November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

All About Your Risk for Prediabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, and Heart Disease  What is prediabetes?  When you have prediabetes, your blood glucose (sugar) levels are higher than normal but are not … [Read more...]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Each year approximately 200,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer, and of those diagnosed approximately 40,000 women die from the disease. October is breast cancer awareness month with the hopes … [Read more...]

September: Fruit and Veggies- More Matter

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Most people know that eating fruits and vegetables is important for good health, but most of us still aren’t getting enough. This September, South County Internal Medicine is proud to participate in … [Read more...]

Get the most out of Medicare. Take advantage of your Medicare Annual Wellness Visit!

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As a reminder, we are now offering Medicare Annual Wellness Visits. This is a free, preventative service separate from your annual exam without any co-pays. This visit provides Medicare/AARP … [Read more...]

April is Alcohol Awareness Month 2015


The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) has declared April as Alcohol Awareness Month. Since 1987, the NCADD has tried to increase public awareness to reduce the stigma … [Read more...]

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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      March is national colorectal cancer awareness month, a month devoted to encouraging men and women over the age of 50 to get screened for colorectal cancer.  Colorectal … [Read more...]

February is Heart Health Month

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During February the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) are promoting awareness for the  Million Hearts®  initiative. The focus  of … [Read more...]

January – Cervical Cancer Awareness Month


January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month; dedicated to encouraging early detection and prevention of cervical cancer. Each year approximately 12,000 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and … [Read more...]

November is American Diabetes Month


Diabetes affects 26 million Americans, and as many as 7 million are undiagnosed and therefore uncontrolled. Additionally, an estimated 79 million Americans have pre-diabetes and are at risk for … [Read more...]

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