NSC News

Color vegetables and fruit with some fruit in a heart-shaped bowl.
Posted on July 26, 2023

by Christina Di Lieto, RDN, CDN

We are often told what to eat (fruits, vegetables, lean protein, low-fat dairy products and whole grains); however, we are rarely told the why and how of eating. …

Lipid Profile Vile
Posted on July 26, 2023

By Justin Roseman, PA

Hyperlipidemia is one of the most common medical conditions in America. Too often, it is overlooked. However, it can affect your heart, placing you at risk of a heart attack or sudden…

ICR Team Photo
Posted on July 26, 2023

by Jennifer Cain, RN, ICR Program Administrator

We are excited to announce the opening of our Intensive Cardiac Rehab (ICR) program in partnership with Pritikin, a comprehensive cardiac rehab…

Dr.Thomas Ribaudo Retirement
Posted on July 21, 2022

After serving the cardiac community in Suffolk County for more than three decades, Thomas Ribaudo, MD, has retired. During Dr. Ribaudo's tenure with our practice, he also served as the Chief of Cardiology at St.…

Heart Failure
Posted on February 18, 2022

February is American Heart Month. This month is designed to spread awareness about heart disease and encourage people to live heart-healthy lives.

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death…

Person writing resolutions in a notebook
Posted on December 16, 2021

Written by Jennifer J. Shanahan RD, CDN 

Each year as the clock strikes midnight, many of us resolve to improve our health. We decide to eat better and lose weight, but so often, as the weeks and…

Dr. Chirayu Gor
Posted on November 17, 2021

Written by Chirayu V. Gor, MD, FACC

To understand what encompasses pulmonary hypertension, I like to think about how blood flows into the heart. First, blood will flow into the two right-sided heart…

thanksgiving pumpkins
Posted on November 15, 2021

Written by Jennifer J. Shanahan RD, CDN

Our patients often rely on our recommendations for managing the holidays without the anxiety of making healthy choices and having celebratory meals with…

glucose monitor and stethoscope
Posted on November 10, 2021

Diabetes is increasing at an alarming rate in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control’s National Diabetes Statistics Report for 2020, cases rose to an estimated 34.2 million, and 13 percent of…

Carotid ultrasound
Posted on October 21, 2021

Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month (MUAM) is recognized in October to create awareness of diagnostic sonographers' role in the community. This is to educate the public about medical ultrasound and its many uses in…