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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.
By Kristen Smith, MD
Although the holiday season can bring time spent with loved ones, celebrations and cheer, your first holiday with a new baby can also bring stress and worry. Check out tips to celebrate the season like a pro.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health
By Anthony Peterson, MD, FAAD, Aristides Assimacopoulos, MD, Brian Kadow, MD, Ethan Kosova, MD, Marc Fallah, MD, FAASLD, Matthew Baugh, MD, Paul Signorino, MD, FACS, Shakaib Hayat, DO, Zeeshan Ali, MD
Did you know that men are at an increased risk of developing a variety of health conditions including gout, a hernia or liver disease? During the month of November, in an effort to increase awareness of many of the health conditions that impact men’s health, our team of experts share tips to reduce your risk and stay healthy.
Topics and Subtopics: Men's Health
By Kevin Germino, MD, FAAP
The vaping trend is growing rapidly and kids are vulnerable. Pediatrician, Dr. Kevin Germino, busts myths, shares startling facts about the dangers of vaping and gives tips on how you can talk to your teens and empower them with facts.
By Lena Shahbandar, MD, Paul Manganelli, MD
We know that dealing with pain on a daily basis can be physically limiting and emotionally challenging. Whether your pain is related to a chronic or an acute condition, there are pain management options and treatments to provide you with the relief you need.
Topics and Subtopics: Injury & Pain Management
By Mary Buescher, RD, CDE
Whether you’ve just been diagnosed with diabetes or have been living with it for years, it is helpful to be versed in some of the most common terms associated with your condition. Our Diabetic Educators have created a glossary that you can refer to at-a-glance, to help familiarize yourself with routine terms used by your care team.
Topics and Subtopics: Diabetes Care
By Michael Conti Mica, MD
The holiday season can bring fun times with family and friends – but certain festivities can bring back and spine pain as well. This winter, be aware of these potential pain triggers so you can avoid back discomfort and enjoy yourself throughout the season.
By Dr. Shantan Reddy
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 100 million adults in the United States are prediabetic or diabetic. Both conditions are the result of higher than normal blood sugar levels, typically 100 mg/dL or higher. If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes or diabetes, you are at an increased risk of developing other health conditions including stroke, heart or kidney disease. When blood sugar levels remain elevated for an extended period of time, it can also affect the health of your eyes and lead to complications such as blurry vision and in some cases, blindness. While diabetes is a serious disease, you can manage your blood sugar with medications and by following a healthy lifestyle. Taking steps to keep your blood sugar levels within the recommended range, along with regular checkups with your primary care physician and an ophthalmologist, can minimize your risk of developing complications. Board-certified ophthalmologist, Shantan Reddy, MD, shares how diabetes can affect your vision and offers tips to maintain your eye health.