Medical Weight Loss Program Changes Lives

Lisa Slater had been dealing with weight issues her entire life when her Primary Care Provider (PCP) suggested she consult with Dr. Ellie Chuang, MD, an obesity medicine specialist at Southern New Hampshire Weight Management.   “I had tried everything – Weight Watchers twice, all kinds of other fad diets – the most I ever…

Living a Heart Healthy Life

Living a longer, healthier life is something we all hope to accomplish. Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, but luckily there are achievable, evidenced-based actions that you can take to reduce your odds of dying from a cardiovascular-related condition. When I meet with my patients, we often discuss…

New Technologies and Lifestyle Choices Benefit Heart Health

Cardiac care has seen significant enhancement in technology and addition of new medications over the last two decades.  It has witnessed the sub-specialization of cardiology with development of interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, structural heart disease, cardiomyopathy/heart failure and more. Catheter-based aortic valve replacement, mitral valve clip, use of left ventricular assist devices in cardiogenic shock and…

Elliot Hospital and Southern NH Medical Center Among Few Hospitals in New England to Use New Technology to Treat Postpartum Hemorrhage

Elliot Hospital and Southern New Hampshire Medical Center are among a small number of hospitals throughout New England to use the Jada System to rapidly control and treat postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) and abnormal postpartum uterine bleeding. Uncontrolled bleeding after childbirth is an emergency requiring immediate intervention. The Jada System is the first new treatment to…