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Good Diet to Diabetes Salvation

Marissa Sanchez, a singer/ actress/comedian, has type 2 diabetes and admitted indulging in food before. She shares that she used to eat anything and everything she wanted and craved for, and most especially, she loved rice. But then, symptoms started appearing: blurry vision, constant and unusual thirst, and going on constant bathroom trips. That was […]

Tips for Staying Well Hydrated

Have a beverage with every meal and snack. Choose beverages that you enjoy. Several studies show that children and adults consume about 45 percent to 50 percent more liquid when it’s flavored vs. plain water. Eat more fruits and vegetables. Fruits and vegetables tend to have high water content, which makes them a great option […]

Blogging as a Stress Reliever

For many, a stress-free lifestyle is simply out of reach. And as technology continues to exponentially increase, more people—from college students to well-established professionals—reach for the keyboard as an outlet for the stress that’s as always-on as the Internet. Related terms:alice flaherty oncologist bloghow effective are diabetes dietricianshtml5 gamespersonal stress releiver diabetes

Troubles, Epiphanies and Giving Back

An epiphany may come after an admission of a struggle. It happens when a person realizes that certain actions need to be taken, and that these actions may be necessary to change the situation at hand. Related terms:advice for diabetic patientsako ang simula vivian esquierdobedridden dr fe del mundocontent

Simple Ways to add Years to your Life

People today are adding more years to their lives thanks to medical science – but they hate to be called old. For instance, if you happen to attend alumni homecomings or family anniversaries, you will encounter some people who are “past their prime,” as they want to be called. In 1978, the Associated Press first […]

Navigating Adult Patient Empowerment thru Educational Strategies

Diabetes Educators on the diabetes health care team play an important, albeit underutilized, role in the care of patients with diabetes. The most optimistic estimate is that less than 30% of diabetic patients receive any diabetes education at all despite the fact that diabetes is increasing in prevalence worldwide. In particular, type 2 diabetes has […]

Blood pressure lowered by educational group sessions

United they stand, divided they fall. It’s a cliched expression that has nonetheless done wonders for countless groups of varying persuasions time and again. In the case of people with chronic illnesses, it’s usually logical to refer them to educational groups of patients with similar problems. A new study by researchers at the Durham Veterans […]

Quick, On Your Feet

Are daily errands running you to the ground, not to mention family commitments and deadlines? Do you want to find a better way to cope? Sometimes a busy schedule in the morning can give you stress and toxicities in your mind. Working continuously on the computer requires you to sit in the same position for […]

Holiday Partying Tips

A holiday party is never complete without an array of carbohydrate-rich foods that are sure to raise your sugar level!  Picture a traditional Noche Buena feast: Christmas ham or the Filipino favorite lechon as the dinner centerpiece, pasta, morcon plus a myriad of other appetizers, side dishes and desserts. Related terms:diabetes and partyingpartying with diabetespartying […]

Is Peanut Butter Safe for Diabetics?

I remember peanut butter being my favorite palaman on ‘tasty bread’. I’d come home from school and a peanut butter-guava jelly sandwich would be waiting for me for merienda. Through the years, I’ve been cutting back on peanut butter (and telling dieters, too), knowing that it is high in fat and calories. But peanut butter […]