Diabetes… the Good News

Diabetes is a chronic disease that currently affects more than one in ten Americans. There are two types of diabetes, type 1 and type 2. Type 2 diabetes is the most common, accounting for 80-90 percent of all cases. The disease is caused by a resistance to the effects of insulin as well as a […]

Adult Vaccination’s Role in Protecting Your Health

Vaccinations aren’t just for children. There are several important vaccines recommended for adults, but too many adults fail to receive them. “Generally, people don’t like getting shots, let’s be honest,” says Dr. Anita V. Pavels, an Internal Medicine specialist with Premier Medical Group. “But adults need these vaccines because there are viruses and bacteria that can still make them very, very sick. The most important vaccines […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Spurs Insight on Specialized Healthcare for Women at Premier Medical Group of the Hudson Valley

October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual month-long campaign to create awareness of the disease, is upon us. One of the most successful campaigns in support of medical research, funding and action, Breast Cancer Awareness highlights the importance of better overall health for women across the United States – well beyond breast health. As a […]