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January 12, 2018

Clearing up the Misunderstandings about Glaucoma

Clearing up the Misunderstandings about Glaucoma
The following article was contributed by Dr. Steven Zabin, Westmed Eye Care Specialist: Glaucoma is a very misunderstood disease, and Glaucoma Awareness Month in January is an important time to spread the word about it.  Some…
November 16, 2017

The Great American Smokeout

The Great American Smokeout
The American Cancer Society’s “Great American Smokeout," which always takes place the 3rd Thursday of November, is meant to be a motivator. The idea is if you can quit smoking for a day, then hopefully it will…
November 13, 2017

The Best in Bariatric Surgery

The Best in Bariatric Surgery
Bariatric (weight loss) surgery has been shown to be very effective to improve and sometimes relieve many medical conditions (adult-onset diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol/triglycerides, sleep apnea, osteoarthritis, abnormal menses/ infertility, stroke, heart disease,…
November 8, 2017

Preventing and Treating Diabetes

Preventing and Treating Diabetes
One-third of adults have prediabetes, and most of them don’t know it. And 29.1 million people (or 9.3% of the population) actually have diabetes. Before people develop Type 2 diabetes, they almost always have “prediabetes,”…
October 9, 2017

Take Control Over Cholesterol Today

Take Control Over Cholesterol Today
September is National Cholesterol Education Month Cholesterol, a type of fat in the blood, is not totally bad for the bad for the body. Some is needed for building hormones and nerve cells for good…

Living with COPD

Living with COPD
Are you at Risk for COPD?  What Can You Do? A recent report states that smoke from cigarettes blocks self-healing processes in the lungs and, can lead to COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.* Current or…