Michael F Magpile, MD
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Location and Office HoursScripps Clinic Rancho San Diego
10862 Calle Verde
La Mesa, CA 91941
- Anthem Blue Cross of California
- Blue Shield of California
- CIGNA HealthCare
- Community Health Group
- Health Net
- PacifiCare/Secure Horizons
- Sharp Health Plan
- United Healthcare, California
What is the digestive tract?
The digestive tract is the part of our bodies that helps in the digestion of food. This starts with the mouth as we ingest food all the way to our rectum where we expel our waste and everything in between as our food travels through its long journey! This includes from our mouth to our esophagus (food pipe), then to our stomach, on to our small intestine, then large intestine which our rectum is the end where waste is expelled.
What is Cardiotendonus Xanthomatosis?
Discovery Health answeredYou've been diagnosed with WHAT? Can you pronounce it? Where do they get these disease names? What do they mean? Dr. John Whyte explains in this Discovery Health video.
What increases my risk for cardiovascular infection?
Piedmont Heart Institute answered
There are several things that increase your risk for cardiovascular infection. Those who have the highest level of risk have damaged or artificial heart valves, congenital birth defects that create leaky heart valves, previous cases of cardiovascular infection, or are intravenous drug users. Damage to the heart caused by rheumatic fever can elevate risk levels, too.
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