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Warning Signs of Low Blood Sugar

January 27, 2023 Category :Health Watch 0

Low blood sugar, also known as hypoglycemia, occurs when the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood drops below a certain threshold. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the body’s cells and it is regulated by insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas. When blood sugar levels fall too low, the body is not able to function properly. In people with diabetes, low blood sugar can occur as a side effect of taking insulin or other diabetes medications that increase insulin production. It can also occur in people without diabetes if they have a condition or take a medication that affects blood sugar levels.

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Ten Worst Foods for People with Diabetes

August 8, 2022 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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Tips for a Merry Christmas, even for Diabetes

July 14, 2022 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Christmas, without doubt, is one of the seasons most awaited by people all over the world.  Like any other family, the clan has been looking forward to celebrating christmas every year, as the kids know it means not just presents but all the food they like spread out on the dinner table. » Continue Reading

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Cheap Diet Meal Plan for Diabetics

November 25, 2020 Category :Health Watch 0

Meal management is a chief factor in managing one’s diabetes. Fortunately for them, the meals that a diabetic should have are actually very cheap. One can simply create menus from the cheapest set of vegetables that can in fact be grown in one’s backyard. To wit, one can use malunggay, saluyot, ampalaya, talbos ng kamote, okra, pechay, talong and kamatis, among other common vegetables to make different types of meals. Instead of eating pork or beef, one can use fish such as galungong, tilapia or bangus as sahog for all meals. In preparing vegetable dishes, it is important that the vegetables be thoroughly washed with water because it is common practice among Filipino farmers to use chemicals and fertilizers that can prove to be harmful to bodies in the long run unless of course one buys organic products and use vegetables grown from one’s own backyard.

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ADA Food Guideline debunks One Size Fits All Diet Mindset

December 16, 2019 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

With the development of its first food guideline, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) warned patients from subscribing to extreme fad diets, reiterating the fact that there’s no “one size fits all” approach in meal planning, especially among diabetics.

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