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Diabetes and Eye Disease Monitoring is Key to Vision Preservation

Diabetes and Eye Disease

Diabetes can lay the groundwork for a group of eye diseases, and awareness is instrumental in protecting vision from these stealthy conditions. While none are curable, they can be managed successfully, preventing, delaying and reducing the vision loss and impairment these untreated conditions can cause. Diabetic Retinopathy The high sugar …

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Are Your Symptoms Related to Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)?

Atrial Fibrillation

AFib is an irregular heart rate that is often rapid with palpitations and causes insufficient blood flow. More than 6 million individuals in the United States have AFib. Hereditary heart disease usually causes the disorder, but other factors contributing to heart arrhythmias are high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, heavy …

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Include Good Nutrition in Your Meal Planning

Good Nutrition

During this time of the COVID-19 pandemic, boosting your immunity is more important than ever. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), people who have a well-balanced, nutritious diet tend to be healthier and have a stronger immune system with a lower risk of chronic illnesses and infectious diseases. …

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OPIOID FREE ANESTHESIA for OUTPATIENT TOTAL HIP AND TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT

OPIOID FREE ANESTHESIA

By Dr. J. Mandume Kerina Dr. Kerina and his colleagues have spent their professional life studying how to combat the effects of arthritis. They have helped develop advanced surgical techniques to reliably help to revitalize your life. This has culminated in our current opioid free joint replacement program. The overuse …

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Kidney Awareness Month

Did you know that 37 million adults have kidney disease and the majority of people do not know they have it? One out of three people are at risk for kidney disease. The kidneys are our primary source of detoxification. These two small organs clean the blood and filter waste …

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Estate Planning: What You Should Know

Estate Planning

As we age, it’s important to plan out where and who our assets will go to, but it’s usually something that many people put off due to not wanting to think of end of life circumstances. Despite this train of thought, it’s an essential part of planning and a responsibility …

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Lower Your Cholesterol with these Tasty Tips

Lower Your Cholesterol

High cholesterol can become a problem at almost any age, but our risk for developing it increases as we get older. For women, high cholesterol can especially become a problem after menopause. Luckily, there are some easy ways to prevent high cholesterol or help lower it right in your kitchen. …

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea & Oral Appliances: A Solution for a Good Night’s Sleep

By Richard W. Rozensky, DDS, D.ABDSM Sleep apnea affects more than 25 million people in the United States. It is a progressive condition that interrupts breathing patterns throughout a person’s sleep. People that suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) may have episodes of stopping breathing up to hundreds of times …

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Can Omega-3 Fish Oil Help Prevent Muscle Wasting?

Omega-3 Fish Oil

By Anne-Marie Chalmers, MD Muscle wasting. It’s a nasty phenomenon that scares many of us over the age of 40 – especially when we stand naked in front of the mirror! Known more formally as sarcopenia, muscle wasting is a major issue. As many as 25-45% of older adults in …

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Neuropathy? Or is it?

Neuropathy

Dr. Brent Carter These days we hear more and more about neuropathy. People often attribute all their foot ailments to neuropathy: Burning, Tingling, Numbness, and Pain to name the most common but also loss of balance, swelling, and weakness. The truth is that many of these symptoms can indeed be …

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