Author name: Dr Vivek Baliga B

Dr 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 son. Find Dr Vivek Baliga on LinkedIn here -

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Pneumonia Vaccine – Why You Should Take It Today

Many of us have heard of vaccines. As children, we have all received our ‘shots’ that are meant to protect us from disease and illness. Vaccines have evolved tremendously over the last couple of decades. These days, they are available to prevent a number of different clinical conditions. One such clinical condition is pneumonia. Here, …

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