Elaine Koontz

Bio

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Location:

  • Saint Clairsville, OH

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Bariatric Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to combat adult obesity.

    Inflated inside the stomach, the device appears to create a sense of fullness, although how it works isn't completely...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Bariatric Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese Americans struggling to shed pounds have a new weight-loss option: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a temporary, implanted balloon device to treat obesity.

    The ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System (ReShape Dual...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Bariatric Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese Americans struggling to shed pounds have a new weight-loss option: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a temporary, implanted balloon device to treat obesity.

    The ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System (ReShape Dual...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with an unhealthy weight in a first pregnancy could be at greater risk for complications in their next pregnancy -- even if they're at a good weight, a new study finds.

    Most American women are not at a healthy weight when they first become ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with an unhealthy weight in a first pregnancy could be at greater risk for complications in their next pregnancy -- even if they're at a good weight, a new study finds.

    Most American women are not at a healthy weight when they first become ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney or bladder stones do not increase a postmenopausal woman's risk of osteoporosis, a new study finds.

    "We know in men that if you have a kidney stone, you are more likely to have osteoporosis," said corresponding a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about OBGYN (Obstetrics & Gynecology):

    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidney or bladder stones do not increase a postmenopausal woman's risk of osteoporosis, a new study finds.

    "We know in men that if you have a kidney stone, you are more likely to have osteoporosis," said corresponding a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Wide blood pressure fluctuations may signal an increased risk of heart disease and early death, researchers say.

    The large study of people taking blood pressure medication found that variations of more than 14 mm Hg in systolic blood pressure read...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Vascular Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Wide blood pressure fluctuations may signal an increased risk of heart disease and early death, researchers say.

    The large study of people taking blood pressure medication found that variations of more than 14 mm Hg in systolic blood pressure read...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study provides insight into how Facebook use by young women can lead to poor body image and risky dieting.

    The study included 128 college-aged women who completed an online survey about their eating habits and thei...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Child & Adolescent Psychiatry:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study provides insight into how Facebook use by young women can lead to poor body image and risky dieting.

    The study included 128 college-aged women who completed an online survey about their eating habits and thei...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics Nursing:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High blood sugar associated with prediabetes may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that insulin resistance -- higher-than-normal levels of blood sugar that often precede type 2 diabetes -- was relat...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics Nursing:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High blood sugar associated with prediabetes may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that insulin resistance -- higher-than-normal levels of blood sugar that often precede type 2 diabetes -- was relat...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Praluent (alirocumab) injection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people with inherited high cholesterol (heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia) or people at risk of heart attack or stroke from high cholesterol deriv

    ...Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Praluent (alirocumab) injection has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat people with inherited high cholesterol (heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia) or people at risk of heart attack or stroke from high cholesterol deriv

    ...Full Article