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Breathe Easier with Pulmonary Rehab & Cardiopulmonary Therapy

WakeMed Pulmonary Rehab & Cardiopulmonary Therapy is designed to help people with breathing problems for ANY reason get back to the independence and daily activities they enjoy. Pulmonary rehab is available for patients with a qualifying COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) diagnosis; cardiopulmonary therapy is available to patients who are having breathing problems for ANY […]

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Understanding Heart Failure

Defining ‘Heart Failure’ Heart failure is a medical condition where the heart is unable to circulate blood normally, leading to symptoms of poor circulation or fluid retention, shortness of breath or leg swelling. Often, heart failure is due to either a weakened heart muscle or stiff heart muscle. Signs & Symptoms of Early Heart Failure Heart failure […]

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The Power of Collaboration. The Power of Plus.

The combined expertise of two renowned heart programs means more options for heart care right here in Wake County. Heart Care Plus+ brings together all of the heart services, providers and facilities of WakeMed and Duke Health into a single heart service. This collaboration delivers highly coordinated cardiovascular care, a broader scope of services and greater value and affordability […]

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This Summer, Have a (Healthy) Heart

Summer is a great time of year for travel, outdoor fun, cookouts and festivities. Whether you suffer from heart disease, are at risk for heart disease or just want to maintain a heart healthy lifestyle, here’s some tips from your neighborhood cardiologist, Dr. Richard Daw, who practices at the Apex and Cary offices of WakeMed […]

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