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Common Diabetes Drugs in the Philippines

Diabetes has become a national epidemic with over 3 million Filipinos suffering from the disease. Most Filipinos however are either ignorant of their sickness or not taking the disease seriously, which results to complications because it is already too late to remedy the disease. Related terms:diabetes medicine philippinesmedicine for diabetes in philippinesinsulin drug name in […]

Innovating Ways to Cure Diabetes

According to the International Diabetes Federation, the number of people diagnosed with diabetes has increased from 30 million to 246 million over the past two decades. In the Philippines, the Department of Health says that there are currently eight million diabetics, with 500 newly diagnosed everyday. Related terms:ways to cure diabetesdiabetes curecure for diabeteswhat is […]

Camote Tops for Diabetes

Camote Tops, sweet potato tops or Talbos ng Kamote a green leafy vegetable which is basically the leaves of the camote plant, which grows practically in any backyard in the Philippines. Camote is common across the country and is often used as an alternative to rice by locals who live in typhoon belt areas as […]

Ampalaya Capsule Good for Diabetes?

Ampalaya (Mormodica charantia) whether is its fruit, leaves, or roots cannot cure diabetes. But studies have validated its effectiveness in controlling blood sugar levels. Because of this, ampalaya is an important fruit which fairly recommended by nutritionist for diabetics in order to control and prevent diabetic complications apparently of course as a supplement to proper […]

Costus Igneus Health Benefits

More commonly known as Fiery Costus or Spiral Flag, Costus igneus had been dubbed as the “Insulin plant”, because it was believed to help the body in producing insulin and had since become a popular medicinal herb. In the Philippines, it is known as tabubungiaw. Related terms:Costus Igneus BenefitsFiery Costus plant with uses as a […]

Health Benefits of Sitsaro

Sitsaro is the common pea or also referred as sweet and snow pea which is grown on vine plant with hallow stems, alternate leaves and noticeable stipules bigger than the obvate leaflets and with white pink or purple flowers. Scientifically called Pisum sativum, Sitsaro is the most expensive vegetable legume in the Philippines. Related terms:sitsaro […]

Ampalaya as Antidiabetic Agent

Known as bittermelon or bittergourd in English, with a scientific name of Momordica charantia, ampalaya is the most popular bitter vegetable in the Philippines. In fact, when learning the different taste palettes, in as much as sugar had been used as the standard example for sweet in the academe, ampalaya is the standard example for […]

Ampalaya Pandesal

Pandesal which literally translates to “salt bread” in Spanish is a popular type of yeast raised bread in the Philippines that Filipinos usually used as its staple food for breakfast. The bread is mainly made of simple ingredients such as flour, eggs, yeast, sugar, and salt. The pandesal is commonly eaten by Filipinos by dipping […]

Top 10 Herbs which may Save your Life

Our ancestors had longer lifespan and they had no pills or medicines to help them survive during that time. Though the environment and eating norms have changed dramatically through the years, the body’s reaction to natural herbs remains the same. Related terms:sambong for diabetessambong tea benefitssambong tea preparationproduct name of niyog-niyoganampalaya lotionsambong tea for gallstonesambong […]

The Diabetes Problem: What Can We Do to Prevent It?

Diabetes mellitus has become a serious problem and has reached epidemic proportions over the past decade. In the Philippines, the National Nutrition Survey conducted by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute in 2003 estimates that about 7 out of 100 Filipinos may either have prediabetes or diabetes. From an older survey done in 1997, there […]