Healthy Humans

Our Mission

Healthy Humans brings together some of the top integrative medical doctors, mission-critical software and user-interface developers, and foremost patient advocates to build an online platform to improve health outcomes while simultaneously reducing costs.

The Health eHub is an online portal that fosters a strong relationship between patients and their doctors while simultaneously empowering patients to become more involved in preventative care, particularly outside of regular office visits. With a user-friendly interface and straightforward tracking tools, it becomes easy for patients to manage all aspects of their health on a daily basis - with their physicians monitoring at an accessible distance.

Healthy Humans sees the Health eHub™ as an opportunity to revolutionize healthcare by putting physicians back at the center of wellness and reminding Americans that when it comes to their health, an educated proactive approach will reap limitless positive results.




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    The brain relies on a system of arteries to keep it constantly supplied with oxygen‐rich blood. If one of these arteries is damaged or blocked, the result is a stroke. When a part of the brain is deprived of its oxygen supply for more than three or four minutes, that portion of the brain begins to...Read More
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    There are several ways to determine your overall Cardiovascular Health.

    One of the most famous and validated is what is called the Framingham Risk Assessment. This was born out of the Framingham study, which has been a long‐standing and ongoing study of Cardiac Risk.

    The calculation is scored...Read More
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    The first blood lipid test that everyone is most familiar with is total cholesterol. This tells us the amount of circulating cholesterol in your blood. This is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to understanding blood lipids. The total cholesterol can then be further broken down to include the HDL or...Read More
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    Diabetes increases the chance of experiencing an eye disorder, although many such disorders are minor. But diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in people ages 20 to 74, and thus should not be taken lightly. People with diabetes should have regular eye exams in order to identify and treat problems...Read More
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    Much research has shown that changing to a healthy diet can substantially lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. After many years of controversy, it appears that the most successful strategy is to follow a "Mediterranean diet," with nuts as one of the major sources of good dietary fats (omega-3 fats)....Read More
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    This is an important issue for people with diabetes. Hypoglycemia means low blood sugar. It is the opposite of hyperglycemia, which means elevated blood sugar. Since diabetes is usually associated with high blood sugar, it may come as a surprise to know that low blood sugar is much more common in diabetics and is...Read More
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    Cholesterol travels in the blood transported in molecules called lipoproteins. These are sphere shaped assemblies (containing lipids and proteins) that keep the cholesterol separated from the blood due to the soluble nature of the assemblies.

    The molecules have specific receptors that direct them...Read More
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    The first question to ask is "What causes coronary artery disease?" The list is very long and extensive, but includes inflammation, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, stress and tobacco use. These are just some of the typical causes of coronary artery disease and we need to...Read More
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    Peripheral artery disease can be diagnosed right in the physician's office. This may include a test called an ankle-brachial index. A physician can also diagnose peripheral artery disease in the office simply by taking pulses. Very frequently pulses to the feet or what are called the dorsalis pedis...Read More
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    The shape of diabetes in America is changing as demographics of the disease shift. In the past, diabetes has been associated with advancing age, primarily a concern for individuals nearing their 50s and 60s. The current mean age of diagnosis, however, is 46.0, a drop of 6 years from recent averages....Read More
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    Uncontrolled diabetes results in high circulating blood glucose (sugar) levels, and this injures the small blood vessels (microvasculature) of the kidney (especially in the filtering portion of the kidney, the glomerulus). The damage to the kidney blood vessels starts right away with high blood sugars,...Read More
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    Prediabetes refers to the syndrome of insulin resistance and elevated insulin levels that is usually associated with obesity and the accumulation of a certain kind of fat called abdominal, truncal, or visceral fat. This is fat tissue that is deep in the abdominal cavity and is very different from...Read More
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    Hyperglycemia is a medical term that means elevated blood sugar. Medical terminology can often be broken into its parts to discern its meaning. "Hyper" means "elevated." The stem "glycem" refers to sugar, and "emia" as a suffix in any medical term means "in the bloodstream." Normally, the blood sugar...Read More
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    Diet is one of the primary determinants of a healthy cholesterol level. Improving your diet may profoundly lower cholesterol levels. Although diet alone may not be sufficient to reach your individual target LDL cholesterol level, it is always an essential part of any treatment plan for high chole...Read More
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    Diet is one of the primary determinants of a healthy cholesterol level. Improving your diet may profoundly lower cholesterol levels. Although diet alone may not be sufficient to reach your individual target LDL cholesterol level, it is always an essential part of any treatment plan for high chole...Read More