kidney disease
Mar 21 2023

Could you be at risk for chronic kidney disease?

Disease Management

Kidney disease is more common than you may realize. Currently, 37 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease. That number is growing quickly, with 1 in 7 adults in this country living with kidney disease, making it the fastest growing non-communicable disease in the U.S. The good news is that... Read More

virtual seconc opinions
Mar 7 2023

The pros and cons of in-person and virtual second opinions

Second Opinion

A second opinion can be a valuable decision making tool for people who have been diagnosed with a complex, rare, or serious health problem or who have received a recommendation for surgery. You may also want to seek a second opinion if your current treatment isn’t working as expected, you live in an area where... Read More

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Feb 21 2023

Ask your healthcare provider these questions about your preventive care screenings

Preventive Care

Preventive care and screenings are some of the most powerful, proactive tools you have to help you stay healthy and catch health problems early. The screenings you need will vary based on several factors—your age, gender, and personal and family health history. These resources outline the range of recommended screenings for men (,, and... Read More

Heart health tips
Feb 7 2023

Heart tips: Are you keeping your heart healthy?

Health Risk Management

Around half of adults in the U.S. are living with one of the three top risk factors for heart disease—high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and smoking. But there’s a lot you can do to protect the health of your heart, even if you have a family or personal history of cardiovascular disease or currently have... Read More

Jan 31 2023

You’ve got great benefits. Do you know how to access them?

Health finance

The best benefits in the world won’t do you much good if you don’t know how to access and use them. It’s an issue that’s more common than you might think. One survey found that 86% of employees are confused by their benefit plan. The first step towards getting the maximum advantage from your benefits... Read More

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wellness strategy
Jan 24 2023

How to build a wellness strategy that works for you

Healthy Living

Have you ever explored the wellness perks, benefits, and discounts included with your health insurance plan or your employee benefits package? This can be a great place to start building a wellness strategy to improve your physical and mental wellbeing. If you get your insurance through work, ask your benefits specialist what wellness-focused benefits are... Read More

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medical records
Jan 19 2023

Why you need to gather and organize your medical records

Personalized Healthcare

If you’re like most people, you probably see several healthcare providers over the course of the year—your primary care provider and a few specialists like cardiologists, dermatologists, OB/GYNs, mental health specialists, and orthopedists. Then there are visits to urgent care or retail clinics, virtual visits through apps or your health insurer, screening and diagnostics tests,... Read More

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Jan 10 2023

Strategies to help you get the most out of your benefits plan

Health finance

Here’s a new resolution for this year—make a plan to get the most out of your benefits. While most people understand the basics of health insurance and other common benefits, far fewer know how to ensure they’re taking advantage of everything their plan has to offer and how to get the biggest benefit out of... Read More

Dec 27 2022

Happy holidays from all of us at PinnacleCare


Wishing you and everyone you care about a healthy, happy holiday filled with joy and hope. We are here whenever you need us, all day, every day of the year, ready to help you deal with illness or reach your health goals. Warmest wishes, The PinnacleCare Team Read More

Dec 20 2022

Why a diet isn’t the best way to manage your weight

Healthy Living  •  By Miles Varn, MD

They start appearing as you get close to the new year–ads and articles about which diets are the best for quick weight loss. Losing weight, especially after a month of enjoying parties, dinners, and treats between Thanksgiving and the winter holidays, is on a lot of people’s minds this time of year. In fact, it’s... Read More