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Ask Your Doctor: METABOLIC SYNDROME

Ask Your Doctor: METABOLIC SYNDROME Updated

🕔09:23, 17.Jul 2017

      There is growing evidence that many residents of Anguilla have metabolic syndrome, and some are developing many complications as a result. Some of these complications are serious and can seriously impact the health of individuals. What is

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Ask Your Doctor: HEATSROKE

Ask Your Doctor: HEATSROKE

🕔11:56, 10.Jul 2017

      The months of July and August are believed to be the hottest months of the year in Anguilla. It is a time when many resident and visitors are outdoors exposed to very high temperatures – increasing the

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Ask Your Doctor: SICKLE CELL DISEASE

Ask Your Doctor: SICKLE CELL DISEASE

🕔11:47, 3.Jul 2017

    This is one of the most common inherited blood cell disorders in Anguilla, and the disease is a life-long illness. The severity of the disease varies widely from person to person, but recent advances have allowed the life

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Ask Your Doctor: PREECLAMPSIA

Ask Your Doctor: PREECLAMPSIA

🕔11:55, 26.Jun 2017

    The vast majority of women who become pregnant have few complications during their pregnancy but, in some women, complications can occur. One of the most serious complications of pregnancy is that of preeclampsia/eclampsia – a condition that, if

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Ask Your Doctor: ALCOHOL AND CANCER

Ask Your Doctor: ALCOHOL AND CANCER

🕔12:19, 12.Jun 2017

      Many of us are aware of the dangers of excessive alcohol use, but most of the resident of Anguilla are not aware that alcohol is a direct cause of at least seven common cancers prevalent on the

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Ask Your Doctor: DIABETES AND FOOT PROBLEMS

Ask Your Doctor: DIABETES AND FOOT PROBLEMS

🕔14:03, 6.Jun 2017

      The incidence of diabetes mellitus appears to be on the rise in Anguilla and many other countries. The complications associated with poorly controlled diabetics appear to be rising as well, including problems of the feet. Diabetes can

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Ask Your Doctor: LUPUS

Ask Your Doctor: LUPUS Updated

🕔11:39, 22.May 2017

    Many countries throughout the world use May 10, every year, to bring greater awareness to lupus. This chronic disease is confusing to many individuals including physicians as well. This condition can affect anyone, at any age, and in

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Ask Your Doctor: OBESITY AND PREGNANCY

Ask Your Doctor: OBESITY AND PREGNANCY

🕔09:55, 15.May 2017

      The number of obese women becoming pregnant in Anguilla appears to be increasing, resulting in several challenges for healthcare providers. If you are obese or overweight during pregnancy you can decrease the chances of developing several complications

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Ask Your Doctor: PNEUMONIA

Ask Your Doctor: PNEUMONIA Updated

🕔12:26, 8.May 2017

    Pneumonia affects many people throughout the world, sometimes causing severe complications that can include death. Complications are more common in infants and young children, people older than age 65, and people with health problems or weakened immune systems.

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Ask Your Doctor: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

Ask Your Doctor: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER

🕔09:38, 2.May 2017

    Many countries throughout the world use the month of April to bring greater awareness to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and to promote inclusion and self-determination for all, and assure that each person with ASD is provided the opportunity

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