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November is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes, a disease that affects one in ten Americans — that’s more than 30 million people. To add to that, approximately 84 million adults in the US are at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. The…

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Make Sure Dad’s Healthy for Many Father’s Day Celebrations to Come

June is Men’s Health Month If you’re like most of the country, you celebrated the dad(s) in your life yesterday during Father’s Day. These men are special and we value the wisdom they provide and the time spent with them. We want them here to share the joys of life with us as long as…

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If You Suspect Stroke, Think F.A.S.T.

May is National Stroke Awareness Month Even though up to 80% of strokes are preventable, on average, a stroke occurs every 40 seconds. Every four minutes someone dies of a stroke in the United States. Would you be able to recognize a stroke if was happening to you or someone around you? Unfortunately, too many…

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Hey, Mom! Make Your Health a Priority This Week and Every Week

National Women’s Health Week begins on Mother’s Day each year and is a reminder to women to take care of themselves and to make their health a priority. Yesterday families across the country gathered to celebrate the woman who cooks for them, does laundry for them, drives them to after school practices and games, and…

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CCHC Selected for New Initiative to Improve Eye Care for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

AMGA’s Together 2 Goal® Campaign Launches Innovator Track Program Coastal Carolina Health Care (CCHC) has been selected for a new initiative designed to find innovative ways to improve eye care for adults living with Type 2 diabetes. This national program, known as the Innovator Track’s Eye Care Cohort, is part of AMGA Foundation’s Together 2…

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CCHC Ranks #1 in the Country in Quality- At Risk Population – Keeping You Well and On the Path to Better Health

CCHC is proud of the transformational work taking place in our practices with a focus on delivering excellent care to the communities we serve. CCHC, as part of an MSSP ACO, has chosen to be accountable to Medicare for the quality it provides to the program’s beneficiaries.  To measure quality performance, Medicare uses four domains. …

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Be Proactive to Defeat Type 2 Diabetes

April is Defeat Diabetes Month! According to the International Diabetes Foundation, roughly 425 million people are living with diabetes. Another 352 million people are estimated to be at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes and accounts for nearly 95% of diabetes cases worldwide. The…

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Heart Health is Tied to Mental Health

February is American Heart Month! Recent research confirms the phrase “you are what you eat” may be true, especially when it comes to effects on mental health. The study reports that a heart-healthy diet can have a positive impact on how you feel. Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) has been shown to lower high…

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Don’t Diet if You Want to Lose Weight

Healthy Weight Week is January 21-27, 2018 There are no magic diets, pills, or operations for long-term, healthy weight loss. The idea behind Healthy Weight Week is that most diets are harmful self-esteem. People diet because they consider themselves overweight and, as punishment, they turn to deprivation and excessive calorie restriction—only making themselves more miserable….

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…For a Flu Shot

National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 3-9 “For people at high risk, getting the flu can be far more serious than for other people,” says Dr. Matthew CiRullo, family medicine physician. “Flu is more likely to lead to hospitalization or death for people in the high-risk groups, and their first line of defense is vaccination.”…

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