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Dr. Victor Dumaguing
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Dumaguing: Ezetimibe helps control cholesterol
CHOLESTEROL was the cynosure of attention during the recently concluded Asian Pacific Society of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Diseases at the Iloilo Convention Center and was again a main focus at the annual meeting of the Philippine Society of Endocrinology and ...
From 109 days ago
Vitamin D from the sun
INDEED yes, although thru an indirect process. Calciferol is the technical or chemical name of vitamin D, a sterol concerned with calcium metabolism. Based on source, there are two types; Vit D2 or ergocalciferol is derived from sea foods especially ...
From 113 days ago
Dumaguing: Rabies month
MARCH is rabies awareness month, and might as well be, the month when most cases of rabies occur, for the simple reason that children of elementary ages are on vacation, thus they go out of the house and play and ...
From 128 days ago
Dumaguing: Do your gums bleed?
IF SO, you might be suffering from "scorbutus," the Latin word from which the word "scurvy" was derived, meaning vitamin C deficiency, in which easy bruisability of the blood vessels leads to bleeding especially upon brushing the teeth. Mind you, ...
From 149 days ago
Have a sensible diet
INDEED, there is a sensible diet, probably it cannot be called an ideal diet, otherwise, people would start thinking, the diet protocol fits everybody's needs. With due respect to proponents of diet fads -- which come in abundance especially at ...
From 177 days ago
Dumaguing: New guidelines for high blood pressure
ANAHEIM, CA. -- On November 13, new guidelines were released during the annual convention of the American Heart Association, attended by 15000+ doctors from all over, with about 30 Filipino physicians in attendance. The American College of Cardiology concurred completely ...
From 240 days ago
Warning signs and symptoms of breast cancer
THE last two articles on breast cancer have elicited various reactions, feedbacks as well as anxious questions about the mortality( death rates) of malignancy of the breast. There were some women- thank you dear readers- who shared the journey of ...
From 246 days ago
Dumaguing: Interesting items about Zika
MENTION the word Zika and people immediately conjure images of babies born with small, truncated like a pyramid head - microcephaly, and almost always the countries in South America especially Brazil to the fore. And yet many experts in the ...
From 268 days ago
Dumaguing: Are obesity and diabetes relatives?
DEAR readers and friends, the issue was posited as a question, otherwise the Father of Heredity, Gregor Mendel might be turning in his grave in a violent aggressive reaction. As mentioned in my previous article, our Baguio doctors who went ...
From 282 days ago
An old reliable anti-diabetes drug
OUR Baguio doctors, specialists in endocrinology and diabetes arrived a few days ago from almost simultaneous international conference in Portugal and Denmark, all of them with some disturbing news, if the incidence of diabetes is still news. After all, the ...
From 289 days ago