Kitty Wilde, RN: 1 (805) 452 3225 info@patient-advocate.com

How to have a Quality Christmas?

How can you make YOUR holiday season worthwhile? Do something for someone else. Pay it forward at Christmas Patient Advocate coordinated this Christmas Stocking event. The teens from the Santa Maria Pony Club helped to make residents at Ingleside Assisted Living experience Christmas from their past by helping them...

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What is Chondromalacia of the Patella of the Knee?

Chondromalacia of the patella or  Patellofemoral Syndrome ( PFS) also been called “housemaid’s knee”, “secretary’s knee”  is the grating or grinding sensation during extension of the knee. The cause is thought to be related to overuse, trauma and/or abnormal forces on the knee, such as a mildly abnormal alignment...

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Prolia – Denosumab New Drug for Osteoporosis

Prolia, generic Denosumab, is a new treatment for prevention of osteoporosis and bone related disease.  Prolia™ is the first and only FDA-approved RANK Ligand inhibitor. Prolia™ targets and binds to RANK Ligand, inhibiting osteoclast formation, function and survival. Thus, Prolia™ can keep osteoclasts from resorbing bone. SOURCE: proliahcp.com Studies...

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Osteoporosis Drug Forteo

How does the Osteoporosis Drug Forteo work? Forteo contains the active portion of parathyroid hormone, a substance naturally produced by the body and involved in the maintenance of calcium and phosphorus levels. When given once a day, Forteo stimulates the growth of new bone by increasing the number and...

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Stages of Colorectal Cancer

The stages of colon and rectal cancer Staging and why it’s important. When you’re diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer, your doctor needs to find out how advanced the disease is, or how far it has spread. This important part of your diagnosis is known as staging. Colorectal cancer...

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