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Local Rheumatologist Honored by The Caribbean Association for Rheumatology!
June 19, 2019
Local Rheumatologist Honored by The Caribbean Association for Rheumatology!

At the recent Annual Caribbean Association for Rheumatology meeting (May 3rd - 5th), a local Rheumatologist, Dr. Vincent Nwosa, was honored for excellence in service and dedication in the advancement of Rheumatology in The Caribbean...

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May 05, 2020
Lupus 242 Holds Virtual Events for Awareness Month

May is recognized as Lupus Awareness Month around the world. With social distancing measures in place as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, local support group Lupus 242 will host a series of virtual events to stay connected to its members and the general public...

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January 22, 2020
Medical Conference 2020 - in Nassau, The Bahamas

The LDN Research Trust, which was founded in the United Kingdom, is hosting its 2020 Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) Conference at The Grand Hyatt Baha Mar, One Baha Mar Boulevard Hotel om 12th February 2020. The conference will feature 7 expert medical speakers, including a Rheumatologist and Oncologist...

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November 19, 2019
Doctor from Miami to share awareness regarding juvenile arthritis at the 19th Annual Scientific Educational Conference

The Grand Bahama Medical & Dental Association (GBMDA) invites Dr. Kristina Wiers-Shamir, Pediatric Rheumatologist from Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, part of Memorial Healthcare System in South Florida, to the 19th Annual Scientific Educational Conference to be held November 22nd at the Pelican Bay Resort in Freeport, Bahamas...

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May 28, 2019
Lupus 242 Holds 3rd Annual Health Talk to Educate Members

On Saturday May 18th, Lupus 242 held its 3rd Annual Health Talk at the University of The Bahamas. Educating the public about lupus is one of the major goals of the local non-profit organization. The group also provides support and information for persons in The Bahamas living with the illness...

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May 21, 2019
Lupus 242 Celebrates World Lupus Day with a Pop Up Run/Walk

On Friday May 10th, World Lupus Day, runners took to the streets in purple participating in a POP Up Run/Walk in memory of lupus fighter Crystal Stubbs. Proceeds from the event benefitted Lupus 242, a local non-profit organization providing support and information for persons in The Bahamas living with lupus...

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May Is Arthritis Awareness Month
May 07, 2019
May Is Arthritis Awareness Month

So what is Arthritis? Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. It can affect one joint or multiple joints. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, with different causes and treatment methods. Two of the most common types are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

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May 30, 2017
Getting to the other side

Eight years ago Michelle Thurston's suffering began. The then 27-year-old said she felt like her body was going haywire. She endured joint pains, her blood pressure dropped dangerously low. Her healthcare physician tested her for HIV twice -- because he didn't know what was going on with her. Thurston's body was being besieged by an autoimmune disease, lupus.
In those early days she also had to de...

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Lupus 242 Marks 5th Anniversary with full Month of Awareness Activities
May 02, 2017
Lupus 242 Marks 5th Anniversary with full Month of Awareness Activities

May is recognized as Lupus Awareness Month around the world. This month, local support group, Lupus 242 will host a series of events and activities to raise awareness. This is the fifth year the group has pushed issues associated with lupus to the forefront...

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December 05, 2017
Lack of education is problem with gout

Gout is a condition of elevated uric acid depositing in the body, causing deformity, inflammation and pain. But the major problem with the condition is education, according to Rheumatologist Dr. K. Neil Parker. He says people don't understand how to treat it, so they don't [...]
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