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pediatrician in a broader way. Indeed, over the years we've picked
up a number of things which the children have, which bear referral
for more intensive care.
What are the most frequent impairments?
It depends on the age. Not the age, I mean the time. For
instance, there was a period when we were picking up on lead
poisoning. You know, now that's faded away a little bit. Now we're
picking up diabetes in children. High blood pressure in children.
But that's because we have more time now from our pediatrician than
we had before.
So they might have had these --
before, yes, but we just didn't have the time to do it.
We pick up a lot of eye defects. A lot of eye defects that have gone
unnoticed. Occasional hearing defects. Sometimes something
serious, you know, but usually not very serious. Something which is
Yes, we pick up a lot of that, because children bring a
lot of skin problems, you know. That's very common.
Not too much of that, although they don't eat properly and
we expect them to have it. Overweight, we pick up a lot. I mean,
we don't have to pick that up.
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