Varicose Vein Treatment: Beyond Cosmetics

Many patients assume varicose veins are just part of aging and that treating them is merely a cosmetic issue. The physicians at Premier Vein Clinics advise that the benefits of seeing a certified surgeon can be far more important than just being able to show off your legs again.

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Think Fistula First When Addressing Kidney Failure

When kidney function drops below 10 to 15 percent of normal, which is known as renal or kidney failure, dialysis treatments or a kidney transplant are needed to sustain life. In hemodialysis, the patient’s blood is passed through an artificial kidney (dialyzer) where it is cleaned of toxins and extra fluids before being returned to […]

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May is National Stroke Awareness Month: Know Your Risk and Act “FAST”

Are you at risk of stroke? You may be surprised to know that stroke is more common and more serious than many people think. In the United States someone will suffer a stroke every 40 seconds, and someone will die from a stroke every four minutes. Stroke is a leading cause of death in the […]

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