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Stroke – Part 1 – Types of Stroke


By Julian Booker, MD Stroke falls under the category of cerebrovascular disease meaning disease involving the blood vessels of the central nervous system (brain, spinal cord and visual system). We all know someone that has had a stroke but many … Continue reading

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Chronic kidney disease – Part 2 – a little more


By Julian Booker, MD You may recall in an earlier post a discussion of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) risk equivalency. A CHD risk equivalent is a disease or cluster of diseases that places you at a significantly increased risk for … Continue reading

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