Results show hospitalization for pneumonia was associated with increased short- and long-term risk of cardiovascular disease, especially for those age 65 and older. The risk was highest in the first year after hospitalization
If you have diabetes and need treatment for chronic static angina -- the kind that causes chest pain from exertion -- you should know about new treatment guidelines that recommend surgery over stenting.
Lemon or lime wedges in restaurant drinks may flavor your drink, but if they aren’t clean and handled properly, they can also add bacteria that can make you ill.
The number of U.S. men and women with the kind of obesity that settles around the waist – which can indicate a greater risk of ailments such as diabetes and heart disease – has risen sharply over the last 12 years.
The holidays tempt us with sugary, rich foods. Is it OK to indulge a little, even though you have diabetes? Marwan Hamaty, MD, talks about holiday challenges for those with diabetes.
During the holidays especially you may be invited to have a glass of wine or a festive drink. According to the American Diabetes Association, most people with diabetes can enjoy alcohol in moderation. But if you have diabetes, you'll want to take some extra precautions if you choose to drink.
People with elevated or hard to control blood sugar are more susceptible to health problems that include nerve damage (diabetic neuropathy). Find out how to deal with nerve pain resulting from diabetes.
If you’re looking for a heart-healthy weight-loss diet to try, it appears that low-carbohydrate might be more effective than low-fat.
Doctors someday might diagnose lung cancer through a simple blood test – which would enable detection of the disease at an earlier stage and could result in more effective treatment.
If you have a wound that won't heal, Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) is effective and painless. Patients can nap or read as they breathe 100 percent pure oxygen in a large, clear, tube-like chamber.