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High blood cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for heart and vascular disease. Robert Nierzwicki, MD, cardiologist at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage and Delnor Hospitals, discusses the lifestyle and genetic factors that impact cholesterol and other fats in the blood, as well as how genetic testing can impact treatment.…
 
While diet and lifestyle play a large role in developing heart disease, research has found that as much as 30 percent of heart disease cases are influenced by genetic factors. Anjan Tibrewala, MD, heart failure specialist at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital, and Rebecca VanDyke, MS, LCGC, licensed genetic counselor …
 
In this panel interview, Gayle Kricke MSW, PhD and Alison Bodor MBA, MS OTR/L share what elements The Human Rights Campaign Foundation looks for to make hospitals leaders in LGBTQ healthcare, the unique healthcare needs of patients in the LGBTQ community and what NM hospitals doing to meet these needs.…
 
Gestational diabetes is on the rise with pregnant women and a balanced diet and exercise are not the only way to ward off the condition. Hear from two leading experts, Dr. Szmuilowicz, and Dr. Metzger in gestational diabetes about how you can lower your risk and keep you and your baby healthy.저자 admin
 
More women than men die each year from heart attacks, stroke and other cardiovascular conditions, yet women are less likely than men to receive appropriate care. Dr. Marla Mendelson discusses what you need to know about heart disease in women. She shares how the symptoms of heart disease are very different in women than men and are often under reco…
 
If you have ever stepped down off a curb or worn high heels and twisted your ankle, you know how painful and debilitating it can be, as you limp away trying to figure out what to do next. Dr. Anish Kadakia discusses what causes ankle instability, ways to prevent it, and treatment options available at Northwestern Medicine.…
 
Joint replacement may be considered only after other treatment options have failed to provide adequate relief from pain and/or disability. Dr. Linda Suleiman discusses signs that it might be time for someone to consider a joint replacement and what to expect from this type of surgery.저자 admin
 
Huntington's disease (HD) is an inherited neurodegenerative disorder that’s caused by a mutation in a gene. If a parent is diagnosed, their children have a 50 percent chance of inheriting the gene and developing HD. Danny Bega, MD, MSCI discusses Huntington's disease and how to genetically test for this disease.…
 
Deep brain stimulation is a surgical treatment option for patients with Parkinson's disease who have not seen positive effects from medication. While this device implanted in the brain is not for everyone, it may be a lifesaver for those living with essential tremors. Dr. Cindy Zadikoff, discusses deep brain stimulation as a treatment option to hel…
 
Integrative medicine is what patients and providers believe in their hearts and minds is the right treatment, based on all current evidence and informed by their beliefs, values and experiences. Integrative medicine is the way you live your life, the food you eat, the environment you live in, and the relationships you maintain. It's also using the …
 
Northwestern Medicine is proud to announce that Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University has received the highest rating of Exceptional from the National Cancer Institute. Leo Gordon, MD, explains why this designation is so important for advancing cancer research that will then translate into new treatments for cancer …
 
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that affects the central nervous system. Each person can be affected differently by the disease, with different symptoms that depend on which areas of the nervous system are affected. Dr. Carolyn Bevan discusses how The Northwestern Medicine Multiple Sclerosis Program offers cutting-edge and compassionate care f…
 
If and when the time comes to focus on comfort care closer to the end of life for a loved one, it might be time to consider hospice care. Priya Kumthekar, MD, neuro-oncologist at Northwestern Memorial, discusses end of life care for patients with Glioblastoma and how we will work with you and your loved ones to ensure as safe and comfortable a tran…
 
Women with fibroids, ovarian cysts, endometeriosis and other issues that can cause heavy bleeding are often told hysterectomies are the only option. However, that is not always the case. Dr. Magdy Milad discusses alternatives to hysterectomy, how you know when you actually need a hysterectomy and general minimally invasive approaches to common (and…
 
Viral hepatitis, which can include Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C, is among a group of viral diseases that can affect the liver. Dr Steven Flamm, Medical Director of the Liver Transplant Program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, is here to discuss what you need to know about Hepatitis and World Hepatitis Day, the latest treatment option…
 
New findings from a groundbreaking Trial Assigning Individualized Options for Treatment (Rx), or TAILORx trial, show no benefit from chemotherapy for 70 percent of women with the most common type of breast cancer. Dean Tsarwhas, MD, Medical Director, North Region, Cancer Services, Northwestern Memorial Healthcare, joins the podcast to explain these…
 
Nearly 80 percent of people face a painful back or neck problem at some point in their lives. Whether you need care for common injuries or complex spine surgery, Northwestern Medicine spine specialists combine innovation and skill to help restore your movement and improve your quality of life. Dr. Michael T. Walsh, Neurosurgeon with Northwestern Me…
 
Heart valve disease can take its toll on more than just the heart. At the Center for Heart Valve Disease, we don’t just integrate clinical expertise and research to treat each condition. We also use a total-team approach to address each patient’s specific valve diagnosis, including their emotional health needs. Dr. Micah Eimer, Cardiologist at Nort…
 
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