What Does an Orthopedic Doctor Do?

Posted by West Suburban Medical Center on Jun 14, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Muscle, bone, and joint pain can make day-to-day activities difficult. If this is something you're struggling with, you may be wondering where to go for help. An orthopedic doctor could be the answer, but many people are unfamiliar with what an orthopedist is, and what they do. In this article, we're going to break down the information you're searching for, and help determine if an orthopedic doctor could be right for your condition.

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Topics: Orthopedics

6 Symptoms of Diabetes Specific to Women

Posted by West Suburban Medical Center on Jun 6, 2019 12:35:11 PM

 

Diabetes is a chronic disease that causes high levels of sugar in the blood due to problems processing or producing insulin. There are three types of diabetes, namely type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes, and women feature in all. In the US, approximately 15 million women suffer from diabetes, which is an estimate of 1 in 9 adult women.

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Topics: Diabetes

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