Luis Hidalgo Ponce, MD, FACC and Thomas Whayne, MD, PhD, join the episode in a panel discussion to share insight into Cardiovascular Medicine at UK. They discuss where patients can be treated for cardiology issues, some examples of common heart problems/cardiology issues that UK treats and the many benefits for patients who come to UK for treatment.
Ear, nose, and throat (ENT) problems are extremely common in children.
Dr Christopher, Azbell, MD discusses many common issues that ENT's see every day. He shares information on recurrent ear infections, childhood snoring, pediatric hearing loss and the importance of choosing a pediatric trained ENT for children with ENT issues.
Using state-of-the-art technology and leading-edge medical and surgical interventions, the Pancreas Cancer Team provides advanced and timely diagnosis and individualized, ongoing care for patients.
Dr. Michael Cavnar discusses the latest treatments for difficult to treat pancreatic cancer.
Cleft lip and palate is one of the most common birth defects in the United States.
James Y. Liau, MD, FACS discusses what the treatment options are like for a child as they grow, and how it should not keep a child from having a healthy, normal, productive life. He will also discuss plagiocephaly, which is when a baby’s head is extremely flat on the back or one side.
The Child Life Program is a specialized service providing play opportunities for patients of the Kentucky Children's Hospital and their families. Play helps a child continue his or her normal growth and development and eases the stress families experience while the child is in the hospital.
Jennifer Guilliams, Child and Family Life Coordinator for Kentucky Children’s Hospital (KCH) is here to discuss the UK Child and Family Life Program and how it helps patients and families navigate...
Dr. Amanda Saltzman explains the basics of pediatric urology, the most common issues she sees and how UK HealthCare is unique in that the staff includes the only female pediatric urologist in the region and the only specialized pediatric, adolescent and young adult urologic oncology-trained surgeon in Kentucky.
Type 2 diabetes has previously been considered an adult condition. However, it is becoming much more common in children.
Laura, Hieronymus, DNP, MSEd, RN, discusses Type 2 Diabetes in children, symptoms to be aware of and the steps to take if a child or adolescent is told they have Diabetes or prediabetes.
There have been many reports in the news recently surrounding celebrity suicides. However, suicide happens in this country every 12 minutes. It is important to know the warning signs and ways to help someone who may be suicidal. Young people are especially susceptible to negative thoughts.
Dr. Hatim Omar, Chief in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at UK Healthcare, shares the symptoms of depression, suicide warning signs and ways to help someone in need.
If you or a loved one is in...
Since the reports of recent news about the First Lady having a Kidney Embolization procedure have come out, you might have wondered why, or what that means for her health.
Dr. Stephen E. Strup, Chairman of Urology at the University of Kentucky Healthcare, is here to share his expertise on why some people might need a Kidney Embolization procedure and what that means in terms of long term health.
From supporting a woman during delivery to providing primary care, nurse midwives can be found throughout the spectrum of women’s healthcare. Midwifery is a beautiful healthcare partnership designed to help women realize their potential to be a force for optimal health and wellness.
JoAnne Burris, APRN, CNM shares fascinating information about the field of midwifery, including debunking many of the myths associated with midwifery.
According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, Glaucoma is a very misunderstood disease. Often people don't realize the severity or who is affected. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness. Joshua Evans, MD discuss the latest advances in treatment for Glaucoma. He is an Ophthalmologist with UK HealthCare.
Thyroid nodules are solid or fluid-filled lumps that can form within your thyroid, a small gland located at the base of your neck, just above your breastbone.
Many thyroid nodules are not serious and may not cause symptoms.
Reese Randle, MD discusses thyroid nodules and treatment options available.
At UK HealthCare we are proud of our great nursing services. Our creative leadership and quality initiatives in care, education and research are dedicated to the well-being of patients and their families.
Joining the show to discuss nurse recruitment at UK Health and to learn more about Nursing at UK HealthCare including our benefits, educational opportunities, patient care areas and our care delivery model is Graig Casada. He is a registered nurse, certified nurse manager and the nurse...