Diabetes awareness month is when we join our community to bring attention to diabetes, increase awareness of the impact of diabetes, and provide information about the detection and management of the disease. According to the CDC, over 37 million Americans are living with diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic health condition. When you have diabetes, your Read More
We offer immunizations for our patients because we believe strongly that vaccinations help preserve the health of our communities. From reigning in the flu and whooping cough all the way to preventing cancers, vaccines are a cornerstone to our approach to health. Reserve yours here.
Once your vaccine is reserved, we have vaccination appointments readily available so that you can slip in and out of our office. We also have flu shot clinics every year so that the whole family can come in at the same time to receive their seasonal protection.
According to the CDC, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among women and men in the U.S. Each year, over 200,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with lung cancer and around 142,000 people die from the disease. Lung Cancer Awareness Month is an annual campaign to raise awareness about the Read More
As a part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, today we recognize National Mammography Day. A day that serves as a reminder that the best defense against cancer is early detection and we encourage women to schedule their annual mammograms. What is a Mammogram? A mammogram is an important first step in the early detection of Read More
According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. Breast Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated every October, it is a time when we work to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer and show our support for those affected by it. What is Read More
September is Healthy Aging Month. As we age, we become aware of the changes in our minds and bodies. Living a healthy lifestyle can help you deal with those changes. It may also prevent some health problems and help make the most of your life. You can celebrate Healthy Aging Month by practicing these five Read More
According to the CDC one in five children in the U.S. suffers from obesity. Like adults, children who are obese are at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart problems. September is National childhood obesity awareness month, a time dedicated to educating children and parents on how to prevent childhood obesity. Read More
We’ve all heard that we should watch out for high cholesterol, but what is it, and what do we need to know about cholesterol? What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance found in your blood. Your liver produces cholesterol, and it’s also in some foods such as dairy and meat products. Your body Read More
August 5th is hand hygiene day, and together with the CDC, we are encouraging parents and family members to teach kids about the importance of hand washing. Cleaning your hands is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Handwashing not only helps you from catching germs but spreading Read More