Monthly Archives: March 2015

Free (!) Skin Cancer Screening for Wichitans

27th Annual Free Skin Cancer Screening Clinic Where:  KU School of Medicine- Wichita at 1010 N. Kansas.  East Entrance When:  Saturday, May 2, 2015  8 am to noon For more information: 316 777 6104 “Physicians will provide brief examinations of … Continue reading

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Initial management of high blood pressure

First off, you need to know YOUR blood pressure.  Get this done at any pharmacy or grocery store.  There are two blood pressure numbers.  Your blood pressure should be UNDER 135/ UNDER 85 (s Why is this so important? Hypertension is the MOST common chronic … Continue reading

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Treatment of reflux in children…

When stomach acid comes up the esophagus, this can cause symptoms of reflux. Common symptoms in infants are feeding refusal, recurrent vomiting, poor weight gain, sleep disturbance, respiratory problems (like coughing and wheezing), and irritability. Symptoms in older children include … Continue reading

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Why do diabetics need annual eye exams?

Because there are eye complications that diabetics are especially at risk for and , if found early, can be normalized. I take care of many people with diabetes. As a family physician, I help manage their blood sugars. Standard of … Continue reading

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Another few EASY things to do to live longer…

Floss! We now know that plaque (bacterial film that covers teeth and gum lines) may be responsible for heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, some forms of cancer, and stroke). Oral bacteria can create proteins that are found in artery walls and … Continue reading

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Ways to curb office snacking…

Opportunities for unhealthy grazing abound in most office environments. Keep your impulses in check with these tips… Bring your own munchies. Keep a healthy snack in your own desk. This way, when you are in the mood for a pick-me-up … Continue reading

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