Living Well Blog

By Janet Tiberian
November 8, 2017
Diabetes is not a rare condition – in fact, it’s an epidemic in the U.S. More than 30 million Americans have type 2 diabetes and another 84 million have prediabetes, a condition of elevated blood sugar levels that often leads to type 2. Why do so many Americans have type 2 diabetes? Experts say… See more
By Dr. Andrea Klemes
MDVIP
January 29, 2017
Generation X has longed suffered as the ‘middle child’ of all American generations. Because Gen X is one of the shortest generations – spanning only a 15-year period from 1965 to 1980 – there are only 65 million Gen Xers, compared with 77 million Baby Boomers and 83 million Millennials. Gen X is… See more
By Nancy Udell
MDVIP
November 20, 2016
(BPT) - What will your life be like when you turn 100? A century ago the question seemed almost flippant, a needless consideration for most people, but today it's very real. The percentage of people living to 100 has grown almost 66 percent in the last 30 years, according to U.S. News and World… See more
By Sean Kelley
MDVIP
September 9, 2016
A few months back, we asked you what was on your bucket list. And what you told us was amazing! Whether it’s seeing the aurora borealis or visiting Machu Picchu or  making memories with family, your bucket lists inspired us. Here are some of our favorites from MDVIP members.   “I want to see my… See more
By Louis B Malinow, MD
MDVIP
March 30, 2016
Back in the day, all you had to do to get your nutrients was to eat a healthy diet. However, we’re living in an age of fast foods, processed meals and GMOs, which is why primary care physicians have begun recommending supplements to maintain optimal health.

But the dizzying array of… See more
By Bernard Kaminetsky, MD, FACP
MDVIP
October 27, 2015
Remember the good old days of Marcus Welby, the 1970s family physician whose beloved character painted an idealized picture of small town medicine? Back then, doctors were friends of the family, even scoring invites to milestone events like weddings and birthdays. I started my career in 1984 as a… See more
August 20, 2010
Baby boomers aren’t just rapidly moving into retirement, they’re moving into it sicker and more obese than previous generations, according to a new report released last month.… See more
By Louis B Malinow, MD
MDVIP
July 11, 2000
Blue Zones are the places on earth where people stay healthier and live longer than other parts of the world. These include the Ikaria, Greece; Sardinia, Italy; Loma Linda, California; Nicoya, Costa Rica… See more
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