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Diane P. Patient Expert

San Francisco, California
I have been very fortunate to find my calling in life at a young age. I love being in the health care field and making a difference in one's life. I started my career as an athletic trainer on the college level and had the great honor of being part of the Olympic family. The last 20 years I have... Full Bio
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An Insurance Company Being Held Accountable Or Are They? by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training About a month ago, Attorney General of New York Andrew Cuomo announced that UnitedHealthCare(UHC) subsidiary Ingenix "scheme to defraud consumers" by understating their us ... Read on »
Holidays by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Merry Christmas to everyone and have a safe Christmas! Read on »
Cool Websites For Kids Toys, Educational Software and Products by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Listed below are websites for Children' s products that are safe and natural brands. Check out the sites for a great holiday gift for your child or family/friend' s child. ... Read on »
What's the Plastic ? by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training In the last couple of years we have become worry/concern with the production of hard plastics. An additive named Bisphenol A (BPA) has come into question. A study conducte ... Read on »
Happy Birthday Mom! by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training It' s been a long three months. Today is my mom' s birthday unfortunately she did not make it to her 77 birthday. About three and half months ago my mom was diagnosis with ... Read on »
Bean Me Up Doc by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training As a kid I love watching Star Trek and Star Wars, especially the medical scenes. I thought about the medical technology in the movies/TV series and wondered, will we ever ... Read on »
How about that Presidential debate. by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Endurance Training Well I have to say I wish we had a third choice for President. Neither candidate was impressive or seems to truly understand our economic problems today. There's no thinki ... Read on »
Our Next President by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yes, my blog's about health, wealth and wellness, so why am I writing about our Presidential race? Our next President will have a great impact on our lives.  We are in the ... Read on »
Our Sick Society Vs. Our Sick Health Care System by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This past summer my mother was diagnosis with Lymphoma. First its a shock and your world is shaken.  You are never ready for your parents to become sick or old.  My mother ... Read on »
Healthy Recipes by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living                                                 Roasted Squash and Sage Pita Pizzas 1 Butternut squash (about 2 1/2  pounds) peeled,halved,seeded,and sliced into 1-in ... Read on »
A New Cookie Has Arrived In The Big Apple! by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Let's see, we have the Atkins Diet, South Beach Diet, Grapefruit Diet and now coming to New York we have the New Cookie Diet.  The Cookie Diet has been developed by Dr. Sa ... Read on »
Fun Fitness Has Arrive! by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What exercise equipment will allow all ages to have fun and the time will go by very quickly.  You will enter a interactive virtual world of exercises and skill drills dri ... Read on »
Foods That We Love To Eat - Are They healthy For Us by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Need less to say you need a score card to keep track of the updates concerning how our favorite foods affect our health. Sometimes it can be very confusing with all the di ... Read on »
Chia Goodness by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I found the perfect breakfast meal; Ruth's Chia Goodness-Apple Almond Cinnamon. The cereal can be made either with cold or hot water or a milk product.  There is no cookin ... Read on »
Healthy Snacks by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living                                                       Chicken Nugget Dippers Olive Oil for brushing 2 boneless, skinless chicken half-breasts (4-5 ounces each) ... Read on »
Watch Out Athletes: A Test For HGH by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A test for HGH was announced by Ceres Nanoscience.  Researchers at the company have developed a urine test that can detect HGH in an athlete.  This is a significant break ... Read on »
Start Of A Health Crisis- The Teen Years by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As American children enter they teen years their physical activity level drops significantly.  Here's the alarming statistic; 90% of 9 years old will participant in couple ... Read on »
Acai Berry by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This past weekend I indulge in the wonder drink Acai Berry.  The taste was refreshing and enjoyable.It has a unique taste. It was not sugary nor sour. I could not finish t ... Read on »
Health Concerns by Diane P. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living South L.A., California has ban opening of new fast food restaurants for one year. The Los Angeles City Council committee unanimously approved the new regulation. The regul ... Read on »