Matthew Gilbert, DO, MPH, an endocrinologist at the UVM Medical Center and associate professor at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, brings us up to date about the difference between these two diseases, the range of treatment advances, and the new options and technologies available to patients. You can watch Dr. Gilbert’s […]

Did you know that what you eat can influence chronic pain? When you eat, you change your body chemistry. As a result, this can either increase or decrease inflammation and pain. Whether chronic pain is associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, or injury, the foods used to fuel your body make a difference. Read or listen to […]

Roughly a third of Americans live with chronic pain. Even more people are dealing with a chronic health condition. As the opioid crisis continues, new treatments that focus on lifestyle changes like exercise, rehabilitation therapies, yoga, and cognitive behavioral therapies are rising in popularity. A new form of yoga called Kaiut Yoga is one such […]

Many of us hear the term “gluten free” and scratch our heads. Grocery store shelves are filled with “gluten free” products. And, while for some going “gluten free” is a simple diet choice, for others with Celiac disease it is a dire health concern. Celiac disease affects about one percent of the US population. It […]

According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 29 million people in the United States have diabetes. It is estimated that roughly 73,000 lower extremity non-traumatic amputations occur each year as a result of diabetic foot complications. The underlying factors that can lead to amputation commonly involve gradual worsening numbness and/or circulation problems to the feet. […]