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Immunizations for traveling

November 26, 2013
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Are you traveling to another country? Medical Centre Pharmacy is here to help!

Some vaccinations are required for you to travel to certain areas of the world.

Find out which vaccinations you will need.

The mandatory and/or voluntary vaccinations are different for every […]

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Gestational Diabetes

November 5, 2013
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Gestational diabetes is a condition in which women without previously diagnosed diabetes exhibit high blood glucose levels during pregnancy (especially during their third trimester).

There is some question whether the condition is natural during pregnancy. Gestational diabetes is caused when the insulin receptors do not function […]

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medical Centre Pharmacy is dedicated to providing you with the most up to date information about diabetes and other diseases

Diabetes: Type 2

November 5, 2013
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Diabetes mellitus type 2 is a metabolic disorder that is characterized by high blood glucose in the context of insulin resistance and relative insulin deficiency.

This is in contrast to diabetes mellitus type 1, in which there is an absolute insulin deficiency due to destruction of […]

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medical Centre Pharmacy is dedicated to providing you with the most up to date information about diabetes and other diseases

Diabetes: Type 1

November 5, 2013
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Type 1 diabetes is characterized by a higher level of glucose in the blood than normal.

Glucose cannot travel into the body’s cells as it normally should for lack of insulin. Insulin is a natural hormone that helps move glucose from your blood to your […]

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