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Crohn’s Disease Treatment Options

8/5/2021

The key to living with Crohn’s Disease, a chronic condition for which there is no cure, is to manage symptoms and slow the progression of the disease by identifying the best treatment plan for you. Here we explain your options.

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Understanding Psoriatic Arthritis

8/4/2021

Psoriatic arthritis is caused by an immune reaction that affects your joints and skin. The actual cause of psoriatic arthritis is unknown, but medical experts believe it’s caused by a combination of environmental factors and genetics.

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What You Should Know About Evenity®

7/19/2021

Did you know 1 in 2 women in the US over 50 will experience an osteoporosis-related fracture in her lifetime? Here’s what you need to know about treatment with Evenity® should you be diagnosed.

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ADUHELM™ for Alzheimer’s: A New Treatment

7/19/2021

On June 7, 2021, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted accredited approval for Biogen’s drug ADUHELM™ for the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease.

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The History of Infusions

6/4/2021

How did medical practitioners begin performing infusions? Here is the history of infusions.

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The Importance of Hydration Before Your Infusion

5/25/2021

What is the importance of hydration before your infusion? Here we explain how proper hydration benefits you.

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Why are Some Medications Given IV?

3/9/2021

A lot of patients ask, “Why are some medications given IV or injected?” Here we explain.

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Should I Exercise If I Have MS?

3/9/2021

Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) often ask, “Should I exercise if I have MS?” Here’s why we suggest they do exercise.

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Valentine’s Gift Ideas for a Loved One with Chronic Illness

1/29/2021

Here are some great Valentine’s gift ideas for a loved one with chronic illness.

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Should I Get My Covid Vaccine?

1/14/2021

In December the FDA made the monumental decision to approve Covid vaccines made by Pzifer and Moderna. You may be asking, “Should I get my Covid vaccine?”.

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How to Have a Crohn’s-Friendly Holiday

12/17/2020

The holiday season doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy yourself if you have Crohn’s disease. Here’s how to have a Crohn’s-friendly holiday.

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A Guide to a Covid-Safe Holiday

12/14/2020

The holiday season is upon us, and as much as we all want to return to normalcy, we still have to take precautions because of Covid-19.

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What is the Spoon Theory?

11/23/2020

The Spoon Theory applies to chronic illnesses, but what is the Spoon Theory, and how can it help those with chronic illnesses—and people without it.

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Autoimmune Diseases and Hair Loss

11/11/2020

For those battling autoimmune disorders, many find themselves losing hair. There are several reasons why it occurs. Find out here about autoimmune diseases and hair loss.

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Importance of Medication Compliance

10/15/2020

One recommendation that creates a more effective medical treatment is medication compliance. The importance of medication compliance is significant for several reasons.

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Do Weight-Bearing Exercises Really Make a Difference on Osteoporosis?

10/13/2020

Your medical team may have recommended that you begin weightlifting to combat the disease. But, do weight-bearing exercises really make a difference on osteoporosis?

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Should I Get My Flu Shot?

9/17/2020

A lot of patients ask, “Should I get my flu shot?” The answer is a resounding yes. And here’s why getting the flu shot is important than ever—especially because of COVID-19.

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Benefits of an Alternate Site of Care

9/16/2020

After deciding with your doctor to start infusion therapy, the next important choice is which site should you choose: a hospital or alternate site of care?

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Infusion vs Injection

8/27/2020

You may be wondering what’s the difference between an infusion and injection. Here we explain what each one is, and how it may affect you.

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Nutrition and IBD

8/7/2020

While diet does not cause Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis, certain foods or drinks may exacerbate symptoms.

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Coping with Chronic Illness

7/20/2020

A chronic illness diagnosis can cause many disruptions in life: independence, activity level, physical appearance, finances to name a few.

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How to Prepare for Your Infusion

7/1/2020

Whether you get infusions every 2 weeks or 6 months, we have a few suggestions to help your treatment go as smoothly as possible.

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Take Control of Your Chronic Illness Amidst a Pandemic

6/18/2020

Now is the time to develop and double down on healthy habits to help weather the storm of a pandemic.

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How to be Active with Asthma

6/17/2020

Shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing. These are symptoms of asthma that can add an additional layer of difficulty to everyday tasks.

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Infusion Center vs. Home Infusion – Which is the Better Option?

6/10/2020

Many infusion therapies must take place in a medical facility like the hospital outpatient department, specialist provider office, or ambulatory infusion center.

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The Essential Guide for Choosing Your Infusion Therapy Treatment Center

6/10/2020

There are many ways to get infusion therapy, so how do you know which one is best for you?

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Specialty Infusion Centers: What to Expect

5/22/2020

Our coordination and clinical team are here to support you with every step, so all you have to do is come to your appointment.

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World IBD Day: What it is and How to Celebrate

5/19/2020

Navigating a chronic illness like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be difficult or overwhelming.

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