Author Archive | Gail Benner

Dr. Fenkel with his patient, Barbara

Nurse’s Fatigue Reveals a Surprising Diagnosis

In 2014 Barbara Sommons, a nurse from Richboro, Pa., saw her doctor for persistent fatigue that she couldn’t seem to shake. Blood tests revealed a diagnosis she would have never guessed, even with her clinical background. Barbara had contracted Hepatitis C from a blood transfusion nearly 40 years prior.

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Eating (Gluten Free) for Two

Like most people, Rebecca Curry didn’t realize she had celiac disease. If left untreated, serious complications can result including additional autoimmune disorders, rashes, celiac-associated cancers and infertility or miscarriages. For women with celiac, a strict gluten-free diet is an absolute must, according to Dr. Anthony DiMarino.

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