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31 July 2022 0

SPEECH DEFECT LINKED TO INSULIN USE IN PREGNANCY

By DR. U.J. Agim

Can a child’s speech defect be linked to insulin use in pregnancy? A patient with gestational diabetes at the antenatal clinic asked if insulin causes speech defect in children. She feels one of her child who cannot speak at age 4years was due to the insulin she used to control her blood sugar in that pregnancy.

29 July 2022 0

INFERTILITY AND SOME OF THE KNOWN CAUSES

By DR. U.J. Agim

Infertility is said to occur when a couple have regular unprotected sexual intercourse of reasonable frequency and are still unable to conceive after one year. A great number of couple will conceive within one year, the remaining small percentage will conceive in the second year. However, evaluation starts after one year for younger women.