12:58 9th June 2021 | Chronic Disease
Do you know what chronic disease is? Chronic disease is one that persists beyond 3 months and requires long-term management by a specialist. Examples include diabetes, hypertension, hepatitis, cancer, asthma and others. Chronic disease management is essential in ensuring that disorders (such as the ones mentioned above) do not progress to life-threatening levels.
15:55 3rd September 2020 | Chronic Disease
“HIV.” “Diabetes.” “Hepatitis.” Hypertension.” Your doctor's diagnosis sometimes comes as a shock, especially if it happens to be a chronic medical condition that will require life-long management. Most times, you "feel" so healthy, you didn't think you could ever be diagnosed with a chronic disease. Read more...
18:21 26th March 2018 | Heart Failure
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Heart failure, a growing global problem, has serious consequences in Sub-Saharan Africa.
In Nigeria, 45% of patients die from heart failure caused by untreated, abnormally high blood pressure, also known as hypertension.
Dr Okechukwu Ogah is a heart expert and consultant cardiologist at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan. After revealing the above statistic from a heart failure survey he added that the “average age of a heart failure ...
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