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Video Capsule Endoscopy

Detailed dietary instructions are given to the patient prior to this procedure. It is important to avoid areas with strong magnetic fields and to discuss potential complications with your doctor.


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Watch Out for Disease-Carrying Insects This Summer

Expert recommends being aware of surroundings, checking for ticks after being outdoors

Health Tip of the Day

A Healthy Voice

Here's how to help prevent hoarseness, according to Northwestern University:

  • Drink plenty of water.

  • Quit smoking, and avoid secondhand smoke.

  • If you must talk loudly or yell, try to keep it brief.

  • If you must whisper, also keep it brief. Whispering is as bad for your voice as talking loudly.

  • Keep alcohol and caffeine consumption to a minimum.

  • Avoid spicy foods.

 

Healthy Living

Nutrition
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.

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Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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