Psoriasis Awareness Month: It’s Not Just the Skin

As we wrap up Psoriasis Awareness Month this August, it’s a great opportunity to offer a few important facts about the disease.

Psoriasis is a genetic skin disease where your immune system causes your skin cells to reproduce too quickly. Whereas a normal skin cell...


What is the best diet?

Here's what a VMS Clinical Nurse Educator has to say on the subject.

By Susan Cuellar, BSN, RN, CDE, CHC

What do you recommend to your patients when they ask you, “What is the best diet”?  “Should I try the keto...


From Nurse to Educator: Tips for Making the Transition from Bedside Nurse to Nurse Educator

By Mary Schmalfeldt, RN, Clinical Nurse Educator, VMS BioMarketing

As a nurse, you play many roles in healthcare, but one of the most lasting and impactful roles is that of a patient educator. After years of working solely with face-to-face communication...


Connecting with the Newly Diagnosed Patient

By Lori Gudat RN, FNP-C, CDE
VMS BioMarketing Clinical Nurse Educator

When meeting with newly diagnosed patients for the first time, it is very important to first assess where they are emotionally. If patients have fears about the diagnosis or...


Healthy Living – Why is Proper Nutrition so Important?

By Liza Maricle, BSN, RN
VMS BioMarketing Supervisor, Clinical Support

For many, gone are the days of sitting around the table to a fresh home-cooked meal. Due to the high demands on our time, rushing here and there, many individuals and...


10 Things Most People Don’t Know about Registered Dietitians

By Sheri Witzer, MEd, BSN, RD, RN, CDE

Today  March 13, 2019  is Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day, which was designated by the Academy of Nutrition and...