We found 5 providers with an interest in heart failure and who accept TRICARE Prime near Davis, CA.

Dr. Powell O Jose, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2030 Sutter Place; #1000
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Powell Jose specializes in adult cardiology. Dr. Jose obtained his medical school training at Yale School of Medicine and performed his residency at Stanford University Medical Center. He has indicated that his clinical interests include heart problems. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Medical Spanish. Dr. Jose is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Nuclear ... (Read more)

Dr. Hieu Huynh, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2030 Sutter Place; Suite 1000
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Hieu Huynh works as an adult cardiologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Huynh include heart problems. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Huynh's education and training includes medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. He speaks Vietnamese. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Huynh's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Richard P Ericson, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2030 Sutter Place; #1000
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Richard Ericson works as a cardiologist. In his practice, Dr. Ericson focuses on heart problems. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Ericson attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Maryland Medical Center and Baltimore VA Medical Center for residency. Dr. Ericson (or staff) speaks the following languages: Swedish and Spanish.

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All Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Nuclear Stress Test, Invasive Cardiology, Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiology, ... (Read more)

Dr. Allison D Alcalay, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine
2030 Sutter Place; Suite 1000
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Allison Alcalay is an internal medicine hospitalist in Davis, CA. In her practice, she is particularly interested in general care. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Alcalay accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Alcalay is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Elisabeth Abdin, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2030 Sutter Place; Suite 1000
Davis, CA
 

Dr. Elisabeth Abdin's specialty is general internal medicine. She is especially interested in general care. Dr. Abdin honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. After completing medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. She is conversant in Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Abdin has an open panel.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Heart Failure, Cancer Screening, ... (Read more)

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What is Heart Failure?

Heart failure is a progressive disease where the heart muscle isn’t able to pump as effectively as it needs to. When a patient has heart failure, not enough blood is reaching the cells of the body to supply needed amounts of oxygen.

At the onset of heart failure, the body compensates for the reduced blood flow by enlarging the heart muscle, making the heart beat faster, or narrowing the blood vessels to increase blood pressure. Because the body is so adept at compensating for the early stages of heart failure, many people do not notice symptoms until they have been sick for some time. This is one reason annual check-ups are important, especially if you have any risk factors for heart disease. Symptoms a person might feel as heart failure progresses include fatigue, breathlessness, a rapid heartbeat, or swelling in the feet and legs.

A doctor can check for heart failure using blood tests, x-rays, an electrocardiogram, or an exercise stress test. If heart failure is diagnosed, lifestyle modifications such as weight loss, exercise, sodium restriction, and avoiding alcohol and cigarettes are recommended in order to protect the heart. There are a large number of medications on the market that used to treat heart failure, in several different classes. Some of these are ACE inhibitors, beta blockers, and statin drugs. Although it’s not as common, surgery will sometimes be recommended for heart failure, for example if a patient needs a transplant or bypass surgery.
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