Sjögren’s Syndrome

Sjögren’s Syndrome is a chronic autoimmune disease; which means the immune system attacks its own cells and tissues. In Sjögren’s, the white blood cells attack the mucous membranes and moisture producing glands (the exocrine system). The eyes and mouth are usually...

Certified Diabetes Educator Services

by Colleen Symanski, RN CDE and Ken Symanski, Personal Trainer Monthly Diabetes Resource Group: Guest speakers, light refreshments, and current information.   Diabetes Management Group Sessions: 4 -week group sessions to learn the 7 essential self-care behaviors...

Miracle Fruit at the Shining Light Garden

Since 2008, the Shining Light Garden Foundation, a non-profit organization in Vero Beach, has been growing fresh vegetables to help feed the homeless, hungry, forgotten, and help to the healing. The garden began in Joel Bray’s backyard and through the generosity of...

Changing the World, One Doctor at a Time

Dr. Robert Reinauer of New Vision Eye Center recently hosted Dr. Jairo Torres, a Retina Fellow from Montemorelos Nuevo León, Mexico. Dr. Reinauer met Dr. Torres while doing mission work in Mexico through the Christian Ophthalmic Surgery Expedition Network (ChOSEN)....

Tips for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is de ned as “persistent pain” and is a common complaint in Sjögren’s syndrome. For example, Sjögren’s patients o en complain of muscle aches, joint pain, oral and eye pain, and pain from neuropathies and vasculitis. Not only does pain interfere with...
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