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Florida Medical Clinic Diabetes Education* Program Merits ADA Recognition

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: December 12, 2017

FLORIDA DIABETES EDUCATION* PROGRAM MERITS ADA RECOGNITION TAMPA, Florida (12/12/2017) —The prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to the Florida program on October 1, 2017: Diabetes Self-Management Program at Florida Medical Clinic. ADA believes that this program offers high-quality education that is an essential component […]

Too Much Growth Hormone in a Child

Too Much Growth Hormone in a Child: Causes and Effects

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: May 19, 2016

The pituitary gland produces growth hormones and releases them in bursts every three to five hours. The body normally regulates the amount which is produced and released. However, it’s possible for too much to be produced. Growth hormones are essential to promoting proper development in children, but what happens when there is too much growth […]

What is endocrinology?

What is Endocrinology?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: April 28, 2016

Hormones regulate moods, emotions, bodily functions and more. You may not notice that hormones are doing their job properly when they are in balance. However, when hormones are out of balance, they can affect many aspects of daily life. A trip to an endocrinologist may be necessary if you are experiencing any of the symptoms […]

Living With Diabetic Nerve Pain

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: November 19, 2015

Diabetic neuropathy, also called diabetic nerve pain, is a group of nerve disorders which can develop after a patient has experienced extended levels of high blood sugar. It is thought that 50% of people who have diabetes will develop some form of diabetic neuropathy. Living With Diabetic Nerve Pain Nerves and blood vessels are delicate […]

Diabetes: What is it, Can it be Prevented, and How is it Treated?

By: Florida Medical Clinic | On: November 17, 2015

Diabetes is becoming a more common health problem as time goes on. Obesity and sedentary lifestyles, in addition to a wealth of unhealthy food options, are largely contributing factors. Diabetes: What is it, Can it be Prevented, and How is it Treated? While type I diabetes is not curable, it’s possible to live with this […]

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How to Avoid Gestational Diabetes

By: John Hinson | On: September 10, 2015

When you’re expecting, the most important thing you can do is to eat right and exercise for a healthy pregnancy. You’ll also need to visit your health care provider on a regular basis to ensure that your weight, blood pressure, and baby’s development are all normal. Gestational Diabetes is a common development in many pregnancies. […]

Endocrinology Moving!

By: John Hinson | On: August 3, 2015

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Signs and Symptoms of Thyroid Problems

By: John Hinson | On: July 20, 2015

The thyroid is an important gland which regulates a variety of functions, including temperature, heartbeat, growth and development, and metabolism. Since the thyroid affects multiple parts of the body, problems can be difficult to diagnose as their symptoms may share characteristics with other conditions. Types of Thyroid Problems There are many problems that can arise […]