Author name: Dr Vivek Baliga B

Dr Vivek Baliga is a consultant in Internal Medicine and Cardiology with an interest in diabetes and cardiovascular disease. He received his training in India and the UK where he completed his post graduate training and his doctorate. He then completed his MBA from University of Phoenix, USA. He has completed the post graduate program in Cardiology from Johns Hopkins University and participated in the Advanced Certificate Course in Diabetes from the Cleveland Clinic, USA. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Lipid Management from Middlesex University, UK. He is the managing partner of Baliga Diagnostics, Bangalore. He is also the founder of HeartSense and is a keen advocate of patient empowerment, having written almost every article on this website and more. In his spare time, he enjoys running and spending time with his family.

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Cellulitis Of The Legs – Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

Cellulitis is a common bacterial skin infection that affects millions of people globally. It can be a painful condition that often requires antibiotic therapy and hospitalization. Today I shall briefly discuss what cellulitis is and how it is managed. Introduction Our skin acts as a barrier that keeps bacteria from getting into our bloodstream. However, …

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Survival In Heart Failure – What Is The Outlook?

Unfortunately, heart failure is a condition that carries a poor prognosis. This means that patients who suffer from this condition do not have a long time to live. There have been numerous advances made in the field of heart failure over the years. These medications and treatments are aimed at improving the quality of life, …

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