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Recent news from Burke Primary Care.

April 5, 2012, midnight

Medical Home Status

Morganton, NC (April 5, 2012) - As part of its commitment to provide each patient with an ongoing relationship with a personal physician who provides continuous and comprehensive care, Burke Primary Care is seeking national recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home.An innovative program for improving primary care, Patient-Centered Medical Home ... Continue Reading
Jan. 31, 2012, midnight

Preventing Diabetes

According to the American Diabetes Association, 79 million Americans have been diagnosed with a condition called “Pre Diabetes”. People use other terms to refer to Pre Diabetes such as “borderline diabetes” or “a touch of sugar”. Pre Diabetes is a condition in which your body is not able to properly ... Continue Reading
Jan. 31, 2012, midnight

Healthy Hearts

Everyday Heart Health TipsMake one or more of the following tips part of your everyday routine this winter. You will be surprised how quickly increasing physical activity – even a little bit – can make a big difference in your overall wellbeing and outlook. Your heart will thank you with ... Continue Reading
Jan. 31, 2012, midnight

Cervical Cancer / Pap Tests

Cervical cancer is nearly 100 percent preventable, yet according to the American Cancer Society’s most recent estimates for cervical cancer in the United States for 2011:About 12,710 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed. About 4,290 women will die from cervical cancer. Some researchers estimate that non-invasive cervical ... Continue Reading
Jan. 31, 2012, midnight

5 Diet Resolutions

1. Take Small StepsVow to add a piece of produce to your brown bag lunch daily.Designate a day as fish day.Package up a single serving of your favorite whole-grain cereal, then treat it as your midmorning snack.2. Water, Water, EverywhereDrink one glass first thing in the morning,before you brush your ... Continue Reading