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Read this article | Diabetes Mellitus - The Epidemic

Reference: 7TTSG

Article

Excerpt

Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic disease of our modern age. In the UK, diabetes affects about 4% of the population, up to 15% prevalence in certain ethnic groups and about 10-20% in the elderly.

Area

Endocrinology

Contributor

 Dr Michael Feher


Read this article | Here to stay gone tomorrow: Hip Arthroscopy and Femoroacetabular Impingement

Reference: HBQNV

Article

Excerpt

With the current explosion in hip arthroscopy procedures, patients are being referred in increasing numbers for the evaluation of hip pain.

Area

Hip

Contributor

 Mr Rahul Patel


Read this article | New Lung Function Unit is a Breath of Fresh Air

Reference: XVX9X

Article

Excerpt

We are pleased to announce that the recently formed Lung Function Laboratory at The Wellington Hospital has now opened.

Area

Respiratory

Contributor

     Practice Matters


Read this article | Running in the Family: Joint Hypermobilty

Reference: X3BK5

Article

Excerpt

Dr John Outhwaite looks at common pain syndromes associated with Benign Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (BJHS)

Area

Pain Medicine

Contributor

 Dr John Outhwaite


Read this article | Stemming the Flow: The Lower Urinary Tract

Reference: H2S7H

Article

Excerpt

Mr Barry Maraj, Consultant Urologist, takes a look at lower urinary tract symptoms in men.

Area

Urology

Contributor

 Mr Barry Maraj


Read this article | The Forgotten Knee Replacement

Reference: 9BMSH

Article

Excerpt

With total knee replacement being such a successful treatment for arthritis of the knee, can it be improved?

Area

Knee

Contributor

 Mr Richard Carrington


Read this article | Understanding the Risks of Surgery for Older People

Reference: 77PT9

Article

Excerpt

Advances in medical knowledge mean people are living longer and healthier lives. Surgery is being offered and carried out far more frequently on older people. Whilst this represents huge success and opportunity, it is important to prepare older people for surgery with due care.

Area

General Medicine

Contributor

 Dr Dean Noimark


Issue
Number:
3
Title:
Stemming The Flow
Published:
October 2010
Cover:
Virtual Magazine
 
 
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