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The Sweet Cause of Eye Damage

Many perceive diabetes as a severe medical condition that can cause serious impact only on the heart and kidney. But little do they know that such condition can also damage the eyes and may even result in blindness if left untreated. Once diabetes starts to affect the eyes, such condition is known as diabetic retinopathy. […]

Artificial Sweeteners: Are they Safe?

It has been 15 years since Jingky, a mother of one, was diagnosed to have diabetes. One day, she stood in front of a store, indulging her eyes on the mouth-watering cakes, buttery pastries, luscious ice cream, and creamy puddings, feeling sorry she couldn’t consume such foods. Related terms:sweeteners are they safeare very small amounts […]

Stay Sweet on a Sugar-Free Date

Most people find dates highly tedious. In order to make a good impression, you put your best foot forward, use the best hair products, dress up to the nines, and, of course, pump up pockets with dough (or credit cards). These scenarios apply to normal people. How about people with diabetes? Related terms:dating on a […]

Sweet and Spicy Nuts

From walnuts, almonds or macadamias, nuts have had a reputation as aphrodisiacs for centuries. Roman maidens passed out bowls of nuts as symbols of fertility during harvest festivals. Chili, on the other hand stimulates circulation, which is why it is also considered to be a potent aphrodisiac. Spicy foods have long been considered to be […]

Causes of Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by abnormally high or low levels of sugar or glucose in the blood primarily due to absence or insufficient insulin produced by the pancreas to regulate blood glucose. The term diabetes mellitus was derived from an ancient Greek word diabainein which literarily means “siphon”. The term mellitus was added […]

Does Squid Cause Hypertension?

Squid does not cause hypertension. However, squid is one of the foods described to have high calories, and should be eaten in moderation. Related terms:squid nakakahighblood banakaka highblood ba ang pusitsquid high blood pressurecan squid cause high blood pressuresquid and hypertensionsquid for hypertensionsquid hypertensionblood pressure calamari good or bad?does calamari increase blood pressuredoes squids trigger […]

Not-Too-Sweet Facts of Sugar-Laden Cereals

Popular breakfast cereals in colorful boxes with jolly cartoon characters should rather stay in kitchen shelves. According to a recent survey, kids’ favorite breakfast is not as healthy as its manufacturers claim to be. Related terms:diabetes philippines nestlediabetic cereal canadahow much sugar is in a kiddie serving of fruit loopsnestlesugar crisp cereal pregnant

It Runs in the Family: The Crossed-Eyed Theory

No. Amorfina Nunez is neither the descendant of Amor Powers nor the apprentice of some primetime “bida”. But, yes, she has diabetes. Her discovery of the condition and her journey with it is as telenovela-ic as her name sounds. And, like a typical telenovela she stands triumphant and ends the scene beaming with pride as […]

Agile and Able at 71

Life they say is too short to take for granted. And because life seems too short for some, a person is deemed fortunate, wise even, if he or she reaches the age of 60 and above. At this point, one can do just about any leisurely activity a retiree desires: travel a lot, enjoyhis or […]

Fruit Eating Guide for Diabetics

Are there really bad fruits or fruits that should be avoided if one is diabetic? The truth is, all fruits may be allowed in a diabetic diet. What is more important to consider, however, is the total amount of carbohydrate intake per serving size of the fruit. Some fruits contain more carbohydrates in a gram […]