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This is the fifth in a series of blog posts, by Randall Stafford, MD, PhD discussing prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes.

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts, by Randall Stafford, MD, PhD discussing prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes.

Heart problems are the leading cause of death in pregnant women and new moms. A new set of guidelines will help doctors spot heart disease in these women.

Heart problems are the leading cause of death in pregnant women and new moms. A new set of guidelines will help doctors spot heart disease in these women.

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Diabetes itself has few symptoms, but its consequences can lead to disability and death. Stanford's Randall Stafford breaks down complications.

Diabetes itself has few symptoms, but its consequences can lead to disability and death. Stanford's Randall Stafford breaks down complications.

Jan. 6, 1968 marks the 50-year anniversary of the first human heart transplant in the United States, which happened here at Stanford.

Jan. 6, 1968 marks the 50-year anniversary of the first human heart transplant in the United States, which happened here at Stanford.

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Loss of taste sensation occurs in about 85 percent of cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. A new Stanford study explored the problem.

Loss of taste sensation occurs in about 85 percent of cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. A new Stanford study explored the problem.

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Those who have been personally affected by mental illness are often motivated, even driven, to do something to help lessen the suffering of others. But …

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In the operating room, cardiac surgeon Joseph Woo, MD, is poised to begin a challenging operation on a man whose aorta and aortic valve have …