By Noli A. Ermitanio
Be on guard against night-time low blood sugars. Expert are making this call in light of a not much noticed but very much dangerous crisis that is nocturnal hypoglycemia, more commonly known as night-time low blood sugar.
By Noli Ermitanio
The threat of diabetes is very real and is still rising.
By Rafael Castillo M.D.
The cool breeze gently reminds us that the Christmas season has started. Many families, companies and organizations are foregoing their Christmas parties in light of the dire situation in Tacloban and other typhoon-ravaged areas in the country. The saved funds are instead to be donated to help in the relief operations in these places.
By Susan Yu-Gan MD
Carefully following the diabetes management plan you and your doctor developed is vital in preventing hypoglycemia. Your diabetes management plan is designed to match the dose and timing of your medication/s to your usual schedule of meals and activities. Any mismatch in your medication/s and meals/activities could result in hypoglycemia.
By Elizabeth Paz-Pacheco M.D.
Our digestive system breaks down carbohydrates from foods such as rice, bread, pasta, fruits and vegetables into various forms of simple sugars. One of these sugars is glucose, the body’s main source of energy.