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Diabetes: Ways to Manage and Prevent It

By Kay Leaman, Health Architect Most of us know that diabetes = insulin resistance. But what does that really mean? What is happening inside our bodies and what can we do to stop it? Let’s start with descriptions. Type I Diabetes is when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin to push the glucose into […]

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Self-Care Corner: Why Men Should Visit the Spa

By Krisy Anderson In today’s world, it’s a myth that a spa is just for the ladies. In more recent years, approximately 47% of spa-goers were men! Males have finally realized that grooming and taking care of their appearance is a means of style. Trimmed facial hair, clean cut nails and hair, you name it, […]

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Are You Happy with Your Testosterone Shots?

By dr. Richard Chern, MD Testosterone shots for men have been used to treat testosterone deficiency for many years.  There has also been a lot of bad press about using “testosterone” in men because previously, many men abused testosterone and later faced consequences such as heart attacks, strokes, pulmonary embolisms, sudden death and other health […]

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Journey Bravely; Here We Go Again

By Stephenie Craig, LCSW Last Spring brought a slower pace, uncertainty, space, and more time at home. This Spring has brought the return to many things that have been on indefinite pause including back to the office, back to the school building, back to sports, back to in person church. And while it was strange […]

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Lab Express from Ascension Sacred Heart to open at Seaside Institute June 1st

Residents in need of lab testing will have a new and  convenient option in their neighborhood. Starting Tuesday, June 1, a new Lab Express – a collaboration between Ascension Sacred Heart and the Seaside Institute – will open at the Seaside Institute Assembly Hall, located at 168 Smolian Cir. in Santa Rosa Beach. Walk-ins are […]

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Walton County Resident Benefits From Timely Stroke Care

When Mike Maddux’s wife walked into the kitchen, she sensed something was not right. Her husband was leaning against the counter staring into space. She asked her son to go get their son-in-law for help. Once they sat Mike down, they noticed his left arm was not functioning, his face was drooping and his speech […]

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Journey Bravely: How to Respect Your Emotions and the Emotions of Others

By Stephenie Craig, LCSW Do you find it complicated balancing your emotions while emotionally supporting others? Maybe you’re struggling with infertility and a sibling just had a baby. Maybe you’re grieving a heart-breaking loss/ending and a friend is celebrating a new beginning. You want to be compassionate and caring toward those you love and at […]

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Journey Bravely: Working Through Worry

By Todd Craig In many ways, the last year has felt out of control. With the slower pandemic pace and life reminding you left and right of what you cannot control, worry and anxiety have peaked and become more common than is comfortable. The reality of living through unprecedented historical events can invite your mind […]

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