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9 May 2017
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What is pancreatitis?

9 May 2017, Comments: 0

Pancreatitis involves swelling and inflammation of the pancreas. The pancreas is positioned behind the stomach and releases enzymes that help with the digestion of […]


8 May 2017
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Diabetic foot ulcers

8 May 2017, Comments: 0

Diabetic foot ulcers are usual complications of diabetes that is poorly controlled. The ulcers form due to the breakdown of skin and exposure of […]


5 May 2017
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What is ketosis?

5 May 2017, Comments: 0

Ketosis is likely to occur among those with diabetes. Once the body breaks down fat, a ketone body is produced which is a process […]


3 May 2017
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Overview on insulin shock

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Insulin shock occurs if excess insulin is taken and considered as a diabetic emergency. The condition involves distressing symptoms that if left untreated can […]


2 May 2017
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Teething syndrome

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Teething is a usual phase among infants as their teeth erupt from the gums. Infants start teething between 4-7 months old. By the time […]