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Dr. Jason Kur

Dr. Jason Kur

MD,FRCP
Rheumatologist
Vancouver, BC
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What is Raynaud`s disease?

A:

Raynaud`s disease is a condition where the blood vessels constrict more than normal due to cold exposure. When a person with Raynaud`s goes into the cold, their hands will react to the cold and turn white or purple. Once rewarmed, their hands will usually go bright red. The hyper-sensitivity to the cold can also affect the feet, nose and ears, and can cause tingling or numbness in the affected areas. If you think you may have symptoms of Raynaud`s disease, speak with your physician.

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What is Raynaud's Disease

Dr. Daniel Ngui

Dr. Daniel Ngui

BSc (P.T), MD, CFPC, FCFP
Family Doctor
Vancouver, BC
Q:

How often should I see my doctor if I have COPD?

A:

One of the main goals in treating your COPD is understanding what could be causing your flares and how to prevent them from happening. By seeing your doctor regularly, this can be reviewed, along with your medications. The general rule of thumb for COPD patients is to see their doctor twice a year.

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Dr. Amit Gupta

Dr. Amit Gupta

MD, FACS
Ophthalmologist
Scarborough, ON
Q:

What Causes Diabetic Retinopathy and Who Can Get It

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Diabetes is a lot of sugar in your blood, and that is about the limit of what most people—patients—understand about diabetes. But what is the implication of that is the real problem. Sugar is high, your doctor tells you to control your sugars, you look at the numbers, you get frustrated, but at the end of the day you feel fine.

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What Causes Diabetic Retinopathy and Who Can Get It

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