Diabetes In A Nutshell

Diabetes In A Nutshell

Diabetes is a metabolic condition that is associated with high blood sugar. High blood sugar happens when insulin is not effectively used or produced in the body. Insulin, a hormone that regulates and moves glucose into our body cells, is produced by an organ referred to as the pancreas. Once this hormone is not effectively […]

Lab Talk

September 13th is World Sepsis Day and at ISN, we are taking this opportunity to spread awareness on this disease and advise Healthcare Practitioners and patients […]

Sepsis: Causes, Diagnosis, and Prevention

According to the World Health Organization, sepsis is a life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection. If not detected and managed early, Sepsis may lead to septic shock, multiple organ failure, and even death. This means that sepsis is the body’s overactive and toxic response to an infection. The human immune […]

Colon and Rectal Cancer Risk in Young People

Understanding the Risk of Colon and Rectal Cancer in Young People

Colon and rectal cancer, popularly known as “colorectal cancer” is any cancer that develops in the colon or rectum. The colon is also referred to as the largest intestine, while the rectum is located at the end of the colon; both organs exist in the lower part of the digestive system. Colorectal cancer grows in […]

Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Risk in Young Adults

Obesity: Increasing the Risk Factor for Type 2 Diabetes in Young Adults

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that prevents the body from utilizing insulin as it should. People with type 2 diabetes are said to have insulin resistance. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas which permits your body to effectively utilize sugar (glucose) from carbohydrates in the food that you eat, for energy, […]

High Blood Pressure: The Silent Millennial Killer

High Blood Pressure: The Silent Millennial Killer

A few decades ago, high blood pressure was not a disease you would easily associate with persons within the ages of 20 – 40. Its prevalence is on the increase among young adults, with an estimate of one in eight young people getting diagnosed with hypertension. To prevent this phenomenon from escalating into a crisis, […]

Kubwa General Hospital Receives Medical Equipment for Quality Research in Nigeria

ISN Medical: Partnering to Promote Quality Research In Nigeria through the Donation of Medical Laboratory Equipment to General Hospital, Kubwa

As more people living with HIV access antiretroviral treatment, the disease is no longer a death sentence. Instead, many are advancing to old age and acquiring non-communicable diseases(NCDs), including diabetes and hypertension. This has formed the background for research by the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) to study the burden, prevalence, and incidence of […]

All You Need To Know About Hepatitis

All You Need To Know About Hepatitis

  Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that can lead to fibrosis (scarring), cirrhosis, or liver cancer. It is a sneaky and silent virus that can permanently harm the liver. Hepatitis can be acute or chronic. Acute hepatitis begins suddenly, is intense, and may last for only a few weeks. Chronic hepatitis refers to […]

ISN Donates Diabetes Kits for COVID-19 Fight

ISN Donates Diabetes Management Kits for the Fight Against COVID-19

  For more than 40 years, ISN Medical has been in the business of supplying Hospitals, Clinics, Pharmacy outlets, and Laboratories with the highest quality of Medical Diagnostics Products and Services in Nigeria. ISN is rising to the challenge posed by COVID-19 to patients living with Diabetes. According to the World Health Organization, people with […]