The Importance of Vitamin D – Part II

The Importance of Vitamin D

https://youtu.be/WFwflDg_8uY Dr. Joe DeStefano of Urgent Care 24/7 is here to discuss vitamin D. Let’s talk about all the things it impacts through its action. As a pro hormone, it impacts your sex hormones. It impacts your insulin resistance. If your vitamin D is low, it makes you more insulin resistance, you make more insulin, […]

The Importance of Vitamin D – Part I

The Importance of Vitamin D - Part I

https://youtu.be/zO3dlcHRusI Dr. Joe DeStefano of Urgent Care 24/7 discusses Vitamin D. Vitamin D is kind of interesting. It’s poorly named, when Dr. DeStefano was an undergrad in biochemistry and the professor first drove drew up the structure of vitamin D and put on the blackboard, all of us looked at and said, that’s a hormone […]

What to Know About Hypertension

What to Know About Hypertension

Dr. Joe DeStefano of Urgent Care 24/7 discusses hypertension. Hypertension, again is so many things lifestyle dependent. First option in first step in treatment of hypertension or pre hypertension is lifestyle modification. This course includes better diet 20 minutes of exercise a day, and regular follow up with a primary care physician. Really hypertensives need […]

Heart Disease: Risk Factors, Family History and More

Heart Disease: Risk Factors, Family History and More

https://youtu.be/LkDEA07MHR8 Dr. Joe DeStefano of Urgent Care 24/7 discusses Heart Disease. Heart disease is a very important subject, because it’s your heart, your heart starts beating your dead. So, heart disease generally, when we first talked about heart disease, we talked about hardening of the arteries, coronary artery disease, heart attack, this happens with the […]

What to Know About Iron Deficiencies – Part II

What to Know About Iron Deficiencies

Welcome Back to Part II in our Series where Dr. Joe DeStefano of Urgent Care 24/7 discusses Iron Deficiencies. There are people that are iron deficient, that have a defect in their GI tract, you do a big workup on them. They don’t have ulcers, they don’t have Crohn’s disease. They don’t have a cancer. […]

What to Know About Iron Deficiencies – Part I

What to Know About Iron Deficiencies

Dr. Joe DeStefano of Urgent Care 24/7 discusses Iron Deficiencies. In iron disorders, you have two sides of the equation you have iron deficiency, you have iron overload. or an iron deficiency. Women are at increased risk for iron deficiency due to pregnancy and having periods. Premenopausal women with iron deficiency. A lot of times […]

Understanding Erectile Dysfunction

Understanding Erectile Dysfunction

Dr. Joe DeStefano of Urgent Care 24/7 discusses erectile dysfunction. Dr. DeStefano thinks sometime is a little bit misnomer. It’s almost like total body dysfunction because erectile function or male is a good indicator of their overall health status. So in a way, medicine has got kind of lazy in the last 30 years. Before […]

A Discussion on Men’s Health

A Discussion on Men's Health

Dr. Joe DeStefano of Urgent Care 24/7 discusses men’s health. Men’s Health starts with just good primary care and good health. It needs good holistic health care, looking at diet, exercise, supplements, and if needed, different pharmacological approaches. In Men’s Health today, a big issue in our society has become that as men age, chest […]

What to Know About Type 2 Diabetes

What to Know About Type 2 Diabetes

Dr. Joe DeStefano of Urgent Care 24/7 discusses diabetes. We currently have a diabetes epidemic in our country. Diabetes has been said to be our number one lifestyle disease. Dr. DeStefano is speaking here mainly of type two diabetes. There’s two broad diabetes, there’s type two, your body makes insulin, but doesn’t utilize it. Well, […]

Kidney Stones: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Kidney Stones: Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

Dr. Jerry Williams of Urgent Care 24/7 discusses kidney stones. If you’ve ever had one, you’ll never forget it. Kidney stone pain is quite exquisite. In fact, Jeff Foxworthy does a stand up routine on kidney stones that is absolutely priceless. Now, if you’re suffering from kidney stone pain, there’s nothing funny about it in […]

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