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Why Movement Matters

Exercise is one of the greatest things anyone can do for their health, but for diabetics – the health benefits are even more significant than for most. Here are some top reasons to get you motivated and moving! Move More For Better Heart Health. Here’s Why! #1 – It improves your insulin sensitivity. If you […]

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Can Vaping Derail ERAS Protocols in Cardiac Surgery?

Traditional cigarette smoking is a risk factor for poor postoperative outcomes with preoperative abstinence reducing this risk. Smoking cessation is one component of the Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery (ERAS) multi-modality approach to preoperative optimization. The current guidelines recommend cessation (quitting smoking) four weeks prior to a scheduled operation. Smoking as a Major Risk Factor […]

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