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By Jihad Kudsi, MD
If you have been unsuccessful in achieving or maintaining a healthy weight using diet and lifestyle modifications, you may want to consider additional treatment options, including bariatric (weight loss) surgery. In addition to being one of the most effective, long-lasting ways to treat obesity and achieve your weight loss goals, bariatric surgery provides health benefits that go well beyond weight loss. Bariatric surgeon, Jihad Kudsi, MD, shares some of the most common health benefits following a weight loss surgery.
By Jihad Kudsi, MD
Over time, being overweight increases your risk of developing several other medical conditions. Bariatric surgeon, Jihad Kudsi, MD, shares some of the most common health risks associated with obesity.
By Jacqueline Moran, MD
Colder temperatures during the winter months can take some getting used to. It can be especially difficult for those dealing with respiratory issues, including asthma. This is because cold, dry air irritates your lungs and upper respiratory infections are more common during the winter. If you become ill, it can worsen your asthma symptoms. To help you breathe easier, allergist Jacqueline Moran, MD, explains the impact cold weather can have on your lungs and provides tips to keep your asthma symptoms under control during the cold winter months.
By Brett Collander, MD
With the rising trend seen in e-cigarette use, or vaping, it’s more important now than ever to be aware of the short and long-term medical risks these devices may have on your lungs. DMG Pulmonologist, Brett Collander, MD, shares his medical expertise on the detrimental side-effects that vaping can have on your lungs.
By Lara Hamilton RDN, CDE
You shouldn’t feel guilty for indulging around the holidays, especially if you stock the dessert table with health-conscious treats. DMG registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator, Lara Hamilton, shares some of her favorite holiday dessert recipes that everyone can enjoy.
By Karen Johnson, MD, Nichole Butler-Mooyoung, MD, Vanessa Foster, MD
menopause and everything in between, your gynecologist is your trusted partner through all stages of life. Obstetricians and gynecologists (OB/GYNE), Drs. Nichole Butler-Mooyoung, Vanessa Foster and Karen Johnson share insights on the importance of developing a long-term, trusting relationship with your OB/GYNE.
Topics and Subtopics: Women's Health
By Dr. Priyanka Rajaram
A new diagnosis can leave you with many questions and concerns. To help you from feeling lost, our pulmonary hypertension specialist, Dr. Priyanka Rajaram, answers some of the most frequently asked questions when receiving this diagnosis.
Topics and Subtopics: Respiratory Problems
For many people, Thanksgiving Day is spent in the kitchen and around their table with family and friends. Make the most of your Thanksgiving by avoiding trips to the immediate care center or emergency room due to some of the most common Thanksgiving Day injuries.
By Patricia Stzembosz, MD
Recommendations from the “Safe to Sleep” campaign have decreased the number of sudden deaths in sleeping babies. Understanding sleep risks and how to create a safe sleeping environment for your little one can go a long way in helping you rest easier.