Is Your Job Affecting Your Heart?

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By Janet Tiberian
November 18, 2019

No surprise —job stress is a major source of worry for Americans. And it doesn’t matter if you’re a CEO of a Fortune 500 company, a cashier at Walmart or a stay-at-home caregiver. Stress has always been linked with health problems but a new study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology associates having a stressful job with a higher risk for atrial fibrillation (AFib).


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Janet Tiberian

Janet Tiberian is MDVIP's health educator. She has more than 25 years experience in chronic disease prevention and therapeutic exercise.

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Junk Food Cravings, Weight Gain Associated with Sleep Deprivation

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By Janet Tiberian
November 18, 2019

cravings caused by lack of sleepA sleepless night can leave you feeling groggy, fatigued, irritable – and apparently craving junk food, according to a new study published in eLife. This may not be news to you, if, after a night with little shut eye, you’ve yearned for high-fat, high-calorie foods like French fries, onion rings or donuts.


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Janet Tiberian is MDVIP's health educator. She has more than 25 years experience in chronic disease prevention and therapeutic exercise.

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VIDEO: How Inflammation Can Hurt Your Heart

When it comes to heart attacks and stroke, your cholesterol level isn't the only factor. In fact, half of all people who show up at the emergency department having a heart attack have NORMAL cholesterol. But what they have in common with other heart attack victims is inflammation. Here's how inflammation impacts your heart.

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How MDVIP Is Transforming Primary Care

MDVIP now has more than 1,000 doctors operating nationally. Here's how that's transforming primary care. (You can download this infographic here.)

MDVIP has more than 1000 doctors nationwide.


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Why Does It Get Harder to Manage Your Weight as You Age?

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By Janet Tiberian
October 18, 2019

As we age, it becomes increasingly difficult for most of us to manage our weight. Because our metabolism slows, our muscles wane and our hormones deplete, we expect to gain some weight. But if you’re eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly and limiting your caloric intake, the scale shouldn’t continue to rise, right?


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Janet Tiberian

Janet Tiberian is MDVIP's health educator. She has more than 25 years experience in chronic disease prevention and therapeutic exercise.

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These Tips Can Prevent Medication Errors

The members of your medical team, from your MDVIP-affiliated primary care doctor to your specialists and your pharmacists, work hard to keep you healthy. But you need to work hard too, especially when it comes to medications. Prescription drug errors, mishaps and adverse interactions are a leading cause of injury and hospitalization in the U.S.


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Vaping: What You Need to Know

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By Janet Tiberian
September 13, 2019

Vaping gained traction over the last 15 years because it seemed like a healthier – possibly even lifesaving -- alternative to smoking combustible cigarettes. And since electronic nicotine delivery systems such as vapes, vape pens, hookah pens, e-cigs, tank systems and mods don’t need ashtrays to collect butts, smokers find them convenient. 


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Janet Tiberian is MDVIP's health educator. She has more than 25 years experience in chronic disease prevention and therapeutic exercise.

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Is Red Wine Really Heart Healthy?

We've all heard that wine is good for your heart. We've all heard wine and alcohol are bad for your heart. Confused over this seemingly contradictory information? You’re not alone. Over the last decade research, reported in reputable science journals, has found both to be true—the difference comes down to what kind of alcohol, how much, how often, and your general state of health.


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Why You Need a Primary Care Physician

Going to a primary care physician isn’t fun. There’s the long wait for an appointment (weeks!) and the long wait at the office (hours!). And then there’s the appointment: You get just 10 minutes with a doctor or nurse practitioner who’s looking at a computer.


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Join us at an informative event to learn about the importance of sleep

Claudine M. De Dan, MD
By Claudine M. De Dan, MD
September 6, 2019

Join us as we continue to celebrate MDVIP's Year of Cardiovascular Health. 

Do you ever have trouble getting sleep? When you do, is it uninterrupted? Getting the right amount of sleep is important — for your overall health and for your heart.

You and your guests are invited to join me for a discussion about sleep and your health and how you can get more ZZZs. 

RSVP is required for admittance. Call 856-628-8120.

Monday, September 23  5:00 PM – 6:30 PM 
American Legion Post 452
141 N. Main Street Mullica Hill, NJ 08062


About the Physician
Claudine M. De Dan, MD

My goal as your family physician is to help you accomplish and maintain excellent health. This is only accomplished through focused and detailed medical evaluation and personalized care. I find that motivated patients that are provided the guidance and information they need, reach their goals. My plan, as your private physician, is to help my patients find the path that leads them to better health, utilizing proper nutrition, physical activity and exercise, and a work/life balance. I realize in our busy lives it may seem daunting to find time for this to occur. As your personal physician, I will make sure we take the necessary time to make this a reality.

As the only MDVIP-affiliated female family medicine physician, offering a concierge style practice, in the Mullica Hill and Gloucester County area, I will provide executive level care for your entire family. I have many years’ experience in taking care of a variety of complex medical problems. Many of my patients have multiple diagnosis such as diabetes, hypertension, heart, kidney and lung disease. I am also very focused on diet and exercise and can help you develop a personalized weight loss program. I am comfortable with all ages ranging from newborn infants to geriatric care. I also practice Women’s Health and can provide routine gynecological care. I am well regarded in the area and have received many complimentary recommendations from my patients. I am confident I can provide you with excellent personalized healthcare that will help you improve your current health status.

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