The American Thyroid Association estimates that 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease and of those, about 60 percent don’t know they have a problem. In this Health Matters video, Dr. Hien Tran, ADC endocrinologist, explains how the gland works and how to recognize signs for common thyroid problems.
Dr. Joseph Imsais, an ADC cardiologist gave a Health Matters presentation to let people know why it’s so important to be aware of PAD, what its symptoms are, and how it can be treated.
Celiac disease damages the lining in the small intestine and prevents it from absorbing nutrients from food. Watch highlights from Dr. Todd Sheer’s Health Matters presentation and find out who is affected by celiac disease, how it’s diagnosed and how it is treated.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 25.8 million people in the US have diabetes in 2011. This is over 8% of the population. The number is expected to grow to one in three adults by 2050.
Whether you have just learned you have diabetes or have been living with diabetes for a while or just want to know more about this disease, plan to attend The Austin Diagnostic Clinic’s Health Matters Seminar in November.
If your missed our Health Matters seminar Menopause: Myths & Facts, you are in luck! We’ve put together a video of highlights from the talk, presented by Dr. Mary Gasal.
Join Dr. Thuy Ho, ADC podiatrist, for a discussion about how to keep this duo in the best shape to walk, run, boogie and dance. From choosing the right shoes to the latest treatment for heel pain, Dr. Ho will review how to keep your feet healthy.
Join Dr. Kevin Ho, ADC gastroenterologist, and get the facts about colon cancer. Dr. Ho will share the most up to date information about risk factors, diagnosis and treatment.
Many of the approximately 1,500 deaths in the US each year due to anaphylaxis, a sudden allergic reaction, could be prevented if more people knew the symptoms and the immediate treatment needed to survive.
You hurt all over, and often feel exhausted. You have test after test and your doctor cannot find anything specifically wrong with you. Sound familiar?
You may have fibromyalgia.