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Diabetes and Me

Type 2 Diabetes is a condition that disrupts how your body metabolizes sugar. It causes your body to resist insulin’s signal to draw sugar out of the bloodstream and into the tissues that function off of it. Your pancreas futilely attempts to compensate by producing more and more insulin but eventually, it begins to atrophy […]

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Do You Suffer from Depression or Anxiety?

Millions of Americans are affected by mental illness, depression, and anxiety being among the most commonly diagnosed mental health conditions. If you are feeling depressed or anxious, you are not alone. Recent studies revealed that nearly 16 million American adults suffer from major depression and 42 million suffer from anxiety disorders. Depression Depression is often […]

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Safety Requirements for Office Visits

We are open to caring for your medical needs. Since the pandemic started we have increased sanitizing measures in our office and asked our staff to wear face masks for your safety. To ensure a safe office we are asking patients to wear a face mask in our facility. Don’t forget, avoiding medical care can […]

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Protecting Yourself Against Coronavirus

We are all hoping that our efforts to “flatten the curve” will prove effective in the coming weeks and months. But as states and counties begin to reopen businesses, it’s important to take personal preventative measures to protect yourself against getting sick. Here are some basic tips to keep you safe: Frequently wash your hands […]

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Immune-Boosting Tonic

This warm and flavorful tonic contains turmeric, ginger, and lemon. It’s easy to make and will help keep your immune system strong! Ingredients: 1 Tbsp fresh grated turmeric 1 Tbsp fresh grated ginger 1 whole lemon (juiced) 1-2 tsp maple syrup 1 pinch cayenne pepper (or black pepper) 3 cups of filtered water Directions Add […]

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Proper Handwashing Video

Check out this CDC video about proper handwashing:

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Allergies vs. Coronavirus

It’s May and flowers are blooming, bees are pollinating, and you may notice that familiar layer of pollen on your back porch. In other words, allergy season is upon us! Seasonal allergies can lead to several uncomfortable symptoms such as sneezing, stuffy nose, itchy/watery eyes, headaches, coughing, etc. Allergies can also exacerbate pre-existing asthma which […]

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Preventative Care During Coronavirus

Our desire is that patients will continue to follow best practices for safety during the pandemic, while still seeking preventative care. Effective May 4th, we are resuming regular well-checks for patients.  The benefits of regular check-ups include: Reduce your risk of getting sick Detect potentially life-threatening health conditions or diseases early Increase chances for treatment […]

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Coronavirus Testing and Locations

Novant Health https://www.novanthealth.org/home/about-us/newsroom/coronavirus.aspx877-499-1697 or 877-9NOVANT All Novant Health GoHealth Urgent Care Centers are also screening, https://www.gohealthuc.com/nc Novant Waverly UC11840 Southmore Dr.Charlotte, NC 28277(980) 308-0169 Novant Ballantyne UC15235 John J Delaney Dr.Charlotte, NC 28277(704) 243-8937 Novant Matthews UC9600 East Independence Blvd., Suite BMatthews, NC 28105(704) 815-5624 Mecklenburg County Health Department https://www.mecknc.gov/HealthDepartment/AboutUs/Pages/Locations-Hours.aspx Southeast Campus 249 Billingsley Road Charlotte​, NC 28211 Northwest Campus 2845 Beatties Ford Road Charlotte, NC 28216 […]

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March is National Nutrition Month!

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics celebrates National Nutrition Month every March. This year, the theme is “Eat Right, Bite by Bite.” The goal of this initiative is to highlight how good nutrition doesn’t have to be restrictive or boring. Instead, a healthy diet is the result of small choices that can have a profound […]

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