Ko-Jo Cue is married to a Doctor of Pharmacology and senior lecturer at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
Read part 1 of this article: Diabetes; Known or Unknown? Diabetes presents with very high glucose levels in blood. It is essential that every individual does a regular check on the blood glucose levels.
Read part 1 of this article: Diabetes; Known or Unknown? There are known groups of people who are at risk of developing Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 (DM2). To be in a risk group doesn’t necessarily mean that you will certainly develop diabetes but statistics have shown that such people stand a higher
Read part 2 of this article: Is Diabetes Manageable? Diabetes has risen in rank to one of the most known diseases. This gained popularity however does not come with enough knowledge about it. For a starter, diabetes is of two main forms;
For the ABO grouping, the antibodies produced against the antigens A and B are termed antibodies a and b respectively. Normally, in order not to cause any reaction; if you are of blood group A,
Surely, you’ve heard about blood groups, even though you may not have checked yours. It is necessary to know your blood group especially because it is an indispensable factor in blood transfusion.
One Monday morning, I wasn’t feeling too great but had to go to work anyway. I’m a medical laboratory scientist, hence at work I decided to screen myself thinking I had contracted malaria or some infection which was making me feel that way. I tested positive for Helicobacter pylori although I had no sign of […]
World Health Organization in 2016 estimated that the prevalence of G6PD deficiency to be between 15% and 26% of our general population. Have you realized there are some things that never gets talked about till it causes a havoc?
At a point, one may wonder how medical laboratory scientists are able to check for the sickling status of people. Let me break the process down for easy understanding.
From our previous article on sickle cell anemia, it’s quite clear that giving birth to children with this disorder can be easily prevented by having a sickling test pre-marriage or pre-birth.