Ladeisha Lombard

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The metabolic syndrome is a highly prevalent clinical entity, which is often overlooked and may have far-reaching health implications for the patient. Up to 80% of patients with the metabolic syndrome die as a result of cardiovascular complications. Insulin resistance is the central component of this complex syndrome and should be appropriately addressed to(More)
OBJECTIVES To synthesise evidence on women's experiences surrounding rehabilitation and reintegration after obstetric fistula repair in sub-Saharan Africa and explore recommendations from women and health service providers. METHOD Systematic literature review of qualitative studies surrounding rehabilitation experiences of women in sub-Saharan Africa who(More)
Type II diabetes mellitus is one of the most common chronic diseases seen by general practitioners. The seriousness of the disease and its consequences for the patient are often underestimated. Insight into the pathophysiology of the disease often helps to improve the management of these patients. It is therefore crucial to know how to treat insulin(More)
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