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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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70 days in Paediatrics Posting | Housejob in Nigeria

WOW! How time flies. I remember clearly my first day on the job. In fact, it feels like I started this whole housejob journey just yesterday. Thursday marked my 70th day in Paediatrics posting. #mamaImadeit. Paediatrics was one rotation I was not looking forward to starting but it happened to be my very first rotation. Who would’ve thought that I…

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Tales of a House Officer in Nigeria

A house officer (in Nigeria) is a doctor who is doing a compulsory one year internship (called housejob), by working in one of the recognised health institutions Read medicine they said. It’s a professional course they said. A doctor would always have a job they said. Doctors are paid well…they said. They said so many things about medicine and well,…

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Licensed to practice. MDCN Induction (video included)

It’s official; I can legally practice medicine in Nigeria. After the series of ‘trials and tribulation’ we were put through. The MDCN induction ceremony was held on the 8th of November, 2016 at the Nigerian Air force (NAF) conference center. The program was scheduled to start at 10am, but like most Nigerian events, it started almost 11am. The hall was…

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My Medical School Story; The Journey

As some of you have noticed, I have been away from social media and my blog for the past couple of weeks. That’s because I was preparing for my medical school final exams. But now that I’m done with my exams and all the stress of medical school, I’m 100% back. So sit back, relax and let me take you through…

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