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The DX Team recently caught up with one of their DX Ambassadors, Angela, RN an ER nurse who works at one of the Phoenix, Arizona’s busiest ER’s in the East Valley. Working three-12 hour shift work days in a week, she see’s patient’s at the busiest peak times of the department: The dreaded 11a to 11pm shift.  We learned more about her work environment and also discovered a great adventure that would inspire the hardest working nurse to keep on giving… DX Team: What is your usual patient load like in your department and what type of support do you...

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Future collaboration in the mix with ZDoggMD.  Watch his Facebook live cast. Also learn about the Healthcare 3.0 movement. ZDoggMD is the voice for positive change in the healthcare system! https://www.facebook.com/ZDoggMD/videos/10154497920317095/

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Read the interview about why DX Apparel was created. Get to know a little bit about the founder in this great article.  RN Turned Entrepreneur Cristina Lipinski Designs Uniforms for Healthcare Warriors  

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Interview with Dr. Ben Stone, elite sports performance specialist/physiologist. Ben is an accomplished endurance athlete and earned his Ph.D from Oxford. He's kind of a big deal.  DX: "After attending your lecture at Mayo Clinic Arizona last year, I was struck by all the factors that you take into account when training elite athletes.  As a healthcare professional, do you see any similarities between the needs to the elite athlete and healthcare workers?" Dr. Stone:  "That is a great question! Though the pace of the activities are quite different, there are remarkably similarities. First, there is an endurance component. HC professionals work LONG hours and much...

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Alec pictured during 02 testing with Dr. Ben Stone from Sigma Human Performance We sat down this week with DX Athlete, Alec Tripp who is training for his first Ironman Hawaii.  Our blog series continues, tracking Alec's training program for what is widely regarded as the toughest endurance test in the world. It's a journey that Alec has invited us on. Alec Tripp, RN, Triathlete, Carb-burning extraordinaireDX:  So how is your training going?  Any revelations?AT:  Dr. Ben Stone from Sigma Human Performance looked at my metabolic profile and turns out that my engine is running almost exclusively on carbohydrates...DX:  Fats are more calorie dense and good for long hauls, what did...

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