April 25, 2020

Obesity is a public health crisis and growing prevalence in adults, adolescents, and children.

Let's talk statistics!

- In 2015 to 2016, the prevalence of obesity in men was 37.9 %  and the prevalence of obesity in women was 41.1 %.  

- From 1999–2000 through 2...

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...

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