In Memoriam – Dr. Lloyd Rudy, Jr.

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In Memoriam Lloyd William Rudy, Jr.,  (6/21/1934 – 4/22/2012) a wonderful husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2012.  He was an exceptional cardiac surgeon who dedicated his life to helping those around him.  We send our condolences to his family, wife Kathi and their six children, Kelly, Scott, Kurt, Brett, Kristin, and Alex. Many …

If Your Teeth Could Talk…

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The Mouth Offers Clues to Disorders and Disease; Dentists Could Play Larger Role in Patient Care By MELINDA BECK The eyes may be the window to the soul, but the mouth provides an even better view of the body as a whole. Some of the earliest signs of diabetes, cancer, pregnancy, immune disorders, hormone imbalances and drug issues show up …

BaleDoneen Method Statement Regarding Panasonic’s CardioHealth Carotid IMT Device

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A BaleDoneen clinical review of our brief experience with CardioHealthIMT imaging. The purpose of this statement is to provide our impressions of the CardioHealth carotid IMT imaging system from our perspective, based on a decade of clinical use of CIMT.  CardioHealth recently introduced their machine into the US market.  This has generated lots of excitement and interest from many of …

BaleDoneen Method Statement Regarding Panasonic’s CardioHealth Carotid IMT Device

Carol General News, Press Releases

A BaleDoneen clinical review of our brief experience with CardioHealthIMT imaging. The purpose of this statement is to provide our impressions of the CardioHealth carotid IMT imaging system from our perspective, based on a decade of clinical use of CIMT. CardioHealth recently introduced their machine into the US market. This has generated lots of excitement and interest from many of …

BaleDoneen Thoughts – Pioglitazone (Actos) and Bladder Cancer

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The French drug regulatory authority (AFSSAPS) has called a halt to all formal marketing of pioglitazone (Actos) and is recommending that physicians should not prescribe any more drugs containing pioglitazone.  They have made these statements based on a signal that pioglitazone may be associated with a small increase in bladder cancer in diabetics, suggesting that the risk of bladder cancer …

AIM-HIGH study release – BaleDoneen Response

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NHLBI announced that the AIM-HIGH study has been stopped.  AIM-HIGH, a randomized, multicenter clinical trial sponsored by the NHLBI was designed to answer the question of whether raising high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) in patients with a history of stable, non-acute pre-existing cardiovascular disease and well controlled low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) would lower the rate of CV events. All AIM-HIGH participants …

American Academy of Oral/Systemic Health

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On June 24, 2011, Bradley Bale, MD and Amy Doneen, MSN ARNP will be speaking on behalf of the American Academy of Oral/Systemic Health (AAOSH.com) at the First Annual AAOSH Scientific Meeting at The Westin O’Hare 6100 North River Rd. Rosemont, IL 60018.

Dr. Melissa Walton-Shirley Blogs about our Preceptorship

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Dr. Melissa Walton-Shirley, an attendee of our March 2011 Las Vegas preceptorship, posted to her blog about her experience there. Las Vegas was the perfect setting for a two-day boot camp on heart attack and stroke prevention. The Sin City venue, the site of the largest of four annual BaleDoneen method courses, epitomizes the veritable crap-shoot-of-a-journey that every patient embarks …