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Visit of Sir Maurice Hatter
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 - 13:45

Sir Maurice Hatter visits the Institute

Diabetes (sugar disease) causes high levels of sugar (glucose) in your blood
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 - 15:00

Diabetes (sugar disease) causes high levels of sugar (glucose) in your blood.

Emotional stress can happen to any mother and it is not your fault
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 - 18:45

You are not alone if you feel stressed since you became pregnant. Some mothers feel troubled and guilty for feeling unhappy during their pregnancy. Getting help will make you feel better, and there is a lot of support on offer.

High blood pressure during pregnancy is dangerous
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 - 10:00

If you are diagnosed with pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure during pregnancy), you will need to stay in the hospital so that your blood pressure can be checked often, for your safety and that of your baby.

Shortness of breath during pregnancy can affect your health
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 - 13:30

Not being able to breathe properly during pregnancy can affect your health and that of your unborn baby.

Watch your sugar levels before and during pregnancy
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 - 17:15

Did you know that you might have diabetes before you fall pregnant or you could become diabetic during your pregnancy? Visit your clinic to check your sugar levels.

A healthy diet and good exercise can protect your baby
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 - 22:15

A healthy diet and good exercise can protect your baby’s heart and make your baby healthy in life.

African country representatives meet in Cape Town to discuss heart failure
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 - 21:45

Participants from several African countries: Mozambique, Cameroon, Senegal, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and South Africa met recently at the Vineyard Hotel Conference Centre to discuss heart failure.

Gentle exercise is important during and after pregnancy
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 - 11:00

Choose gentle forms of exercise such as swimming, stretching, low-impact dancing, gardening and housework. Brisk walking, jogging or stationary cycling are suitable up until you are six months pregnant.

Genome-wide gene expression analysis in black South African women who develop gestational diabetes m
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 - 09:45

To understand the impact of gestational diabetes on the foetus by investigating gene expression and DNA methylation to look for epigenetic perturbations that may lead to an unfavourable outcome in the offspring.

Monitor weight gain during your pregnancy
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 - 09:30

You must ensure that you gain the correct amount of weight for your body type during your pregnancy. “Eating for two” is not necessary and could lead to extra weight gain.

Pathophysiology and epidemiology of peripartum cardiomyopathy
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 - 09:00

Cardiovascular diseases are a major cause of complications in pregnancy worldwide, and the number of patients who develop cardiac problems during pregnancy is increasing.