Diabetic Retinopathy

Author: Diala Diab                                                                  Country: Lebanon                                                                  Current School: Yeditepe                                University, Medical Faculty, Istanbul. Abstract: Topic: Diabetic Retinopathy is one of the most wide world leading causes of blindness as a result of prolonged and severe diabetes. Aim of the study: to figure out how Diabetic Retinopathy affects ethnicity and the increasing risk of different eye color categories at the same time. Methods:  27 organotypic cells culturing of 3 samples each of 9 retinoic gene cells of 3 different race groups: Hispanic Caucasian, Black, and White patients with early Diabetic…

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What is a “High-Risk” Pregnancy?

Angela Chiodo, CNM Certified Nurse-Midwife: So there’s a number of things that can make a pregnant person high risk. So obesity, being over 35, if you have high blood pressure. If you’re coming into the pregnancy with other medical problems. Diabetes, or substance abuse issues. Fonda Mitchell, MD OB/GYN: For your obstetrician what that means is we need to assess you a little closer and maybe a little bit more frequently. It does not mean that there is no potential for a healthy outcome and delivery with this pregnancy. Leslie,…

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