Tag Archives: glucose

WHO Declares War on Hidden Sugars in Fight Against Obesity

WHO Declares War on Hidden Sugars in Fight Against Obesity

  Geneva, Switzerland – The World Health Organization on Wednesday urged the recommended daily intake of hidden sugar be halved, as it steps up the fight against obesity. The UN health agency confirmed ...

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Australian Boy, 4, Gets ‘World First’ Artificial Pancreas

Australian Boy, 4, Gets ‘World First’ Artificial Pancreas

  Sydney, Australia – A four-year-old Australian boy has been fitted with an artificial pancreas in what researchers said was a world first treatment for managing type 1 diabetes. Xavier Hames became the ...

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What is Diabesity?

What is Diabesity?

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Diabesity (diabetes + obesity) is the leading cause of modern, chronic disease. It is a growing problem with many treatment challenges. In the Philippines, the challenges in ...

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Brain Nutrients for School Kids

Brain Nutrients for School Kids

  School children need to have a “well-nourished brain” to cope with the demands of school work, which requires memory, concentration, attention, and cognitive function. A school child who fails ...

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Factfile: Importance of Carbohydrates

Factfile: Importance of Carbohydrates

  Known as energy foods, carbohydrates are basically sugar. They are the body’s main fuel, which is broken down to glucose and transported via blood circulation to different parts of ...

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Diabetics Warned Against Dangers of Evening Hypoglycemia

Diabetics Warned Against Dangers of Evening Hypoglycemia

  QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES – Novo Nordisk, a Diabetes Care Pioneer in the country, organizes a media briefing on Nocturnal Hypoglycemia, discussing its dangers for diabetics, May 27, 2014 at ...

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