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Questions to Ask Your Vascular Surgeon (Video)

Tags: chat with a doctor, heart and vascular institute, heart surgery, vascular disease, vascular surgery

Asking questions will help you understand why you need to see a vascular surgeon, and what to expect from any surgical procedures. Tips in this video include asking about recovery time and home care.


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Chat With a Doctor: Improving Your Heart Health

Tags: chat with a doctor, exercise, heart, heart and vascular institute, heart health, nutrition, prevention, web chat, webchat

What can you do to improve your heart health? Our experts will answer your questions and offer you tips during a live web chat on Monday, March 25, 2013, at noon ET.


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5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Doctor’s Appointment

Tags: chat with a doctor, family health, family history, personalized healthcare, relaxation

If you’ve ever left a doctor’s office thinking, “I forgot to ask my questions,” you’re not alone. Use these tips to get as much as you can out of one-on-one time with your doctor.


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Chat With a Doctor: Ask an Ophthalmologist — Retinal Diseases

Tags: chat with a doctor, eye, eye exam, eye health, webchat

You may not give your retinas, even your eyes, a second thought. You should! Learn more about good eye care from a Cleveland Clinic physician at a live webchat Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at noon (ET).


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Chat With a Doctor: Heart Valve Diseases and Conditions

Tags: chat with a doctor, heart failure, heart valve disease, heart webchats, mitral valve repair, valve surgery, webchat

What happens when one or more of your heart’s four valves don’t work properly? Ask questions about valve disease from top Cleveland Clinic heart surgeons at a live webchat Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, at noon (ET).


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Chat With a Doctor: Ask the Cardiologist

Tags: chat with a doctor, heart disease, heart webchats, webchat

What are the latest advances in treatments for cardiovascular disease? Ask questions and get answers from top Cleveland Clinic cardiologists during a live webchat Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at noon (ET).


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Chat With a Doctor: Heart Failure and Cardiac Rehabilitation

Tags: cardiac rehabilitation, chat with a doctor, heart failure, webchat

If you have heart failure, a change in lifestyle can make all the difference. Learn how cardiac rehabilitation gets you stronger and healthier from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at noon (ET).


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Chat With a Doctor: Thyroid Problems

Tags: chat with a doctor, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, thyroid, webchat

You may have a thyroid problem and not even know it — and untreated thyroid disorders can have serious health repercussions. Cleveland Clinic physicians talk about thyroid disease during a live webchat Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at 1 p.m. (ET).


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Chat With a Doctor: Peripheral Artery Disease, Amputation Prevention

Tags: amputation, chat with a doctor, heart disease, peripheral artery disease, webchat

Peripheral artery disease is a dangerous condition that, if untreated, can cause gangrene and lead to amputation. Cleveland Clinic physicians talk about this during a live webchat Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at noon (ET).


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Chat With a Doctor: Coronary Artery Disease

Tags: atherosclerosis, CAD, chat with a doctor, coronary artery disease, heart disease, webchat

If you have coronary artery disease (CAD) your risk of heart attack or stroke increases. Find out what you can do to prevent or treat CAD from Cleveland Clinic physicians during a live webchat Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at noon (ET).