Does Your Primary Care Doctor Really Know You?

  The Importance of a New Patient Intake With all the changes in healthcare and health insurance, most of us have had several primary care doctors over our lifetimes. Plus, many of us living here in Southwest Florida are not native to the area, so we had to seek out a new primary care doctor […]

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

In this blog post, we will talk about a few other types of DNA testing for colorectal cancer screening, but we want you to know that experts agree that a colonoscopy is the gold standard in testing for this type of cancer. If you are 50 or older, then you should be scheduling a colonoscopy. […]

Show Your Heart Some Love

February, that month devoted to love and romance, is rightly represented everywhere by beautiful red hearts. So what a perfect month to name American Heart Month and to raise awareness about taking better care of your heart! We’d love to keep this post strictly romantic – however, the tragic reality is that heart disease is […]

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month

Do you ever find yourself feeling consistently fatigued or weak? Body aches and unexplainable weight changes? Maybe you’ve been dealing with hair loss, dry skin, and brittle nails or have recently become extra forgetful? You’re not alone. 30 Million Americans currently have thyroid disease and according to the American Thyroid Association, more than 12% of […]

An Ounce of Prevention—The Concierge Medicine Approach

When it comes to our health here in the U.S., we’ve gotten used to simply going to the doctor when we are feeling sick. At that time, we typically see our primary care physician for 10 minutes, get our prescription for whatever our symptoms are, and are on our way. After all, that’s all the […]