This month's newsletter discusses methods to treat prediabetes with diet, the value of the flu shot and various ways to determine your risk for heart disease.
-Brian Polner, M.D., CEO/President
What's Your Risk for Heart Disease?
Heart disease is dangerous and is responsible for nearly 27 percent of all American deaths. So what is heart disease? It's the term used to describe a number of specific heart conditions, most commonly coronary heart disease, or CHD, which is a major cause of heart attack. Understand the risk factors and causes of heart disease, and then evaluate your risk.
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How to Treat Prediabetes With DietHave you been told your blood sugar is too high, but not yet at diabetic levels? You may have prediabetes. Prediabetes is where blood sugar levels are elevated, but arenít high enough to be called type 2 diabetes. The good news is that people with prediabetes donít necessarily go on to develop diabetes if appropriate lifestyle changes are made. If you want to avoid future type 2 diabetes, whatís the best way to treat prediabetic syndrome? Click to continue
The Value of the Flu Shot and Anti-Viral Medications in Preventing and Treating Influenza
Each year, Americans are inundated with recommendations urging vaccination against influenza. However, for every expert that preaches the benefits of flu shots and anti-viral medications, there seems to be an equal amount of zealots spreading myth-based fear about these medications. Luckily, a little knowledge can go a long way at easing irrational fears about influenza medications. Click to continue
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September Vitamin Sale
For a limited time, HealthwoRx™ is offering a vitamin discount in all our offices. Print this coupon for details and take it to any office to redeem. Offer expires September 30, 2013. Not valid for online purchases.
Research Trials & Studies
HealthwoRx™ is accepting applicants for select clinical trials. A clinical trial is a research study that follows a protocol designed for improvements in treating current diseases.
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Varicose Vein Therapy
Unsightly varicose veins are a source of pain and embarrassment for many men and women. Dr. Cohen treats them using a fast, preferred laser technique right in our offices. Call 954.983-8910 to find out more or schedule a review.