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Diabetes Alert Day

  March 27th is Diabetes Alert Day—a day to bring awareness to the dangers of diabetes. Over 30 million Americans have diabetes. Diabetes occurs when your blood glucose (blood sugar) reaches a fasting level higher than 126. Fasting levels between 100 to 125 are considered pre-diabetes.     Risk factors for diabetes include the following: [...]

National Poison Prevention Week

Did you know that poisoning is the number one cause of injury-related deaths in the United States? Poison prevention week runs the third week of March to raise awareness on this preventable cause of injury and death.   More than 90 percent of poisonings occur in the home—which is a great starting point to begin [...]

Join Your Patient Portal

When I meet clients for the first time, I often ask if they have access to their patient portal so I can have a chance to review their medical records. Most patient portals allow you to see summaries of recent office visits, laboratory and x-ray results, your current medication list, immunizations, and allergies. Having access [...]

Beware of Allergic Reactions to Medications

I recently met with a new client who had transferred to a nursing home for sub-acute rehab. She had spent a few weeks in the hospital before her transfer and during her hospitalization, she had been given two antibiotics for pneumonia. She then developed a significant allergic reaction with a skin rash and intense itching. [...]