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Travel Smarts for the Jetsetting Diabetic

September 18, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Stress Busters 0

Traveling is just inevitable for humans. For some professionals, traveling to other countries is like hitting two birds with one stone—meeting with clients, and at the same, getting to explore and unearth the secrets of that destination. For the born adventure seeker, traveling may mean getting to know diverse cultures or just getting to see the sights.

All these sound so exciting, but what if diabetes might get in the way of your travel ventures? Read on and find ways on how to make your travel as smooth and enjoyable as possible even with diabetes. » Continue Reading

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Diabetes Flipchart

May 15, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy 1

The mission of the Philippine Center for Diabetes Education Foundation, Inc. (PCDEF) is to improve the quality of life of Filipinos, most especially our patients with diabetes, by providing an excellent diabetes education program in the country. The Center is thus committed to give the best education on diabetes to everyone. » Continue Reading

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Diabetes Delusional Disorder

September 6, 2015 Category :Emotional Wellness 0

Have you seen a person who believes in things which are untrue, unreasonable and sometimes weird? If yes, that person is suffering from delusions. A person who suffers delusion is someone who is very convinced that his beliefs are real. This person thinks differently compared to a normal person. He or she tends to imagine things which do not exist. Delusion, in medical sense, is believed to be a medical syndrome that happens when created or imagines visions or fantasy are being prioritized by a person. This is a medical impairment that is hard to cure. Sometimes, it is related to diabetes. People who are suffering from diabetes do have this disease.

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Herbal Cure for Gastrointestinal Bleeding

October 26, 2013 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Gastrointestinal bleeding or the bleeding of the intestines can be caused by ulcers, varices, cancer, medications, polyps and haemorrhoids, among others. The common diagnostic test for this condition is endoscopy and/or colonoscopy. Common symptoms included black or green stools, pain in the rectum or anus upon defecating, illness, fatigue, cramping, and feeling of gas and bloating among others.

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Sleep Loss Solutions

March 10, 2012 Category :Stress Busters 0

So what should a diabetic do to get good sleep? First of all, there is no escaping a healthy lifestyle. A healthy diet, exercise, and good glucose control are basic and essential. Take your medications consistently as directed by your physician. If there are other illnesses present, appropriate management should be done. For example, pain, odd sensations, frequent urination at night should be looked into and treated. Other practical tips are: » Continue Reading

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Excellence Beyond Imperfection

January 5, 2012 Category :Healthy Advocacy| People and Places 0

At nine years old, he weighed 240 pounds— double the weight of a normal Filipino adult of average height. Growing up as an overweight child, Nino Domo was what some would call a cute kid—all cuddly and huggable with his excess weight. But his story proves that being a cute, fat kid has its downside.

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