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July 2020 -
Volume 18, Issue 7

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From the Editor

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Original Contribution

Physical activity guidelines awareness and counselling practice in relation to health care providers’ knowledge and behaviour in Qatar
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Mohamed Ghaith Al-Kuwari, Ahmad Muslim Al-Hamdani , Wadha Ahmad Al-Baker
DOI: 10.5742MEWFM.2020.93828

Satisfaction among patients attending the continuity of care clinic in West Bay health center in Qatar
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Mohamed Salem, Amal Al-Ali, Lolwa Al-Maslamani, Hisham El-Mahdi, Shumoos Abed, Mustafa Abugesiesa, Safa Qaissi, Sahar Omer, Eman Abuhzima
DOI: 10.5742MEWFM.2020.93829

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of self-medication among Undergraduate Medical Students in Jeddah city, Saudi Arabia
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Reham Al-Jamea, Asseil Bossei, Hanan Al Zhrani, Faisal Bossei, Wed Faiz, Maaly Alqurashi, Hydi Ahmed
DOI: 10.5742MEWFM.2020.93830

What a low prevalence of diabetes mellitus between the most desired values of high density lipoproteins in the plasma
[Abstract]
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Mehmet Rami Helvaci, Abdulrazak Abyad, Lesley Pocock
DOI: 10.5742MEWFM.2020.93831

Population and Community Studies

Evaluation of Postpartum Stress in Breastfeeding and Non-breastfeeding Mothers of Kathmandu, Nepal
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Kharel Sushil, Raut Binod, Mainalee Mandira
DOI: 10.5742MEWFM.2020.93832

Osteoporosis in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Patients
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Jinan Q. Mohammed, Abdulsatar J. Mathkhor, Alaa H. Abed
DOI: 10.5742MEWFM.2020.93833

COVID-19 in Pakistan: A Grim-looking Trajectory
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Salman Tariq, Naveen Tariq, Waris Qidwai
DOI: 10.5742MEWFM.2020.93834

Review

Diabetes Management in Ramadan – A Clinical Review
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Jazeb Razaq, Shayaan Ahmed Saqib
DOI: 10.5742MEWFM.2020.93835

Parkinson’s Disease: An update on Pathophysiology, Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Management
Part 3 : Diagnosis , Symptoms, and Prognosis of Parkinson’s Disease
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Abdukrazak Abyad
DOI: 10.5742MEWFM.2020.93836

Case study

Haemoperitoneum in undiagnosed fundal placenta percreta in a third trimester pregnancy presented in labor: A case report
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Nansi Dari Alfayez, Taghreed Mohammed Aldajeh, Mohmmad Abed Al-rahaman AL-harasis, Ahmad Saad Kharabsheh, Khalil Abdel Wahhab Al-Tamimi
DOI: 10.5742MEWFM.2020.93837

Original Clinical Research

Post-stroke Delirium: Meta-analysis of Frequency
Saleha Al-Jadidi, Martin Cole, Alina Dyachenko, Antonio Ciampi
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DOI: 10.5742MEWFM.2020.93838



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Abdulrazak Abyad MD, MPH, MBA, AGSF, AFCHSE

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September 2020 - Volume 18, Issue 9

Glucose- 6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency: A review

Correspondence:
Dr. Sanjeewa Sumathipala.
Family Medicine Consultant
Primary Health Care Corporation
Qatar
Email: sansumathipala@gmail.com

Received: July 2020; Accepted: August 2020; Published: September 1, 2020. Citation: Sanjeewa Sumathipala. Glucose- 6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency: A review. World Family Medicine. 2020; 18(9): 92-97. DOI: 10.5742MEWFM.2020.93862

Abstract


Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deciency is a genetic disorder affecting people at any age and is thought to affect 400 million people worldwide. It is normally asymptomatic but can lead to significant morbidity and mortality. There are recognized factors that need to be avoided. Detection of the disorder, avoidance of provoking factors, management of the symptoms and any complications are essential to ensure that people with G6PD deficiency can remain as healthy as possible.

Key words: Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase; G6PD deciency; Red blood cells; Hemolysis; Neonatal jaundice; Fava beans; Malaria; Primaquine.

 







 


 

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