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Sitting Longer Hours linked to Earlier Death

December 17, 2018 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Middle-age and senior individuals who sit longer hours at leisure, could die earlier, according to an American Cancer Society study. As reported by ACS epidemiologist Alpo Patel, PhD and colleagues, based on the 14-year study, people who spent at least six hours of their daily leisure time sitting died sooner than people who sat less than three hours. Worse outcome were noted in those who both sit a lot and exercise little. They have an even higher risk of death. The effect is stronger for women than for men, but significant for both sexes.

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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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Taebo and diabetes

September 13, 2014 Category :Physical Wellness 0

Tae Bo which combines tae kwon do and boxing is a body work out developed by Billy Blanks in the 1990s which become popular because it is an excellent cardiovascular workout and for toning the body which was palatable to body conscious young generation and health conscious aging population.

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Stress Men more prone to Type 2 Diabetes

July 13, 2014 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Men are more exposed to type 2 diabetes when they are stressed, said a new study from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

“Today, stress is not recognized as a preventable cause of diabetes. However, our study shows that there is an independent link between permanent stress and the risk of developing diabetes, which underlines the importance of preventive measure,” said Masuma Novak, lead author of the study published in the journal, Diabetic Medicine.

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ADNEP Training

July 3, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

The Association of Diabetes Nurse Educators of the Philippines, Inc or ADNEP is a sub specialty organization of the Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) that provides continuing professional education as duly recognized by the Professional Regulation Commission – Board of Nursing (PRC-BON). In particular, ADNEP provides quality diabetes care through education, training and research by conducting regular Post Graduate Training on Diabetes Education for Nurses, Nursing Updates on Diabetes and Its Management, and Workshops for patients on Diabetes Self Management.

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Child Obesity Philippines

March 25, 2014 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Child obesity in the Philippines is a silent plague. Many children are suffering from obesity especially among middle class families. This can be attributed to many reasons. First off, the problem of obesity in the Philippines is veiled by the prevalence of malnourished children in impoverished rural areas. Because of this, there a perceived wrong conception that malnourishment is the bigger problem than obesity.

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Keeping Yourselves Fit in School

March 2, 2012 Category :Fitness 0

Going back to school could mean losing time for yourself. Here are some suggestions on how to deal with it and stay fit.

It has been a month since summer vacation ended. For sure, a lot of you are still (or once again) in an adjustment period. Waking up early, sitting for hours in a day, staying up late doing homework, preparing for an exam, minding a group project – all these things are attached to a student’s life. Not to mention the stress that is often present.

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