High blood pressure is often in the spotlight, with articles and physicians warning of its dangers, which can include heart failure and strokes. But what about the opposite extreme? Is it possible for your blood pressure to be too low? Your internal medicine physicians in Raleigh at Raleigh Medical Group want you to know that […]
Wellness doctors aim to work to keep you healthy by monitoring your state of health and preventing disease and illness before it starts. These tips from our wellness docs can keep you going strong.
You know a wellness visit is important. It’s a time to assess your risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure. It also allows us to establish ongoing, effective treatments as members of your health care team. During COVID-19, many things changed. It transformed the way we practice medicine and the way we interact with patients. We […]
Six in ten American adults have a chronic disease. Think about that number for a minute. That’s over half. Now consider this: Four in ten U.S. adults have two or more chronic diseases such as diabetes. This all comes with a hefty price tag and contributes to the rising health care costs in America. According to […]
We can’t overstate the importance of an annual wellness checkup. This important appointment allows us to evaluate your overall health and assess whether or not you have chronic health conditions such as diabetes or high cholesterol. While a primary care physician can provide these services, there are several additional benefits in seeing an internal […]
Your Complete Health Checklist for 2019: Tests You Need, Habits to Break and an Easy Guide to Healthy Eating
Losing weight and eating healthier always make the “top ten” list of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. However, good intentions are useless unless you have the knowledge and the tools to reach your goals. To complicate matters, “Dr. Google” and the internet often feature unreliable information. We want 2019 to be your best year […]