June 2020

Men’s Health

Annual wellness exams! Just like we have kids go to well child visits annually (or more often), we need to continue these yearly preventive health visits after we become adults. During these preventive clinic visits we will do education and counseling on important items such on nutrition and exercise, tobacco cessation or decrease in excessive …

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Lifestyle Changes for Diabetes

Excess Body Weight and Obesity: Eight out of ten people with type 2 diabetes are overweight! Research examining this association has found the excess body weight interferes with the body’s ability to efficiently utilize insulin, resulting in greater insulin resistance and higher blood sugar levels. Weight loss is an important goal for individuals carrying excess …

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Nutrition In Primary Care

A healthy diet is one that is rich complex carbohydrates, fiber, protein, unsaturated fats, and includes all essential vitamins and minerals. A healthy diet includes whole grains, nut, beans, fruits and vegetables, low-fat dairy, lean proteins, and heart-healthy fats. Regular consumption of a healthy diet aids in preventing chronic disease. An unhealthy diet is one …

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