Monthly Archives: September 2014

Travel Alert: Meningitis in New York City

Travel Alert: Meningitis in New York City A particular type of meningitis has again been reported in 3 men in New York City within the past month. NYC experienced a similar outbreak of the same type of meningitis (meningococcal meningitis) in 2012 – 2013.  March 2013 was when the last person with meningococcal meningitis had been identified during […]

Starting Insulin Treatment for Diabetes

In patients with adult onset diabetes, the body does not use insulin properly and over time cannot make enough insulin. Because of this some people with adult onset diabetes will need insulin treatment. Importance of Insulin in treating adult onset diabetes: High blood sugar has long term negative effects on the heart, kidneys, eyes and […]