Bariatric surgery offers more than drastic weight loss – it helps patients manage chronic diseases. Terry Colley lost a lot of weight after bariatric surgery, and learned how much easier it was to manage diabetes.
When you have a problem with the speed and patterns of your heartbeat, chances are good you're suffering from atrial fibrillation, or AFib. What do you do about it?
Cyclist Caleb Harris hadn't been to the doctor in 10 years. When he finally did go, he found out that he needed open-heart surgery. "Caleb is the youngest person I've ever seen with this condition," said Dr. Forrest Glover.
A woman was diagnosed five and a half years ago with pulmonary hypertension. She's a miracle because the life expectancy after diagnosis is three years.
Experienced nurse, mother of four finally gets mammogram to find breast cancer. Now she encourages women to get their mammograms regularly.
Kristin found a lump in her breast just before her wedding. After a double mastectomy, a wedding, finishing her doctorate and giving birth to her daughter, she plans to continue treatment.
Treatment for an often overlooked vascular disease ended Dale Smith's leg pain and brought her life back to normal.
When Nicole Kaemmerling felt a crushing pain in her chest, she did not hesitate, but went straight to the emergency room.
Jerry Jay Carroll is a writer who attributes his three successful bouts with cancer to preventative medicine and regular check-ups.
Tanie Green's legs were often swollen and painful. Dr. Yalcin Hacioglu treated her for Chronic Venous Insufficiency. It changed her life.
Sonta Jean, the KOKY Queen, has undergone two surgeries at CHI St. Vincent to seal brain aneurysms. She is a living testament to listening to your body.
Brooks Walton hopes CHI St. Vincent and D1 Training can help him walk on at Auburn University. He suffered a slight ACL tear in high school at Pulaski Academy.
Robotic assisted surgery using the Da Vinci Robot can help physicians pinpoint and perform surgery with incredible accuracy.
Diabetes is a disease that can be thought of in terms of barges traversing the Arkansas river. And knowing there's a problem with the way everything down the line works can save a lot of damage if caught in time.
After not having been to the dentist in 43 years, treatment of a man's periodontal disease prevents other far-reaching complications.
A woman and her doctor spent a year trying to find out why she was fainting. Through patience and persistence, they finally found out why.
Mother of two comes into ER suffering from what she thought was the flu. Thanks to the quick action of the physicians, she was immediately put on ECMO therapy which saved her life.
Cardiac rehab can help you do the things you know you need to do to have a healthy heart.
During a routine wellness check-up, Janene Sanders was encouraged to get a colonoscopy. That colonoscopy may have saved her life.
Former Disney World employees retires to Arkansas to be close to his grandson and the CHI St. Vincent Wound Center is helping him make the most of their time together.