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How to Prevent and Treat Colds

December 2, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts| Healthy Advocacy 0

It’s Christmas season once again and, incidentally, flu season as well. During the holidays, cold weather is felt worldwide, and simple coughs and colds are very common. People with chronic diseases like diabetes are more susceptible to colds or flu complications. Having colds most especially among diabetics is a big no-no. Any illness or infection like colds can cause high blood sugar. Here are some ways to prevent and treat a cold. » Continue Reading

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How to Cope with Diabetes

July 19, 2018 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Having diabetes means serious lifestyle changes. It entails saying goodbye to eating too much sweets and drinking with the gang every weekend, and saying hello to meeting your doctor regularly, checking your blood sugar level, and perhaps, regular insulin injections. For some, these changes and adjustments may come easy, but it may be grueling and excruciatingly difficult for others. » Continue Reading

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Meal Planning 101

April 29, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

One of the cornerstones in the management of diabetes is a healthy diet. One way to achieve this is through a good meal plan that is tailored and acceptable to the diabetic person. Today, healthy eating, right exercise and blood glucose monitoring remain as the basic management for diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Exercise for Diabetics on Insulin

April 24, 2018 Category :Fitness| Healthy Advocacy 0

Exercise is one of the most important weapons in the arsenal against diabetes. Regular physical activity helps to control blood sugar and lessens the risk of diabetes-related complications like heart disease. » Continue Reading

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Latest Research to Prevent Diabetes

January 22, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research| Fitness 0

The American Diabetes Association has stated that being overweight and sedentary are major factors in the rise of type 2 diabetes cases.  Healthy lifestyle habits are the most effective weapons in the fight against this highly preventable condition.  The latest research confirms that eating the right food, exercising regularly, getting enough sleep, and managing stress help to maintain normal blood sugar levels. » Continue Reading

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Get Moving for a longer life free of Diabetes

November 30, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Now you have another reason to keep yourself moving. Results of a new study found that people who are physically active live longer and enjoy more years free from diabetes than those who are inactive. » Continue Reading

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How to Reduce Fat Intake

November 28, 2017 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Not all fats are bad. There are three basic classifications of fats: monounsaturated, polyunsaturated and saturated. Among these, what you should be most concerned about are the saturated fats. Excessive intake of saturated fats may clog our arteries and raise our blood cholesterol levels, thus increasing the risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Billiards and Diabetes

November 8, 2017 Category :Fitness| Healthy News 0

If diabetes is billiards, Rudy Lipata, 54, would win the game over and over again. Rudy, a billiards aficionado has had type 2 diabetes for 14 years now. Billiards for him has been a form of exercise that he says helps him control his diabetes. As in billiards, where players use their skill in “placing” – either hitting the ball so that it’s in the right place for their next move or making their opponents miss the ball for their turn, Rudy thinks of regular exercise as a “placing” method when it comes to diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Exercise Ups Brain Neuron Production in Oldies

October 14, 2017 Category :Healthy News 0

Sedentary lifestyle among elderly people has been constantly linked to worsening of various health complications. In contrast, adequate exercise among this particular group of patients can do wonders to combat brain shrinkage caused by aging, researchers from University of Illinois reported. » Continue Reading

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Exercises for the Wheelchair Users

October 7, 2017 Category :Fitness 0

Use of the wheelchair should not exempt the user from movement.  The wheelchair, predictably, can restrict the person from moving because of the limited space.  The wheelchair bound should, all the more, be encouraged to move, precisely because of this space restriction.  To optimize the wheelchair borne person’s movement, the wheelchair must be first of all, well fit to its user.  The back height, the seat width, the comfort, size, adequate support and correct positioning are all considerations in wheelchair prescription to attain the best wheelchair for the person. » Continue Reading

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