What You Should Know About Swelling in Your Legs

If you notice swelling in your feet or legs, you should definitely tell your primary care doctor, says Cleveland Clinic Vascular Medicine specialist Leslie Gilbert, MD. Swelling, or edema, can be caused by many things and it’s important to try to understand what is causing it. “If people see any redness, blistering or swelling in … Read More

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4 Ways to Improve Your Breast Cancer Rehab

With guest contributor Sree Battu, MD, rehabilitation specialist When it comes to breast cancer, what comes after surgery or treatment can be just as important as the treatment itself. Breast cancer rehabilitation can minimize the impact of treatment and improve your quality of life. But we are starting to realize that rehabilitation can do much … Read More

Diabetes Facts: Know the Risks

People with diabetes are at risk for long-term problems affecting the eyes, kidneys, heart, brain, feet and nerves. The best way to prevent or delay these problems is to control your blood sugar and take good care of yourself. Want to learn more about your risk? Take the diabetes risk assessment. Brain Diabetes increases the … Read More

Chat With a Doctor: Rehabilitation for Lymphedema Patients

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about rehabilitation options for lymphedema patients? Dan Shamir, MD, Cleveland Clinic Lakewood Hospital, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at noon (ET). Get answers to your health questions and concerns. It’s easy to … Read More