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  • Sleep Changes in Older Adults

    As you age, you may have changes in your sleep patterns. Hormones, lifestyle habits, and certain conditions and medicines can… medicines can make it hard to sleep. Dealing with pain can keep you awake. Some health conditions can even cause sleep problems. Diabetes and prostate…

  • Pruritus

    Itchy skin (called Pruritus) is common. It can be caused by everything from the environment to medical conditions… 2 weeks. What causes itchy skin? It can be caused by many things, including: Dry skin. Skin disease. Pregnancy. Certain medicines. Allergies. Diabetes. HIV/AIDS. Aging. Cancer (this…

  • Vulvodynia

    Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment of vulvodynia, a word that describes pain and discomfort in the… the genital area Previous laser treatments or surgery on the external genitals Nerve irritation, injury, or muscle spasms in the pelvic area Diabetes Precancerous or cancerous…

  • The Doctor Will See You In Person Now

    Dr. Cate Buley

    Telemedicine lets you access medical care without leaving your home. But it isn’t the right choice for every visit with… a face-to-face appointment yet. I continue to have telemedicine visits with patients who have stable chronic medical conditions (for example, diabetes) or stable mental health conditions…

  • Flu Risks and Chronic Conditions

    Chronic health conditions can increase your risk of being hospitalized with influenza (the flu). Getting an annual flu vaccine is… disorders (such as sickle cell disease) Chronic lung disease (such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cystic fibrosis) Endocrine disorders (such as diabetes) Heart disease…

  • Pyloric Stenosis

    having it. These include certain antibiotics, too much acid in the top part of the small intestine, and certain diseases, such as diabetes. How is pyloric stenosis diagnosed? If your baby is vomiting a lot, see his or her doctor. Your doctor may diagnose it

  • Nail Fungal Infections

    A nail infection is caused by a fungus. This infection can happen in toenails and fingernails. It is more common… at any age. They are more common in adults older than 60 years of age. They are common in people who have diabetes or circulation…

  • Prescription Weight-loss Medicines

    Prescription weight loss medicines are given to you by your doctor to help you lose weight when diet and exercise… BMI of 27 or more and you have a disease or condition that may be related to your weight (this could include diabetes or high…

  • Ingrown Toenails

    An ingrown toenail occurs when the side or corner of the nail curls down and digs into the skin of… an ingrown toenail, they may order treatment. Be sure to tell your doctor if you get ingrown toenails often. People who have diabetes are at…

  • Vision Loss

    Vision loss is losing your ability to see well without vision correction tools, such as eyeglasses or contact lenses. It… inside the eye. This is caused by a clouding of the lens inside the eye. Diabetic retinopathy. This affects people who have diabetes. It occurs when high blood sugar levels damage…

  • Fetal Growth Restriction

    Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) is a term that describes an unborn baby who isn’t growing at the normal rate inside… FGR if the mother: Has an infection. Has high blood pressure. Has kidney disease. Has heart disease. Has sickle cell anemia. Has diabetes prior to pregnancy. Smokes…

  • Proteinuria in Children

    Proteinuria means there’s protein in urine. All children have a little protein in their urine. But too much may signal… will go away once the infection is treated. Protein in the urine also can be associated with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Tell your…

  • Preterm Labor and Birth

    Preterm labor is when a woman goes into labor before 37 weeks of pregnancy. It can lead to premature birth,… such as a short cervix. Other risk factors include: A history of cervical surgery. Having an infection or chronic condition, such as diabetes. Certain birth defects in…

  • Smallpox Vaccine

    A case of smallpox hasn’t been seen since 1977, but it was once a serious virus. Symptoms included a rash,… who have a heart condition. People who have 3 or more of the following risk factors: High blood cholesterol. High blood pressure. Diabetes or high…

  • Developing a Care Plan

    Everybody has a health history. It’s important to record this history all in one place. This is done with complete… Include your name, address, and birth date. Your medical conditions. Be sure to include all conditions you may have, such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease,…

  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease is also called CAD. It is the most common form of heart disease in the U.S. —… history. High blood pressure. High cholesterol. High cholesterol. Poor diet. Obesity or being very overweight. Not exercising (sedentary lifestyle). Other health conditions (diabetes). How is…

  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

    A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a stroke. It is considered a “warning” stroke. It significantly increases your risk of… exercise, and medicine lowers your risk. Other medical conditions can increase your chances of having a stroke. These include high blood pressure, diabetes, and obesity…

  • Small Vessel Disease

    Small vessel disease is a narrowing in the tiny arteries in your heart. It also is called coronary microvascular disease… risk for small vessel disease. Other risk factors include: Low estrogen levels Obesity High blood pressure High cholesterol levels Lack of exercise Diabetes Smoking Family…