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Philippians 4:13

October 10, 2019

Why is High blood pressure noted as the "Silent Killer"? Because Hypertension (high blood pressure) is usually asymptomatic (without symptoms). Even being asymptomatic, hypertension damages the blood vessels and the heart. 

Hypertension is cause by increase force o...

February 4, 2019

Inpatient month going BACK TO BACK!

( in my Drake rapping voice)

January made it 1.5 years into residency with 1.5 years left to go! The halfway mark! 

The last two months, I spent my rotations in the inpatient setting. As a second year, I can see the growth from being an...

November 7, 2018

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. You probably know someone with Diabetes Mellitus and that’s because nearly 1 in 4 adults are living with diabetes.  Do you know what Diabetes is? How or when are you screened for it?

There are two types of Diabetes Mellitus. Type 1...

July 29, 2018

As you can tell from the lack of posting, my intern year was extremely busy!

Twelve months have flown by and I have learned, seen, and experienced a great deal. My intern year started out with my first inpatient month in August, after a month of orientation into the pro...

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