Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes

Agence France Presse 07/08/2018

DIABETES has primarily been associated with lifestyle factors like diet and a sedentary lifestyle, but research by the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis said pollution also plays a major role. The study estimated that…

Bad diet linked to one in five deaths, study says

AFP 09/25/2017

France — Fewer children are dying before their fifth birthday and although humans are living longer than ever before, one in five deaths last year were linked to poor diet. According to researchers, more than 1.6 million…

Integrated and holistic healthcare solutions at Maayo Medical

Samantha Judaya 07/04/2017

    As the first modern and world-class outpatient care facility in Cebu, Maayo Medical aims to provide comprehensive, integrated and holistic healthcare solutions with their state-of-the-art medical procedures that are set to change the medical field…

Magpale: ‘Unli-rice’ ban anti-poor

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/15/2017

  THE banning of unlimited rice serving in restaurants is anti-poor, according to Cebu Vice Governor Agnes Magpale. Magpale’s comment was sought by the Cebu media yesterday morning following the call of Senator Cynthia Villar to ban…

Post holiday ‘damage control’

Dr. Philip S. Chua 01/09/2017

THE HOLIDAYS may be behind us but their physical effects, among others, will linger a while. Medically speaking, it is actually a time for “damage control” for those of us who have over-indulged during the festivities. The…

Our weight and premature death

Dr. Philip S. Chua 07/25/2016

A CLINICAL study of 3.9 million adults in 189 countries, published in the medical journal, Lancet, revealed that our risk for illness (like hypertension, diabetes, heart diseases, stroke, Alzheimer’s and cancer) and premature death are impacted by…

Coffee and diabetes

Philip S. Chua 07/04/2016

WHAT we eat and drink affects our health. The relevance of the association is even more significant among those who have pre-diabetes and those who actually have diabetes. Soft drinks, diet or decaf, cola or uncola, or…

Diabetes and sex

Philip S. Chua 01/31/2016

Is sex affected by diabetes? Yes. In men, diabetes mellitus can cause a varying degree of erectile dysfunction (inability to attain or sustain erection satisfactory for intercourse) as the diabetes progresses. Most of the time, however, the…

Diabetic patient tusukan untag anti-rabies

Lloyd Suarez 12/08/2015

Nakapanglingo-lingo ko sa lain-laing reklamo nga akong nadawat gikan sa publiko batok sa atong mga pampublikong tambalanan dinhi sa Sugbo niadtong Sabado sa hapon atol sa among programang “Dialogue On The Air” sa dySS Super Radyo. Ang…

Soda tax: A sin tax?

Dr. Philip S. Chua 11/15/2015

FOR the past 15 years, I have been writing about the unhealthy effects of soft drinks on every consumer, especially on children. More and more evidences from multiple clinical studies have shown that these beverages, in all…

Diabetes: A potential killer

10/12/2015

DIABETES is the diagnosis when the body doesn’t produce enough or properly use insulin, a hormone secreted by the pancreas  that’s needed to convert food into energy. The “sugar link” stems from the fact that much of…

BHWs taught how to spot goiter, diabetes

Victor Anthony V. Silva 05/29/2015

Barangay health workers (BHW) from all over the province went home with additional knowledge after attending a diabetes and thyroid awareness seminar last Wednesday. Held at the Capitol Social Hall, the event gathered 160 BHWs from 50…

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