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Advice for Healthy Living

November 22nd, 2021

Understanding Diabetes

By: Manuel Jain, MD What is diabetes? Diabetes is a condition in which your blood sugar, also known as blood glucose, is excessively high. Insulin, a hormone, normally aids in […]

November 12th, 2021

BREATHE through the holidays

By: Dr. Jamie Huysman, PsyD, LCSW Why is breathing  4-7-8 – so helpful and what does it do for us? Conscious Breathing during these challenging Covid-19 times is sweeping our […]

November 10th, 2021

Understanding PTSD in Veterans

By: Andrew MacKinnon, MD Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious mental health concern that can affect the entire body, a common diagnosis in veterans. Developing PTSD involves living in […]

November 9th, 2021

National Nurse Practitioner Week

Nurse practitioner Tiffany Todd challenges others to never stop learning. Todd developed a love for learning at a young age. The daughter of two educators, she was reminded that there […]

November 5th, 2021

Know the Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer

Cancer starts when cells in the body begin to grow out of control. Cells in nearly any part of the body can become cancerous and can spread. Ovarian cancers were […]

October 26th, 2021

October is breast cancer awareness month

This annual campaign began in October 1985 as an organized movement to raise awareness of and money for breast cancer research, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and finding a cure. It also […]

October 20th, 2021

Medical Assistant Week: For Our Family

It has been a beautiful experience working with patients since the day I started as a Medical Assistant (MA) with WellMed. They are like my own family. We serve a mostly older […]

September 21st, 2021

Debunking Prostate Cancer Myths

With information readily available at our fingertips, there is opportunity for misinformation. During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, let’s debunk some prostate cancer myths to help clear up confusion and keeping […]

August 30th, 2021

Immunizations are vital to staying healthy

By: Alisa Holland, MD August is National Immunization Awareness month, a great time to review what vaccinations may be needed for every member of the family. In addition to parents […]

July 20th, 2021

Know Your Heat Limitations During the Summer

By: Paul Kostamo, M.D. If you’re planning to spend extended time outside during the 2021 summer season, beware the dangers of the summer heat. Types of heat-related illnesses • Heat […]

July 2nd, 2021

Healthy Eating and the Gift of Imperfection

By: Robin M. Eickhoff, M.D. This blog first appeared in San Antonio Medicine in May 2021 My entire life, I have battled weight. My mother says she named me after […]