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Helping Patients Cope with Diabetes

Diabetes is a life altering disease that can be depressing to people, which can contribute in worsening one’s condition. It is therefore important for relatives and friends to help a loved one cope with diabetes.

Breastfeeding in Diabetic Mother

Whether the mother have type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes, she can and should continue to breastfeed her baby exclusively for 6 months and up to 2 years. The milk from the a diabetic mother does not put the baby at risk of contaminating diabetes disease as well. On the contrary, it is important […]

Diabetic Restaurants in Philippines

Diabetes is a widespread disease in the Philippines. Because of these many restaurant entrepreneurs have come specialized in providing dishes for diabetic patients so that they can still enjoy eating out with their families. Most of the diabetic restaurants are not really diabetic restaurants but generally provides healthy food for people who are health conscious, […]

A Love Affair with Diabetes

For Antonio and Aurora Retizos, their affair with diabetes started about two decades ago. From then on, the couple, both 69 years old and both type 2 diabetics, have been constantly watching each other’s health to avoid the unwanted complications of the disease. Both Daddy Tony and Mommy Au, as they are fondly called by […]

Callaloo and Diabetes

Every Filipino should be familiar with laing, that leafy, creamy, spicy delicacy from Bicol Region that burns the delighted palates of every discerning foodie. But did you know that laing may have a hand in helping prevent diabetes? That’s because of one of its ingredients – the taro or gabi leaf, also known as callaloo. […]

Glucagon and Diabetes

Individuals with diabetes have a lot to look out for when it comes to managing their blood sugar levels. We commonly hear about people who need insulin to lower glucose levels in their blood, which is a part of what diabetes is all about.

Lanzones and Diabetes

Lanzones of which the Philippines is blessed with one of the sweetest species is considered a healthy fruit snack for diabetics. This fruit contains a variety of nutrients that can benefit your health. It contains protein, carbohydrates, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin A, thiamine, riboflavin, ascorbic acid and phytin. Lanzones is also rich in riboflavin and thiamine, […]

Ampalaya and Kidney Disease

Commonly known as bitter melon, balsam pear/ apple, bitter/ carilla gourd, momordica, cerasee and karela, Ampalaya helps in preventing kidney disease or Nephropathy by acting a as effective food supplement for lowering blood sugar or glucose in order to manage diabetes which in turn can result to kidney disease if not properly managed. Related terms:ampalaya […]

Spearmint Tea for Diabetes

A spearmint tea is prepared simply by immersing spearmint leaves (from the plant Mentha spicata or Yerba Buena) in boiling water. Menthol which is extracted primarily from leaves of mint plants like eucalyptus and spearmint generally helps in lowering blood sugar levels. However, even if mint teas can effectively lower blood glucose levels, it is […]

Saluyot for Diabetes

Also known as Jute or Corchorus capsularis, Saluyot is a common leafy vegetable in the Philippines that thrives practically anywhere in the country. This vegetable plant is especially abundant in tropical wet forest regions like the Philippines. Saluyot is like a weed that requires little to no nurturing, and grows in no particular season. Related […]