Issue: Spring 2010 Vol. 5 - Issue 1
Scientific Reports
 
– Alan S. Peterson, M.D.
A look at some of the pathophysiologic bases and treatments of Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM) as well as other metabolic consequences as they relate to obesity.
 
   
– Alice M. Yoder, MSN, RN
Lancaster General Health must go beyond the walls of the hospital and into the community in order to effectively execute our mission: “to improve the health and well being of the communities we serve.”
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– Jeffrey L. Martin, M.D., F.A.S.N.
Obesity has well recognized but often underappreciated effects on the kidneys, and it thus plays a role in hypertension (HTN).
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Anesthetic Challenges of Obesity 
– Kirk R. Dise, M.D.
Obesity, its complications, and its treatments impact the anesthesiologist tremendously.
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Mechanical Cardiac Assist in a Community Hospital without Transplantation
– Jeffrey T. Cope, M.D., Susan L. Sample, MSN, CRNP, and Roy S. Small, M.D.
Ventricular assist devices (VADs) can benefit patients with Congestive Heart Failure when they develop refractory cardiogenic shock, or chronic disabling heart failure despite maximal medical therapy.
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From the Editor’s Desk
Medical Futility, End-Of-Life Care, And Obesity
– Lawrence I. Bonchek, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.C.C.
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Imaging Insights
The Catheter and the CT Scanner
– Leigh S. Shuman, M.D.
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Can the Health Care System Ever Say No?
–Christopher O'Connor, Esq.
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