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Conquering the Supermarket Aisles and Diabetes

April 6, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

The success of diabetes mellitus management is largely influenced by what goes into our shopping carts and eventually into our mouths. This makes wise and healthy shopping habits essential in managing diabetes, the prevalence of which co knues to increase among Filipinos. Let us accompany you to your trip to the supermarket and usher you to the road to proper diabetes care and wellness.

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Butter good for diabetics?

March 15, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Butter, a pale yellow edible fatty substance made by churning cream and used as a spread or in cooking, is not good for diabetes because managing diabetes entails watching carbohydrates particularly the total fat and type of fat that a diabetic patient eats. Thus it is important for diabetic patients to eat less saturated and trans fat which are unhealthy fats.

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Asthma and Diabetes Link

July 5, 2014 Category :Health Watch 0

The link between asthma and diabetes had long been a subject of study among many medical experts and researchers. However until now, there is no conclusive study that have finally validated that asthma and diabetes are absolutely linked.

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Diabetes Management for Filipinos

March 23, 2014 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

One for every 25 Filipino adult is diabetic. Diabetes is a disease that many Filipinos suffer but is not given much attention. The rise of diabetes among Filipinos can be attributed to our food culture and lack of sense of urgency on the issue. For the former, rice is the staple food in the Philippines and eating pork has been part of our diet. Secondly, with the advent of many different processed foods from sodas, imported canned goods, chocolates and fast food, Filipinos have found a new way to indulge themselves to food. For the latter, most Filipino diabetics are not alarmed of the disease. Many Filipinos simply consider diabetes as a problem that goes with age.

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Ampalaya Capsule Good for Diabetes?

February 25, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Ampalaya (Mormodica charantia) whether is its fruit, leaves, or roots cannot cure diabetes. But studies have validated its effectiveness in controlling blood sugar levels. Because of this, ampalaya is an important fruit which fairly recommended by nutritionist for diabetics in order to control and prevent diabetic complications apparently of course as a supplement to proper diet and exercise.

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Diabetes Center Manila

February 15, 2014 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Diabetes Center Manila is a non-governmental foundation clinic dedicated in improving the quality of life of Filipinos by providing an excellent diabetes education program for the country. It envisions of creation a citizenry that is knowledgeable and skillful in managing diabetes. Diabetes Center Manila values the virtues of patience and perseverance in instilling knowledge, commitment to communication, dedication to overcome obstacles, excellence in all its endeavours and faith in God in conquering and defeating the ignorance of diabetes.

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Monggo Good for Diabetes?

November 7, 2013 Category :Healthy News 0

Also known as Mung bean or green bean, monggo is common and popular vegetable in the Philippines, which can be eaten as beans or sprouts (also called toge). The monggo can be cooked as a viand or a dish menu or can be included to make a dessert.

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Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Philippines

August 25, 2013 Category :Healthy Advocacy 2

Juvenile Diabetes Foundation is a non profit nongovernmental organization designed to help improve the lives of young children with diabetes, manage their condition and ensure that they live regular and product lives. It is the ardent belief of the organization that diabetes should be obstacle for people to achieve their dreams and goals. Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Philippines was established precisely to ensure that children with diabetes reach their dreams and goals. In lieu of which the organization is equally committed to help find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of medical and health research.

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Tagulinaw for Diabetics

May 22, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Tagulinaw is a straight or ascending plant with smooth or frugally hairy branches that can grow from 10 to 40 centimeters long. Its scientific name is Vernonia but is known to some countries as Ironweed. In the Philippines, Tagulinaw is especially recognizable as a weed with small purple flowers. The plant is a typical weed and endemic in the Philippines.

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Anxiety Attack Diabetes

January 22, 2013 Category :Diabetes Facts| Health Watch 0

Anxiety is generally considered a natural body response to stress. People feel anxious when one is worried about something or something is psychologically bothering a person. For diabetics however, anxiety attacks are more common and lingering especially because of the seemingly unending stress of looking after everything that the patient needs to intake or eat. Becoming cautious of what you eat day in and day out is very stressful which can lead to panic attacks characterized by feeling distressed, weak and dizzy.

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