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  • diagnostic testing to impact healthcare delivery Point-of-care testing allows diagnoses in a physician’s office, an ambulance, the home, the field or ...

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  • Point-of-care testing (POCT) is an important diagnostic tool that can be used in various locations. POCT IS DEFINED AS “testing at or near the site of...

  • Blood pressure is the pressure that is exerted by the blood upon the walls of the blood vessels. The height of the pressure is determined by the amoun...

  • My name is Dr Sindisiwe van Zyl. I use social media and digital technology to share health-related knowledge. We have seen a growing trend amongst Sou...

  • Collectively, cancer, diabetes, lung and heart diseases kill 41-million people annually, accounting for 71% of all deaths globally, 15 million of whic...

  • Learn about Cholesterol and Hba1c to maintain a healthy lifestyle.   More information: Cholesterol Consumer Brochure Hba1c Education...

  • Fasting is not routinely required for determination of a lipid profile: clinical and laboratory implications including flagging at desirable concentrati...

  • Your lipid test results are constantly changing. A test result one day might be higher or lower than your previous or next test result. Why? Your lipi...