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Local Medical Team Visits Kenya to Treat Patients with Heart Disease

by MARY TOOTHMAN A group of local medical professionals traveled to Kenya earlier this year to provide instruction and medical care, and it seems likely there will be a return


Pre-Diabetes and the Type 2 Diabetes Struggle is Real— You Don’t Have to Manage It Alone

By DAWN C. HILL, DNP, ARNP, CDE Central Florida Health Care IF YOU ARE wondering whether or not you should be screened for Type 2 diabetes, then ask yourself these questions:


Fighting the Flu

The flu season is here again and with it concerns for protecting not only ourselves but our loved ones. The most susceptible to the flu are children under 6 months


Oral Hygiene Routines

Yahira Ferrer, Dental Assistant October is National Dental Hygiene Month, an effort to celebrate the work dental hygienists do and to help raise awareness on the importance of good oral


Collaborative Psychology and Medicine

What happens when you get a few people around a table who are looking for a way to make a difference? They begin to think of others who they have known and/or lived within


How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

Having bad breath is something that is a reality for millions of Americans. Researchers estimate that over 80 million Americans suffer from chronic bad breath, and just about all of


Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetes is a disease that affects small blood vessels throughout the body. The retina is the nerve tissue lining the back of the eye, and it is this nerve tissue


Crowns in One Day? Yes, it’s Possible with CEREC Technology

by GERALD V. CERDAN, DMD Modern dental care has made some amazing advances in recent years, and one such innovation is the CEREC technology that makes same-day crowns possible. CEREC,

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The Dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Diabetes Connection

by Mary Joye, LMHC Forgetfulness happens to all of us at some time in our lives. We all have trouble finding our keys and glasses. Many of us walk into

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Living with Diabetes: The Stories of Three Patients and the Daily Lessons Learned While Managing the Disease

Ray Pelton likes to play pickleball, a game that uses a paddle and ball like tennis. So the retired human resources executive didn’t think much about being sweaty in the