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Hyperpigmentation-A Sign of Systemic disease-Skin Disorders by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:55pm Author: Robert Baird Article: Increased pigmentation of the skin is seen in a number of systemic diseases. In porphyria cutanea tarda, hyperpigmentation occurs on the face and arms, presumably because of the photosensitizing effect of porphyrins. It is accompanied by hirsutism of the face together with skin fragility or blistering of the ... Read on »
Hyperpigmentation-a Sign of Systemic Disease-skin Disorders by Jan Posted Wed 02 Jun 2010 12:00am Hyperpigmentation-a Sign of Systemic Disease-skin Disorders By: Robert Baird Increased pigmentation of the skin is seen in a number of systemic diseases. In porphyria cutanea tarda, hyperpigmentation occurs on the face and arms, presumably because of the photosensitizing effect of porphyrins. It is accompanied by ... Read on »
Is Your Disease on the RARE List™ – If So, More Bad News! by Chris H. Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 3:01pm I wonder if people truly understand what it means if their rare disease or disorder is on the RARE List™? Last week, the R.A.R.E. Project and  Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page ... Read on »
Cancer: 50 Shades of F-cked Up? by Dr. B G Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sat 27 Oct 2012 9:51pm Galena Officinalis (French lilac or Goat's Rue) Ancient remedy for polyuria (sign of diabetes mellitus, sugar in the urine) Original source of chemical that was tweaked and patented into drug known as metformin, a diabetes now emerging as newest cancer drug Photo Credit: Agro Semena Hyperinsulinemia and Insulin Resistance: Ne ... Read on »
Explaining Gestational Diabetes Mellitus by Sharon LaMothe Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:19pm With my first 3 pregnancies (including a set of twins) I had no problem with Gestational Diabetes but with my 4th and last pregnancy ...another set of twins, I had GD but it was controlled with diet. I was not over weight but I do have a grandmother who died from it. Hopefully the information below will help you! Good Luck! Sh ... Read on »
Question 23. What is polycystic ovarian syndrome? Where does it come from and how is it treated? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted Mon 03 May 2010 1:55pm So after a weekend off I found myself completely swamped this morning. How 48 hours can make such a difference is beyond me. Following two egg I rushed out to Reston and then back again. Traffic was so bad this morning that I canceled my Monday morning lecture to the residents and medical students. Too bad for them because it was supposed to be ... Read on »
Poor Diet, Inactivity May Lead To Metabolism-Induced Asthma by Medline Plus Posted Fri 17 Sep 2010 9:00am Findings apply even to children with a healthy weight, researchers say By Robert Preidt Friday, September 17, 2010 FRIDAY, Sept. 17 (HealthDay News) -- A poor diet and lack of exercise can cause an imbalance in metabolism that may increase a child's risk of developing asthma, a new study suggest ... Read on »
In the past few weeks I’ve ... by Pam Tremble Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 8:42pm In the past few weeks I’ve learned a lot of new things about how my body is working – or not working, actually. I’ve read so much information that my poor brain is in information overload these days. So I thought I’d share a bit of it here in case it might help others who have PCOS and also share some resources that I’ve found helpful. ... Read on »
Diabetes by Noman Khan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:54pm What is diabetes? Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism—the way the body uses digested food for growth and energy. Most of the food people eat is broken down into glucose, the form of sugar in the blood. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the body. After digestion, glucose passes into the bloodstream, where it is used by cells for gr ... Read on »
What is PCOS? by John David Gordon MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 25 Sep 2009 3:34pm Certain reproductive problems are more common than others and PCOS is one of the most common fertility problems that we deal with in clinical practice. When lecturing the medical students and residents I spend a lot of time talking about PCOS because this is a problem that all Ob Gyn physicians should understand and manage. That being said, it ... Read on »