Advanced GI Care for Complex Conditions

 

For decades, doctors have been able to use sophisticated technology to look closely at hard-to-reach parts of the GI tract. Today, our expert gastroenterologists take it a step further, using this technique to treat complex digestive conditions and early stage cancers – which means less pain, zero incisions, fewer risks and a faster recovery for our patients.

 
 

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Medical Rounds with Dr. Michael LeMay

Get the basics on diabetes from Hartford HealthCare endocrinologist Dr. Michael LeMay.

Medical Rounds with Nancy Becker

Helping aging parents can be stressful, particularly for their adult children. It's a difficult topic to bring up with older parents - especially if the adult children are sensing something is not quite right with their parents. Nancy Becker from Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging has some tips and advice on how to care for aging parents.

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* earning this prestigious distinction for the eighth consecutive year.

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Indoor Exercise Ideas to Keep You Active in the Colder Months

As the temperature drops and the daylight hours begin to fade away, there’s no excuse to stop your exercise activities just because you can’t be outdoors anymore.  Those looking to keep up with their exercise routines during the winter months have plenty of options to stay in shape even as [...]

Weight Loss Surgery: Can Success Be Predicted?

Weight loss surgery has become an effective tool in treating obesity, especially in people who have not benefitted from diet and exercise. Along with reduced weight – about 30% on average – there is improved health for many who undergo this surgery: lowered blood pressure, reduced sleep apnea, and even [...]

Why Breathing Winter Air Through Your Mouth Is Bad for Your Heart

There are extra benefits from exercising in the winter such as helping beat seasonal blues, increasing energy levels and boosting your immune system in cold and flu season, but just breathing cold air can have adverse effects on your body. “The rate of heart attacks may be as much as [...]

Study: Flu Shot Can Prevent Heart Attack, Stroke

Preventing the flu is reason enough to get an annual vaccine, but a research study this year also suggests that flu shots can help prevent heart attacks and stroke as well. A research team from the University of Toronto examined close to 20,000 patients testing positive for the flu and [...]

Diabetes: The Difference Between Types

Nearly thirty-million Americans have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Michael LeMay is a Hartford HealthCare endocrinologist.  Q: What is the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes?  A: Both types of diabetes are chronic diseases that affect the way your body regulates blood sugar, or glucose. [...]

Prostate Cancer: What is ‘Active Surveillance’?

While it may seem passive, the “active surveillance” approach to treating prostate cancer requires a very diligent monitoring process. Dr. Stuart Kesler, a urologist with the Hartford HealthCare Tallwood Urology & Kidney Institute, says that even when prostate cancer is discovered, there isn’t always a need to start treatment immediately. [...]


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Recognized by Healthgrades® as a Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence™

– earning this prestigious distinction for the fourth consecutive year.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018, 6:00PM - 8:30PM

Rag-Woven Baskets

These sturdy and useful baskets can be made with rope and left over material, clothes or rags. Simply managed and easy to learn. Once you [...]

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018, 6:00PM - 8:30PM

Emily Fritts Symposium - Climate Change and Your Health

In this FREE educational seminar, learn more about the many connections between climate change and public and individual health concerns, [...]

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018, 6:30PM - 8:00PM

Pet Grief Support Group

Our pets are our hearts. They are an indelible part of the fabric of our lives. When they leave us, the hole is nearly unbearable. However, [...]


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