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Sima Pendharkar

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Do You Know About The Complications of Diabetes?? Have a Look

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Suffering from uncontrolled diabetes but you are ignoring it?  A number of people in the US are suffering from diabetes and from them, there are only a few who are taking proper treatment. And the reason behind the same is that they don’t know the complications of diabetes.  Even after taking proper medicine if you have uncontrolled diabetes then it will affect your body badly. Moving further, let’s have a look at diabetes complications.  Complications of Diabetes Heart Disease Heart Disease and Stroke are more likely to be common in people who have uncontrolled diabetes. And according to a report,…

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Type 2 Diabetes

Right Insulin Type | the key to freedom from High Blood Sugar!

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If you’re a diabetes patient than chances are that insulin is a medicine that you have heard of and may have some familiarity with. Insulin is a hormone that is found in the body’s natural state however with diabetes, insulin does not work as it should. This can cause life-threatening situations for the body. Here, we give you some basics about insulin. What is Insulin? Insulin is one of the major hormones in the body. It helps the body utilize glucose from food sources converting it into energy that can be utilized by the body’s cells and organs. If insulin…

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Diabetes Epidemiology

Diabetes Epidemiology: CDC Report Analysis

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Today we wanted to take a few moments to talk about the epidemiology of diabetes.  Epidemiology looks at the distribution, patterns and risk factors of certain diseases within a population. In the United States, more than 100 million adults have diabetes which includes those who are diagnosed with diabetes and also those considered prediabetic. Prediabetes is a state where a patient does not quite yet have the diagnosis of diabetes; their blood glucose is high but not yet high enough to have the diagnosis of diabetes. Individuals with prediabetes will usually get diabetes if they don’t start to make some…

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Sven Gierlinger, Chief Patient Experience Office Talks Patient Experience!

By | Blog, Chief Patient Experience Officer, Health, Health Outcomes, Healthcare Organizations, Hospitals, Patient Engagement | No Comments

Patient Experience Week is April 24-28. In honor of this event, Dr. Pendharkar, Founder and CEO of Valeet Healthcare, sat down to chat with Sven Gierlinger, VP and Chief Patient Experience Officer at Northwell Health System, to discuss his perspectives on patient experience. Dr. Pendharkar: I understand you worked in the hospitality industry prior to healthcare. How did you make the transition into healthcare? Sven:  I was approached to go into healthcare by Henry Ford Health System. Henry Ford was opening a new hospital, and they wanted it to be very service centric — very hospitality focused. Hospitality, wellness, and…

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Meet the Team: Dr. Sanjeev Suratwala

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Dr. Sanjeev Suratwala is an orthopedic surgeon and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Northwell Health. He serves as an advisor to Valeet Healthcare and is passionate about all things digital health! We sat down with Dr. Suratwala to get his take on a few different areas and here’s what he had to say: What got you interested in digital health? Digital health provides an opportunity to empower the patient as well as the clinician. The promise of always on and everywhere connectivity, if implemented properly, can finally move healthcare into the 21st century. I see tremendous potential in digital health…

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