Healthcare Blog

Our blog is not intended to replace the services of a trained physician or health care professional, or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please be sure to establish a physician relationship for all your healthcare concerns. At DeKalb Health, you can find a local physician or specialist to fit your specific healthcare needs.

Heart Health: The Top Foods to Incorporate into your Diet

Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018

Blood pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides, and inflammation can take a toll on your heart health and are all influenced by your diet. Eat these foods to keep your heart healthy.

How to Identify the Signs of Sleep Apnea & How It’s Diagnosed

Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder leading to poor sleep quality and an overall lack of rest. We go over the signs of sleep apnea and how it’s diagnosed.

When Should You Get an EKG and How is it Performed?

Posted: Monday, September 10, 2018

An EKG is a test performed to check the health of your heart. What does the test entail? When do you need it? And when should you skip it? Learn more.

Tips on How to Cope with Diabetes in the Long Term

Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018

A diabetes diagnosis can upend your life. Find out the strategies you can take to help manage the chronic disease, so you enjoy a healthy life.

How to Decide if a Breast MRI is the Right Test For You

Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018

The breast MRI typically is recommended for women who have an above average risk of developing breast cancer. See how it differs from a mammogram, the benefits, and possible drawbacks.

Keep Your Children Healthy with Back-to-School Checkups

Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018

Back-to-school checkups are necessary for ensuring children receive their required immunizations before heading back into the classroom.

Why You Should Use DeKalb Health Laboratory Services

Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018

Draw on the expertise of well-trained medical laboratory technicians, medical technologists, and phlebotomists. Discover why to choose DeKalb Health Lab for your medical screenings and lab tests.

Stay Healthy: The Five Best Diagnostic Screenings

Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018

Diagnostic screenings are a powerful tool for identifying warning signs while there’s still time to treat them. Learn more about early detection of health issues from DeKalb Health.