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Tabitha Moche NP-C October 6, 2014 What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a common group of chronic metabolic diseases that cause high blood sugar (glucose) levels in the body due to defects in insulin production and/or function. Insulin is a hormone released by the pancreas when we eat food. Insulin allows sugar to go from the…

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Tabitha Moche NP-C October 6, 2014 Breast Cancer Breast cancer- abnormal/malignant (cancer) cells that start growing in breast Cells can break away and metastasize/spread to other parts of the body through blood vessels and lymph nodes Statistics In the US and around the world, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. About…

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Flu and You

Susan C. Marty PA-C and Carrie M. Karki September 25, 2014 What is FLU? Human influenza A and B are the viruses that cause seasonal flu epidemics almost every winter. The influenza A (H1N1) virus predominated the 2013-2014 flu season. The flu, which has an incubation period of 18-72 hours, spreads via aerosolized molecules created…

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