Three of the top five causes of death can be treated, so helping patients understand treatment options and approaches can have a powerful impact on life-years. Glen Taksler, PhD, explains study’s findings.
The trial’s new health status analysis gives even more reason to consider CABG the preferred revascularization strategy for patients with anatomically complex three-vessel or left main disease.
Weight loss maintenance following very-low-calorie meal plans has been poorly studied until recently. The Cleveland Clinic Department of Endocrinology looked at weight loss efficacy and predictors of long-term weight loss on a ketogenic diet.
From heart benefits of diabetes drugs to leadless pacing to expanding populations for TAVR, 2016 was a dynamic year in cardiovascular care. Cleveland Clinic experts reflect on a dozen key developments.
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Adults without cognitive issues can weigh the risks and benefits, while the issues that arise for adolescents parallel those of adults but tend to be more complex.
A Medicare demonstration project has increased patient satisfaction and lowered costs by bringing back the house call.
Diabetes drugs that reduce heart disease and improve mortality rates will be the No. 2 most influential medical innovation in 2017, predict experts at Cleveland Clinic.
Are medication and lifestyle changes failing to get type 2 diabetes in control? New clinical guidelines make bariatric surgery a standard treatment option for diabetics with mild obesity.
Studies show that environmental toxins disrupt cholesterol and glucose metabolism, and create insulin resistance. Functional Medicine physician Mark Hyman, MD, on the need to reset the metabolism through diet and exercise.
Does providing financial incentives for participating in disease management programs improve health? This study of Cleveland Clinic employees found improved diabetes control and cardiovascular risk factors.