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Here are the top ten articles for the Gynecology Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Diabetes Treatment
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) can cause long term problems such as heart disease, kidney failure, stroke, loss of limbs and blindness. This can be prevented; either by preventing the onset of diabetes or by managing diabetes if you have it. This article will review how diabetes is managed.
2. Diabetes Screening
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) affects approximately 8-10% of people and the prevalence is increasing, even in children. It can be identified early enough where appropriate treatment can prevent serious problems. Read this article to learn more about screening.
3. Surgical Treatment of Endometriosis
Endometriosis can be quite debilitating, decreasing the quality of a woman’s life. It is usually controlled with hormonal therapy however surgical options exist if conservative management fails. Read this article to learn more.
4. Diabetes Prevention
Diabetes can cause irreversible vascular disease that results in heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, need for amputation and blindness if left untreated. The good news is this can all be prevented. Read this article to learn more.
5. Diagnosing Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is a condition of elevated glucose and the inability to use insulin effectively. Uncontrolled DM can lead to death, dismemberment and chronic health problems. This article will explain how it is diagnosed.
6. Uterine Fibroid Evaluation
Fibroids or leiomyomata are benign smooth muscle tumors that can cause pelvic pain, heavy bleeding, pelvic pressure and a notable mass. These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to identify the cause. Read this article to learn what tests are done to evaluate this problem.
7. Vulvar Plaques and Patches
The vulvar skin can develop allergic reactions and autoimmune responses that cause unusual patches or plaques. The appearance and other associated symptoms can help determine the cause of the skin changes. This articles reviews the common causes of patches and plaques.
8. Beating Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer is a leading cause of death in both women and men. Over the past decades, an increased understanding of its development and treatment has lead to improved prevention, early diagnosis and survival. Read this article to learn how you can beat this devastating malignancy.
9. Human Papillomavirus Virus
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) causes cervical cancer and other genital cancers. Read this article to learn more about how this virus is transmitted and if you are at risk.
10. Cervical Cancer Screening
The institution of routine Pap test has reduced the incidence of cervical cancer by 50% over the past 3 decades but it still remains a problem. It is the second most common cancer in women worldwide. New screening test are now available which augments the pap. Read this article to learn more.
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