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What Is Diabetes and How Does It Affect Our Lives?

What Is Diabetes and How Does It Affect Our Lives? By Ahmet Ergin, MD, CCE, ECNU, Institute of Endocrinology, Panama City & Destin, FL, http://www.iedhh.com Translated...

Abdominal Pain

Abdominal Pain By Marcos Otero, Gulf Coast Immediate Care Center, Fort Walton Beach Everyone at one time or another gets some type of abdominal pain. It...

Shingles – Herpes Zoster

Shingles is a disease characterized by a painful, blistering skin rash that affects one side of the body, typically the face or torso. This...

Anemia – Fatigue Why is Linda is tired?

Why is Linda is tired? Anemia! Last month we introduced Fatigue. Many diseases cause Fatigue. These include anemia. Meet Linda a 24-year-old who feels tired all the time. She...

I Get So Tired!

I Get So Tired! Can you be the detective? We shall see. In the next few months we will discuss four patients. Let me introduce...

About Health Insurance

About Health Insurance By Marcos Otero Happy NEW YEAR! I hope the future is filled with love, joy, prosperity, most importantly Health. During the last several...

March of Dimes Offers 9 New Year’s Resolutions on Healthy Pregnancy...

March of Dimes Offers 9 New Year's Resolutions on Healthy Pregnancy for Moms-to-Be WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Dec. 30, 2016  /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- If you're a...

Common Scams and Identity Theft

Common Scams and Identity Theft By Brenda Melara Common scams Be suspicious of doctors, health care providers, or suppliers who: Ask for your Medicare number: In exchange...

Year in review

Year in review By Marcos Otero How quickly the year has rushed by. It seems that every year as we get older the year gets shorter....

Common Childhood Illnesses

Common Childhood Illnesses By Marcos Otero School has been in session two month for most of us. Children go to school and are exposed to multiple...

5 Ways to Become an Informed Medicare Consumer

5 Ways to Become an Informed Medicare Consumer By Brenda Melara Each day, you make important choices about your finances, health, privacy, and more. There are 5...

Health Prevention to do This Month!

Health Prevention to do This Month! OMG! How quickly the year has gone by. We are already in October and before we know it the...

Senior Medicare Patrol Warns of Latest Phone Scam

Senior Medicare Patrol Warns of Latest Phone Scam Scammers claim they have information about person’s disability claim. By Brenda Melara  Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) recently announced that...

Medicare imposters want to steal your money. Don’t let them.

Medicare imposters want to steal your money. Don’t let them. By Brenda Melara Pop quiz: If someone calls you asking for your bank account number, should...

What does Diego have?

What does Diego have? Gouty Arthritis Diego looked at his hand as it throbbed. It was swollen. He would get shooting pains when he moved the...

I forgot!

I forgot! By Marcos Otero Carmen was busy working in her orchid garden. She has always had a green thumb and this one of her pleasures....

5 Things You Need to Know About Zika

5 Things You Need to Know About Zika By Bradford Kindergan For the first time in the Western Hemisphere, earlier this year researchers detected the Zika...

Avoid Wheelchair Scams

Avoid Wheelchair Scams By Brenda Melara Wheelchair scams are another very common type of durable medical equipment (DME) fraud. Mechanical and motorized wheelchairs can assist a...

My Joints hurt. What’s wrong with Beatrice?

My Joints hurt. What's wrong with Beatrice? Beatrice came to the clinic complaining that over last 5 days she has had fatigue, fever, and joint pain. She...

Medicare Fraud – Don’t be a Victim

Medicare Fraud – Don’t be a Victim By Brenda Melara / SMP Community Outreach Specialist Since 1997, the US Administration on Aging has funded Senior Medicare...

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