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How to Protect Yourself Against Heart and Vascular Disease

How to Protect Yourself Against Heart and Vascular Disease

Read any article on cardiovascular disease prevention, and you’ll learn that the major risk factors are age, sex, race, smoking, high blood pressure, high blood lipid levels, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity and a sedentary lifestyle.But have you ever wondered if...

Sugary Diet & Coronary Artery Disease

Sugary Diet & Coronary Artery Disease

What connection is there between food and drink with added sugar and coronary artery disease? Until recently, the question had been inadequately answered by research, but an extensive study from Lund University in Sweden has now contributed important clues. The study...

Thriving with diabetes: Insulin

Thriving with diabetes: Insulin

Type 1 diabetes means using insulin. However, if you have type 2 diabetes, treatment plans can change depending on who you are.  Some people can manage it with healthy eating and exercise, or with oral medications, while others may also need to use insulin.It’s common...

Everything You Need to Know About Kidney Failure

Everything You Need to Know About Kidney Failure

Dr Amira, Senior Consultant Nephrologist, LECC, Lagos, Nigeria01 Nov 2019 Structure of the Kidneys Location: You have two kidneys which are located toward your lower back, on either side of your spine. Posterior to your abdomen and below your rib cage. Size:...

Seminar: Preventing Heart Attack & Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Seminar: Preventing Heart Attack & Sudden Cardiac Arrest

October is National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month. Understanding the difference between heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest could help save lives. One way to understand the difference between the two conditions is this: The heart attack victim is awake and...

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