Living a Full Life with Congestive Heart Failure
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Living a Full Life with Congestive Heart Failure

You get a complete program. He really was proactive and made a lot of great changes here. The end of my cardiac rehab dovetailed with the emergence of another cardiac problem, which was was very very difficult, frightening, and frustrating. I was in the hospital for 3 days and we were still trying to figure […]

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SC News: High Blood Pressure
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SC News: High Blood Pressure

We have to have a very low salt in our diet. The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association guidelines recommends less than three grams of sodium per day. Some people may think it’s too much already and I’m not eating that much salt. But in our food there is already so much salt […]

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SC News Botox for Headaches
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SC News Botox for Headaches

There’s no reason to live with chronic headaches. We have lots of treatment options besides the Botox injections. Some patients don’t like the idea of getting injections but we have medications that we can try, we have once monthly injections that are a new treatment that we use for migraine headaches as well. And for […]

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ICD-10 Coding and Diabetes
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ICD-10 Coding and Diabetes

Welcome to CMS eHealth. By October 1, 2015, the new ICD coding system will be in place for both diagnoses and inpatient procedures. Using ICD-10, doctors will capture much more information, meaning they can better understand important details about a patient’s health than with ICD-9. The new codes reflect how health care has changed over […]

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Tasty Solutions for Diabetes – Dinner Menu
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Tasty Solutions for Diabetes – Dinner Menu

– [Announcer] The following is a production of New Mexico State University. Today, on Tasty Solutions for Diabetes. Hosts Kelley Coffeen and Lola Cunico prepare a complete dinner, including an entree, salad, and dessert. We continue our visit with Skip and Maria, two people highly determined to manage their diabetes with the advice of experts […]

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World Diabetes Day
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World Diabetes Day

(upbeat music) – [Narrator] Diabetes is a chronic disease which has today affected millions of people across the world. World Diabetes Day is meant to bring awareness to diabetes and is promoted worldwide, reaching over 1 billion people in more than 160 countries. This year’s campaign focuses on the importance of affordable and equitable access […]

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Practice Connection: Hypertension Question Explained
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Practice Connection: Hypertension Question Explained

Hi, this is Dr. Mike Natter here with BoardVitals I’m here to talk a little bit about some questions from the BoardVitals question bank from the internal medicine questions. Let’s jump in. A 55-year-old male with hypertension is started on olmesartan for hypertension. He has no other medical problems. A basic metabolic profile and electrolyte […]

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