Q and A: I Have Diabetes and am Concerned About Numbness in My Feet

By LIZA TORBORG Mayo Clinic News Network DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I was diagnosed with diabetes a few months ago, and I am concerned about peripheral neuropathy in my feet. Is there anything I can do to prevent this? DR. ELIZABETH COZINE: Peripheral neuropathy is a common problem that can happen as a result of diabetes. But it isn’t inevitable. To […]

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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is celebrated nationally as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We hope that during this time you will pause to reflect on women’s health issues, take proactive steps to monitor and improve your own health, and encourage those you love to do so as well. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, breast cancer […]

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Blood Pressure Reading is the ‘Key to Life’

  By JEFF OLSEN Mayo Clinic News Network One in 3 American adults has high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association. Millions with the condition are unaware they have it, putting them at risk for heart attack, stroke, kidney disease, vision loss and more. Fortunately, high blood pressure, also called hypertension, can be […]

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Patient Portal a Safe and Convenient Way to Connect With Providers, Access Your Medical and Account Information

At Lakeland Regional Health, we place people at the heart of all we do, and we want to stay connected with you on your path to wellness. That is why we offer free online services that provide a secure way for you to monitor your health, connect with your healthcare providers and manage your accounts […]

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Spring Into Your Fitness Regimen

Spring is a great time to start/restart your fitness routine. Plus, more sunlight equals less excuses. Start by taking a look at what your purpose is for getting/staying fit, what you like about your routine, what you don’t like and what is going to work for you. Here are some additional tips for your fitness […]

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