Tag Archives: Disease

How to Manage Your Gum Disease

Advertisements Those who have experienced it will tell you that suffering from gum disease may be among the worst experiences of your life. You will simply not be at your best until you have the problem treated. Also, known as periodontal disease or periodontitis, gum diseases is an infection of your gums that is brought… Read More »

CMS announces chronic kidney disease care model for Medicare beneficiaries

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced today that it has finalized the End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Treatment Choices (ETC) Model, meant to improve or maintain quality of care and reduce Medicare expenditures for patients with chronic kidney disease.  The ETC Model is a component of President Trump’s Advancing Kidney Health Executive Order and… Read More »

Hashimoto’s Disease

On this page: Hashimoto’s Disease Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune disorder that can cause hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid. With this disease, your immune system attacks your thyroid. The thyroid becomes damaged and can’t make enough thyroid hormones. The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland in the front of your neck. Thyroid hormones control how your… Read More »