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Diabetes and Gum Diseases… It’s a Two-way Street

Diabetes and Gum Diseases

By Juan M. Teodoro, D.M.D. – Most diagnosed Diabetic patients are aware of the importance of regulating their blood sugar levels for the well-being of their body – from head to toe. Few Diabetic patients however, are aware of the oral complications associated with Diabetes. Diabetic patients are at a greater risk of developing periodontal disease and thus loosing teeth. …

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Integrative Approach to Women’s Heart Health

Integrative Approach to Women’s Heart Health

According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, accounting for 1 in 4 female deaths.* This alarming statistic is what led Physicians Regional Cardiologist, Dr. Sarah deLeon Mansson, to take a special interest in women’s heart health. She recognizes that there are fundamental differences in the way heart disease symptoms are …

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Caring for Your Pelvic Floor Through Menopause and Beyond

Caring for Your Pelvic Floor Through Menopause and Beyond

By Joseph Gauta, MD, FACOG Women go through so many physical changes throughout their lives and quite frequently these changes are due fluctuations in hormone levels and the physical bearing on their bodies, from pregnancy, weight gain, stress, and physical activity. As women age, their pelvic floor, which protects and supports the internal pelvic organs may become weakened, stretched, less …

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A Radiation Oncologist’s Role in Treating Breast Cancer

Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, discovering more about Dr. Kristina Mirabeau-Beale, Board Certified Radiation Oncologist, should be an inspiration to all women and men alike. As a Radiation Oncologist for 21st Century Oncology in Collier County, her personal motivation, lead her to achieve her goals and graduate from Harvard with what is sometimes called “Preparation H:” impressive simultaneous degrees …

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Why Regenerative Medicine Makes the Ideal Sports Medicine

By Debra K. Brinker, RN Over 90% of athletic injuries involve stretched, torn or weakened soft tissue. Sports injuries, whether an ankle sprain, meniscal tear or rotator cuff tendonitis, occur when the repetitive strain of the athletic event is too much for a particular ligament, tendon, or muscle to perform. Regenerative medicine options can offer an advantageous treatment model over traditional …

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HURRICANE IRMA HEARING ASSISTANCE!

HURRICANE IRMA HEARING ASSISTANCE!

By Hoglund Family Hearing and Audiology Centers We hope everyone is safe after this horrific storm! We know that there are a lot of you who have sustained significant damage in the storm, and we want to offer our HELP to those in need! Our offices are now open at all three locations, and we are here to offer assistance …

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Pediatric Care in the Wake of Hurricanes

Pediatric Care in the Wake of Hurricanes

Dr. Lou Romig, Medial Director, After Hours Pediatrics Urgent Care sister company to EPN Urgent Care Naples After a severe storm or hurricane, there are common pediatric complaints seen in emergency departments as a result of the weather experienced.  Children with seasonal and environmental allergies may have acute allergy symptoms, sometimes severe, and children with asthma/reactive airway disease can have attacks …

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Podiatrists Can Treat More Than Foot Pain

Podiatrists Can Treat More Than Foot Pain

Michael J. Petrocelli, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S., C.W.S.P. Board Certified Ankle and Foot Surgeon and Board Certified Wound Care Specialist Podiatrists focus on the feet and everything associated with the foot and ankle, such as the tendons, muscles, ligaments, and bones.  Podiatric specialists regularly treat anything that makes up the structure, function, and health of the entire foot. In the state of Florida, …

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WEIGHING THE ADVANTAGES OF A SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY

WEIGHING THE ADVANTAGES OF A SENIOR LIVING COMMUNITY

By Bruce Rosenblatt Senior Housing Expert.  Owner, Senior Housing Solutions. The other day, I received a call from a daughter of a client.  She was in tears and shared with me the issues she is dealing with overseeing her mom’s care.  As she explained, she is now responsible to oversee her dad’s day to day care while her two brothers …

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Cosmetic Breakthroughs In Breast Cancer Surgery

Cosmetic Breakthroughs In Breast Cancer Surgery

“You have breast cancer.” These words are about the scariest things a woman will ever hear. Worries of survival and overall health flood the mind, and removal of the cancer takes front and center importance. The emotional impact lingers with the cosmetic scars caused from surgery, and serve as a daily reminder of the disease. This can affect many aspects …

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