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“IS THAT A PATIENT IN ROOM #2 OR JUST A CHRONIC DISEASE”?

“Doctor, in room #2 the record shows non compliance with the prescribed cholesterol medication and a new high blood pressure finding. A1C levels remain elevated and it’s time for the flu shot as well.” Does this patient have a NAME? If a doctor walked into room #2, do you think the conversation would be about […]

“Why Monitor A Problem If You’re Not Going To Fix It?”

“Why Monitor A Problem If You’re Not Going To Fix It?” Lifelock, a personal credit monitoring company regularly uses this quote in their advertising. Lifelock differentiates itself from its competitors by accepting ACCOUNTABILITY and taking action to help RESOLVE potential credit fraud (rather than simply pointing out that fraud has been committed.) If, as consumers […]

ARE YOU IN CONTROL?

When it comes to the length and the quality of our lives, there is no plan of action that guarantees results. That being said, there are choices we can make that increase the chances for longer healthier lives. When Babe Ruth picked up his first baseball bat he wasn’t a natural home run hitter. When […]

WOULD AN INCENTIVE OF $389,600.00 IN ADDITION TO A PAYCHECK POTENTIALLY CREATE A CONFLICT OF INTEREST IN ONE’S DECISION MAKING?

How would you feel knowing your Pediatrician’s paycheck is supplemented by an incentive based vaccination program offered by insurance companies? Is the vaccine recommendation by your child’s doctor in your child’s best interest or your doctor’s best interest? Are you willing to rely on your doctor’s recommendation when a financial conflict of interest clearly exists? […]

ASK YOUR DOCTOR

Ask your doctor if he or she believe the basis of good health is achieved by: eating healthy exercising attaining restful sleep of adequate duration balancing stress consuming adequate hydration Now ask them, “if these components are crucial in obtaining good health, why are these topics not covered in detail during the office visit?” Do […]

THE HUMAN MARIONETTE

Although you may not see or feel the strings, many in society today are controlled by the “medical puppeteer.” We choose not to view our lives from this perspective, but objectively, our actions follow patterns they control. As human marionettes, we’re not interested in the causes of our health conditions and diseases. As human marionettes, […]

Why Americans Fear The Flu, But Don’t Fear Type 2 Diabetes

As we head into “flu season” flu shot advertisements are seen everywhere. Let’s step back for a moment and look at the REAL NUMBERS to determine where our FEARS need to be focused: The Flu: 5% to 20% — Between 9.2 – 35.6 million people in the U.S. will get the flu each year. 200,000 […]