Weight loss surgery as a treatment for diabetes

More than 29 million Americans are living with diabetes, and organizations, researchers and health professionals worldwide are working to reverse this epidemic. For those living with diabetes, many have taken medications and tried to improve diet or exercise with little results. For some, a more effective treatment option for controlling diabetes is weight loss. As … Continue reading Weight loss surgery as a treatment for diabetes




After 2 heart procedures, WWII vet shares his incredible story

Doctors and patients forge personal connections in different ways, for different reasons. Molly Szerlip, MD, an interventional cardiologist on the medical staff at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano, and Fletcher Harris, a 90-year-old veteran of World War II, found they had a unique bond. Her daughter was about to take an emotional, educational trip to … Continue reading After 2 heart procedures, WWII vet shares his incredible story




Still walking & rolling with ‘Walk with a Doc’

On the first Tuesday of every month, you will probably find Kathy Floyd strolling along the walking path at the Baylor Tom Landry Health & Wellness Center. She comes for fitness, some fresh air; but most importantly, she comes here to find common ground. It’s not the beautiful gardens that keeps her coming back, but the people. It’s where … Continue reading Still walking & rolling with ‘Walk with a Doc’




Why exercising outdoors may have greater health benefits than an indoor workout

It’s finally springtime, and that means temperatures are warming up and nature is in bloom. It also means that now is the perfect time to get out of that stuffy gym and change up your exercise routine. Here are a few reasons why you should get outside and get moving and how to do it. Reasons … Continue reading Why exercising outdoors may have greater health benefits than an indoor workout




8 questions that can predict your risk of stroke

Judy Buck was enjoying a normal Saturday morning, working on her grocery list, when her life took a dramatic turn. “My eye started watering, and then my whole left side got heavy,” Judy said. “I knew something was wrong.” Judy’s husband raced her to the local hospital emergency department where Judy was diagnosed with a stroke. Stroke … Continue reading 8 questions that can predict your risk of stroke