Vitamin D and COVID-19

Vitamin D has many benefits for our health: from helping to build strong bones to helping with mood — and even helping with our immune response. There is not enough high quality evidence to say if vitamin D can actually help prevent COVID-19, or make it less...
August 2020 Newsletter

August 2020 Newsletter

If you haven’t noticed, there is quite a bit going on in the world currently. I have found some small solace in professional sports returning in some capacity, a welcome distraction. Soccer, baseball, basketball, and (soon!) football are coming back, although in much...
COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Hello! This is Dr. Hazen Short here with some updates to our COVID-19 information. Dr. Allison Edwards has a great blog from June, and much of the information in it is still up to date, but I wanted to add some new data as it has emerged.    PCR testing This is...
What is Type 2 Diabetes?

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

What is Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus? Type 2 diabetes is a relative insulin deficiency with an increased insulin resistance. People with type 2 diabetes make some insulin, but have an increased resistance to insulin due to two main factors: excessive body fat and lack of...