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Healthy Meals for Diabetics

April 12, 2015 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Eating healthy meals is at the core of diabetes management because it is basically the food that a person eats which spikes up blood sugar levels. Healthy meals therefore are important to reduce risk for diabetic complications. There is no specific food that is perfect for a diabetic patient. What is important is that food that is selected for meals have balance diet. Having diabetes is not a weakness. Instead, it is an opportunity for people to live a healthy lifestyle which among others starts with making healthy food choices.

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Sambong for Diabetes

March 1, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

Also known as Alibum, Lakad-bulan, Alimon or Lalakdan; Sambong or Blumea camphor is a shrub or weed that is famous as a natural herbal medicine similar to marijuana because it can also have hallucinogenic effects when excessively consumed. With a scent and taste like camphor, Sambong had been used for cleansing the kidneys to treat kidney stones, wounds and cuts, rheumatism, anti-diarrhea, anti-spasms, colds and coughs and hypertension.

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Eye Red Streak and Diabetes

February 15, 2015 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Unmanaged diabetes can make patient susceptible to diabetic complications such as Diabetic retinopathy, a diabetic eye disease in which blood vessels in the retina swell and leak fluid or even close off completely. In some cases, abnormal new blood vessels grow on the surface of the retina. This often accounts for the symptom, in which a patient sees red streak in his vision.

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Syringe Pens in the Philippines

October 31, 2013 Category :Healthy News 0

Many diabetic patients needed insulin therapy to maintain optimal blood glucose levels and prevent diabetic complications. Insulin or the hormone produced in the pancreas is acknowledged as the most effective treatments for diabetes. However, one of the biggest problems that diabetic people needed to face is injecting the insulin with the use of needles and syringes which is frightening especially to children.

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Screening for the Microvascular Complications of Diabetes

February 4, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Diabetes, a long-standing disease that may seem to be silent in the early years after diagnosis may not be really silent after all. Ten to 15 years after the diagnosis has been made (sometimes even before diagnosis), the microvascular complications arise because of poorly controlled blood sugars. In the management of diabetes, it is not only blood sugars that we are after; moreover, we are after the prevention of diabetic complications. The direct and indirect effects of high blood sugars on the blood vessels are the major source of hospitalization and even death among diabetic patients; these are called the vascular complications of diabetes.

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Ten Worst Foods for People with Diabetes

May 27, 2011 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Every day we make decisions. One of the basic things we have to decide on is to figure out what to eat. Almost every week you go to the store and do your groceries. As if doing simple grocery shopping isn’t stressful enough, add to it having diabetes. This makes things a lot trickier because you have
to be EXTRA careful and mindful of what you purchase and consume.

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