• Features
  • Arthritis Medications Have Come a Long Way

    Unlike the common cold, a pill and a teaspoon of syrup won’t wash away the pain of chronic arthritis. Arthritis pain, however, can be managed which is best done with a regimen of exercise, positive living and medication. Luckily, for the millions of... read more...
  • Discovering What’s Right for You

    In Type 2 diabetes, blood sugar levels are high when the body is unable to produce enough insulin or respond to the action of insulin (insulin resistance). Most people suffering from Type 2 diabetes have some kind of insulin resistance. Insulin is... read more...
  • The Continuing Saga of GDNF

    Anatural substance known as GDNF (Glial cell line-Derived Neurotrophic Factor) has been found to help protect and maintain the health of the brain. In May 2003, an article appeared in the prestigious journal Nature Medicine, titled “Direct Brain... read more...
  • Contributors May - Jun 2005

    Meredith Pellegrini, RD, BS Meredith V. Pellegrini, RD, BS, is a Registered Dietitian at Eisenhower Medical Center. She has been employed at Eisenhower for 11 years. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics from Tennessee... read more...
  • Commitment to Care The Quest for Clinical Gold

    You’ve come to the desert to take advantage of the lifestyle offered here, or simply for some fun in the sun. Unexpectedly you feel sick – really sick.Your fever is spiking to 105 degrees or you feel as if a golf cart is crushing the... read more...
  • Eisenhower Medical Center – A Winning Combination

    Situated on a 130-acre campus in the heart of the Coachella Valley, Eisenhower Medical Center is a dynamic, progressive, not-for-profit health care complex. The campus includes the 253-bed Eisenhower Hospital, distinguished as a 100 Top Hospital by... read more...
  • Shape It Up: Lower Blood Pressure in 30 Minutes a Day

    With all that is known about hypertension these days, one would assume that those affected with the potentially fatal condition are taking the necessary steps to whip their blood pressures into shape. Unfortunately, this is not the case, even though... read more...