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Diabetes + HIV = A Double Whammy for CKD

Diabetes and HIV infection each contribute to progressive chronic kidney disease, but the two factors together are especially detrimental.

Chronic kidney disease is responsible for an increasing burden of disease in HIV-infected patients, driven in part by an increasing prevalence of diabetes in this population. In the present study, researchers evaluated the relative contributions of HIV infection and diabetes to the risk for chronic kidney disease.


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Antibiotics Aren't Always the Answer

Antibiotics do not fight infections caused by viruses like colds, most sore throats and bronchitis, and some ear infections. Unneeded antibiotics may lead to future antibiotic-resistant infections. Symptom relief might be the best treatment option.


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Diagnosis of Ishaemic Heart Disease in the counties

How confident do you feel when making a diagnosis of ischemic heart disease or acute coronary syndrome? What factors make you less confident about making the diagnosis?


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What successes/impact have you had in the last one year in the management of heart failure in your county?

What successes/impact have you had in the last one year in the management of heart failure in your county?


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