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Improving the lives of diabetics

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STENO Diabetes Center

People with diabetes would love to live their life to the fullest. Among them is Camilla who has type 1 diabetes since she was 4 years old (The disease usually occurs in children and young adults.). This deprives her to live such life.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos,Science and Health | Read More »

New hope for heart failure patients

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Managing patients with heart failure can be one of the most humbling challenges for doctors. The quality of life of these patients is significantly hampered and they’re not able to do the things they’d like to do, or must do because of easy fatigability or shortness of breath.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Columns,Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

How a plant-based diet can reduce hypertension and prevent stroke

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MEATLESS BUT MORE NUTRITIOUS Malunggay soup (with tomatoes, onions, organic vegan bouillon cubes and Himalayan salt), string beans (with shiitake mushrooms, okra, eggplant, Braggs tomato sauce) and oil-less fried, non-GMO soy wheat stick (with seaweeds). Safe proteins were found to be from plants. Photo by Tessa Salazar

What do five of the 10 leading causes of illness and death in the Philippines have in common? Coronary heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes and atherosclerosis are all associated with our diets.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

GERD treatment guidelines developed for Filipino physicians

The Philippine Society of Gastroenterology (PSG) has completed the development of treatment guidelines for gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD, a bothersome condition whose prevalence in the country is increasing.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

7 most important vaccines

Have you gotten your shots yet? If you don’t get vaccinated, you may succumb to various diseases because of lack of immunity.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Inquirer Features,Science and Health | Read More »

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