Pregestational Diabetes during Pregnancy

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Women with pregestational diabetes are at an increased risk for congenital malformations and pregnancy complications more than women without this condition. The most common malformations seen include cardiac defects, spinal bifida, and cleft lip and/or palate. Women with pregestational diabetes are also at risk for other complications, including miscarriage, fetal growth, preeclampsia, stillbirth, cesarean delivery,

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Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

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What is Ehlers Danlos Syndrome? Ehlers Danlos syndrome refers to a group of genetic disorders of connective tissue, primarily the skin, joints, and blood vessel walls. Common symptoms include overly-flexible joints that may dislocate, skin hyperextensibility or over-elastic skin, and fragile tissue. Typically classified as six types (unfortunately not numbered 1-6…), the symptoms frequently overlap

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Crohn’s Disease

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Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) Crohn’s Disease Crohn’s disease (CD) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease, which can affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract from the mouth to the rectum. However, most CD cases affect the small bowel, colon, or both.The symptoms of CD depend on the area it involves, and may

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