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verb To maintain clinical surveillance on a patient.
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verb To maintain clinical surveillance on a Pt
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Patient discussion about follow

Q. What pattern of heredity does diabetes follow? I know that baldness comes from your mother's father. How does diabetes travel through generations?

A. Ninety percent of children who develop type 1 diabetes actually have no relative with the disease. But it’s an auto immune disease. That means that some people are in risk of getting diabetes type 1. Depends on the immune system they inherited. It’s not “recessive” or “dominant”, if your parent has type 1 – you have a 25% chance of getting the risk factor.

Q. is anyone following a diet for gastroparesis? i developed a bezoar in the stomach, as a result of gastroparesis and it caused internal bleeding, was wondering of anyone else has or knows someone who has had a similar experience

A. brandon

well i had vegus nerve severed also many years ago (forty or so) never gave me trble till recently everything seems ok rite now, but i think it may br an ongoing thing


Q. What specific symptoms should we follow for an autism child? What specific symptoms should we follow for an autism child if he is facing any problem with language learning?

A. Look out for the symptoms such as 1) if he/she talks later to other children of same age 2) if he/she speaks well and soon had lost on the previous known words 3) he/she does not make eye contact while talking 4) speaks with an abnormal tone 6) he/she is not be able to start the talk and even can’t continue it and generally lacks with words and thus repeats same words. Look for these symptoms as these symptoms are connected to communication of the child with autism.

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Pierre went in at the door, stepping on the soft carpet, and noticed that the strange lady, the aide-de-camp, and some of the servants, all followed him in, as if there were now no further need for permission to enter that room.
At sight of them the warriors who had remained with the jeddak leaped to their feet with drawn swords, thinking that their fellows were pursued by many enemies; but no one followed them into the room, and the three chieftains came and stood before O-Tar with bowed heads and trembling knees.
We followed the two slaves to the apartments of O-Mai the Cruel.
Before I could stir in the matter, the men who had followed me across the courtyard crowded in.
The provost-marshal was in attendance, to prove that the General was in earnest; and in the throng that followed the proclamation, Herncastle and I met again.
Only as this time he followed her in the night, and bare-footed, he was neither seen nor heard except once, when Rosa thought she saw something like a shadow on the staircase.
He followed Rosa in his stocking feet, walking on tiptoe.
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In the phone follow-up group, the reasons for not being followed exclusively by phone (other than being lost to follow-up) included a switch by some women to office follow-up before the 1-week phone call; requests by some women to be seen in the office after the 1-week phone call even though the physician didn't consider it necessary; and visits by some women before the 30day call to medical clinics or the emergency department, during which follow-up or pregnancy tests were performed.