atherosclerosis

  • Protect your brain with optimal glucose control

    Diabetes

    Posted on 6 November 2018

    Four hundred South Africans suffer a stroke daily: this is a medical emergency where the blood flow to a section of the brain is interrupted or diminished. What’s important is prompt treatment, which can limit damage to tissue that’s suffered a lack of oxygen and nutrients. Dr Rudi Renison, a neurologist in private practice at Mediclinic Cape Gate, explains.

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  • Can leg pain or numbness signify peripheral arterial disease?

    Cardiology

    Posted on 11 September 2018

    This circulatory disorder effects the functioning of your arteries – and can be an early warning sign of major heart problems. Mediclinic cardiologist Dr Philip Mills explains the risks, and your testing and treatment options.

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