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The Link Between Diabetes and Obesity Aug 1st, 2019

Diabetes is a serious, chronic condition that requires ongoing management. Type 2 diabetes often occurs in patients who suffer from obesity. While the exact connection between being significantly overweight and contracting diabetes is still being studied, we can be sure that there is a connection, based on overwhelming statistical evidence....

What Makes Children More Susceptible to Ear Infections? Jul 3rd, 2019

Each year, especially during cold and flu season, children get many more ear infections than adults. Our compassionate Family Care team can diagnose and treat your child’s earaches. First, understand why kids are so susceptible to these types of infections. The perfect storm A child’s eustachian tubes, the canals that...

How Often Do You Need a Tetanus Shot? Jun 1st, 2019

As summertime warms up, we spend more time outside doing yard work, playing with the kids, and having parties and cookouts. As fun as these times can be, hidden dangers can lurk underneath all the activity — like tetanus.   Tetanus is a disease caused by the spores of a...

5 Tips to Prevent Spring Asthma Flare-Ups May 3rd, 2019

Spring is a glorious time of year. Unless you have asthma. Then, springtime isn't so nice. Difficulty breathing, wheezing, sneezing, and chest tightness, are annoying. Especially when all you want to do is enjoy the beautiful weather. We, at Family Care, can help you manage your asthma. So you can...

Type 2 Diabetes 101: What You Need To Know Apr 8th, 2019

You probably already know that type 2 diabetes has something to do with your blood sugar and insulin. Here are some things that you may not know that can help you manage this disease if you or a loved one has recently been diagnosed. What goes wrong when you have...

5 Tips to Get a Jump Start on Managing Spring Allergies Mar 11th, 2019

Many people are thrilled to see flowers budding and other signs of spring — except those who suffer from allergies. An estimated 8-30% of American adults are affected by allergies to pollen. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to reduce the impact of pollen on spring allergies. At Family...