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Managing Diabetes during Night Shift

Night shift workers have been around since the early 1900s when the automobile, steel and other related industries deemed more profitable a round-the-clock work day than the usual nine-to-five hours. From a purely economical point of view, this made more sense and increased profits. Shift working was also necessary in the healthcare industry for continuous […]

Sleep Apnea and Diabetes

The snore is often associated with good sleep after a hard day’s work. However, it may actually indicate partial obstruction of the upper airway. Related terms:algo-twcrecommends_if2osa cortisol insulinosa diabetes risk factorssleep disturbance FROM philippinesUS veterans sleep apnea philippines follow up

Weight Loss Surgery: A Cure for Diabetes?

Obesity often occurs with Type 2 diabetes mellitus. At least 8 out of 10 people with Type 2 diabetes are overweight or frankly obese. In fact, the rising number of people with diabetes in the last 20-30 years has been attributed to the rising number of people who are overweight or obese. This is observed […]

Gallstones: Take Them Out or Leave Them Be?

Diabetes mellitus presents numerous challenges to patients and physicians constantly battling to stave off its deleterious effects on various organs in the body. While end-organ damage in diabetic patients targets vital organs like the kidney, heart, brain and lungs, a less known organ called the gallbladder likewise deserves attention. Related terms:gallstones and diabetesdiabetes and gallstonesgallstones […]

4th Asian Congress of Dietetics

For the first time, the Philippines played host to the 411 Asian Congress of Dietetics this April 23 to 26, 2006 at the Philippine International Convention Center. With the theme “Nutrition and Dietetics in a Borderless Society”, the Asian Forum of Dietetic Professionals and Nutritionists-Dietitians’ Association of the Philippines (NDAP) intend to disseminate information on […]

Asean Diabetes Educators

Diabetes educators from all over the country and their counterparts from the ASEAN region convened at the Grand Ballroom of Century Park Hotel, Manila last December 7, 2005 for a whole-day affair that served as a kick-off event for the 2005 ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies (AFES) Congress. Related terms:ASEAN diabetesASEAN Diabetes Educators Associationdiabetes in […]

AFES Congress

For the third time, the Philippines played host to the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies (AFES) Congress, bringing together endocrinologists in the ASEAN region as well as from other parts of the world. With the theme “Linking Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology”, the 2005 AFES Congress took place at the Philippine International Convention Center from December […]

Women and Diabetes

If diabetes were a gender issue, then women should fight for gender equality. Why? Because women are at a losing end when it comes to diabetes and its many complications compared to men. For one, diabetes causes more complications in women than in men, some of which are unique to women. Being diabetic makes a […]

Aging Gracefully With Diabetes

Growing old is inevitable, but the road to aging can’t be that bad if we would only work towards facing old age with grace and living healthy in the process. The terms “healthy aging” and “aging gracefully” have slowly crept into our vocabularies in recent years to embrace the positive aspects of aging.”We always look […]