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Top Screenings for Diabetes

Top Screenings for Diabetes

In the US, the American Diabetes Association estimates that 30.3 million Americans, or 9.4% of the population, have diabetes. It is estimated that 1.25 million American adults and children have type 1 diabetes. Medical News Today reported that the most common type of diabetes is type 2. 90 to 95% of people with diabetes have type 2, and 5% have […]

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Twelve Valuable Screenings for Cancer

Twelve Valuable Screenings for Cancer

With today’s medical advances, you can detect cancer earlier and have a chance at being cancer-free. At Hillandale Primary Care & Laser Center, we encourage you to be proactive in maintaining your overall health and wellbeing. Screening for cancer is an important step you can take. Read more about it here. Screening for Cancer The […]

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Top Eight Screenings for Heart Disease

Top Eight Screenings for Heart Disease

In addition to your regularly scheduled physical exam, there are situations where you may need additional diagnostic testing. At Hillandale Primary Care & Laser Center, we can arrange for you to schedule any necessary testing either at our Center or with other diagnostic facilities. Heart Disease Cardiovascular disease (CVD) was listed as the underlying cause of […]

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26 Top Diagnostic Tests for Your Wellbeing

26 Top Diagnostic Tests for Your Wellbeing

In addition to your regularly scheduled physical exam, there are situations where you may need additional diagnostic testing. At Hillandale Primary Care & Laser Center, we can arrange for you to schedule any necessary testing either at our Center or with other diagnostic facilities. What is Diagnostic Testing? The medical community uses diagnostic testing to […]

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What Can You Expect at a Physical Exam?

What Can You Expect at a Physical Exam?

Good health is dependent on regular exercise and a healthy diet. In addition to the exercise and diet, a routine physical examination is an essential part of your overall preventive medicine plan. An important study published in the American Journal of Medicine revealed that inadequate physical examination is a significant source of medical errors and subsequent adverse […]

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Why Should Women Get Regular Pap Smears?

Why Should Women Get Regular Pap Smears?

For our female patients, it is recommended to have a pap smear along with your annual well-woman exam. Your primary care physician or OB/GYN doctor can perform both. The main reason a women gets a regular pap smear is to either rule out or catch precancerous or cancerous cells on the cervix early. A pap […]

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Nine Elements of a Well-Woman Exam

Nine Elements of a Well-Woman Exam

A preventative approach is one of the best methods of wellness. Catching something early or managing an illness or disease can keep you healthy, happy, and at your best. Females have a lot of essential body parts that make them a woman that need to be examined regularly. What is a Well-Woman Exam? A well-woman examination is […]

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Four Reasons to Get an Electrocardiogram

Four Reasons to Get an Electrocardiogram

An EKG or electrocardiogram records your heart’s electrical. The EKG is a standard test that doctors use to monitor the heart’s status, and detect possible heart problems in many situations. Electrocardiograms which also go by the acronym of  ECGs or EKGs are often performed in a clinic, doctor’s office, emergency room, or hospital room. They […]

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Does Your Child Need a Sports Physical (PPE) for School?

Does Your Child Need a Sports Physical (PPE) for School?

With school getting ready to start back up for the year, your child may need a sports physical for high school or college. Make sure you meet the school’s deadline so your child can meet the requirements for their favorite team sport. What is a PPE? In the sports medicine field, there is a preparticipation […]

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