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Holidays: Expectations, Coping Tips and Chronic Illness

Holidays: Expectations, Coping Tips and Chronic Illness

Posted by on Nov 22, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

After November 1st, the retail world starts decorating and promoting Thanksgiving and the December holidays of Hanukah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa, New Year’s Eve as well as other religious and secular hallmarks. If you celebrate Three Kings Day, the holidays may not end until after the 12th day of Christmas, January 6th. What if you don’t feel...

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What Do You Think? Medivizor’s Clinical Trials Perception Survey Results

What Do You Think?  Medivizor’s Clinical Trials Perception Survey Results

Posted by on Nov 12, 2016 in Blog | 2 comments

In June, we published a post  called What Do You Think About Clinical Trials?  The post included the results of several surveys about perceptions of clinical trials including the results of  a study conducted by MaPS/Millward Brown Analytic and Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSKCC). Medivizor’s Clinical Trials Perception Survey Results In our post...

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Cool Weather and A Potato Soup Recipe for Sore Mouths

Cool Weather and A Potato Soup Recipe for Sore Mouths

Posted by on Oct 28, 2016 in Blog | 2 comments

The northern hemisphere is experiencing all that autumn brings–colors in reds, golds, purples, browns and orange. Leaves, squash, corn, potatoes and pumpkins  are the flowers of fall. Potatoes, first cultivated by the Incas, are now one of the largest food crops worldwide.   To celebrate autumn we are sharing another recipe by Holly Clegg called...

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Medivizor Honored: Top 15 Diabetes Blogs!

Medivizor Honored:  Top 15 Diabetes Blogs!

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Medivizor has been named one of the Top 15 Diabetes Blogs on the web by Feedspot.  The ranking is based on Google reputation and Google search ranking Influence and popularity on Facebook, twitter and other social media sites Quality and consistency of posts. Feedspot’s editorial team and expert review Being one of the Top 15 Diabetes Blogs on the...

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300 Facts You Didn’t Know About Celiac Disease!

300 Facts You Didn’t Know About Celiac Disease!

Posted by on Oct 19, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Okay.  The title is somewhat misleading.   But, since 1) there are over 300 symptoms associated with celiac disease; 2) people can have celiac without symptoms…AND 3) 97% of people with celiac disease are undiagnosed–you’ll forgive me. What is Celiac Disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder with no cure.  According to the...

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5 Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

5 Symptoms You Should Not Ignore

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in Blog | 1 comment

It’s hard to know when to go see a doctor.  Even if you are worried about odd symptoms you may wonder, am I being a hypochondriac? Hypochondriasis According to the University of Maryland Medical School, the definition of hypochondriasis  is “an overwhelming fear that you have a serious disease, even though health care providers can find no...

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Guest Post: Want a Peanut Butter Cookie? Gluten-free & Diabetes-Friendly Recipe

Guest Post:  Want a Peanut Butter Cookie?  Gluten-free & Diabetes-Friendly Recipe

Posted by on Oct 8, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Sweets People with diabetes deal with many myths.  One of them is that sugar causes diabetes.  This is not true for Type 1 diabetes.  For those with Type 2 diabetes, obesity is a contributing factor to its development.  However, the calories that lead to obesity can come from any source.  The only link that research has confirmed with regards to sugar,...

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How Do I Advocate For Myself?

How Do I Advocate For Myself?

Posted by on Sep 27, 2016 in Blog | 2 comments

While writing “Not My Problem” Healthcare:  Cultural and Societal Ethics,  many questions about healthcare and the experiences of patients and caregivers who advocate arose.  Like.. Why are derisive adjectives, (like  “difficult” and “demanding”) used to label patients and caregivers who ask hard questions? Why is shunning of...

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