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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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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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Just Two Numbers Can Say So Much About Your Health

In North Carolina, approximately 2.7 million adults have been diagnosed with high blood pressure (HBP), or hypertension, by a health care professional. An additional one in three may be at risk for the condition. HBP causes or contributes to at least one in four deaths in our state each year. High Blood Pressure Education Month,…

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Donate Life: Be a Hero to Someone in Need

April is National Donate Life Month “The act of registering your decision to be an organ, eye, and tissue donor takes less than a minute. Your one action can serve as a lifesaving prism, transforming your decision into life and healing for more than 75 people, their families and their communities,” says David Fleming, President…

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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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Cut Carbs—Not Fat—to Save Your Heart

While we’ve long been told to lay off the fat, new studies support growing evidence that too many carbohydrates pose the real threat to heart health. Scientists have known for hundreds of years the heart is the engine of the body, but they’re still learning just how deadly the wrong fuel can be. Heart disease…

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Have a Heart: Donate Life

February 14th is National Donor Day This Valentine’s Day—and any day for that matter—is a great time to register as an organ, eye, and tissue donor! What better way to express love than to commit to saving and healing others? Today in the U.S. more than 114,000 people are in need of an organ transplant….

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