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Dr. Adebimpe Alere
Obafemi Awolowo
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Ile-Ife, Osun State,Nigeria

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  • CARE OF THE DIABETIC FOOT.
    by Adebimpe Ibuoye-Alere
    December 29, 2010
    Diabetes mellitus (DM) represents several diseases in which high blood sugar (glucose) levels over time can damage the nerves, blood vessels, kidneys and eyes. Diabetic foot is an umbrella term for foot problems in patients with diabetes. Diabetes can be dangerous to your feet. Foot problems commonly develop in people with diabetes and can quickly become life threatening. Ten to fifteen percent of diabetic patients develop foot ulcers at some point in their lives, and foot related problems are responsible for up to fifty percent of diabetes-related hospital admissions. Medical Special

 
  • AVOIDING HYPERTENSION
    by Adebimpe Ibuoye-Alere
    December 13, 2010
    High blood pressure does not mean excessive emotional tension, although emotional tension and stress can temporarily increase blood pressure. Hypertension means high pressure (tension) in the arteries. For the general population, a blood pressure of 140/90 or greater is regarded as hypertension. Normal blood pressure is below 120/80; blood pressure between 121/81 and 139/89 is called "pre-hypertension", and a blood pressure of 140/90 or above is considered high. Medical Special



 


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