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Debbie Miller, RN's avatar

Pregnancy Weight Gain Guidelines in the US - a Historical Overview

Author: Debbie Miller, RN
Submitted: October 12, 2010. Updated: October 15, 2010.
Category: Endocrinology | Family Medicine | Gynecology | Obstetrics | Internal Medicine | Nutrition | Preventive Medicine | Nursing | Pediatrics

Prior to the introduction of the medical community in the natural birth process, any maternal recommendations and guidelines were passed from mother to daughter or through lay midwives, herbal and folk practitioners. Childbirth, though risky, was not… Read more... (Comments: 4)

R. Zein, Pharm D's avatar

Diabetic Nephropathy - Early intervention is the key!

Author: R. Zein, Pharm D
Submitted: March 15, 2006. Updated: September 21, 2009.
Category: Endocrinology | Diabetes | Nephrology

Diabetes has become the most common single cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in the United States and worldwide. This is due to the fact that diabetes, in particular type 2 diabetes, is increasing in prevalence and patients with diabetes are living… Read more... (Comments: 0)

Dr. Safaa Mahmoud's avatar

Diabetics should receive statins, study says

Author: Dr. Safaa Mahmoud
Submitted: July 01, 2003. Updated: September 21, 2009.
Category: Endocrinology | Diabetes | Pharmacy

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease caused by an inherited and/or acquired deficiency in production of insulin by the pancreas, or by ineffectiveness of the insulin produced. Such a deficiency results in increased concentrations of glucose in the blood,… Read more... (Comments: 0)

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