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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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