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Encompass Network Partners is a dedicated web based application network that empowers dialysis clinic managers and staff members at the source of treatment with innovative tools and resources. Encompass partners with the clinic staff and physicians in delivering a fully encompassing foot and... Full Bio
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History of diabetes treatment chronicled in New York Historical Society exhibition by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Recalling the desperate fight for life that once was waged by juvenile diabetes patients and commemorating the events of the 1921 discovery by Toronto physician Frederick B ... Read on »
What is P.A.D.? by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine P.A.D. is short for Peripheral Arterial Disease. People have P.A.D. when the arteries in their legs become narrowed or clogged with fatty deposits, or plaque. The buildup of ... Read on »
Dialysis 101 by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Definition Dialysis is a treatment that performs the functions of natural kidneys when the they fail (kidney failure). Most patients begin dialysis when their kidneys hav ... Read on »
The Diabetic Foot in End Stage Renal Disease by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 2 Diabetic foot lesions remain a major cause of morbidity in patients with renal failure, especially those on dialysis. Foot complications are encountered at a more than two ... Read on »
Hunterdon Medical Center among first to use artery cleaning device by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine By: Hunterdon County Democrat February 14, 2010, 11:06AM Scott Collins, 45, of Lambertville visited Dr. Andrey Espinoza, interventional cardiologist at Hunterdon Me ... Read on »
KDOQI To Update Diabetes Guideline by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine From: Renal Business Today Draft of Updated Guideline Expected by January 2011 02/09/2010 NEW YORK—The National Kidney Foundation announced Feb. 9 plans to update i ... Read on »
Foot Screenings - Saving Limbs, Lives, and Money by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Foot ulcers are a common complication of diabetes, and as a result of their condition, diabetics are 15 times more likely to have an amputation of a lower extremity. The Ameri ... Read on »
Foot Pain and Diabetes by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 Foot pain can certainly be caused by any number of reasons. However, foot pain resulting from diabetes is both painful and very common for those living with diabetes. Dia ... Read on »
Preventive Foot Care in Hemodialysis Patients by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Kidney Failure Comprehensive care of hemodialysis patients poses a significant challenge for nephrologists. Although protocol driven approaches by hemodialysis centers have significantly imp ... Read on »
Many diabetic foot amputations are preventable by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Diabetes Type 1 It costs $1,400 to cover the oozing sore on the diabetic's foot with a piece of artificial skin, helping it heal if patients keep pressure off that spot. So when Medicare paid ... Read on »
Men More Likely to Suffer from Diabetes Complications by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine From: Diabetes News Hound Men are more likely to suffer from diabetes-related health problems, according to the American Diabetes Association. That’s due, in part, to th ... Read on »
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) / Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine What is peripheral vascular disease (PVD)? Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) is a slow and progressive circulation disorder. It may involve disease in any of the blood vess ... Read on »
The National Kidney Foundation Opens New Office at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine -Facility to educate northern Nevada residents about kidney disease- RENO, Nev.– In an effort to expand patient services and provide greater resources to the local commun ... Read on »
Renown offering PVD/PAD screenings as part of American Heart Month by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Renown Regional Medical Center announced today that they will offer Life Line Screening as part of February's "American Heart Month." Life Line Screening is designed to h ... Read on »
Vascular Screenings Check for Silent Problems by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine From: Keeping in Circulation Most of us know something about heart disease, but many do not know that we need to take care of our arteries as well. These vessels create ... Read on »
Dance for Diabetes: Podiatry School Gives Back by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine From: The Official Blog of Houston Podiatrist, Dr. Andrew Schneider On January 16, 2010, Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine (SCPM) in conjunction with Rosalind Frank ... Read on »
PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE EXAMINED by Encompass Network Partners .. 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine From: The Clinical Services Journal January 2010 Dr ROBERT MORGAN, consultant vascular and interventional radiologist at St George’s Vascular Unit, provides an overview ... Read on »
Boston Scientific, Abbott, Johnson & Johnson embroiled in off-label stents case by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine January 19, 2010 by MassDevice staff Some of the biggest names in medical devices are embroiled in a whistleblower lawsuit accusing them of deliberately promoting the off ... Read on »
Rise in Endovascular Therapy for PAD Parallels Improved Outcomes by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Key PointsEndovascular treatment for PAD has waxed as surgery has waned Contemporary PAD patients tend to be sicker Nonetheless, decreases seen in major amputations, morta ... Read on »