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New Diabetes Treatments For 2015
11Nov, 2015

New Diabetes Treatment Options For 2015

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Over the course of 2015, several new options for diabetes treatment have emerged from the drug market.  Although these newer medications are more specific to individuals who suffer from pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes, they still represent a significant breakthrough for patients.  One of the major reasons for this is that the action of the drugs can aid in allowing the body to slowly regain balance on its own, which also lets beta cells in the pancreas increase production without generating greater damage to the organ. Other outcomes from these […]
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How To Recovery Quickly From Surgery
7Nov, 2015

6 Easy Steps For Fast Surgery Recovery

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Even minor surgeries can create situations where recovery time may be prolonged.  Obviously, the more extensive the surgery, the more time it can take to return to normal lifestyle activities, but the actions that a person takes after a surgery can also influence the speed of recovery. Specifics And General Considerations Both before and after surgery, primary health care professionals will go over the expectations for recovery, and any necessary protocols for this process.  It is important for patients to recognize that some actions that are required are specific to […]
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4Nov, 2015

How Can Cinnamon Help Type 2 Diabetes?

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For individuals who are facing the lifestyle changes that are involved in a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, it can seem very overwhelming to try and incorporate these healthy changes, while still maintaining regular routines and activities of enjoyment. Generally, people with type 2 diabetes will not need to be on a regular insulin regimen, since even though both types of the disease impact blood glucose levels and how the body is able to process nutrients from foods, the difference is in the presence of natural insulin and how the […]
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Diabetes Treatment
1Nov, 2015

3 Ways To Create A Diabetes Diet Meal Plan

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Although medications are strongly used in order to control the symptoms and effects of diabetes, there are also behavioral and lifestyle changes that can provide strong support in managing blood sugar and healthy approaches to both nutritional needs and gaining greater health literacy in regards to the issue.  The use of medical nutrition therapy (MNT) has become one of the most critical and pivotal components of diabetes care.  This is not only because MNT is applicable to both type 1 and 2 diabetes, but also because the practice raises accountability […]
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27Oct, 2015

MedicoRx® Specialty Pharmacy Receives ACHC Accreditation

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Specialty pharmacy and Infusion pharmacy Accreditation demonstrates commitment to quality and accountability Van Nuys, CA – October 26, 2015 — MedicoRx® Specialty Pharmacy announced today it has been awarded Specialty Pharmacy and Home Infusion Pharmacy accreditation from Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC), a health care accreditation organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. Achieving accreditation is a process where healthcare organizations demonstrate compliance with national standards. Accreditation by ACHC reflects an organization’s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level of performance and […]
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21Sep, 2015

MedicoRx® at 2015 NEPO Building Healthy Communities Summit

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MedicoRx® was proud to be involved with the 2015 Building Healthy Communities Summit Helping Health Providers Address Social Determinants of Health in Riverside, CA this past weekend. The 2015 Building Healthy Communities (BHC) Summit-Helping Health Providers Address Social Determinants of Health is a unique and exciting educational event for physicians, public health professionals, and community leaders. The 2015 BHC Summit will provide you with opportunities to learn about emerging health policy issues, best practices for reducing health disparities, and cultural competency in clinical care.  The Summit will inspire physicians and health care […]
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21Sep, 2015

MedicoRx® Takes Part in Armenian American Medical Society Annual Meeting

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MedicoRx® was proud to take  part in the Armenian American Medical Society’s (AAMS) Annual Meeting in Las Vegas from September 13-15, 2015. The mission of AAMS is to cultivate and develop professional, social, and friendly relations amongst its members, and to contribute toward the improvement of the health services rendered to the Armenian community in the Diaspora and Armenia. Since its inception, the Armenian American Medical Society has been a vibrant and integral part of the community in all its endeavors.  
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21Sep, 2015

MedicoRx® Sponsors Liver Life Walk Los Angeles 2015

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MedicoRx® proudly sponsored the Liver Life Walk Los Angeles 2015 in Santa Monica this past weekend!  The Liver Life Walk® is the national fundraising walk of the American Liver Foundation®. Join more than 13,000 people from coast-to-coast as we pound the pavement to change the face of liver health! Your participation will bring awareness to liver disease and provide financial support for our educational programs and patient services offered to the millions of Americans battling one of the 100 known liver diseases. The Why We Walk page is an online source […]
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21Sep, 2015

MedicoRx® Sponsors 6th Annual Stop Cancer Run Walk

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MedicoRx® proudly sponsored the 6th Annual Stop Cancer Run Walk this past weekend at Woodley Park in Van Nuys. STOP CANCER is committed to funding the most promising and innovative scientists in their early research of all forms of cancer prevention, treatment, cures and subsequent clinical applications. STOP CANCER works with National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers and other hospitals in the United States to carry out its mission Over the last twenty-seven years, STOP CANCER has funded a total of 244 Awards to 201 researchers with support valued at […]
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Medication Use During Pregnancy Can Lead to Harmful Effects on the Child
23Jul, 2015

Medications to Avoid During Pregnancy

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Although mothers to be take many precautions in order to ensure the safety of their unborn child, it can be difficult to navigate the entire nine months without the use of any form of medication.  For otherwise healthy mothers, it may be an easier task to undertake, while mothers with pre-existing conditions or complications during pregnancy may still be required to have some drugs in their system. This also makes it vitally important to consult with a physician before making any alterations to existing medication protocols, as some necessity in […]
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Women Near Menopausal Age are Most Likely to Experience Hair Loss
16Jul, 2015

