WESTWOOD, New Jersey (December 15, 2020) – Today, Hackensack Meridian Pascack Valley Medical Center (PVMC) began administering the first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to frontline team members. PVMC will administer nearly 100 vaccinations over the next two days. Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurse, Judy Schuck marked the historic occasion by receiving the first dose.Read More
Learn about diabetes from Dr. Geeti Mahajan, board-certified endocrinologist with Pascack Valley Medical Group.
For more information, read the article at Understanding Diabetes: Its causes, symptoms, tests and treatment.
Integrating seasonal superfoods into your fall recipes can make your favorite hearty dishes healthier. There's no better time to load up on fall fresh produce such as squash. Our Food Operations Manager Jakeena Claybon shares a quick and easy butternut squash recipe appropriate for the fall and winter season.Watch Video
Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects more than 34 million adults in the United States, and is the seventh leading cause of death. One in five individuals are unaware they have diabetes. It is also the leading cause of kidney failure, lower limb amputations and adult blindness. People living with diabetes are also at increased risk of heart disease and stroke.
There are two main types of diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2. Other types include gestational diabetes which is pregnancy induced.Read More
Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It is life-threatening and without timely treatment, sepsis can rapidly lead to tissue damage, organ failure and death. Sepsis happens when an infection you already have — in your skin, lungs, urinary tract or somewhere else— triggers a chain reaction throughout your body.Read More
You've tried it all, so you know that dieting and exercise often provide only temporary solutions for losing weight. Learn about options for safe, reliable weight control from a supportive team of bariatric healthcare professionals at Advanced Laparoscopic Associates who understand your struggle and will be there beside you long term.Watch Video