NSC News

Rudy Mahadeo
Posted on February 18, 2021

Written by Rudy Mahadeo, BS, CNMT, PET, NCT, ARRT (N) (CT)

PET nuclear stress testing, formally known as rubidium-82 (Rb82) PET myocardial perfusion imaging, has become the diagnostic tool of choice…

Heart shaped bowl with salt in it
Posted on January 5, 2021

All salt is essentially sodium chloride. Sodium is an essential mineral that is regulated by the kidneys. It assists in muscle function, nerve impulses and maintains the body's balance of fluid. With all of these…

chalkboard with immune system written on it with foods from the mediterranean diet behind it
Posted on December 11, 2020

Written by Jennifer J. Shanahan, RD, CDN

It is all anyone can talk about right now as we all are trying to reduce our risk of getting coronavirus. Even if you are working from home, canceling…

Dr. Peter Bruno
Posted on December 9, 2020

After serving the cardiac community for more than four decades, Dr. Peter F. Bruno Jr. has announced his retirement. Dr. Bruno is a founding member of North Suffolk Cardiology and is credited as the first…

cholesterol in the artery
Posted on November 8, 2020

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is found in all your cells.  Your cholesterol levels can serve as a harbinger for your future heart health. High cholesterol can double your risk for heart disease…

Dr. Chryssos
Posted on November 5, 2020

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” —Benjamin Franklin

At North Suffolk Cardiology, we put preventive care at the forefront of our practice. Catching and addressing a health  concern before it…

medical professional holding a blackboard with the word stroke
Posted on October 29, 2020

Written by Julianne Smith, RN, FNP-BC

Each year, World Stroke Day is observed on October 29th to raise awareness of its prevention and treatment. This day provides us with an opportunity to educate…

Man holding takeout bags
Posted on October 19, 2020

Written by Jennifer J. Shanahan, RD, CDN

During this pandemic, you may find yourself ordering take-out more than usual. It may be that you don’t have the food at home because you weren’t able to get…

High temperature on a thermometer
Posted on September 23, 2020

While summer may be our favorite season of the year, it is important to remember that our bodies are working harder to keep cool. Summer can be an especially dangerous time for those with heart conditions as heat…

peripheral artery disease
Posted on September 10, 2020

September is National Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month, and prevention is the name of the game. 

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common circulatory problem marked by narrowed arteries, which…