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Identifying Peripheral Arterial Disease

Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) affects an estimated 8 million Americans. PAD limits blood flow to the body’s extremities, kidneys and other organs and left untreated can lead to a heart attack or stroke. Read more

Influenza Outbreak Drives up eVisit Appointments

E-Visits do not require patients to go into a clinic to be seen in person by a care provider. Instead, they log on to their MyThedaCare secure web portal and answer several questions specific to their ailment. Within two hours of filling out the online questionnaire, a patient will receive a response from his or her physician, including a plan of care and a prescription, if needed. Read more

Heart Disease is #1 Killer of Women

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, with 1 in 3 dying from a heart attack, stroke or congestive heart failure. While that statistic is startling so is the next one: only 20 percent of women think they will be affected by heart disease. That is why it is so important to increase awareness about women and heart disease. Read more

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