August 14, 2018

Cleveland Clinic speaks on prevention, treatment of skin cancer

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As we enter August and the last month of the Skin Cancer Awareness months in Cayman, Cleveland Clinic Florida wants to remind the community of the ways in which you can protect yourself from this too prevalent disease. While there isn’t an official mandatory registry for skin cancer in the Cayman Islands, it is still […]

Modern techniques for treating digestive diseases reduce pain & recovery time

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Cleveland Clinic gastroenterologists and oncologists are using new tools and techniques that require no stitches or long recovery times to treat digestive diseases. EMR, short for Endoscopic Mucosal Resection, is one of the most successful and widely used techniques. It involves elevating the lesion either with submucosal injection of a solution or with cap suction, […]

A second opinion can make the difference

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Cleveland Clinic’s Global Patient Services Provides Local Point of Contact so Patients can Focus on What matters – their Health Patients diagnosed with a potentially life-threatening illness or condition, may want to seek a specialist’s second opinion to ensure the validity of the initial diagnosis and the best course of treatment. Sometimes a patient may […]

Cleveland Clinic doctor speaks at Cayman Islands heart symposium

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Ahmad Zeeshan, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon at Cleveland Clinic Florida, was in Grand Cayman last week at the Cayman Heart Fund’s annual International Symposium, where he spoke about current management and treatment options for thoracic aortic aneurysms. The thoracic aorta is the section of the aorta that runs through the chest. An aneurysm occurs when […]

Cleveland Clinic raises Afib awareness

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This heart health month, leading hospital Cleveland Clinic wants to ensure that Cayman is aware of and keeping an eye out for signs and symptoms of Atrial Fibrillation (Afib). Afib occurs when someone has a heartbeat outside of the ordinary range of 60-100 beats per minute, ranging up to highs of 175 beats per minute. […]

Diabetes Type 2: bariatric surgery and medicines are the most effective treatments

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A census carried out in 2010 revealed that 43% of the total population and 63% of Caymanians suffered from diabetes. The problem is a global one — type 2 diabetes is considered “one of the main killers in the world” according to the World Health Organization. Type 2 diabetes differs from type 1 in that […]

Diabetes type 2: bariatric surgery and medicines are the most effective treatments

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From Cleveland Clinic A census carried out in 2010 revealed that 43% of the total population and 63% of Caymanians suffered from diabetes. The problem is a global one – type 2 diabetes is considered “one of the main killers in the world” according to the World Health Organization. Type 2 diabetes differs from type […]

Cleveland Clinic Florida advocates for breast cancer awareness in Cayman

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Cleveland Clinic Florida, currently one of the top ten hospitals in Florida ranked by the U.S. News & World Report, has been busy advocating for breast cancer awareness in the Cayman Islands. Breast Cancer is currently the leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in the Caribbean. In September, Margaret Thompson, MD, Breast Surgeon at […]

Reminding Cayman Islands’ men to just #MENtionit

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From Cleveland Clinic With Movember in full swing, health experts at Cleveland Clinic Florida are reminding the men of the Cayman Community that they should not wait until health concerns become serious to mention them. The ‘Just #MENtionit’ campaign was started by Cleveland Clinic in order to help encourage men to start speaking up and […]

Cleveland Clinic Florida President presents on health and wellness in Cayman Islands

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Dr Wael Barsoum, President of Cleveland Clinic Florida, was in the Cayman Islands recently for its annual Healthcare Conference to discuss the negative effects of environment on society’s health and wellness, focusing on diet to match the conference theme of ‘Food for Thought: Exploring the Relationship Between Nutrition and Health.” The conference ran from October […]