With a healthy lifestyle such as weight-bearing exercise and proper nutrition along with appropriate medicines, many people can avoid or reduce the complications of osteoporosis.
People with rare diseases face an uphill battle in so many ways, but there are key areas of support to turn to.
COVID-19 has created a difficult environment for immunocompromised people due to many medications that treat rheumatic diseases.
“Many people are familiar with the physical appearance of psoriasis, but most are unaware of the severe psychological impact it has on the patient,” says Clinical Nurse Educator Samara Ashley.
Alzheimer's disease is the number one illness faced by caregivers of patients over 65 according to the 2020 Caregiving in the U.S. study by the National Alliance for Caregiving.
We often attribute forgetfulness to growing older, but could it be a sign of a more serious condition? Alzheimer’s and dementia deaths increased by 16% during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Several risk factors for osteoporosis are not within our control, but we do have some control of our bone health using nutrition tailored to our needs. Read Katie Driessens tips on our blog.
As a nurse, you play many roles in healthcare, but one of the most lasting and impactful roles is that of a patient educator.
As a Clinical Nurse Educator, Liza Maricle sees the negative impact of easy-to-obtain meals that are consumed out of convenience. Read Liza's tips for better nutrition.
The patient journey is rarely linear for those with a rare disease. Jill Doran shares how patients and families who receive education and support can typically manage it bettter.
VMS Clinical Nurse Educator Jessica Schulte shares a heart-warming story about her nephew Weston, born with a rare congenital heart defect. Jessica shares tips for caregivers who receive a devastating diagnosis.
The heart is an amazing machine. Each minute, this muscle pumps 1.5 gallons of blood through 60,000 miles of heart vessels!
VMS Clinical Nurse Educator Mary Schmalfeldt has tips for how HCPs can help their patients become an RA Warrior.
This National Pharmacist Day January 12, VMS BioMarketing extends a heartfelt thank you to the many pharmacists who work in our Clinical Educator networks.
During this National Alzheimer's Awareness Month, I've been reflecting on the many fond memories I have of my grandmother when I was a young child.
One way healthcare professionals can explain to patients the correlation between diabetes and heart disease.
As an oncology nurse specializing in breast cancer, I have witnessed the struggles patients endure and offer these suggestions for healthcare professionals working with people newly diagnosed with breast cancer.