Severe Psoriasis Increases Risk For Type II Diabetes

Psoriasis, which affects about 7.5 million Americans, is a disease of the immune system in which inflammation causes skin cells to multiply faster than normal. This skin inflammation is known to promote insulin resistance, and both diseases share similar genetic mutations.     Psoriasis: Connection To Diabetes People with psoriasis increase their risk for type 2 diabetes and the…

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IV Nutritional Therapy: Is It Really Safe For You To Use?

IV therapy has been used for decades in hospitals to treat disease and chronic conditions. Now it is being offered at independent clinics and through house call-type services that pledge to help people feel better. No need to visit clogged emergency rooms. Today you can get an IV drip for anything: hangovers, nutrition deficiencies, as well…

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Congestive Heart Failure: Symptoms, Treatments, And Prognosis

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic progressive condition that affects the pumping power of your heart muscles. While often referred to simply as “heart failure,” CHF specifically refers to the stage in which fluid builds up around the heart and causes it to pump inefficiently. CHF develops when your ventricles can’t pump blood in…

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Silver Healthcare Center Gets Creative For Hurricane Relief Effort!

We are so proud of our entire staff at Silver Healthcare Center for our recent successful hurricane relief  fundraiser. We did a sports ‘dress down day’ and the staff donated funds in order to qualify for the ‘dress down!” It was an amazing and creative way for us to provide heartfelt and critical relief to…

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Glaucoma: Types, Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Glaucoma is a disease that damages your eye’s optic nerve. It usually happens when fluid builds up in the front part of your eye. That extra fluid increases the pressure in your eye, damaging the optic nerve. Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness for people over 60 years old. But blindness from glaucoma can often be…

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Can Artificial Cells Replace Dead Insulin-Secreting Cells

People with diabetes benefit from advances in controlling blood sugar. Nevertheless, they want a cure. Recently, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced results of a study they funded, that successfully replaced dead insulins cells with artificial beta cells (ABC’s) containing real insulin.     Insulin: Artificial Beta Cells Artificial beta cells are specially designed lipid bubbles,…

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Join Us In Helping Hurricane Victims 

Our parent company, MIMA Healthcare, is stepping up to help the victims of the recent devastating hurricanes and we are proud to  stand with them in support of their efforts! Please join us in donating to this worthy cause. Find the pertinent information below.

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Foods Made Healthy With These Flavor Makeovers

Foods today, for the most part, taste good, but are devoid of proper nutrition. This can lead to all kinds of health issues that often result in serious chronic illness. But, the good news is that you can make easy and nutritious makeovers on the most popular foods without sacrificing taste.     Foods: Chicken…

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Bumps, Bruises, Sprains, and Strains: Know the Difference

Bumps, bruises, sprains, and strains. Which one is it? Do you know? And, also what type of treatment goes with each condition? Basically, it’s all about what gets hurt. If you injure a muscle or tendon, it’s a strain. Sprains affect ligaments, which connect the end of one bone to another. For both injuries, the…

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