Nov 14, 2013
diabetes

Infographic: Diabetes by the Numbers

Today is World Diabetes Day. Individuals with diabetes need to understand how to eat healthy, be active, take medications, and test their blood sugar. UPMC has 47 locations throughout western Pennsylvania that offer diabetes education and support services.

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Nov 11, 2013
couple smiling

New Solutions for Male Infertility

Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction. It would seem reasonable that with millions of sperm and only one egg the majority of infertility problems would lie with the female. Not true, according to the National Library of Medicine. Difficulties with fertility are evenly split: One third of the time the… Read more »

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Nov 10, 2013
anesthesia

Absent From Pain

Most of us think of anesthesiology as the medical specialty that “puts you to sleep,” but it’s really all about pain relief. Anesthesia makes possible some of modern medicine’s greatest miracles. Can you imagine undergoing surgery without it? “Anesthesiology uses medicine to eliminate your ability to feel pain or other… Read more »

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