You and Your Doctor

Managing diabetes in five simple steps

Managing diabetes in five simple steps

The decisions you make on a daily basis can have massive implications for your condition. The food you drink, the medications you take, the exercise you do (or don’t do), all have an effect on [...]

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Do I need to be taking beta-blockers following a heart attack?

Do I need to be taking beta-blockers following a heart attack?

Current UK medical guidelines recommend that all patients who have suffered a heart attack should be prescribed beta-blockers for at least one year – with those having suffered heart failure [...]

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10 tips to get the most out of your doctor’s visit

10 tips to get the most out of your doctor’s visit

I don’t know about you, but for me, going to the doctor feels a bit like a task. It’s not that I don’t like my doctor, but sometimes I feel that the little bit of time I get to discuss my health [...]

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3 Questions you need to ask before you have surgery

3 Questions you need to ask before you have surgery

Recently, I came across a very insightful article in which a leading medical expert, Dr. John Birkmeyer, a surgeon and chief academic officer at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Centre in New [...]

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Could metformin increase the risk of dementia?

Could metformin increase the risk of dementia?

Metformin is a drug used to combat type 2 diabetes drug and it is taken by millions of people around the world. This drug has been proven to be effective in controlling blood sugar. It has been [...]

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