Ask the Experts - Medical

What is diabetes and how can it affect my eyes? Diabetes is a disease in which the sugar level in our blood stream is too high. When we have diabetes, our pancreas either does not make enough insul... more

Sep 17, 2015 12:21 PM Columns

I am experiencing intolerable hot flashes and night sweats since menopause, but am worried about the risks I’ve heard associated with hormones.  Are they safe for me?  Many of my patients entering ... more

Sep 1, 2015 1:09 PM Columns

I’m confused because I have heard different recommendations on mammograms.  When are women supposed to start having screening mammograms? Much of the confusion comes from the fact that different gr... more

Apr 13, 2015 2:23 PM Columns

Are there any birth control options that I do not have to remember to take every day? Yes. Long acting reversible contraception, also known as LARC, include intrauterine devices (IUDs) and the subd... more

Mar 18, 2015 5:06 PM Columns