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Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction

The Importance of Getting Treatment Although it can be an uncomfortable topic for men, erectile dysfunction is extremely common. This is especially true in men ages 40-70 years of age. The most prevalent cause of the disorder is vascular disease, which leads to narrowing of the arteries and decreased blood flow. Additional factors can contribute to erectile dysfunction. Among those …

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Tooth Loss is Linked to Diabetes

Tooth Loss is Linked to Diabetes

Dr. Alexander Gaukhman 29.1 million People living in the United States have diabetes. That’s 9.3% of the population. Approximately 1.7 million new cases are diagnosed each year—and 8.1 million people living with diabetes don’t even know they have it. Diabetes affects your body’s ability to process sugar. All food you eat is turned to sugar and used for energy. In …

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November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – Memory Care at HarborChase

Memory Care at HarborChase

No decision seems harder than moving a cognitively challenged parent into a memory care community, and yet it may well be the most loving thing one can do. Particularly when you choose HarborChase. In this safe and loving harbor for residents with dementia or Alzheimer’s, we honor the strengths and abilities of each individual, while supporting families and friends on this …

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Diabetes Prevention is Proven, Possible, and Powerful.

By North River Family Health Center Have you wondered or possibly been told that you are at risk for developing diabetes or that you have prediabetes? The latest diabetes statistics show that one in three American adults are at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes.  79 million American adults have prediabetes, which means that their blood glucose (sugar) is …

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Advanced Surgery Changes Lives of Patients with Diabetes-related Complications

Advanced Surgery Changes Lives

Diagnosed with diabetes at age 60, Richard Nord began managing the disease with medication. Still, diabetes damaged his nerves, causing his feet to go numb – a condition called neuropathy. Today, Nord has normal sensation in both feet, thanks to an advanced surgical technique that is performed by Michael R. Gallina, D.P.M., at Venice Regional Bayfront Health. “I had no feeling …

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It’s November – Can Tax Time Be Far Behind?

It’s November – Can Tax Time Be Far Behind?

By Virginia “Ginya” Carnahan, APR.CPRC, Director of Marketing & Development, Dattoli Cancer Center & Brachytherapy Research Institute All of a sudden the end of the year is looming.  Yes, it is.  Just check your calendar.  Before you know it April 15 will be knocking on the door.  Even more important, you just have a few weeks to make those “adjustments” to …

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COPD Treatment Takes Center Stage

COPD

By David Ebner, Staff Writer The world will never forget the momentous day when four young men from Liverpool, England, walked onto the stage of the Ed Sullivan show in 1964. The Fab Four strolled onstage, squinting in the glare of the lights and smiling at the squealing fans, and that grainy black and white image became the music history icon …

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Advances in Diagnosing Prostate Cancer

Advances in Diagnosing Prostate Cancer

Being diagnosed with prostate cancer is overwhelming and devastating for most men, but if it’s caught early enough it can be treated successfully. There are approximately 2.9 million men in the U.S that have been diagnosed with prostate cancer. And yet due to the early findings and treatment, many of them are functioning and living a high quality of life. …

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November is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month

By David Harris, BA, CPhT Type II Diabetes is on the rise in America.  Diabetes is a disease that ultimately results in hyperglycemia, or high blood sugar.  Over time your pancreas  is not able to make enough insulin to control the sugar or glucose in the blood.  It also leads to many other diseases including kidney disease, heart attacks, strokes, …

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Five Fast Facts on Pets with Diabetes  

Five Fast Facts on Pets with Diabetes

By Dr. Ashley Ayoob Just like humans, cats and dogs can suffer from diabetes. Currently, one in every 100 – 500 pets develops this condition. And professionals within the veterinary industry expect this number to rise in coming years. So, as a pet owner, what do you need to know? 1. Prior to a diagnosis, your four-legged friend won’t act …

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