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By DuPage Medical Group Sleep Medicine
Don’t let the time change get you down. Follow our tips for better sleep and healthy transition with Daylight Saving Time.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health & Sleep

By DuPage Medical Group Gastroenterology
Cancer screenings are an easy, effective way to detect cancer early, when they are most treatable.This is especially true of colorectal cancer because it is a slow-progressing cancer. Colonoscopy screenings are the best way to protect yourself from colorectal cancer and allow your gastroenterologist to remove any polyps that may be present before they become cancerous. Although it can be a lifesaving test, many people delay their colonoscopy because they are anxious or unsure about the procedure or the pre-screening prep. To make you feel as comfortable and prepared as possible, our board-ceritified Gastroenterologists share tips to help you "prepare for the prep."
Topics and Subtopics: Digestive Disorders & General Health

By DuPage Medical Group Gastroenterology
Colonoscopies are your best defense against colorectal cancer. Make sure you know what preventive options are available and when the right age is to start focusing on your digestive health.

By DuPage Medical Group Surgery
Robotic technology allows surgeons to operate through a few tiny incisions.
Topics and Subtopics: General Health

By Lena Shahbandar, MD
Is persistent spine pain holding you back from your usual activities? The Spine Center of DuPage Medical Group has outlined several lifestyle changes you can make now to take control of your low back pain.

By DMG Physical & Occupational Therapy
Physical and Occupational Therapists are trained to help patients recover from post-surgical scarring which can last up to a year after surgery. Manual massage and other exercises may be just what you need to regain range of motion and reduce discomfort at your surgical site. Ask your primary care physician or orthopaedic surgeon if a referral to PT/OT is right for you.

By DuPage Medical Group Endocrinology
Find out the differences between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

By DuPage Medical Group Endocrinology
The key to preventing Type 2 diabetes is simpler than you think.

By DuPage Medical Group Endocrinology
Here are the best ways to keep your body healthy when you have diabetes.

By DuPage Medical Group Endocrinology
Get a quick course on what diabetes is and how it affects your body.

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