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gestational diabetes

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes mellitus or what we commonly known as gestational diabetes is a state where individuals without previously diagnosed diabetes display high blood glucose levels during pregnancy. This increase in...

Antiphospholipid Syndrome

Antiphospholipid Syndrome

Antiphospholipid syndrome is a malady wherein the immune system incorrectly produces antibodies against certain normal proteins present in the blood. Antiphospholipid syndrome therefore can lead to formation of blood clots...

Varicose Vein

Venous Disorders: Varicose Veins

Varicosities (varicose veins) are abnormally dilated, tortuous superficial veins caused by incompetent venous valves. It may be considered primary (no involvement of deep veins) or secondary (resulting from obstruction of...