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Philippine Center for Diabetes Education Foundation

May 10, 2021 Category :Healthy News 0

Living by the great endocrinologist Dr. Elliot Joslin’s famous words and making these the basis for being, the Philippine Center for Diabetes Education Foundation (PCDEF) was born out of the desire to give more time to diabetes education out of the physician’s office.

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Understanding Brain Attack among Diabetics

May 8, 2021 Category :Diabetes Facts| Diabetes Research 0

Vanessa is distressed about her father who recently experienced a mini stroke attack, his second in a span of three years.  Her family didn’t make a big fuss at first since it was just a minor stroke.  After seeing a physician a couple times after the attack, his father returned to his old unhealthy lifestyle despite having been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes the year before.  The succeeding mild stroke, however, alarmed Vanessa’s father and the whole family. » Continue Reading

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Modest Rise in Diabetes Linked to Too Much Fruit Juice

May 6, 2021 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

According to a study done by the Nurses’ Health Study, women should start eating green leafy vegetables and whole fruits and stay away from fruit juices if they want to stay diabetes-free. » Continue Reading

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Diabetes and Dementia

May 5, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes has long been associated with serious complications such as strokes, heart attacks and limb amputations. Yet long-term poorly controlled diabetes may bring about complications that may not be as dreadful and life-threatening but are debilitating to the individual just the same. One such complication is dementia. » Continue Reading

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Unnerving Truth About Diabetic Neuropathy

May 4, 2021 Category :Diabetes Facts| Diabetes Research 0

Consider this as your daily fare – pins and needles piercing your toes or a hundred critters crawling under your skin or tiny blades dicing your soles or the sensation of treading barefoot on coal. Today it could be that irksome numbness on your fingers, tomorrow it could be an irrepressible burning pain in your feet. In no time, you turn into a nervous wreck. Literally. But sans the hysteria. » Continue Reading

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Diabetes and Depression

May 3, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Mood disorders otherwise known as affective disorders are a large group of disorders that present with a change in mood and related disturbances. Among the different mood disorders, major depression is the most commonly seen. Depression is a serious medical condition that affects thoughts, feelings, and the ability to function in everyday life. Depression can occur at any age. This has a lifetime prevalence of about 15 percent. The risk for such a form depression is 10 to 25 percent for women and five to 12 percent for men. » Continue Reading

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Let’s Live a Healthy Life!

April 26, 2021 Category :Healthy News 0

Welcome to All About Diabetes! Our main goal is give all the information needed to having a healthy living to persons with Diabetes. As much as we hate to admit it, Diabetes is a disease that will really push you to your limits. All we can do, is help you by providing sufficient knowledge in coping with diabetes.

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Health Benefits of Pocari Sweat

March 18, 2021 Category :General Wellness 0

Nowadays, people are so active when it comes to doing things. They are focused on doing the things that they want. These people are so enthusiastic in achieving the things that they want to have. This concept applies to the young adults who keep on working for themselves. Young people tend to work more because of the ideas that they have in mind. Being an active person is an understatement of what they do and who they are. It is simply because they do more because this is what they think that they should be doing. But then, working must not the only thing that they must do in the world. They must also have the things that would challenge them as well. This challenge can be called ‘relaxing.’ To relax may be hard to do. But, young adults are required for this will surely give them enough will to carry on other tasks.

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Skim Milk: A Healthy Alternative Drink for Diabetics

March 12, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

As a diabetic, it is imperative to avoid drinks that are rich in sugar. With this notion, the most recommended drinks are those that are obviously low in calorie and low in sugar. Some of these recommended drinks are unsweetened tea, coffee, diet soda and of course, water. Some may appeal to individuals who are tea and coffee aficionados, but if you are not one with a refined taste you may find these drinks surprisingly bland and awful. If so, then another alternative from these drinks is skim milk.

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Dasheen and Diabetes

March 11, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Dasheen is a variety of taro which is used as vegetables for its several parts such as its corms (underground stems), leaves and leaf-stems. It is a perennial, tropical plant but is widely adaptable to a variety of climates such as in the arid regions of Africa. This type of taro is believed to have originated from South India and in Southeast Asia. Aside from its origin places, it is also very popular in other places of the world such as in Africa, the Carribean and in the Pacific. In the Philippines, it is locally called “gabi”.

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