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Diabetes Mellitus

[caption id="attachment_413" align="alignnone" width="300"] Diabetes[/caption] By Dr Ali Omar Diabetes mellitus or simply diabetes is defined as a clinical syndrome characterised by high blood sugar/glucose level (hyperglycemia) due to absolute or relative insulin deficiency. Introduction Diabetes is on the rise in Kenya and around the world. About 1%...

Hypertension

[caption id="attachment_402" align="alignnone" width="300"] Hypertension - High blood pressure[/caption] By Dr Ali Omar Hypertension is defined as systolic blood pressure of 140 mmHg or more, or a diastolic blood pressure of 90 mmHg or more or taking anti-hypertensive drugs. Equal or above 140/90mmHg blood pressure. Hypertension is a...

Losing weight

[caption id="attachment_203" align="alignleft" width="375"] Losing Weight[/caption] By Dr. Sally Getugi This is one lady's opinion. Allow it. Women are complex beings, it has to be said. Men don't understand us and we don't understand each other. So when it comes to the issue of weight and losing...

Health Effects of Shisha

[caption id="attachment_190" align="alignleft" width="446"] Shisha Smoking[/caption] By Dr. Loise Mbau Shisha, sheesha or Hookah is now the new ‘it’ drug consisting of fruit flavoured tobacco. Shisha is the new Trend especially among the youth of Kenya. Its popularity seems to be increasing by the day and is...

The Importance of Physical Activity

[caption id="attachment_182" align="alignright" width="329"] Build physical activity into your daily life[/caption] It is basic knowledge that physical activity is good for your health. Physical activity is anything that gets your body moving. It is advisable that you always start at a comfortable level and increase the...