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 …

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 …

Mexican Tortilla Soup Made Easy

Sefi Grossman Healthy Living, Nutrition, Recipes

Conduct any Google search for “Tortilla Soup” (also known as Sopa Azteca) and you’ll quickly see there are a million ways to make this time-honored south-of-the-border classic. But no matter which recipe you choose, one thing remains certain—your soup will be delicious 99% of the time.  Like chicken noodle soup, or …