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The Link Between High Blood Pressure and Kidney Disease

There are many reasons why someone may have hypertension (high blood pressure). Did you know that an underlying problem with your kidneys could be one of them? Kidneys help your body control your blood pressure. When your kidneys aren’t working as they should, they cannot control your blood pressure as well, which can lead to […]

Colorectal Cancer Screening Options

Did you know that colon cancer is beatable in 90% of cases when detected early? That’s why getting screened is so important. Since March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, it is a great time for us to educate on the necessity of screening.  The American Cancer Society and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force […]

Patient Spotlight: Robert Klein

Robert Klein has been working for University Diagnostic Medical Imaging for 16 years as the Practice Administrator and Chief Operating Officer. In 2019 at the age of  60, he underwent a CT Calcium Scoring exam at UDMI that uncovered a heart condition that landed him in the hospital for open-heart surgery the very next week. […]

Am I at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says heart disease is the main cause of death in the United States. As February is American Heart Month, now is a great time to learn more about cardiovascular (heart) disease and how you can protect yourself against it. Types of Cardiovascular Disease There are a number […]