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From the folks at Specialty Infusion Centers near you
September 9, 2021

Treatment options for thyroid eye disease

What is thyroid eye disease? Thyroid eye disease — also known as TED, Graves’ eye disease, or Graves’ ophthalmopathy — is a progressive autoimmune condition that occurs when the eyelids, fatty tissues behind the eyes, and the muscles surrounding them...
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August 5, 2021

Crohn’s Disease Treatment Options

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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August 4, 2021

Understanding Psoriatic Arthritis

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. Understanding this chronic illness...
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July 19, 2021

What You Should Know About Evenity®

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.     What is Evenity®? Evenity® is the...
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July 19, 2021

ADUHELM™ for Alzheimer’s: A New Treatment

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.  ADUHELM™ was given approval using the accelerated approval pathway. When a drug can be used...
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June 4, 2021

The History of Infusions

How did medical practitioners begin performing infusions? Here is the history of infusions. While infusion pumps are a new invention, intravenous therapy began in the Middle Ages. The first infusion device was successfully created by Oxford scientist Sir Christopher Wren...
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May 25, 2021

The Importance of Hydration Before Your Infusion

What is the importance of hydration before your infusion? Here we explain how proper hydration benefits you.   Most Americans are Dehydrated Here’s a scary thought—doctors say that 75 percent of Americans are chronically dehydrated. So, three out of four...
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April 9, 2021

Why are Some Medications Given IV?

A lot of patients ask, “Why are some medications given IV or injected?” Here we explain. The Background on the Medications First, let’s start with the background about the medications. According to the FDA, “biologics” include a wide range of...
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March 9, 2021

Should I Exercise If I Have MS?

  Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) often ask, “Should I exercise if I have MS?” Here’s why we suggest they do exercise. Background In the past, people with MS were advised not to exercise. The medical community thought exertion exacerbated...
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