Why Obesity Has Become a Global Epidemic

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Obesity, or the accumulation of excessive fat in the body that could be detrimental to health, has become a health crisis and a global epidemic. It is defined as a condition wherein a person’s body mass index (BMI) is above 30. Obesity has been linked to various diseases like diabetes, heart failure, high blood pressure… Read more »

The Importance of Flu Shots

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Millions of individuals get sick with the flu every year and while you can generally recover from this, the illness can have serious and fatal complications for some. Children, the elderly, pregnant women, and those with long-term conditions are most vulnerable to flu because, among other things, their immune systems are weaker.  The best form… Read more »

2019 National ​Immunization Awareness Month​: Facts and Figures

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We, at Schneider Medical Group Internal Medicine, Raleigh, are one with the entire medical community in celebrating the National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This observation, sponsored by the National Public Health Information Coalition (NPHIC) and in collaboration with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), is celebrated in August each year. It aims to… Read more »

Common High Blood Pressure Misconceptions

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Every year, at least a thousand people die in America due to high blood pressure (BP), according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). When this condition — also known as hypertension — is left undiagnosed, unchecked and untreated, it can result in complications that lead to heart attack, heart failure, stroke, and… Read more »

Tips to Prevent Diabetes Mellitus

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At Schneider primary care in Raleigh, we encourage our patients to be meticulous with regards to their lifestyle to prevent the development of lifestyle diseases such as Diabetes Mellitus. Diabetes Mellitus, also known as type 2 diabetes or adult-onset diabetes, is the most common form of diabetes. It occurs when your blood sugar (glucose) levels… Read more »

COPD in Men

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) pertains to two types of chronic medical conditions that may obstruct airflow in the lungs. These two conditions are called emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Patients suffering from this condition are prone to develop a cough and wheezing, or experience difficulty in breathing, and overproduction of mucus or sputum in the… Read more »

Physical and Mental Health Tips for Women

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The National Women’s Health Week is set to take place on May 12-18, 2019 and it’s a great reminder to women all over the country to put their own health on top of their priority list. Visit Schneider Medical Group’s primary care in Raleigh to get a comprehensive and thorough medical evaluation of your overall… Read more »

Why People With Fair Skin Have a Higher Risk of Obtaining Skin Cancer

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This May, we celebrate Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Our medical doctors in direct primary care in Raleigh are standing alongside the Skin Cancer Foundation with the aim to raise the public’s skin cancer awareness. Your skin is the largest organ in your whole body, which is exposed to the outside environment, particularly the sun. Knowing… Read more »

5 Benefits of Direct Primary Care In Raleigh

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Direct primary care is a comprehensive medical coverage, which doesn’t fall under health care insurance services. Paying a fixed monthly membership fee is an alternative way for patients to receive healthcare with a particular doctor. Through direct primary care, patients don’t need to pay co-pay and submit claims to fully receive the health care they… Read more »