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When is the right time to start ante-natal clinics?

When is the right time to start ante-natal clinics?

Dear Doctor, I am pregnant for the first time and I am so excited. I have received conflicting advice about when to start attending ante-natal clinics. Please advise.   Supervised medical care in pregnancy, commonly referred to as ante-natal care, is a well-established practice. It is recommended for every pregnant woman regardless of their current […]

Gestational Diabetes and its Management

Gestational Diabetes and its Management

As always, I hope this finds you well. I want us to understand  more about issues affecting women and diabetes, one major one being Gestational Diabetes. A lot of women now know they need to do some tests during pregnancy to pick out whether they have developed diabetes. Beyond that, little is known about GDM […]

Disease Diagnosis

Disease Diagnosis

Infectious diseases are caused by micro-organisms, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Doctors suspect an infection based on the person’s symptoms, physical examination results, and risk factors. First, doctors confirm that the person has an infection rather than another type of illness. For example, a person with a cough and difficulty breathing may have pneumonia (a lung infection). However, the […]