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Maintaining A Healthy Heart: Managing Peripheral Artery Disease

May 18, 2016

“Peripheral artery disease (also called peripheral arterial disease) is a common circulatory problem in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to your limbs.” (1) It is estimated that “approximately 8 million people in the United States have PAD, including 12-20% of individuals older than age 60.” (2)

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The Reason For Telemedicine: Providing Efficient Healthcare

November 25, 2015

Perhaps you, like countless others, know personally the hassle that can surround accessing medical care. When a need arises, whether you’re visiting a primary medical provider, a specialist, an urgent care facility or even the hospital, the tempo at which your problem is resolved seems to always slow dramatically. Healthcare just isn’t efficient, at least with regards to time. When you have a need to access healthcare, you are often left with no choice but to decide what portions of your day will be sacrificed or put on hold.

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The Reason For Telemedicine

November 16, 2015

We recently announced “In an effort to continue to facilitate our patient's access to affordable health care, we will be partnering with a telemedicine service to help patients continue to access most of the care they previously received in our office with Dr. Azonobi.” Throughout the recent months we have discussed this exciting new direction that our medical department, Grassroots Health, is pioneering in. Because of the nature of this change, you may be asking yourself some of the following questions:

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Affordable Care For Diabetes - Type 2

November 11, 2015

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), diabetes is a condition that affects 9.3% of the American population. This statistic has gradually increased over the past decade with diagnoses rising from 25.8 million citizens in 2010 to 29.1 million citizens in 2012. This information is astounding and because of the ever-increasing rate of diagnosis, we at Grassroots Health want to provide our readers with helpful information and treatment options.

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Affordable Care For Diabetes - Type 1

November 4, 2015

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), diabetes is a condition that affects 9.3% of the American population. This statistic has gradually increased over the past decade with diagnoses rising from 25.8 million citizens in 2010 to 29.1 million citizens in 2012. This information is astounding and because of the ever-increasing rate of diagnosis, we at Grassroots Health want to provide our readers with helpful information and treatment options.

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The Importance of Making Nutritional Food Choices With A Thyroid Disease

May 4, 2015

The grand expanse of function that the thyroid is responsible for regulating within the human body includes fat and carbohydrate metabolism, respiration, body temperature, brain development, cholesterol levels, heart and nervous system, blood calcium levels, menstrual cycles, and skin health. Because people with thyroid disorders have an increased risk in developing diabetes and heart disease, it is essential to strategically plan your daily diet around the gaps that a thyroid disorder is imposing upon your health.

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CommunityLabTests.org: Simple and Affordable Blood Work Online

January 13, 2015

Here at the Community Health Center, we have a long history of working to build sustainable models of health care designed specifically to benefit the community. We opened our nonprofit organization in 2006, offering medical and dental primary care services to the uninusred. Over the years we have expanded to offer more specialty care including womens health services, endodontics, periodontics, and oral surgery services.

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The mission of the CHC Blog is to provide educational content on topics of health care and community benefit which is informative, valuable, and inspiring to our members, patients, and the community at large. 

Shelby Morgan - Editor / Author

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