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Cornerstone Hospice Focused on Each Patient’s Life, Not End-of-Life

Cornerstone Hospice Focused on Each Patient’s Life, Not End-of-Life

Submitted by Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care Nearly 60 years after the end of World War II, former US Army Sergeant and Villages resident Charles Mellott was honored for his service during a special ceremony, surrounded by family and friends. The Cornerstone SALUTES! ceremony was arranged by the Cornerstone Hospice social …

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Advanced Treatment for OVERACTIVE BLADDER

Advanced Treatment for OVERACTIVE BLADDER

Have you tried treatment for overactive bladder and still suffer from any of the symptoms below? – Urgency to get to the restroom in time – Increased frequency of urination – Getting up at night 2 or more times to urinate – Wearing adult protective undergarments or pads – Inability …

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The Impact of Alcohol Consumption for a Diabetic patient

The Impact of Alcohol Consumption for a Diabetic patient

Alcohol acutely blocks the production of glucose in the liver, so drinking alcohol can cause a dangerous drop in blood glucose.  If your blood glucose drops too much, the liver may not be able to use its stored glucose to raise your blood glucose level. The danger for people with …

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Diabetic Neuropathy: How Physical Therapy Can Help

Diabetic Neuropathy

Roughly, 29 million Americans have diabetes. Many of these cases are undiagnosed, but for those individuals that struggle with the disease, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can be debilitating. Diabetic neuropathy is a progressive disease that affects nearly 200,000 new patients per year. Understanding the disease state is complex, but in short, …

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Shoulder Joint Replacement Groundbreaking Procedures from The Advanced Orthopedic Institute

Shoulder Joint Replacement Groundbreaking Procedures from The Advanced Orthopedic Institute

Living in Florida provides abundant fair weather for all residents throughout the entire year.  By way of good weather, adults are staying much more active as they age.  In our sunshine state, older individuals are golfing, playing tennis, pickleball, kayaking, swimming and the list goes on and on; but with all …

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Traveling Tips for Venous Insufficiency

Traveling Tips for Venous Insufficiency

By Bryan Carter, MPA-C, Phlebology-Surgery It’s that time of year again; when we hit the road or the sky and travel for vacations, relaxing getaways, spending time with family and taking the kids or grandkids to their favorite destinations. The hottest days are upon us during the upcoming summer months, …

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Meet the Medical Director of MIT

Meet the Medical Director of MIT

My decision to develop a multi-modality imaging center in the tri-county area is influenced largely by my passion to provide top quality medical imaging and interventional care to a community which I have called home for nearly 20years. As a resident of Lake County, and the son of a long-term Villages …

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ED and Peyronie’s: An Alternative Treatment for Men that’s 100% Natural

DR. ROBERT LUPO, D.C. For men between the ages of 40 to 70, erectile dysfunction is extremely common. Some causes of the disorder are vascular disease, which leads to narrowing of the arteries and decreased blood flow, diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, physiological effects, and prostate cancer. It’s important to see …

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Rehabilitative Therapy with Compromised Individuals in Mind

Rehabilitative Therapy with Compromised Individuals in Mind

A forward thinking Facility When individuals suffer from a stroke or are healing from a hip or knee replacement, or a fracture many times, it’s fitting to seek medical rehabilitation before returning home. To help patients recover at a safer, more efficient, and at a functional rate, rehabilitation professionals offer support …

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The Diabetes and Heart Disease Correlation

The Diabetes and Heart Disease Correlation

High blood sugar and cardiovascular disease have more in common than most people are aware. In our country nearly 30 million people have diabetes, and a vast majority of our population unknowingly has what’s known as prediabetes, which quickly escalates into the disease within a short amount of time. The …

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Abnormal Heart Rhythms: Why Seeking Medical Attention is Critical

VLADIMIR CURKOVIC, MD, FACC ANDREA TORDINI, MD IMRAN ISMAIL, DO

While most people will have infrequent, abnormal heartbeats in their lifetime, some will experience a cardiac arrhythmia, a condition in which the heart beats with an irregular or abnormal rhythm. Arrhythmias can be classified as too slow (bradycardia), too fast (tachycardia), too early (premature contraction), or irregular (fibrillation). Many cardiac …

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How Your Weight and Your Overall Health Affect Your Liver

How Your Weight and Your Overall Health Affect Your Liver

Robert Martinez, DC When we hear about someone with fatty liver disease, immediately we assume they are heavy drinkers, but nearly 3 million individuals worldwide have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Due to inflammation, scarring of the liver, known as cirrhosis can occur. Once this happens, the disease is fatal. Unfortunately, …

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Tampa physician develops new model for personalized health optimization

Tampa physician develops new model for personalized health optimization

Health issues such as fatigue, low sex drive, insomnia, high cholesterol, increased abdominal fat, insulin resistance, and mental fog are common among Americans, especially as we age. These seemingly unrelated issues are typically treated by various specialists who focus on each one as an isolated problem. This often leads to a …

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Does Your Life Insurance Policy Measure Up?

Does Your Life Insurance Policy Measure Up?

What You Should Know Did you know that your life insurance plan might not be portable? What does that actually mean? Well, if your employer provides a group life insurance plan, those typically are written to move with you through your transitions. For example, if you make a career move, …

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