What is Gestational Diabetes and how does it affect my pregnancy?

By: Dr. Fawzi Saoud DHR Health Maternal Fetal Medicine • What is Gestational Diabetes (GD)? A condition that develops for the first time during pregnancy, in which...

What is Osteoarthritis and what are the symptoms?

By: Dr. Carissa Kirk DHR Health Orthopedic Institute Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common degenerative joint disease and a major cause of pain and disability in adult...

My family member has Alzheimer’s, what changes should I expect as the disease progresses?

By: Fructuoso Irigoyen, MD, DLFAPA DHR Health Behavioral Hospital Alzheimer’s disease characteristically progresses very slowly. In most cases it is not possible to see changes...

What is diabetes and can I benefit from metabolic surgery if I have diabetes...

By: Dr. Michelle Cordoba-Kissee DHR Health Bariatric Institute Diabetes mellitus is a disorder in which the sugar levels in the blood and urine get too high,...

My Blood Calcium Level is Elevated, What Does That Mean?

By: Samuel K Snyder, M.D., F.A.C.S. Chief of Endocrine Surgery, DHR Diabetes and Endocrinology Institute If this test result has occurred outside the hospital through...

What is scoliosis?

By: Dr. Jorge Esocobedo Scoliosis is a three-dimensional curvature of the spine that occurs most often during or shortly after puberty affecting girls at a much...

South Texas Solar Systems is ready to change your world

By: Benjamin Treviño Your home is the most important place for your family. If you own a company, your business is your livelihood. South Texas...

Genetic Predisposition to Breast Cancer

By: Dr. Lisa Chapa DHR Health Breast Center of Excellence When I sit down with patients who have just been diagnosed with breast cancer, one of the...

Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room: What are Differences in Services & Costs?

By: Cruz Bernal, M.D. The difference in clinical services provided at an urgent care and emergency room are related to the severity of the health...

When should I start getting screened for a Mammogram and are they painful?

By: Dr. Gholam Kiani DHR Health Women’s Hospital According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, a woman is newly diagnosed with breast cancer every 2 minutes....