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MANAGING DIABETES THROUGH THE DIABETES STORE

How sweet is your love?

 

 Did you know that the number of people with diabetes around the world is 415 million for 2015 and could reach up to 642 million by 2040? The Philippines, with a population of 101,700,000, has 3,506,500 persons recorded with diabetes. This recent study provided by The Diabetes Store reports the Philippines as diabetes hotspot with 500 new Filipino Type 2 diabetics rising each day and placing the disease on the No. 8th position as the leading cause of mortality. The title of this article might mislead you but the truth is, too much of the sweets are also harmful. And if you want to show […]

DOMEX 1 MILLION CLEAN TOILETS MOVEMENT

Ensure your family’s health and safety with the proper way of cleaning your toilets and win two (2) months worth of Domex gift packs

 

 Domex leads disease prevention with a hospital toilet clean up on World Toilet Day to help ensure that patients who may have suffered from waterborne diseases won’t suffer any more in the hospitals. In commemoration of World Toilet Day, we are encouraging you to do your part and take a pledge to save lives by supporting 1 Million Clean Toilets Movement and World Toilet Day, and pledge to properly clean your toilets, to protect your family from disease caused by unsanitary toilets. By joining this promo and using the hashtags #WorldToiletDay2015 and #1MCleanToilets, you are helping in spreading the awareness of disease prevention at home by […]

DOH launches Pilipinas Go4Health campaign versus non-communicable diseases

DOH launches Pilipinas Go4Health campaign versus non-communicable diseases

 

 Department of Health Sec. Enrique Ona stood up the podium and announced the call to prevent “lifestyle disease” through a new campaign versus non-communicable diseases. “Maybe just for a moment think about what we are doing everyday, in regards with our health and lifestyle and put on your thinking cap and ask yourself the following questions: ‘Ano ba ang kinakain natin, morning, lunch, and dinner?’, ‘What activities do we do daily?’, ‘How many hours do we get to sleep?’,  ‘Ilan bang beer ang naiinom and how many sticks of cigarettes do we smoke?“, the secretary asked his audience. These are […]

Commitment to healthy living through Coca-Cola Football Festival.

Commitment to healthy living through Coca-Cola Football Festival

 

 If you are following our blog, you will remember that we featured Coca-Cola Philippines‘ commitment with regards to social responsibility is to promote an active and healthy living, thus the creation of sustainability program like Me, We, World that focus on education, well-being, women empowerment, and water. This time around, as Guillermo Aponte, President and General Manager, Coca-Cola Philippines, stated that, they also have social responsibility with the youth. “We know that we have to promote an active and healthy living. Me, in a  very simple way, promoting that youth do exercise, that youth do more than just staying at home watching TV or […]

Dr. Kong offers free Foot Assessment for you and your kids.

Dr. Kong offers free Foot Assessment for you and your kids

 

 Severe foot condition prevention starts at young age with help from Dr. Kong. At the age of 4-13 years old, our foot bone development hasn’t been completed and we might get these following conditions: Flatfoot – The inner foot collapses upon standing and is usually accompanied with rear-foot valgus (outward tilt of heel). Intoeing – Both feet point inward when walking. Knock knee – When both legs straighten side by side, the knees overlap. Hallux valgus – Inward deviation of big toe. The common foot condition with children is having flatfoot and this is where we will focus our topic. […]