Entries by IM Staff

What is a Physician Assistant?

  A Physician Assistant (PA) is a healthcare professional who is trained to practice medicine under the supervision of a physician. PA’s are concerned with treating illnesses and injuries by providing a broad range of health care services.

7 Ways To Improve Your Heart

This month, the American Heart Association celebrates Go Red For Women to raise awareness of the fight against heart disease — the number one killer of women, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined.

Eating with Celiac Disease

When it comes to snacking on a gluten-free diet, it’s easy to have some serious FoMO, or fear of missing out. All your friends are eating pretzels, cheese and crackers, and cupcakes…and you’re stuck with a handful of almonds?

Type 2 diabetes and prediabetes

Definitions Individuals with prediabetes have blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but not high enough to be considered type 2 diabetes. Those with prediabetes are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes—and may already have some symptoms of diabetes—as well as heart disease and stroke.