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Friday, September 18, 2020

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Larry Foster MD, FAAFP | FHV Health

Larry Foster MD, FAAFP | FHV Health

Q. Should I go to an Urgent Care center for help with my diabetes and high blood pressure? A. Diabetes is really a group of diseases involved with the ways your body metabolizes glucose (blood sugar). The chronic form of diabetes…
Dr. Erik Zimmermann | Zimmermann Podiatry

Dr. Erik Zimmermann | Zimmermann Podiatry

Q. What is toenail fungus and how it is treated?  A. The scientific name for toenail fungus is: onychomycosis, which is when the nail gets invaded with fungi and the resulting nail infection causes the nail to become thick, deformed and discolored.…
Michael Hurwitz, Executive Director | Osprey Lodge

Michael Hurwitz, Executive Director | Osprey Lodge

Q. When Should You Think About a Senior Care Community for Your Loved One? A. Acknowledging that someone you love needs full-time care is hard. Recognizing that you can’t give them that care may be difficult as well. If you’re concerned about…
Tiffany & Bob Bone | Bone Fit Studio

Tiffany & Bob Bone | Bone Fit Studio

Q. COVID-19 has had severe outcomes on people with compromised health. What can I do to prepare for a second wave or future pandemics? A. Great question and we have a personal answer. We both overcame bouts with COVID with comparatively minor…
Shayna Grunewald | Lake Centre Home Care

Shayna Grunewald | Lake Centre Home Care

Q. How does skilled home health play a role during a pandemic? A. As you can imagine, in the era of a pandemic, “homebound” has taken on a whole other meaning. During this time of national emergencies, the U.S. Centers for Medicare and…
David L. Sustarsic MD, FACS | FHV Health

David L. Sustarsic MD, FACS | FHV Health

Q. Why would I need a vascular surgeon if I have hypertension and/or diabetes? A. The primary treatment of hypertension and diabetes is medical, not surgical. With sound medical therapy and good control of these disorders, complications occur at a much lesser…
David C. Lew, MD, FACC. FSCAI | FHV Health

David C. Lew, MD, FACC. FSCAI | FHV Health

Q. When do hypertension and/or diabetes become serious enough to involve the services of a cardiologist? A. Management of essential hypertension and diabetes is usually within the purview of primary care physicians. So when is it appropriate for patients with these…
Dr. Cara Erwin-Oliver | Belleview Veterinary Hospital

Dr. Cara Erwin-Oliver | Belleview Veterinary Hospital

Q. Do pets need special care as they age? A. If you are a pet owner, it probably seems like yesterday when you brought that adorable kitten or puppy home. You remember it running around the yard with endless energy, exploring its…
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