Archive for the ‘Health & Wellness’ Category

It is estimated that one fourth to one third of patients transitioning in care will be re-hospitalized within 30 days due to preventable complications. The following risk factors have been identified as increasing the risk of hospital readmission within the first 30 days. The more risk factors the greater the likelihood the patient would benefit […]


This is a letter I recently wrote to review a new diagnosis of dementia with a patient who requested a consultation from the home memory disorders program. This is not meant to establish a provider patient relationship with the reader but merely to inform and help you prepare for your visit with your primary care […]


Diabetes, chronic care, hospital aftercare, membership care


The benefits of breast feeding for babies: Breast milk provides the right balance of nutrients to help an infant grow into a strong and healthy toddler. Breastfed infants, and those who are fed expressed breast milk, have fewer deaths during the first year and experience fewer illnesses than babies fed formula. Some of the nutrients […]


diabetes, blood glucose, screening, annual physical, diabetes testing, sugar diabetes


Many actions can be taken by patients and caregivers to decrease the risk for falls in the home.


High blood pressure is the number one risk factor for stroke. Undiagnosed high blood pressure is the leading cause of erectile dysfunction.


Hypogonadism or Low Testosterone is a common condition, estimated to affect more than 8 million men of all ages in the U.S. Signs and symptoms of low testosterone include reduced sex drive, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, depressed mood, loss of muscle mass and strength, and reduced bone density. The diagnosis and treatment of Low Testosterone requires  […]


MetroMedicalDirect.com is the first web-based primary care medical house calls serving the NYC area. Taking the hassles out of going to the doctor, and keeping you out of infected waiting rooms. Allowing patients to have a similar service to members of Congress’s office of the attending physician


Several biological factors may contribute to premature ejaculation, and these should be explored before attempting a behavioral modification plan, because it may undermine your efforts. It would be important to physiologically optimize your body so that behavior changes can be implemented and maintained.