Do you have both PAD & Venous Insufficiency?

Andrew Simon Articles, Ulcer, Vein Health, Veins

We’ve talked about venous insufficiency and how it relates to other conditions in the past (read it here!) but what about if you have Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)? First, let’s break down the difference between venous insufficiency and PAD. We …

How to Make a Mushroom Latte

Natalie Buscemi Nutrition, Recipe

The next time you sit down to enjoy your morning cup of coffee, there’s an ingredient you need to consider adding. No, it’s not cream. And it certainly isn’t sugar. It’s mushrooms. That’s right, mushrooms The fabulous fungi you’ve enjoyed …

3 Stages of Venous Insufficiency

Natalie Buscemi Veins

Varicose Veins: Do You Really Have Them? The term “varicose vein” can be misleading. The public might think of a varicose vein as a large, dilated, bulging vein on the surface of the skin, but that is not the real definition. …

Classification of Venous Disease

Natalie Buscemi Ulcer, Veins

The CEAP score is a classification used by most specialists who treat venous insufficiency.  It’s not universal, only about 60% of practitioners use it, but more and more third-party payers are adopting the language.  CEAP is a classification of chronic venous disorders, not …