A sick child can have a way of unnerving even the most confident of parents. Keeping track of immunizations and the latest health concerns for kids are no easy tasks either. Fortunately, pediatricians are here to help. Read on.
When it comes to back pain, most people associate it with getting an injury due to lifting something healthy. And while this can certainly be a cause, there are other reasons you may not be aware of. Read on to learn more.
Have you tried diet after diet only to find that they don’t work for you? This is because fad diets don’t take into account your individual makeup. Read on to learn more about why these diets often fail and how medical weight loss can help.
One of the most difficult challenges about being a parent is knowing what to do when your child is sick. And, if they can’t tell you what the trouble is, this can make matters even more challenging. Read on to learn what you should do.
Diabetes is a serious medical condition that can have dangerous, life-threatening complications. However, exercise and physical activity can keep diabetes in check and mitigate complications. Read on to learn more.
Losing weight can be challenging regardless of age or gender. Furthermore, for many people, the most difficult part is keeping the weight off once it’s gone. Read on to learn the healthy way to lose weight and keep it off.
If you want to stay healthy, getting annual physicals is important. At these visits, your doctor can make sure everything is working properly or catch issues before they become serious. Read on to learn more.
Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are bacterial infections in any part of the urinary system. Some people experience recurrent UTIs. Read on to learn how you can reduce your chances of getting recurrent UTIs.
Losing weight can be a challenging and frustrating process. And, for some people, the presence of medical conditions can make losing weight even more difficult. Read on to learn about some of those conditions and how you can get help.
Raising children is both challenging and rewarding. At times, it can feel like you're in over your head, especially when it comes to medical issues. Fortunately, with pediatric care, you don’t have to go it alone. Read on to learn more.
Besides the ability to have children, there are many other differences between women and men. In fact, women are more prone to developing certain health issues than men. Read on to learn about them here.
For many people, losing weight is a seemingly endless journey of trying the latest diet, losing some weight, then gaining it back. If this sounds familiar, medical weight loss could be just what you need. Read on to learn more.
Diabetes is a serious medical condition that can have life-threatening complications. The good news is that there are numerous lifestyle changes you can make to manage and mitigate the effects of diabetes. Read on to learn more.
Taking care of yourself when you have a chronic medical condition, such as diabetes or heart disease, can be challenging. That’s where chronic care management comes in. Read on to learn how you can get the help you need to live well.
Making the transition from a hospital, nursing home, or inpatient center to home can be challenging. An integrated care model called transitional care management can help make the process go smoothly. Read on to learn more.
Annual physical exams provide an opportunity for you and your health care provider to track and evaluate your overall health regardless of whether you’re healthy or sick. The appointment includes a physical exam and screenings. Read on.
Diabetes is a serious medical condition that can affect nearly every system in the body. Managing diabetes is crucial to living well, and knowing the warning signs is key to getting prompt treatment. Read on to learn more.
Do you feel sad or anxious? Do you wonder at what point you should seek professional help? Read on to learn what’s involved in depression and anxiety, when you should seek care, and how these issues can be treated.
Established in 2019, Cary Medical Management was created by a group of experienced clinic operators, physicians, and executives of leading healthcare technology companies with a vision of delivering the best in value-based care.
Losing weight is a losing battle for a vast majority of dieters. Although some successfully shed excess weight, many gain it all back and then some. If this scenario sounds familiar, medical weight loss may be able to help you.
High blood pressure is a serious medical condition that, if left untreated, can lead to heart disease, stroke, and even death. The good news is that there are many things you can do to effectively manage high blood pressure. Read on.
About 10% of Americans have diabetes — and millions don’t even know it. Learning the early warning signs is important for making sure you’re diagnosed — and treated — as early as possible. Here’s what to look for.
What if you struggled to climb a staircase? What if everyday tasks around the house left you feeling out of breath? Such is the life of those living with COPD. But there are ways to cope with this lung disease.
Does your heartbeat ever feel irregular? Skip a few beats? Feel like it’s flip-flopping or quivering? Atrial Fibrillation is a potentially deadly problem, but one you likely haven’t heard about and may not realize exists.
(Reposted from 2017)
Childhood obesity is on the rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the percentage of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s.
A back to school physical might be the last thing on your mind in July, but now is the time to make an appointment — before we book up! As you give us a call, you’re probably thinking, “Gosh why do we need to do these physicals each year anyway?”
Breastfeeding may be nature’s way of feeding our babies, but that doesn’t mean it’s always easy, especially for first-time moms. From mastitis to producing enough milk to getting a good latch, breastfeeding comes with challenges.
Is there such a thing as a healthy dose of technology?
You might have seen the studies on screen time: The average teen sends 50+ text messages a day. Women are more likely to log onto Pinterest and men to Google+.
Studies show that to stay healthy means eating well and getting out and about to move around. Not only will these behaviors help you live longer, but you’ll feel better over time, especially as you age.
The push to be thin and pretty starts young, and the teenage years are some of the most challenging to survive. More than one-half of teenage girls and one-third of teenage boys turn to unhealthy weight control behaviors to fit the idea of “perfect.”
An illness can ruin your holiday fun. We gathered our team, especially those who love to travel, and asked them to share a tip or two for you and your families. We hope you have a happy (and healthy!) holiday season!
Hurricanes can be incredibly destructive bringing lots of wind and rain over an extended period of time. Generations Family Practice wants to ensure that you are medically prepared in the event that our area is impacted by future storms.
Doctor Melanie Mintzer, of Generations Family Practice, discusses the importance of having an established relationship with a primary physician as you grow older on this radio segment of “Aging Matters.”
IBD is challenging for those who must manage the disease and related conditions every single day. Family members of those caring for a loved one with irritable Bowel Disease like Crohn’s disease or Ulcerative Colitis...
The March 2018 issue of Wellness for Generations newsletter brings…new office, new doctor and new technology! The first article, in its entirety below, discusses kidney disease and the signs you need to look for as possible warnings.
Children being bullied is an important topic among parents these days. While the rates of bullying are not increasing, more study of the issue has led to a higher awareness of this public health problem.
We are thrilled to announce plans for a new Generations office! On July 12, 2017, the Generations Family Practice providers converged to sign one of the steel beams to be used in the construction of our new building!
What should you know about men’s health? Men live sicker and die younger than women. Yet that doesn’t have to be true. June is National Men’s Health Month. It’s time for men to step up and take care of their health.
Skin rashes are fairly common and most are harmless. Red bumpy skin can be inflamed, itchy, or uncomfortable (or all three.) While some rashes are simply irritated skin, some are very serious and may be a sign to call your doctor.
For the THIRD year in a row, our very own Dr. Melanie Mintzer was recognized as a Maggy Award Winner! Just as exciting is the fact that Dr. Justin Glodowski earned Honorable Mention in the class of Best Doctor.
Many adults today find themselves stuck in a stage sometimes called “the sandwich generation.” These adults are still raising their children, but are also caring for elderly parents living in their home.
Prince’s death has highlighted a problem in America: the risk of drug overdoses. You’ve likely heard many celebrity names during the years — from Elvis and Judy Garland to Heath Ledger and Amy Winehouse.
Congratulations to our very own Dr. Melanie Mintzer who was recognized as a 2016 Maggy Award Winner! This is her second win in a row! We are doubly excited to announce that Dr. Justin Glodowski earned Honorable Mention in the Maggy’s.