NSC News

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…

patient and technologist at PET machine
Posted on October 6, 2021

Written by Mary L. Ciervo, BS, LNMT, CNMT, RT(N), Supervisor of the Nuclear Medicine Department  

For more than 25 years, I have had the privilege to work at North Suffolk Cardiology with…

good foods for cholesterol
Posted on September 10, 2021

Written by Jennifer J. Shanahan, RD, CDN

September is National Cholesterol Education Month and is the perfect time to find out your cholesterol levels and take steps to prevent or reduce high…

pregnant woman doing yoga
Posted on August 19, 2021

The capacity of the body to create new life is still a medical fascination. We do know that the cardiovascular system plays a critical role in allowing a body to accommodate for the new life. It has the capacity to…

Different languages
Posted on August 2, 2021

If you couldn't understand your healthcare provider, would you trust them?

Trusting a healthcare provider does not come naturally for some patients, especially if they don't speak the same…

bowl of blueberries
Posted on July 20, 2021

Written by Jennifer Shanahan, RD, CDN
Are you snacking more often?  Social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus is keeping many of us at home to stay safe, but it is also…

red heart with pulse
Posted on June 10, 2021

Written by Beverly Elliott, MSN, ANP-C, CCDS

Typically, our heart beats in a regular "rhythm" between 60 and 100 beats per minute. It is regulated by a specialized group of cells called the sino-…

Dr. Chryssos and Dr. Lubarsky
Posted on June 9, 2021

We want to congratulate two of our doctors for being named Castle Connolly Top Doctors for 2021! 

doctor taking patient's blood pressure
Posted on May 24, 2021

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month. We wanted to take this opportunity to explain what hypertension is, what you can do to monitor it and what risk factors can predispose you to it.