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FACTS ABOUT TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS

Having previously described the three main types of Diabetes mellitus (DM), let’s take a brief moment to dwell on type 2 DM which has a higher prevalence in our society. Type 2 Diabetes mellitus...

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DIABETES MELLITUS

FACTS ABOUT DIABETES MELLITUS Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Diabetes is due to...

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LISTERIOSIS

So, today is the 9th day of March, 2018. In the course of this week, news filtered out about a disease outbreak in some parts of South Africa. Although, there has been no report...

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Prevention of Endometrial cancer – Part 1

The exact cause of endometrial cancer, like any other cancer, is unknown. There are certain risk factors however, associated with its development. Avoiding risk factors and increasing protective factors may help prevent cancer. The...

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ENDOMETRIAL CANCER – General Information

​Endometrial cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the endometrium. It is the most common invasive cancer of the female reproductive system. The endometrium is the lining...

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Monkey Pox? What about it?

Monkey Pox is caused by a virus, orthopox virus,  same that causes cowpox and camelpox. It is similar to human small pox but it is milder . How is it transmitted? It is transmitted...

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Tips on what to do with a burn injury

Burn is a type of injury to skin, or other tissues, caused by heat, cold,  electricity, chemicals, friction, or radiation. [wikipedia: Burn] Burns can be devastating and very traumatic. It can trigger a severe...

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FACTS ABOUT DIABETES FOOT CARE

There are so many things to know about taking care of yourself (if you are diabetic) or a loved one that is diabetic. The foot care is so important so as to avoid complications...

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JAUNDICE IN THE NEWBORN

The word “jaundice” refers to yellowish discoloration of the sclera and/or the skin. A baby’s body attempts to break down extra blood cells after birth. During this process, red blood cells are broken down...