Month: August 2011

Post-Stroke Care: A Comprehensive Approach

According to the American Heart Association (AHA), approximately 50 million stroke survivors worldwide currently cope with significant physical, cognitive, and emotional deficits, and 25% to 74% of these survivors require some...

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In the LDL World, Size Matters

At MSN Health, Prevention author Arthur Agatston, MD, is trying to shed some light on what he says is “a paradox that has long puzzled doctors.” Research has shown that roughly half of all people who have heart attacks have...

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Weight Issues When Managing Diabetes

Patients with diabetes often struggle with being overweight or obese, and achieving or maintaining a healthy weight can be a serious and lifelong challenge for these individuals. Lifestyle modifications can improve glycemic...

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How Clostridium difficile Impacts IBD

Two decades ago, CDI was considered uncommon among IBD patients, even among those presenting with a disease flare up. In fact, some studies questioned the relevance of routinely looking for C difficileas an inciting pathogen...

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