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...

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Work, Exposures, and COVID-19

Work, Exposures, and COVID-19

We’ve been getting a lot of questions both from our patients and the employers we serve about returning to work and how to keep everyone safe at work.   Let me start by saying: we’re all figuring this out together, and things are changing quickly.  We don’t have hard,...

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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...

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Vaccines

As a business of the 21st century, we try to create an online presence as much as we create a physical presence.  We pepper our Twitter and Facebook feeds with fun marketing pictures, news blips, and resources as we see fit.  Of all our posts since opening, we...

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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

We haven’t posted an update about COVID-19 in a while because -- well -- there haven’t been many newsworthy changes in the science and medical situation surrounding COVID-19.  We’re still eagerly anticipating a vaccine, our communities are crawling out of hibernation,...

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Racism in Healthcare

Racism in Healthcare

Black lives matter, and they matter to us as physicians.  We recognize that the medical system has time and again treated the African American community in ways that lead to unacceptable health outcomes. Data show that African American women and infants have increased...

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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...

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COVID-19 Weekly Update

COVID-19 Weekly Update

There’s not much to update from last week; in fact -- I assume that the health updates from here on out regarding COVID-19 may drop off.  I’m going to space these updates out to every other week at this point. Last week I wrote about the big question: when will we be...

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COVID-19 Weekly Update

COVID-19 Weekly Update

There’s not much to update from last week.  Overall, we’re in the same place as we were a week ago. The big question out there is: when will we be done with this?  When can we all come out of this stay-at-home stuff?   I push back a bit against those questions, as the...

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