yourself to sample the food you like can help you not to […]

Holiday Gift Ideas for Diabetics

Light up the holiday season of diabetics by giving them gifts that promote good health and provide them encouragement. Here are some presents that would surely bring them Yuletide cheer. Blood Glucose Meter Any diabetic patient would appreciate an upgrade of his/her existing blood glucose meter. The advanced features of newer meters allow patients with […]

Queso de Bola Health Benefits

Edam cheese or more commonly known as Queso de Bola in the Philippines is a semi-hard cheese that is round in shape and has a yellow interior covered with a coat of red paraffin wax. These qualities help the cheese to age and preserve well. In fact, it extends spoilage period of the cheese which […]