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  • Diabetes AND Pregnancy

    Approximately 1 in 1000 pregnant women in the United States have diabetes requiring insulin treatment prior to pregnancy. Another 3% to 12 % develop diabetes for the first time during pregnancy-- commonly known as gestational diabetes. With both types, it is critical to the health of BOTH the expectant mother and fetus, to control the blood sugar level in an effort to reduce the risk of serious complications.

  • Autism: Who’s the Culprit? Mother Nature or Mother Nurture?

    April is Autism Awareness Month and before the month left, I wanted to write something ‘profound’ on the topic. Having completed a lot of research on the subject before putting pen to paper, I have come to the conclusion that a lot is known…about the unknown nature of the disease. Conflicting literature exists as to the definition, the prevalence, etiology and treatment options for the disorder.

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