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20 Year Timeline: What Happens After You Quit Smoking?

Jan 06, 2018 by Total Access Medical

The human body has an amazing ability to heal and repair damage when supported with good nutrition, adequate quality sleep and consistent movement. Healing from the damage done from smoking cigarettes is not different. This article explains what happens to your body in the first hours, days, weeks and years after a person stops smoking. The benefits are almost instant; as soon as a person stops smoking their body begins to recover in the following ways:

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Sugar Can Kill You

Nov 02, 2017 by Total Access Medical

Do you know how much sugar is recommended as a daily intake by the World Health Organization?

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Tips For A Diabetes Management Plan

Jul 21, 2017 by William Kirkpatrick

Diabetes management requires awareness and is measured by how well you can control your blood sugar. Therefore, it is important to know what makes your blood sugar level rise and fall and you need to know how to control these day-to-day factors. 

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Primary Care and the Adult Obesity Epidemic

Nov 28, 2016 by William Kirkpatrick

According to the C.D.C., in 2015, more than 78 million U.S. adults were obese. 

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One Philadelphia Family Doctor's Approach to Diabetes Prevention

Nov 24, 2014 by Richard Stamps

November is American Diabetes Month (also known as National Diabetes Month). According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes affects 30 million children and adults in the US. Another 86 million have prediabetes, putting them at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Here are the basics on the disease and a few words from one of our own doctors. 

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