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Kefir for Diabetics

February 11, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Also known as bulgaros, kefir is a cultured milk product like yogurt with a tart and even sour taste. Milk from inoculating cow, goat, or sheep is fermented using kefir “grains”, which is a fermentation starter. Unlike yogurt, Kefir is nutritious and therapeutic providing protein, essential minerals, and valuable B vitamins, which help the inner eco-system.

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Camote Tops for Diabetes

November 15, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

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 well as indigenous natives in the mountains.

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Caesar Salad for Diabetics

November 10, 2020 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Caesar salad is a type of vegetable salad which is primarily made of romaine lettuce and croutons and is dressed with parmesan cheese, lemon juice, olive oil, boiled egg, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and black pepper. Some people add wine of vinegar. In the Philippines, it is also commonly added with mayonnaise. The salad is usually prepared as a side dish and has become very popular because of it is healthy. The creation of Caesar salad is commonly attributed to a famous Italian chef and restaurant owner in the US, Caesar Cardini, from where the name of the salad was accordingly derived.

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Chelation Therapy for Diabetes

September 23, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Chelation Therapy is a safe, effective and relatively inexpensive treatment for the restoration of blood flow for the elimination of toxins and heavy metals (e.g. lead, mercury cadmium and iron) from the body. These toxins are often related to hypertension. The procedure involves a simple intravenous infusion of Ethylene Diamine Tetra-Acetic Acid (EDTA), and other vitamins and minerals at prescribed dosages. The EDTA solution is allowed to circulate through the blood stream thereby treating the whole arterial system and regulate the distribution of required metallic elements. It also enhances the metabolism of calcium and cholesterol by eradicating metallic catalysts that damages cell membranes and facilitate the production of oxygen free radicals, which contributes in managing atherosclerosis, cancer, and lately even diabetes.

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Cinnamon: Treatment for Diabetes

January 22, 2020 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Previous studies have established that cinnamon has beneficial effects on diabetes patients as it can decrease insulin resistance to lower blood sugar levels.

Capitalizing on that idea,Sri Lanka, the world’s largest exporter of cinnamon, has started experimenting on its healing power as a treatment for diabetes and cholesterol, and as a cinnamon-based medicinal product.

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Newer Diabetes Drug may decrease progression of Plaque Build-up

November 3, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Rosiglitazone—a member of the thiazolidinedione class of diabetes drugs—did not meet its primary endpoint for reducing progression of plaque build-up in coronary arteries in a study comparing it with glipizide, according to research presented at the America Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2008. Results of The APPROACH Trial—Assessment on the Prevention of Progression by Rosiglitazone on Atherosclerosis in Type 2 Diabetes Patients with Cardiovascular History were presented as a late-breaking clinical trial.

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Fueled by Optimism

October 20, 2019 Category :People and Places 0

Disease often takes its toll on people, not only on their physique but also their outlook on life. Seeing life in a positive light is difficult, but Rosario Marcelo, 71 years old, is different. Rather than languish over it, she chose rather to live her life fully, despite illnesses and singlehood.

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What’s Good About Cholesterol

October 18, 2019 Category :Diabetes Research| Health Watch 0

You just had your annual physical exam, and you proudly present your laboratory results to your physician. Everything seems well; you’re sure your physician will be pleased with you. Why, all your results are normal, and one, which says HDL cholesterol in your lipid profile, is even low! But after showing your results, your physician tells you that you should do something about your HDL. Huh? But it’s low so that’s supposed to be good, right? What is HDL cholesterol anyway? Aren’t all cholesterols the same?

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How Bad is The Bad Cholesterol

October 17, 2019 Category :Health Watch 0

The numbers project a not-so-good picture. People with diabetes are at 3-4 times higher risk of suffering cardiac death and stroke compared to non-diabetics. Their risk of developing morbidity and mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD) is the same as that of a patient with a history of heart attack or established coronary condition.

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Healthier Alternatives to Soda

October 14, 2019 Category :Health Watch 0

High levels of bad cholesterol (low density lipoprotein cholesterol or LDL-C) according to reports have been causing cardiovascular deaths worldwide, including thousands of Filipinos.

Due to variety of factors counting lifestyle, heredity, and diet, LDL-C that comes with other diseases such as diabetes is a common event but still being overlooked by many.

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