Ask an Expert

Get expert answers to your health questions

Recent Questions & Answers

  • Why are some clinical trials ended early
  • In some cases, clinical trials may be terminated due to safety concerns, a lack of efficacy, or both. If a clinical trial is testing a new drug and the drug either increases risk of negative outcomes or doesn’t demonstrate the intended benefit, the study will be ended early.
  • What are possible complications of diabetes
  • Diabetes can cause a number of different complications, ranging from high blood pressure and stroke to skin, eye and foot complications. The good news is that by closely managing blood sugar levels, patients can significantly reduce risk of serious complications.
  • How is diabetes managed?
  • While there is no cure for diabetes, there are ways that patients can manage their condition and reduce risk for complications. Eating healthy, staying active, maintaining/achieving a healthy weight and taking medicine regularly (if prescribed) can help keep blood sugar levels in a healthy range.
  • How is aortic stenosis treated?
  • Treatment for aortic stenosis varies depending on how severe the condition is. If aortic stenosis is mild and causes no symptoms, patients may only be monitored over time. However, patients with more severe aortic stenosis often require medication, surgery or minimally-invasive procedures to repair or replace the valve and relieve symptoms.
  • What is evolocumab?
  • Evolocumab is a new type of drug that may help reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol—the “bad” type of cholesterol that increases risk of heart disease. Evolocumab works by blocking a protein that can interfere with the liver’s ability to remove “bad” cholesterol from the blood.

Ask an Expert

Please note that every question submitted will not receive a direct response from a Cardiologist. However, we will follow-up with suggested ways to find appropriate information related to your question. Please do not use your last name or any other confidential information in your question.

Questions about a drug?