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what you need to know about coronavirus and covid-19

What you need to know about Coronavirus & COVID-19

There’s so much information going around about coronavirus and COVID-19. Here is what you need to know to stay safe. Definition COVID 19 stands for Corona Virus Disease 2019. It is a respiratory illness caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus. It was first detected in Wuhan China in December 2019. CLICK PLAY TO WATCH THE VIDEO. Thanks for watching. Mode…

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World Diabetes Day. Key facts about diabetes

DID YOU KNOW? November 14th is a significant date in the diabetes calendar because it marks the birthday of the man who co-discovered insulin, Frederick Banting. Banting discovered insulin in 1922, alongside Charles Best.   The theme of this years campaign is Women and diabetes – our right to a healthy future   KEY FACTS ABOUT DIABETES There are currently…

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Breakfast the healthy way | what not to eat for breakfast

It’s a beautiful Monday morning. What better way to start your day than with a post about eating healthy! I have your best interest at heart *wink* A recent study has shown that going without eating in the morning is associated with a substantially increased risk of developing sub clinical atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis is a degenerative disease of the arteries resulting…

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World Cerebral Palsy Day. All you need to know

Cerebral palsy (CP) is the leading cause of childhood disability affecting function and development. It is a group of conditions that occur due to abnormalities of the developing fetal or infantile brain. This impairment results from varying degrees of limitations in functional abilities and activity. These abnormalities include motor impairment, altered sensation or perception, intellectual disability, communication and behavioural difficulties,…

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Health benefits of cucumbers

To know more about the health benefits of cucumbers, keep reading… I saw a tweet by Cleveland clinic that said cucumbers are underrated so I decided to take on the topic. As a doctor, there are a lot of things to be skeptical about. Not everything on the internet is right even if they seem ‘very original’. Cucumbers like all…

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Eating healthy; how to eat healthy

I’m back with another post on eating healthy…yipeee. This time around, the focus is on fruits and drinks. I have realized it’s a bit difficult for me to keep up with EATING HEALTHY. I am not a food person, I could go a whole day with just snacks and a drink and sometimes I even forget to eat. So if…

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