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We post regular content that focuses on important health topics and issues that affect you and your family with tips and advice from health experts right here at Lakeland. We want to hear from you! Do you have a health topic you'd like to see featured? 

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Check-Up: Safe Blood Sugar Levels
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Jun 04, 2018

If you're diabetic you know keeping within certain blood sugar levels is very important. In this Lakeland Health Check-Up, learn what levels are safe at various points of the day.

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Check-Up: When to Seek Knee Replacement Treatment
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May 30, 2018

Considering a knee replacement? Learn when the right time is from orthopedic surgeon, Nicholas Loafman, DO.

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Check-Up: Gestational Diabetes and How to Control It
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May 28, 2018

Obstetrician and gynecologist, Ben Wood, DO, explains how gestational diabetes impacts a pregnancy.

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Caregiving for a Loved One with Dementia or Memory Loss
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May 21, 2018

Caring for a loved one with memory loss or dementia can be a very difficult task. We tackle tips to help ease your daily routines.

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Check-Up: When to See a Wound Specialist
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May 18, 2018

When a wound isn't healing, you may need to see a wound care specialist for better results.

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What About the Hot Flashes?
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May 15, 2018

Hot flashes vary in frequency and intensity for each woman and occur from a decrease in estrogen levels.

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Getting It Straight: Treatment and Relief for Bunions
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May 14, 2018

Learn more about relief from bunions, as foot and ankle specialist Michael Maskill, DPM, discusses options from orthotics to outpatient surgery.

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Check-Up: New Advances in Hip Replacements
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May 08, 2018

Orthopedic surgeon, Kenneth Edwards, discusses how advances in technology have made diagnosing and treating hip pain easier.

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5 Tips All Caregivers Can Use
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May 07, 2018

Caring for a loved one can be a difficult task. We share tips for caregivers to use this spring.

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Is Arthritis Limiting Your Ability to Enjoy Life?
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May 02, 2018

When it comes to your joints, cartilage acts as a cushion to cover and protect the ends of the bones.

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Check-Up: Meal Planning for Diabetics
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May 01, 2018

You don't have to buy special foods when you're diabetic, but you should have three important things when filling your plate at every meal.

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Allergies or Sinus Infection: Can you tell the difference?
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Apr 30, 2018

Learn how you can prevent or ease symptoms of both.

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Wellness Exams vs. Sports Physicals
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Apr 11, 2018

Wellness exams are sports physicals are very different. Learn why pediatric providers tell their patients not to skip their yearly check-up.

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Check-Up: Common Plastic Surgery Misconceptions
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Apr 06, 2018

Ginard Henry, MD, debunks some common plastic surgery misconceptions.

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Check-Up: Tips for Easing Back Pain
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Apr 04, 2018

Lifestyle changes you can make to help alleviate back pain as well treatment options for chronic pain.

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Check-Up: Avoiding Drug Interactions
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Mar 27, 2018

Learn some important ways to avoid harmful drug interaction from ambulatory clinical pharmacist Joshua Ford, PharmD.

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The Conversation Only 30% of People Have Had
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Mar 22, 2018

If you were to suddenly become ill and couldn’t make decisions for yourself, who would you trust to do so on your behalf?

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Check-Up: Managing Diabetes
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Mar 19, 2018

Family medicine provider, Jay Shah, MD, shares how focusing on some key areas of your lifestyle, can help prevent complications from diabetes.

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Check-Up: Catching Colon Cancer Early
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Mar 12, 2018

General surgeon, Craig Kline shares how colonoscopies can detect and remove polyps which may lead to colon cancer.

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Check-Up: Helpful Medication Tips
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Mar 05, 2018

Learn some important ways to use medication safely from ambulatory clinical pharmacist Joshua Ford, PharmD.

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