Keys to Diabetes Control

By: Dr. Cynthia H. Manabat

Being diagnosed with diabetes doesn’t mean you have to give up on your favorite foods and eat a complicated, unappetizing diet. You just need to make smart food choices and eat in moderation. The foods that are healthy for people with diabetes are also good choices for the rest of the family.

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Half of Diabetics Don’t Know They Have the Disease

By: Dr. Mary Anne Lim-Abrahan

Half of the over 37 million people worldwide with type 2 diabetes have no idea they have the disease. That’s because type 2 diabetes often has no noticeable symptoms. Its telltale signs usually appear when the disease is already fairly advanced: frequent urination, excessive thirst, increased hunger, weight loss, tiredness, a tingling sensation or numbness in the hands or feet, blurred vision, frequent infections and slow-healing wounds.

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The Discovery that Changed Diabetes Treatment

By: Dr. Augusto D. Litonjua

Up until the early 20th century, being diagnosed with diabetes was essentially a death sentence. Without an effective treatment, patients died due to ketoacidosis, a complication of uncontrolled diabetes in which the body produces high levels of toxic blood acids called ketones.

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Pagkilos Laban sa Diabetes

The PSEM is inviting you to join us in celebrating the Diabetes Awareness Week on 21 July 2013 at 8 am to 12 noon Quezon Memorial Circle Baskteball Court.

Our theme for this year is “Palarong Pilipino: Pagkilos Laban sa Diabetes” (Filipino Games: Movement Against Diabetes).

Registration is free! Join us!

You may contact our secretariat (look for Pia) at 6336420 / or ask your ENDOCRINOLOGIST for details.