There are 23.6 million people in the United States, or 8% of the population, who have diabetes. The total prevalence of diabetes increased 13.5% from 2005-2007. Only 24% of diabetes is undiagnosed, down from 30% in 2005 and from 50% ten years ago.
Get a Free Diagnositc Test and Discoounts on Products - EMMC is offering one free diagnostic test (annually) and 20-40% off Synergy Worldwide products. Read More.
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Dr. Joe and Synergy Tour Europe - For 10 days in November, 2007 Dr. Joe will travel through several European countries to talk about his personal health experiences, l-arginine and ProArgi9 Plus. English Fact Sheet | English Brochure | German Fact Sheet | Dutch Fact Sheet | Dutch Brochure
Synergy's ProArgi9 Plus Formula - This new formula incorporates all the advanced formulations of l-arginine to counter hardening of the arteries confirmed in Stanford’s Department of Cardiovascular Research, the findings of the Nobel Laureates in Medicine in 1998 and my observations in my clinical practice for the last 17 years. It is a high nitric oxide (NO) producer and high potency antioxidant of extraordinary power. Read the article. Read the article in German. Read the article in Dutch.
Expert Medical and Dental Panel Affirm Link Between Oral Health and Overall Well-Being - In a rare joint meeting of medical and dental experts sponsored by the Peninsula Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (PIADS) organization there was consensus that medical and dental professionals should work together to raise awareness about the connection between oral health and several common diseases and conditions. Read the press release.
L-Arginine: A Primer for It's Power - Dr. Joe Prendergast - In the beginning, Dr. Robert Furchgott in 1980 found that the endothelial lining of the walls of blood vessels made a substance that kept the vessels smooth and dilated. This was Nitric Oxide (NO). Soon it was discovered that l-arginine converts to NO in the endothelium. Read the article.
Modern HygienistJune 2006 - Modern Hygienist launches its new magazine about hygienists empowering hygienists. A unique and progressive magazine. "Heart to Heart" A dialogue on the dental hygienists role in the integrative approach to cardiovascular disease. With Kirsten Jarvi, RDH, BS and Joseph Prendergast, MD. Request a copy of this article.
EMMC Reports on Byetta’s Patient Results 11 Months After FDA Approval. March 30, 2006. Read the press release.
Dr. Prendergast earns Expert Author Status - EzineArticles.com expert Authors & Writers are able to post their articles to be featured within the site. Their searchable database of over 100,000+ quality original articles allows email newsletter publishers hungry for fresh content to find articles that they can use for inclusion within their next newsletter. See his list of articles.
America’s Self-HealthCare® Advocates Welcome Their New Doctor: Dr. Joe Prendergast - Find out why patients and advocates are cheering his first book, Dr. Joe’s RX for Managing Your Health. Learn why Dr. Joe, one of California’s premiere endocrinologists, teaches Self-HealthCare® for patients interested in modifying lifestyle and beginning a new and rewarding life with both fewer restrictions and broader opportunities for improvement through health self-improvement. Read the press release or order your copy.
Dr. Prendergast publishes his first book - Dr. Joe Prendergast, “The Uncommon Doctor,” examines the ways that readers of his first book, Dr. Joe’s RX for Managing Your Health, can modify their lifestyle and begin a new and rewarding life with both fewer restrictions and broader opportunities for improvement through health self-improvement. Read the press release or order your copy.
Avian Influenza - "Bird flu" is an infection caused by avian influenza viruses. These flu viruses occur naturally among birds. While wild birds usually do not get sick from them, it is very contagious among birds and can make some domesticated birds - including chickens, ducks, and turkeys - very sick and kill them.
Dr. Prendergast receives American Medical Association Award - Recognition of Excellence in Eliminating Health Disparities. The AMA Program on Disparities and its Health Disparities Internal Working Group developed the recognition of excellence in eliminating health disparities program.
Dr. Prendergast publishes "Promatora Telemedicine Project" - Combining Technology and Cultural Sensitivity to Improve Diabetes Care in a Medically Underserved Community. Read the article.
Autonomic Neuropathy: Diagnosis and Treatment - Ask most people with diabetes what neuropathy means and they’ll quickly refer to symptoms of burning feet or numbness in the extremities. But these well-known manifestations of peripheral sensory neuropathy only tell half the story; in fact, as many as 60 percent of people with diabetes may suffer from autonomic neuropathy, another less-mentioned form of peripheral neuropathy. Read the article.
Improvement of Sensory Impairment in Patients with Peripheral Neuropathy - Study published in Endocrine Practice (January/February 2004, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 24), the Official Journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, by J. Joseph Prendergast, MD, Galdina Miranda, MA and Manuel Sanchez, MA. Read the abstract.