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This holiday season, learn the ABCs of pediatric diabetes 

"Diabetes" might seem like a scary word for parents and caregivers, but it’s quite manageable with the proper care team.

Quick action saves Savoy man's life during heart attack

Within 48 hours of having a heart attack, Gary Scroggins walked out of the hospital thanks to Carle Arrow Ambulance in Savoy.

Research and patient education meld with plenty of heart

Screenings featured hand-held devices that pair with smartphones and tablets to measure and report a person’s heart rhythm.

Stroke-prevention procedure serves as option for high-risk patients

Carle is the only Illinois hospital outside the Chicago and St. Louis areas to offer TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR).

Carle positions itself for success in research, and it's paying off

Carle Heart and Vascular Institute's Benjamin Rhee, MD: "Now is not the time to hold back. Now is the time to jump in.”

Effects of Afib required immediate care for Fisher's Fox

"We picked it up on the pacemaker-defibrillator and said, ‘You have an arrhythmia,’” Dr. Anuj Garg said.

Koester's key to success: Make simple changes that matter

Region’s only nationally recognized Diabetes Education Program empowers patients and minimizes complications.

Helicopter trip saves grateful heart attack patient's life

“I always wanted to take a chopper ride. I just would have liked to have seen the scenery,” patient Grant Brewer from near Noble said.

Stroke-prevention care impresses new-to-area shopper

Dr. Zachary Osborne: “Her carotid artery – the large artery from the heart to the brain – was 95 to 99 percent narrowed.”

Precocious patient takes afib – but not everything – seriously

“With Jac and other afib patients, we aim to minimize or prevent recurrence for as long as possible and restore quality of life.”

Triple bypass, cardiac rehab turn Noteboom into wellness believer

During American Heart Month and always, Champaign man now advocates for wellness visits and cardiac rehabilitation. 

Patient says Interventional Radiology performs modern miracles

Once the catheter reached Alberto Nieto’s lungs, Dr. Greg Babcock found the blood clots and dissolved them.

Pediatrics team grows to meet expanding regional needs

Carle treats complex pediatric cases spanning birth to age 18 to meet families' demand for high-quality local care.

'What I wish people knew' about living with diabetes

Diabetes is often misunderstood. Two women share how technology and support improve how they’re living with the chronic condition.

Helpful Q&A preps people for free 'Living with Heart Failure' event

Let’s review some basic terms and concepts from Carle experts that you’ll need to know to manage a heart condition.

Future physician-engineer puts her heart and soul into research

Heart and stroke prevention benefit from Carle staff and Carle Illinois College of Medicine students partnering on research.

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