Type 2 diabetes trial offers chance to further research, treatment understanding

by Vanita Aroda, MD, Scientific Director, MedStar Community Clinical Research Center
April 24, 2017

Some people with Type 2 diabetes can manage the disease with diet and exercise alone. Others need medication, in addition…

Knee replacement alternative relieves pain, retains mobility

by Evan Argintar, MD, Assistant Director of Sports Medicine, MedStar Orthopaedic Institute
April 21, 2017

If you’ve been told you need a knee replacement due to arthritis, it can feel like you’re caught between a…

Cardiogenetics: Detecting and Preventing Heart Disease Before it Strikes

by Susan O’Donoghue, MD, Cardiac Electrophysiologist, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute
April 18, 2017

Tune in to the full podcast with Dr. O’Donoghue. LISTEN NOW! A relatively new sub-specialty of cardiology is helping people…

Not your mom’s IUD: Renewed focus on LARCs

by Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrician and Gynecologist
April 17, 2017

I often speak with women who are curious – and sometimes apprehensive – about birth control. This gives me the…

When to seek treatment at a burn center

by Jeffrey Shupp, MD, Director, Burn Center
April 13, 2017

“Why do I have to drive into the middle of D.C. to a burn center? There’s a hospital right by…

6 frequently asked questions about bariatric surgery

by Ivanesa Pardo, MD, Bariatric Surgeon
April 11, 2017

Bariatric surgery has been available in the U.S. for more than 50 years, and surgeons are doing more every year….