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Dry Eye

By Satya Reddy, MD The eye is bathed in tears, which provide nutrients and comfort. With each blink, tears are spread across the cornea, providing protection and clear vision. In a healthy eye, tears are […]

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Herpes Zoster (Shingles)

By Shannon C. Pickens, M.D. Herpes zoster (shingles) is a painful, blistering skin rash due to the varicella-zoster virus, the virus that causes chickenpox. Once an episode of chickenpox has resolved, the virus remains inactive […]

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Diabetes Care in the Home

Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disease process in which a person has high blood glucose (hyperglycemia), either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that […]

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Intuitive Eating

By Julie Alvira, MD, MBA Eat when you’re hungry and stop when you’re full. Can you do that? It’s hard. But, like everything, it’s a skill that can be learned. Of course, it’s easier to […]