Treatment of Hair Loss in Women

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Although baldness in men is often accepted as a genetic sign of ageing, hair loss for women is not only less common, but can also have a greater impact on self-esteem and quality of life.  Although this is largely due to social miens, the lower ratio of hair loss in women in the population also contributes to the impact of the condition. It should be noted that some thinning of the hair over time is not uncommon, although this tends to present more as a general loss of volume rather […]
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Skin Tags and Warts Both Protrude from the Skin but Warts Are Caused by a Virus
14Jul, 2015

How Are Skin Tags Different from Warts?

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For many people in our prevention conscious society, early detection of certain ailments can mean the difference between developing a chronic condition and simply attending to a health issue.  This can be particularly true for diseases that may be managed, but may not be curable, especially once they are advanced. While cancer is always a concern for any individual, melanomas and skin cancers have become considerably more prevalent as environmental conditions in the atmosphere continue to change.  For this reason, many people can become overly worried about strange blemishes and […]
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Being Aware of the Symptoms of Heart Disease Gives You a Better Chance of Early Detection
9Jul, 2015

5 Symptoms of Heart Disease in Women

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Heart disease is one the leading causes of death in adult women.  Although this can also be influenced by activity levels and overall weight, one of the primary reasons that this is a health risk trend is due to the hormonal changes that women undergo throughout life.  The fluctuations between estrogen and progesterone can form a natural balance for health, but dietary and chemical intake can also impact outcomes. Dietary habits that include processed foods and high amounts of fat can contribute to heart disease through the presence of the […]
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Type 1 Diabetics are Insulin Reliant and Type 2 Diabetics are Insulin Resistant
7Jul, 2015

Treatment of Diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

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Diabetes is becoming an increasing health concern for many individuals in the population, especially as risk factors including obesity, unhealthy diets, and lack of activity contribute to the expression of the disease.  Although both types of diabetes involve the manner in which the body digests, utilizes, and balances sugars in the blood stream, onset, triggers, and treatment can differ. However, it is also important to be aware that similarities between the two types of conditions also means that practical treatment measures that include lifestyle changes can be applicable to both.  […]
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Natural Remedies Can Help Lessen the Auto-Immune Reaction Those With Rheumatoid Arthritis Have
2Jul, 2015

5 Natural Remedies for Arthritis

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Arthritis is a major affliction for many individuals across a range of ages.  Although this condition is often associated with age, it can become evident in individuals as early as their mid twenties, and can be based on both genetic and lifestyle factors. It should be noted that there are two main types of arthritis, and that while the manifestation of these conditions may be similar in symptomology, the causes are slightly different.  Natural remedies for arthritis tend to address both the symptoms and the causes, and this can bring […]
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30Jun, 2015

MedicoRx® Specialty Pharmacy Receives URAC Accreditation

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Specialty pharmacy accreditation demonstrates commitment to quality and accountability Van Nuys, CA — June 24, 2015 — MedicoRx® Specialty Pharmacy announced today it has been awarded Specialty Pharmacy accreditation from URAC, a Washington, D.C.-based health care accreditation organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. “Providing exceptional clinical care is at the core of every interaction with our patients, physicians and broader healthcare community,” said Vladimir Lenchitsky, CEO of MedicoRx® Specialty. “We are proud to have received accreditation as a specialty pharmacy provider from URAC. This substantiates our […]
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Controlling Anger Issues Reduces the Risk of Developing a Chronic Heart Condition
30Jun, 2015

The Benefits of Anger Management to Your Blood Pressure

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Modern society is highly focused on efficiency, productivity, and immediate gratification.  Although this trend is greatly influenced by technology, it is also important to stay aware of the human reactions and adaptations that it brings.  While many aspect of life are made easier by these advances, they also bring about a new perspective of the world that can have a negative impact on health. One of the main psychological trends that is evident with this social change is need for constant stimulation or gratification that individuals will seek out.  Conversely, […]
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Hormonal Changes from Menopause Greatly Increase the Risk of Cervical Cancer
25Jun, 2015

Cervical Cancer After Menopause

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As women undergo hormonal changes throughout the course of their lives, this can also mean that physical and immune function can rapidly vary with these fluctuations. However, it is important to recognize that while these cycles can seem exhausting on the body and mind, they are affecting a balance within the system, which is also integral to health and wellbeing. For many women, the occurrence of certain cancers is much higher after menopause, due to the manner in which the hormonal changes that have occurred. However, some viruses and sexually […]
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Three Classifications of Chronic Pain Sources Dictate Which Medications Will Work Best
23Jun, 2015

Prescription Drugs for Chronic Pain

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Pain is the activation of electrical activity in neurons which have sensory endings with a higher threshold for reaction.  This means that while surface receptors may register pain from heat or touch, deep nerves that sense pain will not register this occurrence throughout the body.  While any type of pain, acute or chronic, can become the source of massive discomfort, it should also be remembered that pain reactions are a defense mechanism. By being able to sense pain as an indicator that an action can be harmful to health, people […]
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