Monthly Archives: June 2016

Do I need stitches?

Wounds should usually be closed within 4-6 hours after the injury. If there is an increased risk for infection the wound may not be closed by your doctor. A few closure methods include stitches, staples, and glue. You should seek … Continue reading

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Diabetes screening

Your fasting blood sugar level should approximately be between 60-99 on your lab results. It is important to keep an eye on your fasting blood sugar because this can help your primary care provider (PCP) order appropriate tests to screen … Continue reading

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High blood pressure

I have had many questions about high blood pressure recently and I thought it necessary to list some of the complications of untreated hypertension. High blood pressure (aka hypertension in the medical world) is known as the silent killer. Why? … Continue reading

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