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Elderly Driving—When is it time to hang up they keys? Dr. Mark Mroczko talks about some simple things that can be done to help elderly drivers stay safe while on the road.
What is diabetes—What is diabetes? How do you know if you have it? Dr. Liza Yambay with Advocate Medical Group tackles these questions and more.
Thyroid Health—Learn more about what your thyroid does and some symptoms to look for that could indicate potential problems.
What You Need To Know About Colon Cancer Prevention And Detection—Dr. Rockford Yapp, a gastroenterologist at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, explains who should get a colonoscopy, how to reduce your risk factors for colon cancer and why you should not be afraid of having a colonoscopy.
Identifying Atrial Fibrillation—In an effort to help you identify A-fib, Dr. Mehran Jabbarzadeh, a cardiac electrophysiologist at Advocate Condell Medical Center, discusses the signs, symptoms and treatment options available.
Better Beverages—What you drink is as important as what you eat. Water is still the best choice - its' a great way to watch your calories and helps keep you away from those sugary drinks.
Have GERD? Know Your Treatment Options—Arun Ohri, MD, gastroenterologist at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center's Digestive Health Institute, explains the treatment options for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Easy Diet Changes to Keep Acid Reflux Away—Andrew Albert, MD, gastroenterologist at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center's Digestive Health Institute, offers easy food substitution tips to keep your acid reflux under control.
EUS, Endoscopic Ultrasound—What is EUS, and what are the benefits?
New Center Something to 'Scope' Out—Endoscopy center in Advocate Christ Medical Center's new Outpatient Pavilion offers patients advanced GI services, state-of-the-art procedures, and patient amenities that include procedure tracking boards for families, complimentary parking, easy access and comfortable waiting areas.
Do You Know Your Numbers?—Advocate Medical Group cardiologist and Advocate Trinity Hospital physician Imran Ali, MD, talks about the importance of knowing your heart health numbers. Visit iHeartAdvocate.com to try a free heart risk tool.
Heart Month Harlem Shake—The Advocate Trinity Hospital cardiac cath lab team showed their enthusiasm for American Heart Month and heart health by dancing the Harlem Shake together! Visit iheartAdvocate.com for a free heart risk assessment tool.
Feeling Thirsty? Make a Healthy Drink Choice—Nancy Moran, a registered dietician at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, offers suggestions for healthy drink choices. She recommends avoiding pop and other sugary beverages and replacing these drinks with water and flavored waters.
AdvocateLive: Everything you need to know about heart health—Cardiologist, Dr. Peter J. Stacy of Advocate Medical Group answers questions about heart disease, prevention and treatment during this edition of AdvocateLive. Dr. Stacy is joined by Anne Miller, director of the Go Red for Women campaign of the American Heart Association and heart attack survivor, Dan Cavanaugh. The show is hosted by Kelly Jo Golson, chief marketing officer for Advocate Health Care.
Just a Kid at Heart—Thanks to an advanced adult congenital heart center, pediatric cardiologists and heart surgeons at Advocate Children's Hospital-Oak Lawn are successfully treating adults who were born with congenital heart problems and whose unique heart anatomies are less familiar to adult heart specialists. For one 26-year-old heart patient and teacher, a lengthy hospitalization at Advocate Children's Hospital-Oak Lawn is having a happy ending, along with some surprise gifts from the Chicago Bulls Basketball Team.
Atrial Fibrillation The Most Common Heart Arrhythmia—Dreyer Medical Clinic Cardiologist Siddharth (Sidd) Kakodkar, M.D., F.A.A.C., gives an overview of Atrial Fibrillation - the most common form of heart arrhythmia. Topics discussed include risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as what you should do if you feel you are at risk or possibly experiencing symptoms.
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Why you should know your numbers—Dr. Peter Kerwin explains what it means to "know your numbers" and what exactly the "numbers" are. He also offers suggestions to keep your heart healthy.
Heart Disease In Women: What You Need To Know—Dr. Gaile Sabaliauskas, a cardiologist with Advocate Medical Group at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, discusses the signs and symptoms of heart disease particular to women.
Cardiac Rehab on the Move—The cardiac rehabilitation department at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Ill., is moving to new quarters in the Outpatient Pavilion opening on campus during the 1st quarter of 2014. The move will mean space for more and advanced rehab equipment for heart patients, including elliptical machines, and office areas for one-to-one treatment discussions with patients.
Young Heart Runs Free.—On Dec. 18, 2012, Dan Cavanaugh had a heart attack. At only 32 years of age, he was one of an increasing number of heart patients being seen at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center. After successfully graduating from the medical center's Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, Dan ran the Shamrock Shuffle on Apr. 7, 2013, with members of his care team, including Dr. Peter Stecy, his cardiologist; Dr. Justin Maroney, cardiac fellow; and Seth Teske, RN, one of his cardiac rehabilitation nurses. Dan and Seth are in training to run the Chicago Marathon in October 2013.
Understanding Seasonal Affective Disorder—In an effort to help you identify Seasonal Affective Disorder, Dr. Allison Benthal, an internal medicine physician with Advocate Medical Group, discusses the signs, symptoms and treatment options available for those affected.
Advocate Health Care—The Advocate Health Care story is all about people. People with heart. People with brainpower. People with compassion. People committed to providing top quality and compassionate care to every patient, family and community we serve.
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